The Ohio State Fire Marshal’s Office is investigating an early Tuesday morning fire in Muskingum County that destroyed a home. It happened just before 1:30 at 6780 Newark Road. A spokesman for the Fire Marshal’s Office, Bill Krugh, says the fire at the two story vacant home has been ruled an arson. The Blue Ribbon Arson Committee is offering up to a $5,000 reward for information leading to an arrest and conviction in the blaze. Anyone with information is asked to call the...
The Zanesville Fire Department got called to two fires that took place Monday morning.
The first fire was at 3 am. The structure fire was on 201 Luck Avenue at a two story residential home. It was determined that it was an upstairs bedroom fire. According to Assistant Fire Chief Doug Hobson, he said that no one was hurt.
The second fire took place right down the street at 1016 Cedar Street at 7 am later that morning. Hobson said it was another structural fire and that upon...
The Zanesville Fire Department said a fire on the corner of Brighton and Ridge Ave. Sunday night remains under investigation but were able to provide preliminary details.
The Zanesville Fire Department responded to the call just after 10 p.m. that evening and Chief Waltemire said the blaze was located on the first level of the house. There appeared to be a lot of smoke, but Waltemire said it only took about ten minutes to control.
The Washington Township Fire Department was called to the Avon Distribution Center Monday morning just after 6:30 after a report of a fire. Employees were evacuated from the facility, and within 30 minutes, with the help of the sprinkler system, the fire was contained. No injuries were reported. Fire crews are working to ventilate the Center.
The Zanesville Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol needs the community's help in identifying a suspect or suspects who caused a multi-vehicle fire Tuesday.
The Post is investigating an incident that occurred at the "Park and Ride" lot at the intersection of State Route 93 and U.S. 22, around 1 p.m. The Patrol is requesting any information concerning a suspect, who entered the lot in a small dark-colored hatch back type vehicle and attempted to steal gasoline from a parked...
Crews responded to the scene of a multi-vehicle fire Tuesday afternoon.
It happened just after 1:30 at the "Park and Ride" parking lot, near the Interstate 70-Adamsville Road exit. According to Lieutenant Matt Boyd of the Ohio State Highway Patrol, two vehicles were completely engulfed in flames and three surrounding vehicles were damaged as a result. Boyd said the fire may have been caused by someone attempting to steal gas from the parked vehicles.