Stories tagged with: Fire

March 22, 2010 - 10:36am
5 years 8 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...

March 19, 2010 - 12:20pm
5 years 9 weeks ago

Zanesville Fire Officials say a pan left on a stove is to blame for a house fire on Ohio Street Friday.

Fire Chief Dave Lacy says the fire happened just before 11:30 a.m. 

Lacy says it took crews about 15 minutes to put the fire out.

He says the two adults and six children living in the home were not there when the fire broke out.

Chief Lacy says the Muskingum Valley Red Cross is assisting the family.

He estimates the damage amount to be around $...

March 16, 2010 - 4:54pm
5 years 9 weeks ago

The Newark Fire Department says a fire that occurred at an apartment complex last night is accidental.

It happened around 11 p.m. on Weiant Avenue.

Captain Greg Keefe says the fire started when the occupant, Hailey Tribble, left cooking utensils in her oven, which caught fire.

When crews arrived, they found fire coming from the door of the apartment.

Keefe says the blaze caused about 20 thousand dollars in damages and the apartment is no longer liveable. He says the...

March 9, 2010 - 9:56pm
5 years 10 weeks ago

A vacant home is damaged after a fire Tuesday evening.

It happened around 8:10 p.m. at 119 Pierce Street.

Assistant Fire Chief Bruce Burley says the source of the fire is unknown at this time.

According to scanner traffic, a white male was seen walking from the scene of the fire. Lt. Tony Coury of the Zanesville Police Department says they are looking for the man, but aren't sure if he is connected with the fire.

We'll bring you more information as it becomes...

March 9, 2010 - 6:22pm
5 years 10 weeks ago

The State Fire Marshal's Office says an early Sunday morning fire in Crooksville is being deemed arson.

Spokeman Shane Cartmill says there were no utilities to the structure on 572 Washington Street. It was unoccupied, and Cartmill says it hadn't been repaired in years.

This is the second fire this home has experienced. Cartmill says the one before Sunday's occurred back in August of 2009, but he says he doesn't have any details on that blaze.

The cause of the fire has been...

March 7, 2010 - 1:25pm
5 years 11 weeks ago

The Crooksville Fire Department is investigating the cause of an overnight fire.

It happened around 1:45 a.m. at 572 Washington Street.

Fire Chief Fred Redford says when crews arrived, flames were visible on two sides of the structure.

New Lexington and Roseville Fire Departments were called in to assist.

Redford says while battling the flames, there was an explosion that occurred, but he says it did not injure any of the firefighters. That explosion did cause crews...

March 7, 2010 - 12:25pm
5 years 11 weeks ago

A local family of five is homeless after an early morning fire.

Frazeysburg Fire Chief, Dave Smith, says his department responded to 28 East 5th Street and found the home fully engulfed.

He says the fire started in the basement and spread through the first and second stories of the home.

It's considered a total loss, and the Muskingum Valley Red Cross is providing aide to Gene and Tammy Smith and their three children, ages 17, 12, and 10.

The cause of the fire is...

March 5, 2010 - 3:57pm
5 years 11 weeks ago

Fire investigators say the cause of a fire that killed a Heath three-year-old will remain undetermined.

However, according to Shane Cartmill with State Fire Marshal's Office, they cannot rule out a child playing with a lighter as the possible cause of the fire that killed Brenden Fown.

The fire at 152 Irving Wick Drive on February 11, 2010 started in a bedroom on the eastside of the trailer home.

Investigators say smoke detectors were in the home, but none were found...

February 22, 2010 - 9:46pm
5 years 12 weeks ago

Officials with the Walhonding Valley Fire District are investigating a suspicious fire in Warsaw.

According to Safety Officer Brent McKee, crews were called 40243 U.S. Route 36 around 9:30 Monday morning. The home was vacant and it took crews a little more than an hour to extinguish the blaze.

McKee says the fire was suspicious in nature and they're investigating with the help of the State Fire Marshal's Office.

February 22, 2010 - 6:38pm
5 years 12 weeks ago

A Licking County family is homeless after a morning fire.

It happened just before 8 a.m. at 402 Doris Road.

The West Licking Joint Fire District says when it arrived at the scene, it found a large volume of smoke coming from the home.

No one was home at the time of the fire, but it is considered a total loss.

The cause of the fire is believed to be accidental but remains under investigation. Batallian Chief, Brad Williams, says the source of the fire was traced to an...

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