Stories tagged with: Fire

March 29, 2010 - 5:59pm
5 years 28 weeks ago

The Zanesville Fire Department confirms the fire that occurred at 1449 Crown Street Saturday evening is arson.

Fire Chief, Dave Lacy, says the department's investigative team was able to find the source of the fire. It started in a room on the second story. Lacy says a pile of trash on the floor was ignited. The fire caused minimal damage to the inside of the vacant home.

There was an initial report that ZPD was looking for three white males, who were seen near the structure at...

March 29, 2010 - 5:56pm
5 years 28 weeks ago

Fire Chief, Dave Lacy, says his department is also dealing with a suspicious fire that took place early this morning at 1718 Ridge Avenue.

Crews were called to the vacant home just before two a.m. and found flames shooting out the front porch. Firefighters were able to tame the fire within a half hour, but it did cause extensive damage to the structure.

"We can't determine if there was anything, any relationship between the two of them, but there is that possibility, "...

March 29, 2010 - 5:54pm
5 years 28 weeks ago

The State Fire Marshall's Office says the cause of a Perry County fire at 121 Ohio 555 is still undetermined.

Spokesman Shane Cartmill says investigators are waiting to conduct interviews with the family, who are still on vacation.

The fire broke out early Saturday morning. The Crooksville Fire Department says it ripped through the home, which is considered a total loss.

March 28, 2010 - 8:46pm
5 years 28 weeks ago

A Perry County family is homeless after an early morning fire Saturday.

It occurred at 121 Ohio 555, just outside Portersville.

The Crooksville Fire Department says the home is a total loss.

The family was not home at the time. They were out of town.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation. The State Fire Marshall's Office has been called in to evaluate the incident.

March 27, 2010 - 6:57pm
5 years 28 weeks ago

A Zanesville family is homeless after a morning fire.

It happened at 152 Beulah Avenue around 11 a.m.

The Zanesville Fire Department says the blaze appears to have started in the kitchen and caused major damage to the home.

The Muskingum Valley Red Cross is providing aide to the seven people living at the residence. They will be staying with family and friends. It says the homeowners, Timothy and Donna Dusenberry, do not have insurance.

March 27, 2010 - 6:50pm
5 years 28 weeks ago

The Zanesville Fire Department is investigating what it's calling a suspicious fire at 1449 Crown Street.

It received the initial call around 5:15 p.m.

"We responded to a vacant house reportedly on fire. They had some damage to it. It had a room on the second floor on fire up there, " says Deputy Fire Chief Craig Stemm.

It's not known how the fire started yet, but it did cause some minor damage to the residence.

"No structural damage, but there was some...

March 23, 2010 - 6:25pm
5 years 29 weeks ago

The memories of what happened last week are still fresh in the minds of one Zanesville family.

Michael and Annie Duling lost their 1025 Ohio Street home to a fire. They have received some aide from the Muskingum Valley Red Cross, their landlord, and their church and are staying at a local inn with their six kids, including a special needs child.

"It's important for us to be together because this is our family. It's really hard that this happened, but we want to stay together...

March 22, 2010 - 9:59pm
5 years 29 weeks ago

The Newton Township Fire Department was called to the scene of a fire at 2873 Pinkerton Lane around 8:30 Monday evening.

Fire Chief Allen Deaver says the building contains three apartments and the damage was contained to one. Deaver says no one was home at the time of the fire and it appears to be accidental.

The fire damage was contained to a bedroom where the fire originated and there is smoke damage throughout the rest of the apartment. Investigators are estimating the...

March 22, 2010 - 5:55pm
5 years 29 weeks ago

A fire destroys a Zanesville family's home this morning.

It happened around 10:15 a.m. at 163 Pine Street.

It may have been a cloudy start to the morning, but you could seem smoke billowing from the Pine Street home from a few miles away.

"We actually saw a lot of smoke when we turned onto Main Street from the downtown station, " says Zanesville Fire Chief Dave Lacy.

The Zanesville Fire Department arrived on the scene to find flames spewing from the rear and...

March 22, 2010 - 10:36am
5 years 29 weeks ago

The Zanesville Fire Department is investigating a house fire near Pine and Lorain Streets.

The fire broke out just before 10:30 a.m. at 163 Pine Street. Intial reports indicate smoke could be seen as far as the 6th Street Bridge.

Four adults and three small children were home at the time of the fire and Pine Street remains closed to traffic.

The Muskingum Valley Red Cross identifies the people living in the home as 45-year-old Lisa Hadley, 22-year-old Ashley Hadley, 21-year...

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