Stories tagged with: House Fire

May 26, 2015 - 9:57pm
1 week 20 hours ago

Fire crews responded to the report of a large structure fire at 744 Troon Crossing.

The call for the blaze came in at 7:15 Tuesday evening. We spoke to Washington Township Fire Department Chief Gene Hanning who said the fire was very involved upon arrival at the scene. The fire was contained in 15 minutes. Hanning said the home is a total loss. One person was transported due to minor burns and difficulty breathing. Perry Township Fire Department, Zanesville Fire Department, Genesis...

January 21, 2015 - 10:47pm
18 weeks 6 days ago

A house fire was reported at 2420 Crew Avenue Wednesday evening.

The call for the fire was received just before 6:45 p.m. Deputy Fire Chief of the Zanesville Fire Department Eric Waltemire described to us what happened.

"Upon arrival on the scene, we had smoke showing from the house. The crew made entry from the rear and had a pretty quick knock down on it."

The occupants were not home at the time of the fire. Approximately 12 cats were pulled from the home, and...

November 28, 2014 - 3:37pm
26 weeks 4 days 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...

September 27, 2014 - 9:18pm
35 weeks 3 days ago

A house fire occurred at 351 Mead Street Friday evening.

The call for the blaze came just before 11PM Friday night. Zanesville Fire Department responded to the scene and was able to extinguish the fire, but had to return Saturday morning for a re-kindling in the front wall. No one was living in the home at the time and no injuries were reported. According to ZFD Assistant Chief Robert Long, this was the second fire at the house in a week. Arson is suspected but the cause is still under...

August 4, 2014 - 10:30pm
43 weeks 1 day ago

A house fire at 317 Brighton Boulevard broke out this evening.

The Zanesville Fire Department and Genesis EMS responded at approximately 9PM. A mother and her 7 year old daughter were home at the time, both escaped unharmed. According to Assistant Chief Bob Long of the Zaneville Fire Department, the fire originated in a bedroom closet, causing mainly smoke damage to clothing and other things within the room. It took approximately 15 minutes to contain. Long estimated the damage at...

July 14, 2014 - 9:41pm
46 weeks 1 day ago

A Zanesville home was damaged by fire early Monday evening.

According to the Zanesville Fire Department at about 8:15 p.m. the fire was first reported at 603 Warwick Avenue. An Assistant Chief with the fire department says a family of five partially lives at the home but no one was there at the time of the fire.

Most of the damage was to the exterior, and neighboring homes were also slightly damaged. At this time there is no cause, and no indication of arson.

The family did...

June 29, 2014 - 8:29pm
48 weeks 2 days ago

Harrison Township fire crews battled flames through the rain Sunday afternoon.

Around 5:00 p.m. the department responded to calls of a structure fire at 5626 Center Road south of Zanesville. The fire started in one of the bedrooms and was quickly contained, although the rest of the home did suffer some smoke and water damage. The family living in the home was away at the time. Crews from Roseville and Wayne also assisted at the scene. The cause of the fire remains under...

May 5, 2014 - 1:39pm
1 year 4 weeks ago

The Zanesville Fire Department has been called to the scene of a house fire.  It happened around 1:30 Monday afternoon at 103 Amazon Hill which is off West Main Street.  Initial reports from the scene indicate heavy smoking coming from the structure.  Whiz News has a crew on the scene. 

April 29, 2014 - 8:52pm
1 year 4 weeks ago

Several fire crews responded to a house fire near Nashport late Tuesdday afternoon.

According to Licking Township Fire Chief Matt Wheeler at around 5:30 p.m. crews were called to 5961 Pleasant Valley Road. Authorities say the fire started in the garage but it is under investigation by the State Fire Marshal's Office.

Two vechicles were damaged in the fire and Chief Miller says the home is considered a total loss.

Hanover Township, Madison Township, National Trails,...

February 27, 2014 - 6:35pm
1 year 13 weeks ago

A house fire at 5485 Pinecrest Drive in Zanesville destroys a portion of the residence.

According to Falls Township EMS Captain, Ted Norris the fire department responded to the scene and saw smoke and flames coming from the south end of the home. With assistance from the National Trails Fire Department, the fire was extinguished within 15 minutes of arrival. Fire officials believe that the cause of the fire is electrical, but it is still being investigated. One woman was at the home at...

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