Several area fire departments battle a house fire in Newton Township.
The fire broke out around 4 p.m. Friday at 3000 Moxadarla Drive Lot # 16.
Heavy smoke and flames could be seen coming from the roof of the structure.
Initial reports indicate all of the residents inside the home were able to escape safely.
Crews from South Zanesville, Roseville, Crooksville and Newton Township responded to the scene.
We will bring you more information as it becomes available.