AKRON, Ohio — Power has been restored to downtown Akron and areas west of downtown. According to the Akron Division of Fire, there was an underground electrical vault fire around 7:26 a.m. at 39 E. Market St. Market Street was closed between High and Main while crews addressed the situation.   READ MORE: Fox8.com Article […]

CLEVELAND, OH – First Energy and the Cleveland electric illuminating company say in court filings they shouldn’t be blamed because a 12 year old girl touched downed power lines and ended up permanently handicapped. Gasia Thomas touched live wires last year after Superstorm Sandy, and she nearly died. Her mother is pushing a civil lawsuit, […]

CLEVELAND – The West Side Market is scheduled to reopen on Monday, Feb. 18, after a recent fire shut it down for days. Cleanup has been completed on the Market, but the cause of the blaze remains undetermined. Officials deemed the building “structurally safe” on Tuesday during a news conference. Officials said to successfully reopen […]

CLEVELAND – The West Side Market Cafe is officially open while crews continue cleaning the areas inside the market which were damaged by fire. Nearly 800 people have liked the status on the market’s Facebook page and it was shared nearly 150 times. Many people are saying they can’t wait to get cheese and are […]

CLEVELAND – The West Side Market opened its doors to the media Tuesday to take a look inside at the aftermath of a fire that happened the morning of Jan. 30. Vendors have been affected by the temporary shutdown that is projected to last through Feb. 13. To help with recovery efforts, this Wednesday will […]

CLEVELAND – The early morning fire at the West Side Market in Cleveland on Wednesday means the vendors will be missing out on much-needed income, so two local businesses are stepping up. No one was injured during the blaze, but the market is closed until further notice because of heavy smoke damage and soot covering […]

CLEVELAND – Support continued to pour in for the West Side Market vendors who lost inventory and business because of Wednesday’s fire. The early morning fire caused significant damage to Sebastian’s Meats and Foster’s Meats, as well as covering counters and stands in soot. On Friday, Charter One announced that it will donate $10,000 to […]

CLEVELAND – Cleveland firefighters evacuated the Hanna Building after a fire started in the electrical vault. Larry Gray, PIO for Cleveland fire, said crews were called out around 1:30 p.m. to battle the small blaze. The building was evacuated and the power was shut off immediately. “The smoke went outside the building so that’s great […]