A home undergoing remodeling in Duncan Falls catches fire this afternoon.
It happened around 3 p.m. at the corner of Miller Lane and Wheeler Drive.
Duncan Falls-Wayne Township Assistant Fire Chief Steve Farus says a barrel full of burning trash outside the home caught the corner of the house on fire. He says since the home was being remodeled, there isn't very much damage.
Duncan Falls-Wayne Township and Harrison Township fire departments responded.
The Zanesville Fire Department is praising the efforts of a four-year-old boy who it says saved the lives of his parents and himself.
Crews were called into battle a fire just before four a.m. at 742 Westbourne Avenue.
"The house did not have a working smoke detector, and actually, the adults in the house were awakened by a four-year-old who reported to them that he smelled burnt toast in the upstairs, " says Fire Chief, Dave Lacy.
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...