Stories tagged with: Fire

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

July 8, 2010 - 7:27pm
6 years 7 weeks ago

The State Fire Marshal's Office says a fire that killed a 91-year-old Hocking County man yesterday morning will remain undetermined.

Spokesman Shane Cartmill says investigators couldn't rule out lamp oil as the cause of the fire. The power was out before the blaze. So, the man may have used the lamp oil as an alternative light source. Cartmill says there wasn't any evidence of criminal intent found at the scene.

The man died after he re-entered his home, located on State Route 93...

July 7, 2010 - 6:45pm
6 years 7 weeks ago

A Hocking County man is dead after an early morning fire.

It happened at a residence on State Route 93 in Logan around 6:45 a.m.

The State Fire Marshal's Office has been called in to investigate. Spokesman Shane Cartmill says the 91-year-old man initially escaped out of the home, but he re-entered to gather some personal belongings.

The cause of the fire is not known at this time, but it did start in the living room. Cartmill says power service to the area was out before...

July 3, 2010 - 9:54pm
6 years 7 weeks ago

The Zanesville Fire Department is calling a fire at the old Zanesville High School suspicious.

It happened around 8:15 p.m.

Assistant Fire Chief Kevin Thomas says his crew could see the flames from Interstate 70.

"When we came, we found a pile of debris that the demolition crew had taken out of the building. It appears someone had set it on fire up against the part of the building here, " says Thomas.

Thomas says it was a decent size fire that had flames...

July 2, 2010 - 3:09pm
6 years 8 weeks ago

The cause of a New Lexington fire that took the lives of 3 individuals back in May is still undetermined.

The State Fire Marshal's Office says it couldn't leave out the possibility of an overheated electrical connection, where the refrigerator was hooked up, as a possible cause. Spokesman Shane Cartmill says investigators didn't find any evidence of criminal intent, with samples taken from the scene testing negative for accelerants.

40-year-old Steven Kern, 36-year-old Kathryn...

June 21, 2010 - 12:27pm
6 years 9 weeks ago

A fire at home on Echo Avenue could have been a lot worse than it turned out to be.

The Zanesville Fire Department responded to 510 Echo Avenue around 9 Monday morning. Fire Chief Dave Lacy said when crews arrived there was a mattress on fire in the upstairs bedroom.

"It was a child's mattress and the occupants had got some water out of the bathroom and threw on that. It was essentially out. We did have to clear a lot of smoke out of the upstairs of the house,...

June 14, 2010 - 6:28pm
6 years 10 weeks ago

A pick-up truck was fully engulfed in flames on West Main Street just outside Znesville.

The truck caught fire around 5:00pm outside of CK Core when a worker attempted to start the truck. Falls Township Fire Department was on the scene to put out the flames. The truck was destroyed.

June 7, 2010 - 6:04pm
6 years 11 weeks ago

The Newton Township Fire Department is calling a weekend trailer fire at 10246 Wesley Chapel Road suspicious.

The structure was used specifically for storage.

Fire Chief Allen Deaver says the owners are claiming they haven't been to the trailer in over six months. He also says the structure didn't have any gas or electric hooked up to it.

It's considered a total loss.

The incident remains under investigation.

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