Officials say two women have died and two adults were injured in an early morning house fire in eastern Kentucky.
Tuesday evening's rain comes as a blessing to a family whose Fayette County farm land quickly burnt up in a brush fire Tuesday evening.
Miss Kentucky USA runner-up has pleaded not guilty to an arson charge, accused of setting her roommate's bed on fire at an apartment complex near the University of Louisville.
Kentucky State Police say a 70-year-old southeastern Kentucky man has been found dead inside a home that burned.
Kentucky State Police are investigating after the body of a man was found in a home after a fire on Childers Ridge Road in McCreary County.
The Spring Forest Fire Season, which begins today and lasts until April 30, is in effect in every Kentucky county.
The Mount Vernon Fire Department says they worked a structure fire at Mount Vernon Heights apartments complex Monday night.
Firefighters with the Brodhead Fire Department were able to quickly knock down a fire at an apartment complex in Mount Vernon.
For many on the Lexington Fire Department, there isn't a day that goes by without them thinking of their fallen colleague, Lt. Brenda Cowan.
Fire Department officials will recognize USPS Letter Carrier Gerald Patrick for his efforts in alerting a resident on Deauville Drive of a fire in the back of the home.
A fire that damaged a sports facility at Campbellsville University has been extinguished, and no injuries were reported.
Firefighters sprung into action on Tuesday after a fire broke out at a home on Dardanelles Drive.
A fire forced tenants of an apartment building in Lexington to temporarily find somewhere else to live.
Kentucky State Police say they have identified a woman who died in a fire early Sunday morning in Casey County.
The Lexington Fire Department says a barn is a total loss after a fire broke out around 10 a.m. Sunday morning.
Investigators with the Richmond Fire Department are still trying to determine the cause of a fire Friday afternoon at Journey Auto and Boats Sales on Automotive Drive.
A fire caused sever damage to a home off Kenton Street in Lexington around 3 p.m. on Thursday.
Fire crews are on the scene of a fire at an apartment complex in Winchester.
Traffic Management in Lexington says that Muir Station Road is closed at Bryan Station Road due to a barn fire on Muir Station near Wilson Lake Lane.
Police in Winchester have arrested a man they say lit a fire at an apartment building on Buckner Street at about 2:00 a.m. Friday morning.
The Rowan Co. Coroner has released the identification of three people who died in Morehead after a man barricaded himself in a home and injured a deputy while exchanging gunfire with law enforcement.
Fire officials in Elizabethtown say a woman and her son have died in a weekend house fire.
The Anderson News is reporting tonight a county firefighter, 39-year-old Stephen Baker, has died after an illness.
Three people are safe after escaping a house fire on Friday morning in Nicholasville, according to officials.
Firefighters in Lexington aren't sure what started a fire at a home on Healy Lane in Lexington Wednesday afternoon.
Officials say two people died after a fiery crash in Anderson County on Saturday night.
Work is progressing toward the reopening this year of a northern Kentucky landmark that was destroyed by fire.
The Lexington Fire Department says a house suffered minor smoke damage after sparks from a grinder caused flames to erupt.
The Lexington Fire Department was able to make quick work of a fire at an apartment complex on Larkin Road, that caused dozens of residents to evacuate.
The Rowan Co. Sheriff's Office says that the historic Sardis Cemetery Church in Morehead was completely destroyed in a fire Monday afternoon.
Lexington firefighters say they put out an attic fire Thursday night. It happened around 9:45 on Whitney Avenue.
Kentucky State Police are investigating a house fire that sent two people to the hospital in critical condition.
After its response time to a weekend barn fire came under critique, Lexington has announced its E911 service will hire more phone operators. The new staff members will handle non-emergency calls. According to the city, those calls make up about 53% of calls to the E911 Center. The hope is specifically tasking people with answering those calls should keep 911 operators free to answer emergencies. It is something Mercury Equine Center owner Eric Reed says comes too late for him.
In fires like the one that burned a barn at Mercury Equine Center to the ground this weekend, the Lexington horse community has traditionally banded together to help. Fundraising efforts are already underway to help the center.
Eric Reed, the owner of Mercury Farm, says he thinks more horses could have been saved in a weekend barn fire if the fire department had arrived sooner.
Kentucky State Police says one woman has died after a house fire on Old Trace Creek in Lewis County.
Fire has destroyed a home in Laurel County. Firefighters say the big winds from Saturday's thunderstorms made it difficult to stop the fire.
People in Jessamine County are helping one of their neighbors after fire destroyed a duplex Friday morning.
The Winchester Fire Department worked a fatal house fire on Navajo Trail Thursday.
Kentucky State Police say a man has died in a house fire in Harlan County.
In Warren County, State Police and local fire departments say a U-Haul trailer crashed and caught on fire while travelling south on I-65 around 11 p.m. Saturday night.
A Sunday afternoon fire in Harlan County has killed one person, according to Kentucky State Police.
Officials say a fire killed one person Sunday afternoon in Floyd County.
A Lincoln County Family is without a home for the holidays.
Kentucky State Police are investigating after two people died in a house fire early Wednesday morning.
The Greenbo Lake State Resort Park lodge is expected to reopen around Memorial Day after undergoing renovations following a fire last year.
In Brownsville, six people, including three volunteer firefighters, have been charged with arson.
A Central Kentucky family is thankful they made it out of East Tennessee during the wildfires.
According to a report from The Winchester Sun newspaper, Jackie Hisle Jr., the man who caused a fire in a 10-unit apartment in Winchester, killing three people will spend 10 years in prison.
Tennessee mayor says that the death toll from wildfires earlier this week has increased to 10.
Police in Richmond say they've arrested and charged a man accused of starting a fire at Robinson Terrace this week.
First responders in Lexington are collecting supplies to help with relief efforts in the Gatlinburg, Tennessee area.
Arson investigators are looking into a fire that occurred at a home on Knifley Road in Adair County.
Authorities in Louisville say a 40-year-old man has died in a house fire.
The Kentucky Division of Forestry says that fires in the Southeast Region have decreased to a point that local resources will be able to manage them through the rest of the fall forest hazard season.
A fire broke out Sunday night on Prairie Circle in Lexington.
Kentucky Emergency Management (KYEM) and Kentucky Division of Forestry (KDF) officials urge citizens in, or near, the areas impacted by wildfires to be prepared to take immediate action. Being ready for a wildfire could save your property or save your life!
Skies will be mostly sunny today with record warmth expected, winds will occasionally gust over 30 miles per hour resulting in dangerous fire conditions
Kentucky Emergency Management (KYEM) and Kentucky Division of Forestry (KDF) officials urge citizens in, or near, the areas impacted by wildfires to be prepared to take immediate action.
Sunny skies and unseasonable warm temperatures expected Thursday, in fact temps will be roughly 20° above average in the middle 70's
A Vietnam-era Air Force veteran's home was completely destroyed in a fire early Friday morning in Georgetown.
The Jessamine County Fire District says a woman was rescued from a house fire.
Dry conditions and an increase in the number of forest fires has prompted the Kentucky Division of Forestry to urge several communities to wait until conditions change before doing any outdoor burning.
Laurel County Sheriff John Root says that a woman is behind bars after she started a fire in response to a fight she had with her brother.
The London Fire Department says it was back Tuesday on the scene of a fire that destroyed hay and farm equipment.
The Laurel County Sheriff's Office says smoke could be seen for miles Monday night because of a fire at a business.
Firefighters are assessing the damage at a Lexington adult day care center after the facility caught fire Monday afternoon, on the center's very first day of business.
The Laurel County Sheriff's office is working on an arson case.
Lafayette High School's football playoff game with Butler will resume Saturday after power failure Friday night.
In the wake of numerous wildland fires burning around the state, Governor Matt Bevin has declared a statewide emergency.
Firefighters with the Lexington Fire Department are on the scene of a barn fire on Elkchester Road in Lexington.
Firefighters say a fire broke out in a patient's room at Saint Joseph East hospital in Mt. Sterling Tuesday night.
MOUNT VERNON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Firefighters say the cab of a dump truck is a total loss after the vehicle caught fire at around 11:00 a.m. on Monday. The Mount Vernon Fire Department says it happened in front of the PBK Bank on West main Street. Two engines were dispatched to the scene. No injuries […]
The London Fire Department was able to keep a fire from spreading through an apartment building on Monday.
Firefighters say they charged their water hoses, but didn't even have to turn them on after a small fire broke out at a Lexington motel.
A coroner says a Louisville man has died in a fire at his home.
Investigators are looking into a large fire that destroyed a Frankfort business.
Lexington firefighters say a homeowner had a fire under control by the time they arrived Tuesday night.
Neighbor Melissa Whitt says, "I seen it on fire and it really scared me. I mean it's just devastating. She woke up to the smell of smoke only to find her neighborhood store already up in flames.
The Montgomery Fire Department is investigating a fire that destroyed Rayburn's Market in Mount Sterling Sunday morning.
Lexington firefighters battled a fire Friday night at a hotel on Athens-Boonesboro Road, according to the Lexington Fire Department's Incident Status website and callers to the ABC 36 newsroom.
The Pulaski County Coroner says an 87-year-old man was found dead inside a home after a fire along HWY 635 in Science Hill Tuesday morning.
Everyone in a home that caught fire escaped late Saturday night in Irvine, according to firefighters.
A fire early Tuesday morning in Whitley County has claimed one life.
Fire crews are battling a fire at Boyd Orchards in Woodford County, according to emergency dispatchers.
A hoverboard explosion Tuesday night set a Florence home on fire.
A woman, along with her dogs and cats, are safe after a fire at a home on Sherman Avenue.
A fire was reported at a Qudoba Restaurant on Leighway Drive in Richmond Monday afternoon, according to Madison County Emergency dispatchers.
Fire was contained to one unit at Arbor View Apartments on Royalty Court in Lexington Wednesday night, according to Lexington firefighters.
The University of Kentucky reminded students to be safe on Tuesday.
A Lincoln County woman will return home this Labor Day to find no home.
Construction has started on the new Blue Grass Stockyards facility after its original Lexington location caught fire.
A 60-year old man has died from injuries suffered in a house fire on Monday in Franklin County.
Investigators are trying to determine the cause of a fire that heavily damaged a home on Greenwood Avenue in Lexington overnight.
Friday afternoon rush hour traffic was snarled in Franklin County when a Harrods cement mixer collided with a fire truck that was on an emergency run, according to investigators.
Gov. Matt Bevin has removed the commissioner of the state Alcoholic Beverage Commission that he appointed just five months ago.
Office workers are back at their desks after being evacuated from their building Tuesday afternoon.
Kentucky State Police are investigating after a house fire in Magoffin County left one person dead.
The Lexington Fire Department says they are investigating a house fire late Thursday night as an arson.
More than a dozen fire units from the Lexington Fire Department responded late Wednesday evening to the Ramada Inn on North Broadway, according to the department's online incident status page.
Some bus riders in Fayette County were greeted by community leaders Wednesday morning for the first day back to school.
Firefighters describe a fire at Family Dollar in Richmond as suspicious.
The Danville Fire Department responded to a fire at Bluegrass Pizza and Sub on Tuesday afternoon.
Police in western Kentucky need help catching a couple of arsonists, after surveillance video catches one of the suspects accidentally setting himself on fire
About 30 fire hydrants are being painted to beautify the downtown area and help support nearby businesses.
Authorities say a woman whose body was removed from a house fire in Calloway County was shot twice with a shotgun before the fire was intentionally set.
The Kentucky State Police are investigating the deaths of two people whose bodies were discovered after a house fire in western Kentucky.
The Anderson Co. Fire Department says a family's home is a total loss after battling a fire on Sea Ridge Road.
A man accused of setting fire to a home in Lexington will appear in front of a judge Monday.
Lexington police say a man is being questioned in a suspected arson.
Kentucky State Police are investigating a fire in Harlan Co. that took the life of one man.
Old Friends Thoroughbred Retirement Farm in Scott County has a new facility.
Hopkinsville firefighters say an over 100-year-old building could fall down at any minute after a fire Wednesday night.
The Boyle County community is mourning the death of Brian "Scotty" Sexton. He's the former deputy fire chief in Danville and chief in Burgin.
Firefighters say a man woke up to a smoke alarm going off in his home and realized there was a fire in his bedroom.
A car was totally destroyed in a fiery Thursday morning crash on HWY 205 in Morgan Co.
Firefighters say they haven't yet determined the cause of a fire that caused extensive damage to a Lexington home on Wednesday.
Lexington firefighters put out a house fire Monday afternoon on Niles Drive.
The Fourth of July is a time for celebration but officials are urging you stay safe.
A fire broke out in a Woodford County home Thursday night, forcing a family out.
Investigators say a lightning strike may be to blame for a fire at H & W Sport Shop on Central Avenue in downtown Campbellsville.
Fire investigators believe lightning is the cause of a house fire on Richmond Road in Lexington Thursday evening.
Firefighters say a home on Forest Cove Lane was totally gutted in an early morning fire on Thursday.
Readers of the Lexington Herald-Leader will be delayed in getting their paper Monday because of a fire at the newspaper's offices.
Kentucky State Police say two people have died in two separate residential fires.
Kentucky State Police are investigating a house fire in Feds Creek that took the life of one person.
A fire at the Courtside Apartments in Lexington forced several people to be evacuated Monday morning.
Investigators with the Lexington Fire Department say they suspect arson in a vacant trailer fire at Maple Grove Mobile Home Park.
The Owsley Co. Corner says that a 5-year-old girl has died after a fire at a home on KY HWY 11.
Hundreds of firefighters from Kentucky and other states will be in Lexington next week for a training conference.
Firefighters battled a fire on Camperdown Court in Lexington this afternoon.
The attorney for Jackie Hisle, the man accused of starting a fire at a Winchester apartment complex that left three dead, entered a not guilty plea for his client at an arraignment in Clark Co. on Thursday.
State police say a man's body was found after a house fire in Harlan County.
Investigators returned to the scene of a fire that destroyed a Lexington home and damaged four others Tuesday afternoon.
Lexington firefighters are on the scene of a fire on Stansberry Cove.
Kentucky State Police are conducting an arson and burglary investigation after a house fire in Powell Co.
A fire early Thursday morning has left a Stanford couple without a home.
Firefighters in Clark County quickly knocked down a fire at a greenhouse early Thursday morning.
Kentucky State Police are investigating a house fire that was started in Madison County on Jacks Creek Road around 10:00 am this morning.
Kentucky State Police are investigating the possibility that multiple fires in rural homes outside of Lexington may be connected.
A man has been burned after an explosion ripped through a Henderson house.
The question so many people are asking: What caused a young man to lose control of his car during rush hour Monday afternoon on Man O’ War Boulevard and collide with a fire truck on its way to a call?
The Lexington fire department says a firefighter fell down some stairs while battling a house fire. It happened Monday afternoon on Briar Hill Road.
The sister of a Kentucky state representative has died after a fire broke out in her Ashland home.
The Lexington Fire Department is on the scene of a fire they say broke out in an apartment at the Patchen Place Apartments on Patchen Drive.
A fire destroys a Lexington home and injures a firefighter Sunday night.
An ABC 36 news viewer sent us this photograph of a truck and trailer fire on the Mountain Parkway.
Kentucky State Police are investigating a death in the Williamsburg community of Whitley Co. after a body was found inside a home that had burned down on Monday.
A home was destroyed in a Lincoln Co. fire Monday morning, but no occupants were injured.
Due to dry weather conditions, fire management officials with the Daniel Boone National Forest are urging forest visitors to use caution with fire.
Authorities say a woman has died in a house fire in Floyd County.
They were renting the home, and the Red Cross was called, but officials say everyone had gotten out of the home safely.
A Lexington family is without a home after a fire on Deer Crossing Way broke out just after 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday.
Firefighters fought an early-morning fire in Morehead that burned at least two businesses.
Investigators will be back out Wednesday at the scene of a deadly fire in Lee County. The fire happened in Beattyville and claimed the lives of three people Tuesday morning.
The bodies of three people were recovered from the scene of an apartment building fire in Lee County on Tuesday, according to State Police.
The Lexington Fire Department says that a 2-alarm fire that badly damaged two homes on Smuggler Notch on Monday most likely started accidentally.
The Lexington Fire Department is on scene of a two alarm fire.
A fire at the lodge at Jenny Wiley State Resort Park in eastern Kentucky has shut the building down for a few days.
Late Tuesday night a fire erupted at the lodge at Jenny Wiley State Resort Park. There were no injuries reported.
Fire crews battled a late-night fire that broke out at a state park late Tuesday evening.
Firefighters spent Tuesday evening battling a fire at Jenny Wiley State Resort Park, according to 911 dispatchers.
Several fire departments were called in to help put out a house fire in Clay City.
A Lexington family is without a home after a fire over the weekend.
Nine people were injured in a pileup on a Kentucky highway after a tractor-trailer crashed with a car and caught fire.
A family of five is crediting it's daughter after their home caught fire while they all slept early Sunday morning.
It isn't the end of the road but the Blue Grass Stockyards got much needed approval from a board of volunteers in Lexington, Friday evening.
Kentucky State Police in Pikeville are investigating a fire that took the life of one person.
A lawsuit has been filed in Clark Co. by a former resident of B & P Apartments in connection to a fatal fire at the complex.
On Thursday, Mayor Jim Gray announced Kristin Chilton as Lexington’s next fire chief.
Kentucky State Police are investigating a fire that destroyed a home on Carter School Road, just north of Hustonville on Thursday.
The case of Jackie Hisle, the man charged with manslaughter in connection to a fire at a Winchester apartment complex that left three people dead and several families displaced, will be tried by a grand jury.
A discarded cigarette is being blamed for catching a Lexington business on fire Tuesday evening, according to the Lexington Fire Department.
A sprinkler system is being credited with keeping a kitchen fire from spreading Tuesday night at University Village Apartments in Lexington.
A small fire forced an Applebee's in Hamburg in Lexington to close early on Tuesday.
A representative from the Governor’s Communications Office has said Governor Matt Bevin will sign the firefighter cancer bill into law.
At a press conference Monday afternoon, the Louisville Metro Police Department announced that a house fire that killed 4 people was being investigated as a murder-suicide.
Louisville police are investigating the deaths of four people found in a home after firefighters responded to a house fire.
A fire caused minor damage to a model home on Rabbit Foot Trail in Lexington on Friday.
Fire investigators say an "uncontrolled open fire" behind a barn is the cause of a wind-whipped fire that destroyed a barn, mobile home, vehicles and hay bales Thursday afternoon on Sulpher Well Road in Fayette County.
The Lexington Fire Department says crews are working on a barn fire this afternoon.
A man has been arrested in connection to a fire at a vacant home in London.
Police say the body of 18-year-old Melissa C. Hopkins was found inside a home following a fire and was pronounced dead at the scene by the Livingston County Coroner.
Lexington Police say a moped was dragged under an SUV, eventually catching fire on Fortune Court late Monday afternoon.
The Kentucky Division of Forestry reminds Kentucky landowners and homeowners that wildfires can strike any time where grass and brush are dry enough to burn.
A Clark Co. Judge has entered a not guilty plea for the man accused of starting a fire in a Winchester apartment complex that left three dead and left several families without a home.
Three people are dead and several others injured after a fire at an apartment complex in Winchester.
State police are offering a reward for information leading to an arrest in their investigation of six fires in Owsley, Lee, and Jackson counties.
On Friday, eleven central Kentucky firefighters graduated from the Lexington Fire Department's Company Officer Academy. The program was developed by the fire department to better prepare new lieutenants.
The U.S. Forest Service is expecting a wildfire at Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area to extinguish itself in the next couple of days as rain moves into the area.
According to Jessamine County firefighters, the wind could be to blame for a fire in Nicholasville.
There was a time when there were no female firefighters, but now, there are 14 women in the Lexington Fire Department who are not just overcoming stereotypes, they're also having huge success in the department.
The Blue Grass Stockyards plans to rebuild in Fayette County.
Firefighters haven't determined the cause of a fire at a home on Mulberry Drive but say they're surprised the home is still standing.
Fire investigators say electrical heaters caused a fire in the 1100 block of Kelsey Drive Friday morning.
A fire in Menifee Co. has destroyed a gas station and damaged two nearby businesses.
Supporters of the Rabbit Hash General Store say it could be a long process to rebuild the approximately 185-year-old landmark following a fire.
A fire has destroyed a northern Kentucky landmark - the 184-year-old Rabbit Hash General Store in Boone County.
The owner of a home on Josephine Road says it was his wood-burning stove which started the fire that burned his home, Sunday morning.
A Lee's Famous Recipe in London was destroyed by fire Thursday night, according to published reports.