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Ohio open burning restrictions still in effect through May

MEIGS COUNTY, Ohio - While damp weather may make burning seem safe, the open burning ban is still effect until May. Ohio’s wildfire seasons occur...

Three apartments lost in fire just week before Christmas

POMEROY – A Sunday evening fire has left three families without their homes just a week before Christmas. According to Pomeroy Patrolman, Tre Wallace, the...

Properly install and maintain smoke alarms to protect loved ones

MEIGS COUNTY, Ohio - Remember the saying “Where there’s smoke, there’s fire?” That’s certainly true during a house fire. House fires are especially deadly...

Meth lab discovered on Long Hollow Road

POMEROY, Ohio - An alleged meth lab was discovered on Long Hollow Road. According to Meigs County Sheriff Keith O. Wood, on March 21, 2017...

Red Cross and Middleport FD install 164 new smoke detectors in...

By Drew Conde MIDDLEPORT - The American Red Cross is teaming up with The Middleport Fire Department for a smoke detector campaign. Saturday volunteers from The...

Multiple agencies participate in search for missing man

POMEROY, Ohio - Meigs County Sheriff Keith Wood reports that his office received a report on Oct. 4, 2017 of a missing person from...

Paramedic found deceased at Meigs base

COLUMBUS, Ohio – A paramedic at MedFlight’s Meigs County helicopter base in Pomeroy, Ohio was found deceased on the morning of Nov. 29, 2018. Mark...

Deputies respond to three domestic calls in an hour, one involving...

MEIGS COUNTY, Ohio - In a night that had law enforcement responding to 3 separate domestic calls, one of them included a house fire. According...

OSHP investigating fatal crash in Athens County involving a postal vehicle

ATHENS, Ohio - The Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal crash in Athens County, Ohio. According to a statement from the OSHP, at...

Flags ordered to half-staff in Ohio by Gov. DeWine

COLUMBUS, Ohio - In honor of the life and service of Clermont County Detective Bill Brewer, Ohio...

Elevated fire risk notice issued

MID OHIO VALLEY - Gusty winds along with warm, dry conditions mean there is an elevated fire risk for April 10, 2017. The National Weather...

Rep. Edwards announces $20,000 corporate donation to fire department

NELSONVILLE, Ohio - State Representative Jay Edwards (R-Nelsonville) announced that TransCanada will join him in presenting a $20,000 donation to the York Township Fire...

One Vehicle Involved in Crash on State Route 7

POMEROY, Ohio – One vehicle has been involved in a crash on State Route 7. The crash occurred about 5 p.m. A vehicle traveling southbound...

Middleport celebrates the Fourth of July

MIDDLEPORT, Ohio - With an excessive heat, the 2018 Fourth of July Parade in Middleport had a shortened route. The crowds still turned out...

Around the firehouse: June 2018

(EDITOR’S NOTE: Around the Firehouse is a listing of basic information on fire department runs in Meigs County, Ohio. The information is a brief...

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