Stories tagged with: Fire

July 6, 2012 - 5:55pm
3 years 31 weeks ago

A Wayne Township home and its contents are destroyed in a fire Friday afternoon that may have indirectly been caused by the recent severe weather in the area.

Firefighters from four different fire departments responded to the blaze around 4 p.m.

Wayne Township Fire Chief Don Alexander says when responding to the scene in the 2500-block of Three Towers Road they knew to call in back-up.

"When we came up Millers Lane across Wayne Ridge Road you could see...

June 25, 2012 - 7:40pm
3 years 32 weeks ago

A Washington Township mobile home was destroyed in a fire Monday evening.

The fire broke out around 7:15 p.m. at 113 Eastwood Drive. Firefighters from the Washington Township and Zanesville Fire Departments responded to the scene and worked quickly to prevent the fire from spreading to other nearby homes.

"It always is when you come to the trailer park. It can jump from one to the other," says Chief Gene Hanning, Washington Township Fire Department.

A family...

June 8, 2012 - 8:15pm
3 years 35 weeks ago

A Friday evening fire damages a Zanesville business.

Firefighters were called to 350 Luck Avenue around 8 p.m. When they arrived at the scene flames were coming out the front of Ritchey's Market.

Assistant Fire Chief David Huey says they cannot determine the official cause yet, but discarded smoking materials may be to blame.

"One of the first guys that was up there and started working on that opening said there was an old cigar sitting right there. Something like...

May 28, 2012 - 4:49pm
3 years 36 weeks ago

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Larry Waltz's Ohio Pottery store has been reduced to a charred pile of ash and steel.

"I got a phone call at about ten minutes until 9 that the pottery was on fire," Waltz said.  "I was at home, so Jamara and I rushed over here and it was in full flames, we opened the door; smoke and flamed were shooting out, and from there, of course, it's a total loss."

Last night the Falls Township Fire Department...

May 27, 2012 - 8:57pm
3 years 36 weeks ago

The West Pike location of Ohio Pottery is likely a total loss after a fire Sunday night.

The Falls Township Volunteer Fire Department responded to the call around 9 p.m.  The Muskingum County Sheriff's Office and units from nearby fire stations also assisted.

Thick black smoke could be seen from Interstate 70.  Firefighters battled the blaze from the outside as a safety precaution.

The Ohio Department of Transportation brought signs to shut down the road. ...

May 11, 2012 - 8:24pm
3 years 39 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 - 4:22am
3 years 39 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 - 9:38pm
3 years 39 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 - 8:25pm
3 years 41 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 - 6:57pm
3 years 45 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...

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