The westbound on and off ramps from Interstate 70 at State Route 93 will be closed for three weeks starting April 6th for construction. During the construction, westbound exit traffic will be detoured at State Route 797 to US 22/40 West to State Route 93. Traffic using the westbound entrance will be detoured to US 22/40 East to State Route 797 to westbound I-70.
Area firefighters responded to a fire at Muskingum University in New Concord at approximately 7:40 p.m. Thursday.
The cause of the fire, located along the southern wall of a dining area inside Thomas Hall, is still unknown at this time. New Concord, Perry Township and Cassell Station fire departments all responded to the scene to put out the blaze. The dining hall had been closed to students since earlier in the evening and was empty except for a few staff members who remained in the...
At around 6:25am this morning the Zanseville Fire Department responded to a house fire at 229 Van Buren street.
The call was made by a fire fighter who was on his way to work. When crews arrived on scene the front half of the one and a half story structure was engulfed in flames. The flames were extending into the roof, according to Chief Eric Waltemire it took around 30 minutes to get the fire under control. The owner of the home was not inside at the time as they had left for...
Area fire fighters battled the cold and a house fire Monday in Duncan Falls.
It happened at the intersection of Main and Millers Lane. Three people inside were rescued by off-duty firemen. Wayne Township Fire Chief Don Alexander told us how they discovered the blaze.
"Our assistant chief Steve Harris was driving down the road and saw the smoke and retired fireman Bill Hatfield was right behind him and they stopped. The fire was all upstairs in the attic coming out the front...
At 7:08 p.m. a fire was reported at 1755 Kemper Ct., at Precision Fabricating And Stamping Inc.
Zanesville and Wayne Township Fire Departments responded to the call.
According the Wayne Township Fire Department Assistant Chief, Sam Smith, a trash can caught on fire in the building. The fire took about five minutes to contain and there was no structural damage to the building.
The business owners were alerted about the fire via smoke detectors and have been...
Fire crews responded to a house fire at 7720 Baker Road shortly after 12:30 p.m. Friday.
Mary Greenfield, who rents the home along with her husband, was in the house when it caught on fire. She said she was taking a nap after working Black Friday at Kohl's, when one of her dogs, Bailey, tugged on her to wake her up. She was then able to make it out of the home unharmed, as was the case with her six dogs. Her husband was not home at the time. A cat in the home...
The Zanesville Fire Department was called to a fire at 1139 Putnam Avenue. Initial reports indicated it is a vacant house. The fire was reported on the second floor and the attic. The fire call came in around 11:15 Friday afternoon. The fire remains under investigation.
Fire crews battle an early morning blaze in Zanesville.
Zanesville Police Lt. Chris Phipps said authorities responded to the fire near 131 Chapman Street around 3:30 Thursday morning. Initial scanner reports indicate a garage at the residence was fully engulfed upon arrival.
Lt. Phipps said the blaze could be the result of an act of arson.
Authorities are continuing to investigate. Stay tuned to WHIZ for additional details.