Cambridge residents have been left to pick up the pieces from the storm that rattled and devastated many parts of Ohio Friday evening.
"The storms came really quickly, my daughter and I were driving from here in town, the car started shaking really bad, I tried to pull over but I didn't feel safe so we continued driving on. We were dodging trees going around any way we could to get back to the house." explained resident Christy Rome.
The Zanesville Fire Department is investigating a house fire at 1303 Lake Drive.
Assistant Fire Chief Bruce Burley reports that at around 5 p.m. on Saturday the dryer in the laundry room on the first floor caught on fire causing extensive damage to the home. It took crews about ten minutes to put out the fire.
The Red Cross is assisting Gerald Fowler and his family who are now displaced. No one was home at the time of the incident.
A Zanesville home suffers major damage following a late Saturday afternoon fire.
It happened around 3:45 p.m. at 3515 Ridge Avenue.
Smoke was visible several miles from the home. Upon arrival, crews say they found heavy smoke coming from the front door. After surveying the area, they then discovered flames around the backside of the structure. Zanesville Fire Lieutenant Martin Mercer says the fire appears to have started in the basement, but the exact cause of the fire has yet to...
It happened around 1:45 Sunday afternoon at 29 South Sixth Street.
Fire Captain Patrick Connor says it started in the rear of a three-unit apartment building. He says most of the fire was contained to the outside area, but it did affect a portion of the second floor in one of the units. The fire was put out in about a half hour. Conner estimates close to $25,000 in damage.
No one was injured in the incident. The Red Cross is...
A Zanesville home sustains major damage after a car strikes its kitchen Sunday evening.
Patrolman Joel Tignor says a van was left unattended at 635 Bates Street and a three-year-old pulled the vehicle out of gear. He says the van proceeded to go over a hill and struck a home at 352 Lucia Court.
While the car received minimal damage, Patrolman Tignor says the car ran into the wall, broke some piping, and pushed the kitchen counter back three or four feet. The Muskingum...
The Zanesville Police Department also handled an accident at the intersection of Military Road and Northpointe Drive around 6:30 Saturday evening.
Sergeant Chris Phipps says the juvenile driver in the Sunfire was attempting to make a left-hand turn from Military Road, when she struck the driver of the Accord that was traveling north on Northpointe Drive.
No one was injured at the scene. Both cars sustained moderate damage, and the accident caused some traffic issues in the area...
Damage from the storms are causing some school delays Friday morning.
The Perry County Sheriff's Office is reporting that all Perry County School Districts will be on a 2-hour delay. That includes the Crooksville, Northern Local, Southern Local, and New Lexington School Districts.