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.
Authorities are investigating a fire that destroyed a home on Airport Road.
Firefighters from Perry Township, Washington Township and New Concord responded to the call. Perry Township Fire Chief Bruce Sindeldecker said the fire started on Tuesday at 8:30 AM at 330 Airport Road. He said the fire spread from the garage to the rest of the home.
"It extended into the house itself, so there's extensive smoke damage in the house, and two or three of the rooms were also...
A home at the intersection of Woodlawn Avenue and Pershing Road in Zanesville was destroyed Thursday night by a fire.
Authorities were called to 838 Woodlawn around 7 p.m. Neighbors say the home was vacant. Zanesville Fire Chief Craig Stemm says they are still investigating and it's too early to tell if it was a vacant home or if this fire could be related to a string of vacant home fires across the city.
"We'll have to wait and see what else happens, but I don't...
One person was treated for smoke inhalation after a fire broke out on Coopermill Road Wednesday afternoon.
It happened just after 4:30 p.m. on 1336 Coopermill Road. South Zanesville Fire Department Lieutenant, Robert Kirkbride, said it started in a bedroom after a cat knocked over an aquarium heat lamp. He says there was no structural damage to the home, but there was smoke damage. The blaze also ruined some carpeting in the bedroom, as well as some of the rooms contents.
A Perry County home is destroyed by fire. The Muskingum Valley Red Cross is reporting that a home at 2863 Township Road 318 in Corning burned Wednesday afternoon. Those living in the home are identified as Dona Oldham, Rebekah Garrett, Jennifer Chappa and Steven Gilbert. No injuries were reported. The Red Cross says five fire departments were called to the scene, including Corning, Crooksville, Roseville, New Lexington and McConnelsville. The Red Cross says the cause of the fire is an...