Stories tagged with: Newark

September 29, 2009 - 5:23pm
4 years 43 weeks ago

The State Fire Marshall's Office says there are now nine confirmed arsons in the city of Newark with one fire still under investigation.

All 10-fires have happened within a span of less than two weeks. The latest two fires occurred early this morning.

WHIZ's Emily Baird explains why these incidents have Newark residents on-edge.

"Who wants to have a fire next door to your house or wherever? So, it's definitely concerning, " says Newark resident Megan McLouth.

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September 29, 2009 - 5:28am
4 years 43 weeks ago

The Newark Fire Department is on the scene investigating two more fires this morning.

According to Licking County 911 dispatcher Tony Cavinio, authorities were called to a fire at 305 East Main Street around 2:15.

When they arrived at the home they found it on fire and also saw another home on fire a short distance away on Bolen Court.
Both homes were vacant and no one was injured in the fires.

The cause of both fires has yet to be determined and they are under...

September 28, 2009 - 3:30pm
4 years 43 weeks ago

The State Fire Marshall's Office, the Newark Fire Department, and the Newark Police Department say they need the public's help in finding the person or people responsible for as many as eight fires throughout the city of Newark within the past two weeks.

Assistant Fire Chief, David Decker, says the fires are still under investigation and it's not certain yet if all the fires are connected.

The latest two fires occurred Sunday morning, within a span of three...

September 27, 2009 - 10:09pm
4 years 43 weeks ago

The Newark Fire Department is investigating two overnight fires that completely destroyed a commercial building and an abandoned home, and it is calling one of those fires arson.

Both fires happened within a span of three hours and were three miles from each other.

"Suspicious, at this time. They're both being investigated as suspicious fires, " says Newark Assistant Fire Chief, John Clouse.

The first fire occurred around 1 a.m. at 373 Iron Avenue. Clouse...

September 27, 2009 - 3:13pm
4 years 43 weeks ago

The Newark Fire Department is investigating two overnight fires that completely destroyed a commercial building and an abandoned home.

The first fire occurred around 1 a.m. at 373 Iron Avenue.

Assistant Fire Chief, John Clouse, says when crews arrived on the scene, they found intense flames coming from the commercial building.

He says all Newark City fire crews were called to the scene, along with assistance from the Heath Fire Department.

The cause...

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