Fire Chief Kevin Thomas announced that they have filled the two open spots, bringing their total to 52 fire fighters.
"We've just brought two new members on to our fire department. Brady Bragg started in orientation period two weeks ago and today is his first full day on shift. Ben Morehouse, today is his first day and Monday he'll be starting at the state fire academy," said Fire Chief, Kevin Thomas.
Both men who they say they are really excited to have this...
A mobile home is a total loss following an early morning fire.
National Trails Assistant Chief Steve Dupler said that the structure was fully involved when crews arrived around 3:30 Wednesday morning.
"It looks like it started in the middle somewhere of the mobile home," explained Dupler. "There was some question whether on the initial dispatch whether anyone was inside or not, so we did our best to determine that."
Fire erupted around two this afternoon on Ohio Street in Zanesville. The Zanesville Fire Department says the cause of the fire is still under investigation but crews say residents were not home and there were no injuries.
Bob Long, the Assistant Fire Chief, explained, "We arrived, fire was coming from the left rear, of the structure, first floor, and extended to the second floor. We had a little trouble getting in and finding the fire. Once we did, we got it out. There is...
The Zanesville Fire Department continues to investigate Sunday's fire-related fatality.
The fire, on 50 Green Street, resulted in the first fire fatality in Zanesville since 2007. The victim is identified as 52-year-old Jerry Miller and he was taken to Licking County for an autopsy, as the cause of death is undetermined. No one else was in the home at the time of the fire.
Fire Chief Craig Stemm said that when ZFD arrived to the scene, the roof had collapsed...
The hot weather has many looking for ways to cool down.
While the Muskingum River may look tempting Zanesville Firefighters are warning residents to stay away.
"You have unknowns like the currents, deep holes, debris whether man made or natural which are logs submerged you don't see that can hit you and tangle you and take you down," said Zanesville Firefighter Pat Lafferty.
While firefighters get calls of a potential river rescue it takes at least eight people...
September 11th, 2001. The day this country suffered a deadly terrorist attack. It's been almost nine years, and since that date, significant steps have been taken in securing our nation. We spoke with local officials who have witnessed the changes.
It's a day that will be written on the hearts of Americans forever.
Whether you witnessed the towers fall one by one, or turned on the TV to see it replay over and over, that day changed the way Americans think, and the rules our...