Stories tagged with: Fire

November 20, 2013 - 7:41pm
33 weeks 15 hours ago

South Zanesville Firefighter JT Roberts says a wood stove may have caused a home at 2410 Marion Drive to catch fire around 5 o'clock Wednesday night.

Roberts said when the renter got home, he noticed smoke coming from his trailer and called 911.

While the man's home is considered a total loss, his dog was found safe running around the yard.

Roberts said the Red Cross was called to assist the man with shelter.

Newton Township and the Roseville Fire...

November 20, 2013 - 6:45pm
33 weeks 1 day ago

The South Zanesville Fire Department is on the scene of a fire Wednesday night.  It happened around 5:10 p.m. at 2410 Marion Avenue.  The Roseville Fire Department is also on the scene of the mobile home fire.  Whiz News has a crew on the scene and will update this story.  There are no report of injuries.

November 17, 2013 - 1:39pm
33 weeks 4 days ago

The Cambridge Fire Department is continuing their investigation of a condemned house fire in Cambridge.

The fire department says that they responded to a structure fire located at 137 South 12th St. at approximately 8:19 p.m. Saturday night.

Upon arrival, the fire department says they witnessed both fire and smoke coming from a two- story wood frame home. Officials say there was significant damage to the attic and second story rooms. Flames quickly spread throughout the...

October 30, 2013 - 7:40pm
36 weeks 1 day ago

Last weekend there were 15 fires in the Red Cross' central and southeastern Ohio region. The Muskingum Valley Red Cross Executive Director Marlene Henderson says almost $10,000 was spent in assistance on the 82 people whose homes caught fire. Henderson says winter is a peak time for fires and wants to remind people to be cautious.

"Usually this time of year what we see is alternative heat sources," said Henderson. "Unfortunately it got cold very fast and stayed cold...

October 29, 2013 - 6:37pm
36 weeks 1 day ago

Black billowing smoke could be seen on the north side of town around 5:15 Tuesday evening due to a Zanesville plant catching fire.

According to Zanesville Fire Department Assistant Chief, Bob Long, the spot fire occurred at 1700 State Street, formerly known as Brockway Glass, because of a build up of grease on the ceiling of the plant. Now known as Zanesville OI, the plant produces various glass products.

"It's that grease and it's kind of thick, it's from the...

October 28, 2013 - 5:46pm
36 weeks 3 days ago

Fire erupted in a two story farmhouse early Monday morning in Glenford Township, destroying the structure.

Glenford Fire Department Chief Ricky Wright said just after midnight crews responded to a vacant house on Mound Builders Road, near the Licking and Perry county line. Wright said the structure was fully involved with flames,showing from the roof, windows and doors. The home had been vacant for 2 to 3 months and there were no injuries. Wright said the cause of the fire is...

September 3, 2013 - 11:43am
44 weeks 2 days ago

Fire fighters responded to a Luck Avenue home and when they arrived, the garage was fully involved in flames. Michele Huey and her husband lost their car in the fire and $300 worth of cosmetology tools that Michele needs for work.

"Not really sure what happened. My neighbor came over frantically beating on my door at 8:20 this morning," said Huey. "I opened my door, she said, 'your garage is on fire.' I came running out and when I first came out, there was just a little...

September 1, 2013 - 6:38pm
44 weeks 3 days ago

A fire destroys a Guernsey County truck maintenance facility in the early hours of Sunday Morning.

At approximately 3 a.m. the Pleasant City Fire Department was called to a fire behind a Duke and Duchess gas station at Exit 37 Repair Shop near Buffalo on State Route 313 near Interstate 77.

Once on scene they contained the blaze but later on in the afternoon they were sent out to the fire for a second time.

"We just got called back we had a rekindle and we are going...

August 22, 2013 - 4:40pm
46 weeks 5 hours ago

Roseville Fire Department's Second Assistant Fire Chief, Albert Laece says the fire started right around 9 a.m. on Cannelville Road, and when crews arrived, the barn was fully engulfed in flames.

"It appears the owner was working with a saw and somehow there were sparks inside," said Laece. "It sounds like a very accidental."

Laece says there were no injuries and there wasn't much inside, but the 104-year-old barn is destroyed.

"In a way, it was...

July 8, 2013 - 2:09pm
1 year 2 days ago

A house fire that took place Sunday night in Glenford continued to burn through this morning.

A neighbor reported that the house next door was fully engulfed in smoke around 10 p.m. The house is located at 13993 State Route 668 North. No one was home at the time of the fire. The Glenford Fire Department was assisted by volunteer firemen from Somerset and Thornville to put out the blaze. When the brother of the homeowner, John Justice returned in the morning he says he noticed it...

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