Stories tagged with: Electric

February 27, 2014 - 6:35pm
20 weeks 4 days ago

A house fire at 5485 Pinecrest Drive in Zanesville destroys a portion of the residence.

According to Falls Township EMS Captain, Ted Norris the fire department responded to the scene and saw smoke and flames coming from the south end of the home. With assistance from the National Trails Fire Department, the fire was extinguished within 15 minutes of arrival. Fire officials believe that the cause of the fire is electrical, but it is still being investigated. One woman was at the home at...

July 6, 2012 - 6:55pm
2 years 2 weeks ago

A Wayne Township home and its contents are destroyed in a fire Friday afternoon that may have indirectly been caused by the recent severe weather in the area.

Firefighters from four different fire departments responded to the blaze around 4 p.m.

Wayne Township Fire Chief Don Alexander says when responding to the scene in the 2500-block of Three Towers Road they knew to call in back-up.

"When we came up Millers Lane across Wayne Ridge Road you could see...

May 24, 2010 - 5:30pm
4 years 8 weeks ago

A Perry County landfill is trying to advance green energy in the area.

Senior District Manager of Waste Management at the Suburban Landfill in Glenford is announcing the groundbreaking of a new facility. It will turn methane gas, which comes from waste in the landfill that decomposes, into electric. That electric is expected to service more than four thousand homes in Ohio.

Construction is planned to be completed with the facility fully-operational by the end of this year.

April 25, 2010 - 4:19pm
4 years 12 weeks ago

When severe weather strikes, it often leaves people in the dark, but crews work to make sure the power is restored as quickly as possible. Each storm impacts an area differently, leaving a new set of challenges for workers.

"They assess the problem and see how many crews we have to bring in. Then we go from there, " says Guernsey-Muskingum Electric Cooperative Services Technician Tim Fisher.

The Guernsey-Muskingum Electric Cooperative has seven crews of its own, but it...

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