Stories tagged with: Fire

May 11, 2012 - 9:24pm
2 years 48 weeks ago

A Dresden home suffered major damage in a fire Friday evening.

Firefighters were called to 21 East Sixth Street shortly before 8 p.m.

Crews from the Dresden and Falls Township Fire Departments were on scene.

We'll bring you more information as it becomes available.

May 9, 2012 - 5:22am
2 years 49 weeks ago

The Newton Township Fire Department responds to fire late Tuesday.

Lieutenant Josh Bryan said that a structure fire on US Route 22 around 11:30p.m.

Crews from Glenford and Somerset were called in to assist. The fire was contained in about 45 minutes and no one was hurt during the event.

May 8, 2012 - 10:38pm
2 years 49 weeks ago

The Zanesville Fire Department is investigating a fire on Sharon Avenue.

Firefighters were called to 1073 Sharon around 9:45 p.m. Tuesday.

Officials say they're unsure if the fire started on the inside or outside of the structure at this time.

The home was heavily damaged. No one was home when the fire broke out.

April 26, 2012 - 9:25pm
2 years 51 weeks ago

Three fire departments were called to fight a garage Thursday night in Muskingum County.

The fire broke out at 8 p.m. at 5670 Hoover Avenue in East Fultonham. A detached garage was fully engulfed when crews from South Zanesville, Newton Township and Roseville Fire Departments arrived at the scene.

The owner reported there were propane tanks in the building. Firefighters say several small explosions were heard, however they had not yet confirmed if it was from the tanks...

March 29, 2012 - 7:57pm
3 years 2 weeks ago

A fire that severely damaged a New Lexington home Thursday is under investigation by the State Fire Marshal's Office.

The fire broke out at 303 West Water Street shortly before 3:30 this afternoon.

"There was two occupants home at the time of the fire. They was notified by somebody walking by that their home was on fire," says Capt. Don Phillips, with the New Lexington Fire Department.

No one was injured in the fire. New Lexington, Crooksville and...

January 26, 2012 - 10:33pm
3 years 11 weeks ago

A Zanesville business was damaged when a fire broke out Thursday evening.

Around 8:30 p.m. firefighters were called to Doug Kane Motorsports at 303 West Monroe Street after a caller reported smoke coming from the roof.

According to Zanesville Fire Chief Craig Stemm, there is considerable fire and smoke damage to the building.

Stemm says currently they can't put on dollar amount on how much damage was done, but he says the business can't re-open at this time.


January 22, 2012 - 1:39pm
3 years 12 weeks ago

One woman is dead after an early morning house fire in Newark.

Assistant Chief of the Newark Fire Department David Decker said it happened at 45 Ramona Avenue just after 2 a.m. on Sunday.  Decker said 94-year-old Gussie Moorer was transported to a nearby hospital where she died.  No one else was home at the time of the fire.

Decker said investigators are still working to determine the cause of the fire.


January 3, 2012 - 10:37am
3 years 15 weeks ago

The Falls Township Fire Department has been called to a fire. It happened around 9:00 Tuesday morning at 2000 Vista View Drive. Initially the fire was reported to have started in the basement of the home. The fire remains under investigation. There are no reports of injuries.

December 3, 2011 - 5:12pm
3 years 19 weeks ago

A fire damaged the fellowship building of a Zanesville church.

Zanesville Fire Chief Craig Stemm said he responded to the call just before noon at Brighton Free Methodist Church.

"There were some people in decorating this morning, but they had no problems then," said Stemm.

Stemm said no one was inside at the time of the fire.  He said he's unsure how the fire started, but the building is likely salvageable.

"There's not a lot of interior...

October 12, 2011 - 9:14pm
3 years 27 weeks ago

An Otsego trailer was destroyed Wednesday afternoon following a fire.

It happened just before 4:30 p.m. at 778 Welker Street. Adamsville Community Fire Chief Dave Wortman says the fire is believed to have started in the kitchen.

"We got a call that it was a vacant home, which it was, it's a rental property, there are no contents inside." said Chief Wortman.

Wortman says they were able to extinguish the flames in about ten minutes, but he is considering the home a...

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