Stories tagged with: Fire

July 7, 2013 - 11:52pm
1 year 5 days ago

Firefighters are currently battling flames at house fire in Glenford.

According to the police scanner, around 10 pm, the structure at 13899 State Route 668 north, just north of Snook road is fully engulfed with fire and heavy smoke.Glenford Fire Department is receiving back up several squads including, but not limited to, Somerset and Thornville and were requesting a tanker.

According to a neighbor, the residents of the home are away this evening, so hopefully no one is injured....

July 5, 2013 - 5:58pm
1 year 1 week ago

All 19 Cambridge fire fighters responded to the scene of a fire around 11:30 a.m. Friday in downtown Cambridge at 925 Wheeling Ave. But it got so out of control, they called for back up from Byesville, New Concord, Cassell Station and Liberty Fire Departments and closed part of the street.

"It's completely destroyed inside. When we got the call, a woman actually told us a house was on fire, the apartment was on fire. We got here and the whole back corner was already showing fire....

June 27, 2013 - 5:57pm
1 year 2 weeks ago

The South Zanesville Fire Department responded to a house fire at 2058 Chewelah Ave. in the area of Dearborn Street around 2:15 p.m. Thursday afternoon. The two occupants of the house were inside when the fire started.

"I was in the kitchen doing dishes. My husband's in the living room sleeping and I head something 'pop.' I thought something might have fell and broke. And I went around the house to see if I can find what's going on and I couldn't find nothing and all of a sudden...

June 20, 2013 - 3:38pm
1 year 3 weeks ago

The Wayne Township/Duncan Falls, Harrison Township and South Zanesville Fire Departments were called to the scene of the blaze and the home was fully engulfed in flames when crews arrived.

"Our initial roll in being a fully involved, it was, being limited on our water supply coming in that's the reason we called the other departments to establish a water command and get everything rolling because we're only carrying 1,000 gallons of water on an initial roll in," said Captain...

June 2, 2013 - 12:04am
1 year 5 weeks ago

Fire erupted at the Ming Jiang Grill Buffet at 2710 Maysville Pike Saturday evening, destroying the Chinese restaurant.

According to South Zanesville firefighter, Andy James, his department was alerted to the blaze around 5:30 pm. Once they arrived to the scene there were flames and heavy smoke showing from the roof and rear of the fully evolved structure. Everyone inside was able to escape uninjured.

"There were workers, some families eating dinner at about 5:30 pm we...

June 1, 2013 - 5:48pm
1 year 6 weeks ago

Area fire fighters are on the scene of a fire at the Ming Jiang Grill Buffet at 2710 Maysville Pike. The South Zanesville Fire Department has requested three tankers at the scene of the blaze. Crews from Harrison Township, National Trails, and Crooksville are also responding with tankers to help fight the fire.Community Ambulance crews are also at the scene. No word if there are any injuries. There are reports of heavy traffic and now Maysville Pike is being shut down in both...

May 31, 2013 - 3:55pm
1 year 6 weeks ago

The Nashport family left for the Bahamas last Friday for a seven day cruise aboard the Royal Caribbean Granduer but a fire on the ship cut their vacation short.

"We were awakened Monday morning about 2:50 a.m., we could hear the captain coming over the speaker inside out cabin. It sounded like people talking in the background but then we heard people say please get your life vests and go to your muster station, there's a fire on deck 3," said Jodi Dickson, who was aboard the...

May 4, 2013 - 10:01am
1 year 9 weeks ago

The Zanesville Fire Department responded to call about a house fire at 1:14 a.m. this morning at 1205 Greenwood Ave.

According to the Zanesville Fire Department,  the fire started after an occupant in the house was fueling a generator inside his home. There were two occupants in the house at the time of the fire. One person was MedFlighted to a hospital in Columbus to be treated for burns and smoke inhalation. No names are being released at this time...

April 16, 2013 - 5:51pm
1 year 12 weeks ago

A Crooksville family comes together after a fire destroys their home.

Terry Savage,his daughter,Christy and her three children were forced from their home late last night. Their family rushed over when they heard the news.

Savage's sister, Debbie Miller said "I was just in the kitchen last night to make a snack. I heard on the scanner there was a fire at 5460 Flint Ridge Road. I said oh my god that's my brother so I got here as fast as I can but the house was fully...

March 25, 2013 - 5:29pm
1 year 15 weeks ago

It has been a busy year for the Muskingum Valley Red Cross when it comes to fires. This weekend alone there were three including a small apartment complex in Cambridge.

Executive Director Marlene Henderson says there have been 62 fires since July; 10 in march alone. Last year there were 65 fires for the year. This increase has left the Red Cross in need of additional funding and donations.

"This is absolutely free for all the fire families, we don't ask for anything in...

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