A home at the intersection of Woodlawn Avenue and Pershing Road in Zanesville was destroyed Thursday night by a fire.
Authorities were called to 838 Woodlawn around 7 p.m. Neighbors say the home was vacant. Zanesville Fire Chief Craig Stemm says they are still investigating and it's too early to tell if it was a vacant home or if this fire could be related to a string of vacant home fires across the city.
"We'll have to wait and see what else happens, but I don't...
One person was treated for smoke inhalation after a fire broke out on Coopermill Road Wednesday afternoon.
It happened just after 4:30 p.m. on 1336 Coopermill Road. South Zanesville Fire Department Lieutenant, Robert Kirkbride, said it started in a bedroom after a cat knocked over an aquarium heat lamp. He says there was no structural damage to the home, but there was smoke damage. The blaze also ruined some carpeting in the bedroom, as well as some of the rooms contents.
A Perry County home is destroyed by fire. The Muskingum Valley Red Cross is reporting that a home at 2863 Township Road 318 in Corning burned Wednesday afternoon. Those living in the home are identified as Dona Oldham, Rebekah Garrett, Jennifer Chappa and Steven Gilbert. No injuries were reported. The Red Cross says five fire departments were called to the scene, including Corning, Crooksville, Roseville, New Lexington and McConnelsville. The Red Cross says the cause of the fire is an...
A Muskingum County family is homeless after a fire Thursday morning. It happened at 4700 Huggins Road near White Cottage. The Muskingum Valley Red Cross reports that Stephanie Vandyne and her four children were forced from the house. The home suffered damage to the living room and smoke damage to the rest of the house. The Red Cross says the family has insurance, but is being helped with funds for temporary lodging and food.
A home is destroyed after a fire broke out in Newton Township Thursday night.
"I had just gotten up off the couch and happened to glance out the window and saw orange flames shooting off the back of the porch and I told my wife, her house is on fire and I hurried up and called 911," said Witness Michael Dailey.
Newton Township Fire Department arrived at 6785 Old Town Road to discover the structure completely engulfed in flames. As crews began working, the roof caved in...