Stories tagged with: ZFD

August 12, 2016 - 3:17pm
1 week 5 days ago

ZANESVILLE, Ohio (WHIZ) - One local fire department has promoted one firefighter as it's newest lieutenant.

A ceremony was held Friday at the Council Chambers where Doug Van Denbark moved up in rank to serve as the Zanesville Fire Department's newest Lieutenant. We had the opportunity to talk to Van Denbark and said hes proud to move up in the ranks and tells us his goals for the future.

"To continue the excellence of the fire department and try to do the...

August 5, 2016 - 3:11pm
2 weeks 5 days ago

ZANESVILLE, Ohio - City leaders is boosting kids' self-esteem with a simple snip.

Zanesville Fire Department along with EMS and the local law enforcement is teaming up for the very first time to provide free haircuts to local children going back to school this fall.

"Back to school time is a financial burden for everybody. At this time of year when we can all come together and help our community, that's what we do. So I figured, what better time to do it...

July 10, 2016 - 8:15pm
3 weeks 5 days ago

ZANESVILLE, Ohio - Sunday marks day two of the Largest Heavy-Duty Emergency Cross Training in Ohio.

Nearly 100 firefighters, first responders and professional towers gathered at the Muskingum County Fair Grounds to simulate emergency incidents. Earlier this morning the focus was on 'Pit' training and part two was the 'After Lunch Scenario.'

"What we will do is, this will be a real time scenario. The trucks will not be allowed to be on scene there not even...

June 22, 2016 - 9:39am
9 weeks 9 hours ago

On Thursday, June 23rd, the Zanesville Fire Department will be flushing hydrants within the general area of Brandywine Blvd., Colony Square Mall, Sam’s Club, Lowes and all side streets in the area.

 Flushing will be from 7:30 AM to 2:30 PM.

Residents in these areas may experience discolored water and reduced pressure.

It is advised to wait until after 4:00 PM, for the water to clear, before doing laundry.

 

June 17, 2016 - 5:11pm
9 weeks 5 days ago

On Monday, June 20th, the Zanesville Fire Department will continue flushing hydrants.

Crews will be flushing  within the general area of Athena Ln., Brandywine Pl., Pfeifer Dr., Fairway Ln. and all side streets in the area.

Flushing will be from 7:30 AM to 2:30 PM.

Residents in these areas may experience discolored water and reduced pressure.

It is advised to wait until after 4:00 PM, for the water to clear, before doing laundry.

 

 

June 15, 2016 - 10:35am
10 weeks 9 hours ago

On Thursday, June 16th, the Zanesville Fire Department will be flushing hydrants within the general area of Balls Ln., Maple Ave., Colony Hill Dr., Country Cl., Fairway Ln., Beverly Ave. and all side streets in the area.

 Flushing will be from 7:30 AM to 2:30 PM.

Residents in these areas may experience discolored water and reduced pressure.

It is advised to wait until after 4:00 PM, for the water to clear, before doing laundry.

 

 

June 10, 2016 - 3:30pm
10 weeks 5 days ago

On Monday, June 13th, the Zanesville Fire Department will be flushing hydrants.

The area affected will include Hazel Ave., Fairmont Ave., Blue Ave., Brown St., Marion Ave., Wilmer St., Taylor St. and all side streets in the area.

Flushing will be from 7:30 AM to 2:30 PM.

Residents in these areas may experience discolored water and reduced pressure.

It is advised to wait until after 4:00 PM, for the water to clear, before doing laundry.
 

May 31, 2016 - 9:23am
12 weeks 1 day ago

The Zanesville Fire Department will flush hydrants within the city limits on June 1.

Hydrant flushing will take place within the general area of Fulton Street, Jackson Street, Licking Road, Licking View, West Main Street, State Street and all side streets.

Flushing will be from 7:30am-2:30pm. Residents in these areas may experience discolored water and reduced pressure.

It's advised to wait until after 4pm for the water to clear before doing laundry.

March 5, 2016 - 3:13pm
24 weeks 4 days ago

**Update** The scene is now clear and State Route 93 is back open following the gas leak in the Crooksville late Friday evening.

According to Zanesville Assistant Fire Chief David Huey there were two leaks reportedly from the same line at Watt Hill Road. Columbia Gas as well as Roseville, Crooksville, New Lexington, South Zanesville, and Zanesville Fire Departments responded to the leak. Huey said Zanesville Fire Department received the call at 8:22 p.m for assistance with gas meters...

March 3, 2016 - 10:03pm
3 weeks 5 days ago

 Fire crews responded to a house fire at 151 south 7th St. in downtown Zanesville.

The Zanesville Fire Department was called out at 12:15 Thursday afternoon. Fire Chief, Eric Waltemire said the two-story home was fully involved in flames when crews had arrived and it took them nearly an hour to get it contained. Community ambulance, and Falls Township Fire-Department were also on scene.

"Upon arrival we had heavy smoke and fire showing from both the first and second...

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