Stories tagged with: Fire

September 27, 2010 - 6:18pm
4 years 48 weeks ago

A second fire in Cambridge injures four area firefighters, two from the Cambridge department and two from the Cassell Station volunteer department.

It happened around 4 a.m. in the 400 block of Steubenville Avenue. Cambridge Fire Captain Tim Milner says the two-story structure was fully engulfed upon arrival. Because a sign tagged on the front porch of the structure deemed it vacant, the firefighters efforts went from rescue to attempting to tame the fire. Captain Milner says they were...

September 26, 2010 - 9:54pm
4 years 49 weeks ago

A Cambridge man is dead following a house fire.

It happened around 9 p.m. at 430 North 9th Street.

Several crews, totaling 45 individuals, were called to the scene to tackle the blaze. The Cambridge Fire Chief says it started in the center of the old home and worked its way up, causing extreme damage to the attic. He says firefighters found the man in an upstairs bedroom, were able to pull him out, and administer CPR. He was transported to Southeast Ohio Regional Medical...

August 30, 2010 - 5:44pm
5 years 6 days ago

An old city garage, right behind the Coshocton Post Office, receives major roof damage after a fire.

Crews were dispatched to 235 North 5th Street around 1:30 Monday afternoon.

Captain Willie Arnold says the fire appears to have started in the ceiling. Firefighter were on the scene for more than four hours attempting to put out hot spots and needed a crane to remove parts of the roof to get to them.

Fire investigators say the fire was unintentional and it appears workers...

August 30, 2010 - 5:42pm
5 years 6 days ago

The Zanesville Fire Department is calling a Sunday afternoon blaze suspicious.

It happened at a vacant duplex in the 1100 block of Greenwood Avenue.

Assistant Fire Chief Kevin Thomas says it appears the fire started near a couch and was contained to one side of the home. He says the owner had just shown the place to some people before the fire started. The department is currently interviewing people but says it has no persons of interest in this case.

The incident remains...

August 29, 2010 - 7:08pm
5 years 1 week ago

A Zanesville home sustains smoke damage and minor structural damage after a fire.

It happened at 1136 Greenwood Avenue around 3:45 p.m.

"When we arrived, we found a vacant duplex with fire contained to one area of one room on the one side of it, " says Assistant Fire Chief, Kevin Thomas.

Thomas says the source of the fire appears to have started around a couch.

"The owner had just shown the house to some people earlier to the fire. So, we're still...

August 18, 2010 - 4:22am
5 years 2 weeks ago

The Zanesville Fire Department responded to an early-morning call. Fire crews arrived at the Marathon Gas Station on 515 State Street where the cab of a tractor trailer was fully-engulfed in flames. A nearby semi suffered minor damages. No one was hurt in the incident. The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

We will bring you more details as they come.

August 11, 2010 - 9:17am
5 years 3 weeks ago

A Perry County family is homeless after a fire this week. It happened in Corning at 6749 Township Road. The Muskingum Valley Red Cross says three people were living in the home: Cyrene Berry and her two children. The structure was destroyed in the Tuesday fire. The Red Cross is helping the family with funds for clothing and food.

July 20, 2010 - 10:21pm
5 years 6 weeks ago

Multiple fire crews are on the scene of a structure fire in Adams Mills.

Authorities were called to the scene at 960 Raiders Road around 9:30 p.m.

We have a crew on scene and will bring your more details as the become available.

July 18, 2010 - 5:17pm
5 years 7 weeks ago

A Guernsey County home is damaged after crews say an electrical wire shorted out.

It happened around 3:30 p.m. at 57548 Cambridge Street in Claysville.

The wiring caught the baseboards on fire, causing visible exterior damage to the right side of the home and smoke damage to the interior.

Firefighter Matt Hamsher says if the family hadn't seen the smoke when they did, it could have caught the entire home on fire. No one was injured in the incident.

Several local fire...

July 13, 2010 - 11:46pm
5 years 7 weeks ago

Authorities were called to the scene of a fire Tuesday night in Newton Township.

The fire broke out around 10:45 p.m. at 5645 Limestone Valley Road.

According to the Newton Township Fire Department, the homeowner left two hours before the fire started.

The home is destroyed. The fire is under investigation and we'll bring you more details as they become available.

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