Daily Dispatch: Ohio News
One dead, eight hurt in West Side Cleveland house fire police say was set on purpose
Sat, 20 Jul 2019 10:41:35 -0700
A 51-year-old man is dead and eight others suffered smoke inhalation from a Saturday morning house fire that police say was set on purpose. The man, who has not been identified, was found unconscious in a downstairs apartment in a two-unit building on West 95th Street just south of Madison Avenue, Cleveland police Det.
- PUB DATE: 7/20/2019 10:41:35 AM - SOURCE: Cleveland Plain Dealer & Cleveland.com
Kinsman first responders thanks neighboring community for help with devastating blow
Mon, 22 Jul 2019 03:39:55 -0700
First responders in Kinsman are thanking surrounding communities, some from as far away as Conneaut, for helping with Saturday’s flooding disaster. The Kinsman Fire Department posted on their Facebook page that “Mother Nature unleashed a devastating blow to our small community.” On Saturday, the only road leading to 30 homes on Lakeview Drivewas washed out by floodwaters, trapping some residents.
- PUB DATE: 7/22/2019 3:39:55 AM - SOURCE: WYTV-TV 33 News
Fairfield Fire Department rolling out new, high-tech CPR devices
Fri, 19 Jul 2019 17:06:05 -0700
The Fairfield Fire Department is rolling out brand new, state-of-the-art CPR devices intended to help residents more safely and effectively. The devices, called LUCAS chest compression systems, mechanically perform CPR on patients. By implementing a machine for the job, Fairfield Fire Department hopes to take a lot of the rusk out of human error.
- PUB DATE: 7/19/2019 5:06:05 PM - SOURCE: WCPO-TV ABC 9 Cincinnati
Cleveland boy drowns in Conneaut
Sun, 21 Jul 2019 20:46:05 -0700
A Cleveland family’s trip to the beach ended in tragedy late Sunday afternoon when a 17-year old boy tried to swim between two portions of the Conneaut breakwall, said Conneaut Fire Chief Steve Lee. Hector Lozada, of Cleveland, went under the water while swimming an estimated 40 feet between the two portions of the breakwall after apparently getting caught in an undertow, said Ashtabula County Coroner’s Investigator Keith Stewart.
- PUB DATE: 7/21/2019 8:46:05 PM - SOURCE: Ashtabula Star Beacon
Smoke alarms save Toledo family from burning home
Sun, 21 Jul 2019 07:49:15 -0700
A Toledo family is safe after their house caught fire overnight. The Toledo Fire and Rescue Department responded to a fire at a home on Milburn just after 3:00 am Sunday. According to a battalion chief on the scene, the family woke up to the smoke alarms sounding and made it out of the house safely.
- PUB DATE: 7/21/2019 7:49:15 AM - SOURCE: WTVG-TV 13abc Toledo
Firefighter falls through floor during 2-alarm house fire in Newark
Fri, 19 Jul 2019 06:19:54 -0700
The Newark Division of Fire is on the scene of a 2-alarm house fire that started early Friday morning. Firefighters were called at 4:50 a.m. to the 200 block of Moull Street. Flames and smoke were seen coming from the roof area of the home when crews arrived. Chief Conner with the Newark Division of Fire told 10TV, the fire started in the basement of an unoccupied structure.
- PUB DATE: 7/19/2019 6:19:54 AM - SOURCE: WBNS-TV Columbus 10
Cincinnati fire crews stay busy combating heat, responding to heat-related calls
Thu, 18 Jul 2019 14:54:52 -0700
With temperatures as hot as they are right now -- and they are expected to be this way through the weekend -- firefighters are staying busy. It doesn’t matter if it’s 100 degrees out or below zero, when an emergency arises firefighters have to answer that call. “When the heat index gets up over 100 like this, it definitely becomes as issue,” Cincinnati Fire Department Capt.
- PUB DATE: 7/18/2019 2:54:52 PM - SOURCE: WXIX-TV FOX 19 Cincinnati
Fire destroys Richmond Township home
Thu, 18 Jul 2019 23:51:53 -0700
No one was injured in a fire that displaced a family with small children. The Andover Volunteer Fire Department was called to a home on Footville Richmond Road west of state Route 7 around 7 p.m. Wednesday and found a home fully engulfed in flames, according to fire Chief Mike Spencer. The residents, which included a grandmother, mother, father, 4-year-old and newborn baby, were all outside when the crew arrived.
- PUB DATE: 7/18/2019 11:51:53 PM - SOURCE: Ashtabula Star Beacon
Cleveland Division of Fire giving out free ice cream during heat wave
Thu, 18 Jul 2019 15:39:01 -0700
The Cleveland Fire Department is helping residents beat the heat with a tasty treat. Starting this Saturday, the Cleveland Division of Fire will be hosting ice cream socials. The first social will take place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Cleveland Fire Station 10 located at 1935 East 101st Street.“Our Ice Cream Socials are a great chance for the community to meet Cleveland Firefighters in a non-emergency environment,” said Cleveland Fire Chief Angelo Calvillo.
- PUB DATE: 7/18/2019 3:39:01 PM - SOURCE: WEWS-TV IBS 5 Cleveland
Two hospitalized, dog treated for carbon monoxide at west Columbus apartment
Thu, 18 Jul 2019 04:36:50 -0700
Columbus Fire was called to an apartment at West Broad Street and South Wayne Avenue at 4 a.m Thursday for a person having difficulty breathing. When firefighters arrived on scene they determined a carbon monoxide issue and several people were evacuated from the building. Officials say paramedics transported two people to OSU Wexner Medical Center, but both are expected to be OK.
- PUB DATE: 7/18/2019 4:36:50 AM - SOURCE: WBNS-TV Columbus 10
Circleville mayor worries about making payroll for police officers & firefighters
Wed, 17 Jul 2019 20:37:40 -0700
Circleville City Council members are debating an income tax levy to pay for police and firefighters. In an emotionally charged city council meeting this week, firefighters and police officers spoke up about their concerns because of staff reductions. “My wife goes out. She goes for a run. I feel unsafe for her.
- PUB DATE: 7/17/2019 8:37:40 PM - SOURCE: WBNS-TV Columbus 10
Dayton: Man severely burned after being doused in rubbing alcohol, set on fire
Wed, 17 Jul 2019 12:49:07 -0700
A Dayton man was doused with flammable liquids and set on fire by a woman he’d tried to help. Diane Mathis, 52, is facing aggravated arson and assault charges after flicking a lighter to ignite the flammable liquid she’s accused of pouring over the victim’s body. Isaac Dillard told News Center 7’s Mike Campbell that Mathis came to his house with his uncle when they both lost their homes due to tornado damage.
- PUB DATE: 7/17/2019 12:49:07 PM - SOURCE: My Dayton Daily News
Hamilton County: 9-year-old dies after dramatic rescue from Mill Creek
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 13:48:45 -0700
Despite a "valiant effort" from firefighters and emergency responders, a 9-year-old boy rescued from the bottom of Mill Creek Tuesday afternoon died at Children's Hospital later that night, Cincinnati Lt. Steve Saunders confirmed. A Wednesday morning report from the Hamilton County Coroner identified the boy as Kingdesmond Jennings.
- PUB DATE: 7/16/2019 1:48:45 PM - SOURCE: WCPO-TV ABC 9 Cincinnati
Bridgeport Fire Department will soon have a new fire truck
Wed, 17 Jul 2019 06:39:05 -0700
The Bridgeport Volunteer Fire Department will have a new fire truck in the next 30-45 days. Mayor David W. Smith made the announcement that the truck will be delivered within the next month or so at Tuesday’s Village Council meeting. Members of council had authorized the purchase of the 2019 Rosenbauer Mini Pumper in April 2018 prior to the village entering a state of fiscal emergency.
- PUB DATE: 7/17/2019 6:39:05 AM - SOURCE: Martins Ferry Times Leader
Fire that damaged garage, camper in New Lebanon under investigation
Wed, 17 Jul 2019 05:19:14 -0700
Crews were dispatched to the fire just before 5:30 a.m., and they called for mutual aid shortly after arriving on the scene, fire officials said.They called for mutual aid out of caution since the propane tanks appeared to be leaking inside the garage and firefighters feared that the fire could spread to nearby garage and camper.
- PUB DATE: 7/17/2019 5:19:14 AM - SOURCE: Dayton Daily News
Butler County crews see spike in emergency calls during heat wave
Wed, 17 Jul 2019 01:58:26 -0700
Paramedic crews are getting more heat-related calls in recent weeks, and Hamilton’s fire chief and Atrium Medical Center in Middletown are encouraging people to check on friends or family who live alone, especially those who don’t have air conditioning. Forecasters are predicting that except for Tuesday and Wednesday, highs are expected to be in the 90s for the next several days.
- PUB DATE: 7/17/2019 1:58:26 AM - SOURCE: Oxford Press
Dayton: Neighbors fed up after another vacant house fire
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 15:44:13 -0700
Officials say the cause of a Dayton house fire is suspicious, but neighbors are frustrated because they say fires keep happening in their area. “It’s gotta stop,” says Dayton resident Ken Wilt. He lives about a block away from where the most recent fire broke out. In the eight years he’s lived in the neighborhood, he says it’s a common occurrence.
- PUB DATE: 7/16/2019 3:44:13 PM - SOURCE: WDTN-TV 2
State Fire Marshal determines origin of Jeromesville fire that killed 3 children
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 00:00:00 -0700
Authorities say three children killed in an overnight house fire in rural north-central Ohio died from smoke inhalation. Fire officials say three other people who were in the house have been hospitalized with what appeared to be non-life-threatening injuries. The State Fire Marshal's Office says the fire started on a front porch.
- PUB DATE: 7/16/2019 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: FOX 8 Cleveland
Related: Officials urge safety after high number of fire fatalities in Ohio
Mon, 15 Jul 2019 19:42:31 -0700
Three kids died in a house fire in Ashland County Monday morning. Three others were able to escape. This is the third triple deadly fire involving children in the state since the beginning of June. “Heartbreak, at first, we are sad for the survivors, for the families,” said Columbus Fire Battalion Chief, Steve Martin.
- PUB DATE: 7/15/2019 7:42:31 PM - SOURCE: WBNS-TV Columbus 10
No one injured in Cleveland house explosion, firefighters say
Tue, 16 Jul 2019 00:00:00 -0700
Firefighters battled a house fire and explosion on the city’s East Side Monday, July 15, and later said they suspect arson. Crews were called to the 11000 block of Faringdon Avenue around 8:30 a.m. Monday. Thankfully no injuries were reported, and the fire was put out safely. The Ohio Blue Ribbon Arson Commitee is offering $5,000 for information on the fire.
- PUB DATE: 7/16/2019 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: Cleveland 19
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