A house fire at 5485 Pinecrest Drive in Zanesville destroys a portion of the residence.
According to Falls Township EMS Captain, Ted Norris the fire department responded to the scene and saw smoke and flames coming from the south end of the home. With assistance from the National Trails Fire Department, the fire was extinguished within 15 minutes of arrival. Fire officials believe that the cause of the fire is electrical, but it is still being investigated. One woman was at the home at the time of the fire and contacted authorities before leaving the house. There were no injuries reported and the home owners are insured.