A Somerset family lost its home to fire over the weekend. The Muskingum Valley Red Cross is helping Don King and Cheryl Toppins who lived at 5385 Township Road 398-A in Perry County. The home is considered a total loss. The Red Cross is helping the couple with funding to go shopping for clothes, food and temporary housing. Fire Departments from Glenford-Hopewell Township, Somerset and Thorn Township responded to the scene on Sunday.
A home on Orchard Avenue in Cambridge is a complete loss after an early morning fire.
Assistant Chief of the Cambridge Fire Department, Rick Long says, a fire broke out in the two story, vacant home around 5:45 am. No one was injured in the fire and it did not spread to neighboring homes. The Cambridge Fire Department and mutual aide from Castle Station had the fire under control in about an hour. The cause of the fire remains under investigation.
Muskingum County Sheriff Matt Lutz says a woman has been taken to the hospital for evaluation after an incident this morning. Sheriff Lutz says deputies received a call this morning of a woman, with possible mental problems, shooting a gun at her home AT 4000 Dori Drive. Upon investigation Lutz says it was determined that she was throwing ammunition in an open fire outside and it sounded like gun firing. Sheriff Lutz says the woman did have guns in her house but they were not used. No...
Authorities are calling a house fire that killed a man late Thursday night suspicious, and the Knox County Sheriff's Office, the County Coroner, and the State Fire Marshal's Office are continuing to investigate the incident.
It happened just before 10:30 p.m. Thursday at 1369 Oliver Road.
The Central Ohio Joint Fire District arrived to find the home heavily engulfed in flames and called for back up from several local fire departments. Knox cCounty Sheriff David Barber says the...
A large plume of white smoke could be seen for miles in South Zanesville Sunday afternoon.
Ed and Marilyn Labaki say they were dumping leaves on Clay Street when they believe their Ford Ranger pick-up sparked a fire in the leaves below the truck. The fire quickly engulfed the pick-up truck and surrounding leaves. The South Zanesville Fire Department arrived on scene to put out the fire. No one was injured in the fire and the Labakis say the truck is a complete loss.
This is the weekend that most of the country returns to Eastern Standard Time. As you set your clocks back an hour before you go to bed Saturday night, fire officials also want to remind you to change your smoke detector battery.
It is all part of the "change your clock, change your battery" program. Fire Chief Dave Lacy says all you have to do is take the detector down from the ceiling, pop out the old battery and install a fresh one and clean the detector before you...