Stories tagged with: Nelsonville Fire Department

April 19, 2011 - 8:01am
4 years 31 weeks ago

Authorities said a Nelsonville restaurant is completely destroyed by an early morning fire.

The Nelsonville Fire Department was alerted around 1:17 Tuesday morning of a fire at the Coffee Cup Restaurant at 615 West Washington Street.

Firefighters said flames were seen shooting from the rear of the single story building and heavy smoke was coming from the remainder of the structure.

US Route 33 had to be closed to traffic so firefighters could safely operate around the...

November 9, 2009 - 6:06pm
6 years 2 weeks ago

The Athens County Sheriff's Office says it is still trying to figure out why an area fire chief allegedly committed suicide last Friday.

Lieutenant Aaron Maynard says one of the on-duty firefighters at the Nelsonville Fire Department found 53-year-old Timothy Carr with a gun shot wound to the head and notified authorities.

When officers arrived at the scene, Maynard says they found Carr was still breathing and also recovered a .380 caliber handgun.

Carr was taken to a local...

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