The Dresden Fire Department responded to a call from a neighbor around 4:30 p.m. Friday evening about a fire on 2nd Avenue in Trinway. When crews arrived, smoke was coming from the home. Fire crews had the blaze under control around 5:30 p.m. There were no injuries and no one was at home when the fire started.
"We got dispatched for a possible structure fire. In route up here we could see the smoke, and when we pulled on scene we had a working structure fire," said Cpt....
A fire in Zanesville forced a local business to be evacuated Thursday afternoon.
At around 3 o'clock the Zanesville Fire Department responded to a fire at Ohio Stoneware at 1107 Muskingum Avenue. Assistant Fire Chief Eric Waltermire says when his crews arrived on the scene employees were on the roof and had the fire contained.
Waltermire said the fire started when the heat from the kiln heated up the chimney stack to the point that the foam rubber insulation caught fire.
The Fairfield County Sheriff’s Office says a husband and wife died in a large house fire near Buckeye Lake. It happened Thursday just after midnight on Shell Beach Drive. Investigators identify the dead as Milton Clagg and Mary Clagg, both 62. Fire fighters from Perry, Licking and Fairfield Counties battled the blaze, which was made more difficult by frigid temperatures. Other residents got out safety and nobody else was hurt. The house was destroyed...
Firefighters are investigating a Roseville blaze that could be suspicious in nature.
The Crooksville, Roseville and Newton Township Fire Departments responded to the call around 6:45 p.m. at 198 Potters Lane. Firefighters said the home has been abandoned for several years and no injuries were reported.
The fire started in the back of the building and spread to the second floor. Firefighters said the cause of the fire is under investigation.
The Zanesville Fire Department is investigating an early Monday morning fire. It happened at 30-32 Lincoln Street just before 1:30. Fire investigators say heavy flames were coming from the home when they arrived on the scene. The owner was awakened by his dog due to the fire and both were able to escape safety. Fire officials estimate the damage at 28-thousand dollars. The home is considered a total loss. The cause of the fire remains under investigation. ...