Stories tagged with: Total Loss

November 14, 2010 - 10:01pm
3 years 41 weeks ago

A Zanesville family is homeless after a Sunday afternoon fire.

The Washington Township Fire Department was dispatched to John Burwell's home at 4545 Church Hill Road. Firefighters say they could see smoke from their firehouse, several miles away. When they arrived at the scene, Captain Adam Siddle says the structure was completely engulfed.

"Obviously it's a no go-in situation. You're pumping water in from the outside. It's hard to see anything under these circumstances,...

March 28, 2010 - 8:46pm
4 years 21 weeks ago

A Perry County family is homeless after an early morning fire Saturday.

It occurred at 121 Ohio 555, just outside Portersville.

The Crooksville Fire Department says the home is a total loss.

The family was not home at the time. They were out of town.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation. The State Fire Marshall's Office has been called in to evaluate the incident.

March 22, 2010 - 5:55pm
4 years 22 weeks ago

A fire destroys a Zanesville family's home this morning.

It happened around 10:15 a.m. at 163 Pine Street.

It may have been a cloudy start to the morning, but you could seem smoke billowing from the Pine Street home from a few miles away.

"We actually saw a lot of smoke when we turned onto Main Street from the downtown station, " says Zanesville Fire Chief Dave Lacy.

The Zanesville Fire Department arrived on the scene to find flames spewing from the rear and...

February 22, 2010 - 6:38pm
4 years 26 weeks ago

A Licking County family is homeless after a morning fire.

It happened just before 8 a.m. at 402 Doris Road.

The West Licking Joint Fire District says when it arrived at the scene, it found a large volume of smoke coming from the home.

No one was home at the time of the fire, but it is considered a total loss.

The cause of the fire is believed to be accidental but remains under investigation. Batallian Chief, Brad Williams, says the source of the fire was traced to an...

February 1, 2010 - 12:49am
4 years 29 weeks ago

A Thornville family is homeless after a fire consumed their home.

It happened around 2:30 p.m. this afternoon.

WHIZ's Emily Baird has more.

"Upon arrival, we had the second and first floor fully involved, " saus Thornville Township Assistant Fire Chief, Rob Sands.

Sands, says flames were shooting from the home as crews raced up the driveway to the home at 7335 Township Road 87.

A total of five crews were called in to assist, and some tankers had to...

January 10, 2010 - 8:01pm
4 years 32 weeks ago

A family is left homeless on this cold winter night after a fire destroyed their home.

It happened around 4 p.m. at 335 Jordan Avenue in Zanesville.

"When we arrived, we did find a fire coming from the front room through one window. It was starting to roll out of the window onto the front porch. We made entry, knocked the fire down fairly quickly, and conducted a primary search, " says Zanesville Fire Department Captain Kevin Thomas.

The home is considered a total...

December 30, 2009 - 5:46pm
4 years 34 weeks ago

The Cambridge Fire Department says it's unsure of the cause of an early morning house fire but it's ruling it suspicious.

It happened around 1:30 a.m. on Clark Street.

Assistant Fire Chief, Rick Foraker, says when crews arrived on the scene, the back porch and a portion of the roof were engulfed in flames. It took crews about three hours to get the fire under control because the roof began to cave in.

The home is considered a total loss.

Foraker says the home was...

December 27, 2009 - 5:58pm
4 years 34 weeks ago

A garage in Granville is a total loss after a fire.

It happened just before noon at 324 East Main Street.

Granville Fire Department Lieutenant Casey Curtis says when crews arrived, the structure was fully engulfed but he says crews were able to keep the fire from spreading to two adjacent buildings.

The building is deemed a total loss, but Curtis says the renter of the home was able to salvage two cars before the fire escalated.

The cause of the fire is being ruled...

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