Stories tagged with: Dresden Fire Department

November 3, 2015 - 3:58pm
14 weeks 3 days ago

A house fire early Sunday morning on Dockray Dr. is under investigation with the State Fire Marshal's Office.

Falls Twp. Fire Chief Joe Hunt said they responded to the call just after 2 a.m. Sunday. Two adults were in the home at the time of the fire but no injuries were reported.

The Chief said it took crews four hours to get the fire under control at the over 5,000 sq. ft. 1 story home.

He said the fire rekindled twice after the initial blaze was contained. Falls...

October 12, 2014 - 6:43pm
1 year 17 weeks ago

Steaks were served and cakes auctioned off at the Dresden Fire Department Sunday.

For the 7th year in a row the Dresden Fire and Police Departments teamed up to raise funds for each department. The fire department started the morning off by serving around 350 baked steak dinners before the police department took over auction off cakes.

"People of the community have been very good to us," Dresden Police Chief Jeff Garver said. "We have like 47 cakes today. We have a...

January 24, 2014 - 4:37am
2 years 2 weeks ago

The Dresden Fire and Police Departments are warning residents to stay away from a burned out structure in the village.

The Fire Department said that Chestnut Street in closed at the old Longaberger Coporate Offices at 95 Chestnut Street. 

Officials said the are is unsafe and investigations into what caused the fire continue. They said anyone walking around the area or driving through the barricades are subject to a ticket or arrest. 

They also ask for anyone with...

January 22, 2014 - 11:33am
2 years 3 weeks ago

The investigation into a Dresden fire continues.

The Muskingum County Sheriff's Office, Dresden Police and the State Fire Marshal's Office all took a look at the scene at 95 North Chestnut Street. The mostly vacant building that once housed the Longaberger Corporate Offices caught fire around 11p.m. Tuesday.

Dresden Fire Chief Carl Archer said the fire began on the north end of the building and quickly spread. Firefighters battled the fire from outside the structure.


January 22, 2014 - 1:56am
1 year 52 weeks ago

The call originally came in as smoke showing from a building at 95 Chestnut Street in the Village of Dresden at around 11 p.m. Tuesday night. When crews arrived shortly after, flames were shooting out through the roof and windows of the building.

Dresden and Frazeysburg Firefighters had to take a defensive approach in fighting the blaze, according to Dresden Fire Chief Carl Archer. He confirmed the fire started on the north end of the building. Archer went on to say at first look, the...

November 25, 2013 - 5:51pm
2 years 11 weeks ago

At around 2:30 p.m. on Monday,  crews responded to a call about a structure fire on the 900 block of 3rd Street in Adams Mills. When Dresden Fire Department's Assistant Fire Chief Harold Wolford arrived, he says the home was in flames.

"We arrived to a structure fire, an investigation hasn't started yet but when we arrived we had heavy fire on the first floor that went up into the attic," explained Wolford.

Wolford says the landowners were at the house when...

September 23, 2013 - 12:58pm
2 years 20 weeks ago

A fire in Trinway Sunday restarted on Monday bringing back the Dresden Fire Department.

The Willlams Asphalt and Concrete building re-kindled Monday, the  State Fire Marshal was on the scene conducting an investigation of the area. Investigators say foul play has not been ruled out as a cause.

"Once they determine the cause of it they will go from there," said Assistant Fire Chief, Harold Wolford. If it looks like it's accidental or arson, if it's arson...

September 22, 2013 - 7:34pm
2 years 20 weeks ago

A commercial building caught fire in Trinway on Sunday, completely destroying the structure.

According to the Dresden Fire Department, at approximately 3 a.m., it received reports that Williams Asphalt and Concrete was ablaze. The paving company has been in the Williams' family for more than three generations and the owners say that they lost office equipment, heavy machinery and a piece of their heart in the flames.

"The entire building, which was 187 feet long was engulfed...

July 11, 2013 - 9:33pm
2 years 30 weeks ago

A search for a local man in the Muskingum River was called off for Thursday night.

The Coshoction County Sheriff's Office called the Dresden Fire Department out to Stillwell Road in reference to three people possibly drowning in the river.

"Of the three victims one of those victims swam out on his own and went back to call for help, another female victims had just been pulled from the water and is with the EMS folks in Coshocton County and the third is still missing,"...

April 2, 2013 - 5:20am
2 years 45 weeks ago

Dresden Fire Chief Carl Archer say an early Tuesday morning fire appears to be the work of an arsonist. The chief says a a large building at the corner of 5th and Main Streets caught on fire early this morning doing major damage. Archer says this is the 2nd or 3rd arson fire in the village this year and the 9th since 2009. Archer says it is likely the work of an arsonist just like 2009 and it could be the same person setting the fires. The Ohio State Fire Marshall has been called...

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