In January, fire destroyed the Frazeysburg home of Georgia Shortridge. Living in the home was Shortridge, her daughter, son, his wife and their three children. The house was a total loss and though the family had insurance they were left with nothing. Sunday, the Frazeysburg community decided to help.
"It feels good and I hope it goes well for them. It has been rough for them, it has been really hard. They are living with another sister and I know it has been difficult...
A Roseville family loses their home to a fire on Tuesday.
Harrison Fire Department was dispatched around 12:30 p.m. to 4000 Leffler Road. Roseville Assistant Fire Chief Albert Laese said due to the weather conditions and roadways, Newtown and Roseville Fire Departments arrived on the scene first.
"It was fully engulfed, flames the entire length of the trailer on our arrival, defensive operations, really no idea what happened we haven't caught up with any family members...
A former public safety director and police officer for Newark loses his home to a fire Tuesday morning.
According to Fire Chief Tom O'Brien with the Newark Fire Department, Robert White's wife called 911 when she woke to discover flames coming from the back of the home. Crews responded to 2775 James Road within minutes and it took about a half hour to completely put it out. Chief O'Brien says the fire spread to the roof and the house is considered a total loss.
One Zanesville Family is left homeless after an early morning fire.
The Red Cross was dispatched this morning to assist the family living at 3950 Boggs Road in Zanesville.
According to the Muskingum Valley Red Cross, the home suffered water, smoke and minor structural damage. The occupants of the home are Mindi McGlade, her boyfriend Jeremy Miller and three children Mikhaila Digney, Emely Miller, and Even Miller.