Stories tagged with: Fire

February 22, 2010 - 8:46pm
5 years 39 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 - 5:38pm
5 years 39 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...

February 19, 2010 - 5:26pm
5 years 40 weeks ago

Firefighters from three departments were called to a fire Friday afternoon in Mount Perry.

The fire broke out around 3:30 at 1701 Mount Perry Road.

"When the first crew arrived they just saw a lot of smoke coming out of the house and the chimney. When we got an entry team in there we found a fire in the basement," said Steve Dupler, Assistant Chief National Trails Fire Department.

National Trails, Falls Township and Glenford Fire Departments worked to battle...

February 11, 2010 - 10:14pm
5 years 41 weeks ago

There was a fire in Perry County Thursday around 5 p.m.

The Newton Township Fire Department was called to an attic fire at 10016 Township Road 57 in Madison Township.

Chief Allen Deaver says the fire was contained to the attic and is believed to be electrical.

He says the most difficult part about fighting the blaze was that the home was at the end of a long driveway, which wasn't snow plowed. A fire truck could not reach the household, so they were forced to use their...

February 11, 2010 - 10:07pm
5 years 41 weeks ago

A three-year-old boy has died after a fire at a trailer home in Heath Thursday.

State Fire Marshal spokesman Shane Cartmill said  the fire started around 5 p.m. at 152 Irving Wick Drive in the Amber Mobile Home Park.

Investigators believe the fire started in a bedroom on the east side of the home.

The boy's name will not be released until the autopsy is complete Friday. The State Fire Marshal's Office, the Heath Police and Fire Departments are investigating.


February 2, 2010 - 10:13pm
5 years 42 weeks ago

A mobile home caught fire Tuesday night in Roseville.

It happened around 8:50 p.m. at 8695 Township Road 57.

Scanner reports indicate everyone made it out of the home safely.

Crews are investigating and we'll have more details as they become available.

January 31, 2010 - 11:49pm
5 years 42 weeks ago

A Thornville family is homeless after a fire consumed their home.

It happened around 2:30 p.m. this afternoon.

WHIZ's Emily Baird has more.

"Upon arrival, we had the second and first floor fully involved, " saus Thornville Township Assistant Fire Chief, Rob Sands.

Sands, says flames were shooting from the home as crews raced up the driveway to the home at 7335 Township Road 87.

A total of five crews were called in to assist, and some tankers had to...

January 31, 2010 - 6:01pm
5 years 42 weeks ago

A Dresden home is a total loss after a fire Sunday afternoon.

Dresden and Frazeysburg fire departments were called to 15840 State Route 60 around 2:45 p.m. Upon arrival Dresden Fire Chief, Carl Archer, says flames were coming out of both sides of the attic. He says the fire started in the bathroom, but the cause is still being determined. A father and his two daughters live in the mobile home, but no one was home at the time of the fire. Archer says they had the fire under...

January 31, 2010 - 5:00pm
5 years 42 weeks ago

Five fire departments responded to a fire this afternoon in Thornville that destroyed a home.

It happened at 7335 Township Road 87. No one was injured in the blaze, but two adults and three children under the age of six reside in the home.

The State Fire Marshal's Office has been called to investigate, but at this time they do not believe it was arson.

The Muskingum Valley Red Cross is assisting the family.

We'll bring you more details as they become available.

January 29, 2010 - 6:35pm
5 years 43 weeks ago

A Frazeysburg home is a total loss after a fire Friday morning.  It took firefighters from three area departments to battle the blaze.

Crews were called to the scene at 10480 O'Dell Road around 11:20 a.m. Firefighters say upon arrival the second floor was fully engulfed in flames.

Daniel Brown, the owner of the home, says a wood burner on the back porch of the home started the fire.

"Started to try and put it out, but I saw it was...

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