Stories tagged with: Explosion

April 15, 2013 - 8:36pm
3 years 18 weeks ago

Cindy Courtain, an avid runner, was still in the vicinity of the finish line when the explosions went off. We spoke to her mother who says she talked to her daughter afterwards, and says she is just fine.

"I called her as soon as I saw the news and she had just crossed the finish line and was getting water when she heard the first explosion and that's all she said. Everything just kind of went different at that time," said Mother of Cindy Courtain, Margene Ryan.


March 26, 2011 - 6:37pm
5 years 21 weeks ago

Five area fire departments responded to a gas plant explosion that shut down part of State Route 821 between Caldwell and Belle Valley on Saturday.

According to Chief Rick Starr with the Caldwell Fire Department, emergency crews arrived on the scene around 9:30 a.m. to discover the pump-house building on fire. The plant is owned by Carper Wells Service Incorporated out of Reno, OH.

"It progressed, product kept coming out, we did shut the tanks off, the product...

March 24, 2010 - 4:32pm
6 years 22 weeks ago

An area man was hurt after an explosion today. The Muskingum County Sheriff’s Office sent emergency crews to 3830 Cannelville Road to investigate a report of a kerosene heater explosion. One person was taken to the hospital. The name of the victim was not released. We’re told he suffered burns and was flown by medical helicopter to Ohio State University Medical Center in Columbus. No other details have been released.

March 7, 2010 - 1:25pm
6 years 24 weeks ago

The Crooksville Fire Department is investigating the cause of an overnight fire.

It happened around 1:45 a.m. at 572 Washington Street.

Fire Chief Fred Redford says when crews arrived, flames were visible on two sides of the structure.

New Lexington and Roseville Fire Departments were called in to assist.

Redford says while battling the flames, there was an explosion that occurred, but he says it did not injure any of the firefighters. That explosion did cause crews...

December 23, 2009 - 11:10am
6 years 35 weeks ago

A Coshocton man is injured in an early morning explosion at the Kraft Foods plant on South 2nd Street in Coshocton.

It happened just before 4:00 a.m Wednesday.

According to the Coshocton County Sheriff's Office 48-year-old Mark Krebs was flown to Ohio State University Medical Center for treament of unknown injuries.

His condition wasn't immediately available.

Authorities say a smoker in the rear of the plant...

October 13, 2009 - 5:08pm
6 years 45 weeks ago

A Cambridge man was taken by Med Flight after he was severely burned.

Shortly after 4:30 Monday, A 56-year-old man called emergency personnel to his home at 57569 Claysville Road.

According to New Concord Fire Chief Brent Gates the man reported an explosion near the backside of his home.

Gates says he was flown to the Ohio State University Medical Center where he is currently in stable condition.

The State Fire Marshal's Office, New Concord Fire Department...

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