A Perry County family is homeless after a fire this week. It happened in Corning at 6749 Township Road. The Muskingum Valley Red Cross says three people were living in the home: Cyrene Berry and her two children. The structure was destroyed in the Tuesday fire. The Red Cross is helping the family with funds for clothing and food.
The State Fire Marshal's Office says a fire that killed a 91-year-old Hocking County man yesterday morning will remain undetermined.
Spokesman Shane Cartmill says investigators couldn't rule out lamp oil as the cause of the fire. The power was out before the blaze. So, the man may have used the lamp oil as an alternative light source. Cartmill says there wasn't any evidence of criminal intent found at the scene.
The man died after he re-entered his home, located on State Route 93...
A Hocking County man is dead after an early morning fire.
It happened at a residence on State Route 93 in Logan around 6:45 a.m.
The State Fire Marshal's Office has been called in to investigate. Spokesman Shane Cartmill says the 91-year-old man initially escaped out of the home, but he re-entered to gather some personal belongings.
The cause of the fire is not known at this time, but it did start in the living room. Cartmill says power service to the area was out before...
The cause of a New Lexington fire that took the lives of 3 individuals back in May is still undetermined.
The State Fire Marshal's Office says it couldn't leave out the possibility of an overheated electrical connection, where the refrigerator was hooked up, as a possible cause. Spokesman Shane Cartmill says investigators didn't find any evidence of criminal intent, with samples taken from the scene testing negative for accelerants.