Stories tagged with: Fire

January 13, 2015 - 8:39am
1 year 18 weeks ago

Here are the top 5 stories to start your day:

Muddy Boot Fire

ZANESVILLE, OHIO (WHIZ) - A structure fire on the Maysville Pike closed down a portion of US 22. The fire was reported just before 4 A.M. at 2565 Maysville Pike at the Muddy Boot.

Level one Snow Emergency

ZANESVILLE, OHIO (WHIZ) - As of 7:30 A.M. two counties are still under Level One Snow Emergencies. Those counties included Muskingum and Perry.

UPDATE: As of 8:30 A....

January 13, 2015 - 5:06am
1 year 18 weeks ago
A fire on the Maysville Pike closed down a portion of US 22 Tuesday morning. 
The fire was reported just before 4a.m. at 2565 Maysville Pike at the Muddy Boot. 
Roseville, Wayne Township, Newton Township and South Zanesville Fire Departments were all called in to assist. 
US 22 is now open. We'll bring you more information as it becomes available.
November 28, 2014 - 3:37pm
1 year 25 weeks ago

Fire crews responded to a house fire at 7720 Baker Road shortly after 12:30 p.m. Friday.

Mary Greenfield, who rents the home along with her husband, was in the house when it caught on fire.  She said she was taking a nap after working Black Friday at Kohl's, when one of her dogs, Bailey, tugged on her to wake her up.  She was then able to make it out of the home unharmed, as was the case with her six dogs.  Her husband was not home at the time.  A cat in the home...

October 24, 2014 - 11:28am
1 year 30 weeks ago
The Zanesville Fire Department was called to a fire at 1139 Putnam Avenue. Initial reports indicated it is a vacant house. The fire was reported on the second floor and the attic. The fire call came in around 11:15 Friday afternoon. The fire remains under investigation.
September 25, 2014 - 4:55am
1 year 34 weeks ago

Fire crews battle an early morning blaze in Zanesville.

Zanesville Police Lt. Chris Phipps said authorities responded to the fire near 131 Chapman Street around 3:30 Thursday morning. Initial scanner reports indicate a garage at the residence was fully engulfed upon arrival.

Lt. Phipps said the blaze could be the result of an act of arson.

Authorities are continuing to investigate. Stay tuned to WHIZ for additional details.

May 26, 2014 - 8:51am
1 year 51 weeks ago

The Zanesville Fire Department spent the early morning hours of Memorial Day fighting a house fire.

The fire took place at 702 Moxahala Avenue around 2:20a.m. Monday. The fire department said the building was subdivided into three apartments, two of which were occupied.

The building is considered a total loss. As of now, the fire remains under investigation, there's no word on where the fire started or what caused it. No injuries were reported.

Crews were on the scene until...

April 29, 2014 - 5:46pm
2 years 3 weeks ago

Area fire departments are responding to house fire Tuesday evening in the Frazeysburg area.  Initial reports indicate a structure fire at 5691 Pleasant Valley Road.  There were also reports of explosions at the scene of the fire.  Crews on the scene say it appears to have started in the garage and was working it ways to the home.   The fire was reported at 5:30 pm.

April 5, 2014 - 6:28pm
2 years 7 weeks ago

Zanesville Fire department responded to a fire at 401 Hedgewood Ave. earlier Saturday evening, around 4PM.

Amanda Morgan and her family had recently moved into the two story rental home. Assistant Chief Dave Huey said from the looks of the home, the family was still getting settled.

"Apparently they had a candle going in the room up there where the fire was that had got knocked down or the containment on the candle failed. It was one or the other. We don't actually...

April 3, 2014 - 11:38pm
2 years 7 weeks ago

A fire broke out Thursday evening in Cambridge.

The Captain with the Cambridge Fire Department says the fire started around 6:30 p.m. in the 100 block of Coshocton Avenue. When crews arrived the home was fully involved in flames. It took firefighters about 30-to-40 minutes to put the fire out. Crews were still on scene at 10:30 p.m. containing what was left of the building, which has been vacant for years.

The cause is still under investigation, but the structure was a total loss...

March 26, 2014 - 8:16am
2 years 8 weeks ago

The Perry County Sheriff’s Department says fire crews responded to a house fire Wednesday morning.  It happened at 3147 Cooperrider’s Road which is northwest of Somerset.  Initial reports described it as a large house fire with five area fire departments responding to the scene just after 7:00 a.m.  There are no reports of injuries and the cause remains under investigation.

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