The Madison Township Fire Department responded to a structure fire at 5371 Licking Valley Road around 3:30 this afternoon.
The home is owned by Rhonda Dorsey. Madison Township Fire Chief Darrin Decker says the fire was contained before they got there.
"Upon our arrival, we found light smoke conditions inside the house. Investigations we had a small room and content fire in the back bedroom that did burn itself out prior to our arrival," says Decker.
The cause of a New Lexington fire that killed three individuals early Sunday morning is still not known.
The State Fire Marshall's Office is continuing its collaborative investigation with the New Lexington Police Department.
Spokesman Shane Cartmill says the fire appears to have started on the first floor. Neighbors reported seeing heavy smoke coming from the upstairs area. That's where the bodies of 40-year-old Steven Kern, 36-year-old Kathryn Wright, and 13-year-old Eric...
A Crooksville family is homeless after a fire this evening.
It happened at 10871 Township Road 169.
The home suffered major damage.
The Muskingum Valley Red Cross says it will be providing food and clothing to homeowners Frank and Deborah Tucker along with their 16-year-old son. The organization says all three plan to stay with family in the area.