Stories tagged with: Perry County Fatal Fire

November 17, 2012 - 2:41pm
1 year 36 weeks ago

One person is dead following a fire in New Straitsville.

It happened just after midnight at 111 E. Main St.. The New Straitsville Fire Department says Mike Hensley Sr. died as a result of the blaze. The fire department says the back of the home was fully engulfed in flames upon arrival. The fire is believed to have started in the kitchen. Monday Creek, Shawnee, Corning, Corning EMS and Community Ambulance provided mutual aid.

Mike Hensley Jr., the son of the victim,...

November 9, 2012 - 1:40pm
1 year 37 weeks ago

A tragedy strikes New Lexington as one of its residents passes away in a fire.  It happened around 5 a.m.

Sheriff William Barker said 34-year-old Stacy Snellings never made it out of the home located at 4375 Township Road 149 just off of State Route 13. Her body was found in a bedroom. Stacy lived in the home with her mother, Millie.

"Her mother told us that's where she could smell smoke coming from and went to that room and opened the door and couldn't find her...

December 10, 2009 - 5:07pm
4 years 33 weeks ago

One person is dead after a house fire in Perry County. It happened in New Straitsville late this morning. State Fire Marshall's Office Public Information Officer Shane Cartmill confirmed the fatality. Investigators are looking into the cause of the blaze at 104 East Ewing Street. The name of the victim has not been released.

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