Stories tagged with: Fire

January 26, 2012 - 10:33pm
4 years 25 weeks ago

A Zanesville business was damaged when a fire broke out Thursday evening.

Around 8:30 p.m. firefighters were called to Doug Kane Motorsports at 303 West Monroe Street after a caller reported smoke coming from the roof.

According to Zanesville Fire Chief Craig Stemm, there is considerable fire and smoke damage to the building.

Stemm says currently they can't put on dollar amount on how much damage was done, but he says the business can't re-open at this time.

The...

January 22, 2012 - 1:39pm
4 years 26 weeks ago

One woman is dead after an early morning house fire in Newark.

Assistant Chief of the Newark Fire Department David Decker said it happened at 45 Ramona Avenue just after 2 a.m. on Sunday.  Decker said 94-year-old Gussie Moorer was transported to a nearby hospital where she died.  No one else was home at the time of the fire.

Decker said investigators are still working to determine the cause of the fire.

 

January 3, 2012 - 10:37am
4 years 29 weeks ago

The Falls Township Fire Department has been called to a fire. It happened around 9:00 Tuesday morning at 2000 Vista View Drive. Initially the fire was reported to have started in the basement of the home. The fire remains under investigation. There are no reports of injuries.

December 3, 2011 - 5:12pm
4 years 33 weeks ago

A fire damaged the fellowship building of a Zanesville church.

Zanesville Fire Chief Craig Stemm said he responded to the call just before noon at Brighton Free Methodist Church.

"There were some people in decorating this morning, but they had no problems then," said Stemm.

Stemm said no one was inside at the time of the fire.  He said he's unsure how the fire started, but the building is likely salvageable.

"There's not a lot of interior...

October 12, 2011 - 9:14pm
4 years 41 weeks ago

An Otsego trailer was destroyed Wednesday afternoon following a fire.

It happened just before 4:30 p.m. at 778 Welker Street. Adamsville Community Fire Chief Dave Wortman says the fire is believed to have started in the kitchen.

"We got a call that it was a vacant home, which it was, it's a rental property, there are no contents inside." said Chief Wortman.

Wortman says they were able to extinguish the flames in about ten minutes, but he is considering the home a...

October 10, 2011 - 3:23pm
4 years 41 weeks ago

Four fire departments were called to a fire at a Roseville home Monday afternoon.

The fire broke out around noon at 170 Potters Lane. Newton Township Fire Chief Allen Deaver says the companies that arrived on the scene reported heavy smoke showing from the home.

"There is signifigant smoke damage throughout the house." said Chief Deaver. "The kitchen is burnt out, some rafters in the kitchen, but it's not a total loss, the guys put a good stop on it."...

September 26, 2011 - 5:29pm
4 years 43 weeks ago

Several area fire departments battle a trailer fire Monday afternoon.

It happened just before 5 p.m. at 201 Eastwood Drive just off the East Pike.
 

Firefighters from Washington Township and Zanesville Fire Department responded to the scene.
 

It's not known at this time if anyone was home at the time of the fire.
 

We have a news crew on the scene and we will bring the latest information as it becomes available.

 

September 1, 2011 - 5:18pm
4 years 46 weeks ago

A Zanesville firefighter, along with the owner of the home, were taken to the hospital after a fire broke out at 770 Findley Avenue in Zanesville.

It happened just before 2:30 p.m. Thursday afternoon. Zanesville Fire Chief Craig Stemm says it started in the upstairs bedroom. By the time the fire department got there, the flames had a pretty good start. Not only did the firefighters have to battle the blaze, they also had to battle the heat.

"One of our guys got overheated,...

September 1, 2011 - 3:58pm
4 years 46 weeks ago

A Zanesville firefighter, along with the owner of the home, were taken to the hospital after a fire broke out at 770 Findley Avenue i Zanesville.

It happened just before 2:30 p.m. Thursday afternoon. Zanesville Fire Chief Craig Stemm says it started in the upstairs bedroom. By the time the fire department got there, the flames had a pretty good start. Not only did the firefighters have to battle the blaze, they also had to battle the heat.

"One of our guys got overheated,...

August 10, 2011 - 10:14am
4 years 50 weeks ago

Three area fire departments are battling a house fire in New Lexington.
 

The fire broke out around 9:30 a.m. Wednesday  at a home on State Route 37 east near Commerce Drive in New Lexington.
 

Junction City and Crooksville Fire Departments along with New Lexington are on the scene.
 

We'll bring you the latest information as it becomes available.
 

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