The Zanesville Fire Department is calling a Sunday afternoon blaze suspicious.
It happened at a vacant duplex in the 1100 block of Greenwood Avenue.
Assistant Fire Chief Kevin Thomas says it appears the fire started near a couch and was contained to one side of the home. He says the owner had just shown the place to some people before the fire started. The department is currently interviewing people but says it has no persons of interest in this case.
Fire Chief, Dave Lacy, says his department is also dealing with a suspicious fire that took place early this morning at 1718 Ridge Avenue.
Crews were called to the vacant home just before two a.m. and found flames shooting out the front porch. Firefighters were able to tame the fire within a half hour, but it did cause extensive damage to the structure.
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The Cambridge Fire Department says it's unsure of the cause of an early morning house fire but it's ruling it suspicious.
It happened around 1:30 a.m. on Clark Street.
Assistant Fire Chief, Rick Foraker, says when crews arrived on the scene, the back porch and a portion of the roof were engulfed in flames. It took crews about three hours to get the fire under control because the roof began to cave in.
Authorities are calling a house fire that killed a man late Thursday night suspicious, and the Knox County Sheriff's Office, the County Coroner, and the State Fire Marshal's Office are continuing to investigate the incident.
It happened just before 10:30 p.m. Thursday at 1369 Oliver Road.
The Central Ohio Joint Fire District arrived to find the home heavily engulfed in flames and called for back up from several local fire departments. Knox cCounty Sheriff David Barber says the...