The Zanesville Fire Department will continue flushing hydrants Monday.
The following areas will be affected: Linden Avenue south of Sheridan Street, Lee Street, State Street, Blue Avenue south of Adair Avenue, McIntire Avenue, Convers Avenue, Sunset Avenue, Roosevelt Avenue 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.
A Zanesville home is destroyed in an afternoon fire at 103 Amazon Hill Rd.
Zanesville Fire Department officials say around 1 p.m. on Monday, they received a call of smoke coming from the roof of the home.Officials say the damage is severe and the house is most likely a total loss.
" There are a couple of rooms pretty heavily damaged and damage up in the roof and well into the attic. It's pretty light simple construction and it wasn't a real solid home to begin with, "...
While most of us spend only minutes outside in this weather, first responders are required to stay until the job is finished. For the Zanesville Fire Department, they make sure to take the proper precautions to avoid slipping, getting hypothermia or getting over exhausted.
"We try to rotate guys in and out just to keep them warm, when we go into a fire, we have a lot of water flowing and once we get wet and come outside in the conditions, then our gear freezes, we get cold easily...
The Zanesville Police and Fire Departments are kicking off Fire Prevention Week with a joint open house at the fire station.
The two organizations hope that the public learns what they are capable of doing for the community, where their tax dollars are going and gain knowledgeable information about fire prevention and crime at Friday's family outing.
"We've got our Jaws of Life we are demonstrating," said Fire Chief, Kevin Thomas. We are doing some repelling...
The Zanesville Fire and Police Department's want to show you where your tax dollars are going and they're inviting you to their Zanesville Safety Center Open House Friday afternoon.
"It's the kick-off to Fire Prevention Week so we wanted to open up the whole public safety center," said Lt. Doug Hobson of ZFD. "Next week throughout the nation is Fire Prevention Week so we just want to open up to all the public and let them come down and see what their tax payer money is...