Stories tagged with: House Fire

June 20, 2013 - 2:38pm
2 years 33 weeks ago

The Wayne Township/Duncan Falls, Harrison Township and South Zanesville Fire Departments were called to the scene of the blaze and the home was fully engulfed in flames when crews arrived.

"Our initial roll in being a fully involved, it was, being limited on our water supply coming in that's the reason we called the other departments to establish a water command and get everything rolling because we're only carrying 1,000 gallons of water on an initial roll in," said Captain...

May 4, 2013 - 9:01am
2 years 40 weeks ago

The Zanesville Fire Department responded to call about a house fire at 1:14 a.m. this morning at 1205 Greenwood Ave.

According to the Zanesville Fire Department,  the fire started after an occupant in the house was fueling a generator inside his home. There were two occupants in the house at the time of the fire. One person was MedFlighted to a hospital in Columbus to be treated for burns and smoke inhalation. No names are being released at this time...

March 18, 2013 - 3:22pm
2 years 47 weeks ago

Fire crews from several departments are responding to a house fire in Corning.

The fire broke out around 4:00 p.m. Monday at  10355 Portie-Flamingo Road.

Crews from Corning, New Lexington , Shawnee and New Straitsville are on the scene.

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

March 15, 2013 - 5:52pm
2 years 47 weeks ago

The Dresden Fire Department responded to a call from a neighbor around 4:30 p.m. Friday evening about a fire on 2nd Avenue in Trinway. When crews arrived, smoke was coming from the home. Fire crews had the blaze under control around 5:30 p.m. There were no injuries and no one was at home when the fire started.

"We got dispatched for a possible structure fire. In route up here we could see the smoke, and when we pulled on scene we had a working structure fire," said Cpt....

March 2, 2013 - 7:09am
2 years 49 weeks ago

Authorities are investigating an early Saturday morning fire.  It happened at 1138 Middleton Road.  The Muskingum Valley Red Cross says it was called to the home of Scott Caplinger to assist with the blaze.  Red Cross officials say the Caplinger Family is being helped with food, clothing and temporary shelter.  The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

February 22, 2013 - 8:06am
2 years 50 weeks ago

A Gaysport home was destroyed early Friday morning after a fire.  Wayne Township Fire Chief Don Alexander says it happened around 3 a.m. at an abandoned home at 8765 East Street.  Chief Alexander says neighbors heard a loud pop and the home became fully engulfed in flames.  The older two-story home, which has been empty for a couple of months, is owned by Brant Bliss.  Chief Alexander says he has not yet determined the cause of the fire.  No injuries were reported....

February 1, 2013 - 11:16am
3 years 1 week ago

A fire leaves a home shared by a couple for over 40 years nothing but chared memories.

Eugene and Lois Folden are in their 80's and last night their daughter Melissa said she filled the wood burner in their home at 5580 Foxfire Drive and returned to her home next door. 15 minutes later her mother called to say the house was filled with smoke.

"About 15 minutes later the flames had shot up through the kitchen floor in the chimney wood burner area," explained Melissa...

January 3, 2013 - 12:55pm
3 years 5 weeks ago

The Zanesville Fire Department says a homeless person who lit a fire to stay warm may be the cause of a house fire.  Chief Kevin Thomas says it happened Wednesday night just after 8:30 at 462 Adair Avenue. Chief Thomas says an out of town company owns the home which has been vacant for a few years.  It was bought at a Sheriff’s sale in 2012.  The Chief says the home suffered quite a bit of damage and is in bad shape, but structurally sound.  The case will be turned...

December 23, 2012 - 11:37pm
3 years 7 weeks ago

Crews responded to an early evening fire in Roseville.

Assistant Chief Derrick Kaylor of the Roseville Fire Department says the fire started around 9:30 at a home at 11 North Main Street in Roseville. A Roseville police officer called in the fire after seeing smoke coming from the roof of the residence.

Roseville, Crooksville and Newton Township fire departments responded to the blaze. It took crews around 15 minutes to put the fire out.

All the occupants were able to make...

November 16, 2012 - 4:11am
3 years 12 weeks ago

The Zanesville Fire Department says it’s investigating a Thursday evening fire.  It happened just before 8 p.m. at 12-10 Moxahala Avenue.  Deputy Fire Chief Eric Waltemire says it apparently started in the kitchen of the duplex and caused about 40-thousand dollars in damage. The occupant of the rental property is identified as Donnie Keller.  The Muskingum Valley Red Cross is helping him with food, clothing and housing.  Waltemire says no one was home at the...

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