Stories tagged with: Fire

April 29, 2014 - 5:46pm
47 weeks 5 days ago

Area fire departments are responding to house fire Tuesday evening in the Frazeysburg area.  Initial reports indicate a structure fire at 5691 Pleasant Valley Road.  There were also reports of explosions at the scene of the fire.  Crews on the scene say it appears to have started in the garage and was working it ways to the home.   The fire was reported at 5:30 pm.

April 5, 2014 - 6:28pm
51 weeks 1 day ago

Zanesville Fire department responded to a fire at 401 Hedgewood Ave. earlier Saturday evening, around 4PM.

Amanda Morgan and her family had recently moved into the two story rental home. Assistant Chief Dave Huey said from the looks of the home, the family was still getting settled.

"Apparently they had a candle going in the room up there where the fire was that had got knocked down or the containment on the candle failed. It was one or the other. We don't actually...

April 3, 2014 - 11:38pm
51 weeks 3 days ago

A fire broke out Thursday evening in Cambridge.

The Captain with the Cambridge Fire Department says the fire started around 6:30 p.m. in the 100 block of Coshocton Avenue. When crews arrived the home was fully involved in flames. It took firefighters about 30-to-40 minutes to put the fire out. Crews were still on scene at 10:30 p.m. containing what was left of the building, which has been vacant for years.

The cause is still under investigation, but the structure was a total loss...

March 26, 2014 - 8:16am
1 year 3 days ago

The Perry County Sheriff’s Department says fire crews responded to a house fire Wednesday morning.  It happened at 3147 Cooperrider’s Road which is northwest of Somerset.  Initial reports described it as a large house fire with five area fire departments responding to the scene just after 7:00 a.m.  There are no reports of injuries and the cause remains under investigation.

March 18, 2014 - 6:21pm
1 year 1 week ago

Four area fire departments responded to the scene of  a house fire in Newtown Township this afternoon..

The fire was called in by a neighbor who witnessed smoke pouring out of windows of the home next door at 2775 Thompson Run Road.
South Zanesville, Roseville, Falls Township, and Newton Township fire departments responded to the call and contained the fire to a few rooms within the house. No one was home at the time of the fire.

"The house has...

March 7, 2014 - 5:52pm
1 year 3 weeks ago

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.


March 6, 2014 - 7:12pm
1 year 3 weeks ago

The problem of arson in Dresden is real. Village council members met on Thursday to talk about offering reward money to help find the person responsible.

For five years the village has been dealing with the work of an arsonist. The latest fire was set at 95 S.Chestnut Street in January and Dresden Mayor, David Mathew hopes that offering a reward will encourage people to come forward with information.

"$25,000 is what we are going to offer for information leading to the...

February 27, 2014 - 5:58pm
1 year 4 weeks ago

A home in Roseville is destroyed after a fire ripped through the structure and damaged other nearby homes.

Crews responded to the fire on the 200 block of Washington Street just before 11 a.m. Thursday. Below freezing temperatures created problems for the nearly seven fire departments on the scene. Roseville Fire Chief Ed Guy said the structure took about two hours to extinguish.

"The biggest thing right now that's affecting us is cold weather and...

January 24, 2014 - 7:16pm
1 year 9 weeks ago

A fire destroys a barn in Muskingum County.

At around 1:30 p.m. the Dresden Fire Department was called to 10362 Frazeysburg Road to deal with a fully engulfed barn fire. Firefighters say they have yet to determine a cause of the blaze.

"It was reported that the tractor was on fire, but we really don't know at this point what started it .The owners live here on the farm and we haven't really been able to talk to them too much yet, " said Dresden Fire Department Assistant...

January 22, 2014 - 2:56am
1 year 6 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...

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