Stories tagged with: Fire

April 26, 2012 - 9:25pm
4 years 17 weeks ago

Three fire departments were called to fight a garage Thursday night in Muskingum County.

The fire broke out at 8 p.m. at 5670 Hoover Avenue in East Fultonham. A detached garage was fully engulfed when crews from South Zanesville, Newton Township and Roseville Fire Departments arrived at the scene.

The owner reported there were propane tanks in the building. Firefighters say several small explosions were heard, however they had not yet confirmed if it was from the tanks...

March 29, 2012 - 7:57pm
4 years 21 weeks ago

A fire that severely damaged a New Lexington home Thursday is under investigation by the State Fire Marshal's Office.

The fire broke out at 303 West Water Street shortly before 3:30 this afternoon.

"There was two occupants home at the time of the fire. They was notified by somebody walking by that their home was on fire," says Capt. Don Phillips, with the New Lexington Fire Department.

No one was injured in the fire. New Lexington, Crooksville and...

January 26, 2012 - 10:33pm
4 years 30 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.


January 22, 2012 - 1:39pm
4 years 31 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 33 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 38 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 45 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 45 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 47 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 51 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,...

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