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...
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.
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.
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.