2 dead, 2 injured in eastern Kentucky house fire
2 days ago
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2 dead, 2 injured in eastern Kentucky house fire

Officials say two women have died and two adults were injured in an early morning house fire in eastern Kentucky.
Family hopes for fresh start after Fayette County brush fire
3 days ago
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Family hopes for fresh start after Fayette County brush fire

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 pleads not guilty to bed fire
3 days ago
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Miss Kentucky USA runner-up pleads not guilty to bed fire

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.
70-year-old Kentucky man found dead in burned home
7 days ago
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70-year-old Kentucky man found dead in burned home

Kentucky State Police say a 70-year-old southeastern Kentucky man has been found dead inside a home that burned.
KSP investigating death in McCreary Co.
7 days ago
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KSP investigating death in McCreary Co.

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.
KY Div. of Forestry: Spring Forest Fire Season opens
1 week ago
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KY Div. of Forestry: Spring Forest Fire Season opens

The Spring Forest Fire Season, which begins today and lasts until April 30, is in effect in every Kentucky county.
Apartment fire in Mount Vernon
1 week ago
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Apartment fire in Mount Vernon

The Mount Vernon Fire Department says they worked a structure fire at Mount Vernon Heights apartments complex Monday night.
Firefighters make short work of Mt. Vernon apartment fire
1 week ago
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Firefighters make short work of Mt. Vernon apartment fire

Firefighters with the Brodhead Fire Department were able to quickly knock down a fire at an apartment complex in Mount Vernon.
Firefighters carry memory of Lt. Brenda Cowan 13-years later
2 weeks ago
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Firefighters carry memory of Lt. Brenda Cowan 13-years later

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.
Lexington Fire Department to Recognize Letter Carrier
2 weeks ago
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Lexington Fire Department to Recognize Letter Carrier

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.
No Injuries in Fire at Campbellsville University
2 weeks ago
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No Injuries in Fire at Campbellsville University

A fire that damaged a sports facility at Campbellsville University has been extinguished, and no injuries were reported.
Fire Dept. Knocks Down Lexington Home Fire
2 weeks ago
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Fire Dept. Knocks Down Lexington Home Fire

Firefighters sprung into action on Tuesday after a fire broke out at a home on Dardanelles Drive.
Apartment Fire Forces Tenants From Their Homes
3 weeks ago
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Apartment Fire Forces Tenants From Their Homes

A fire forced tenants of an apartment building in Lexington to temporarily find somewhere else to live.
UPDATE: Victim in Fatal Casey Co. Fire Identified
3 weeks ago
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UPDATE: Victim in Fatal Casey Co. Fire Identified

Kentucky State Police say they have identified a woman who died in a fire early Sunday morning in Casey County.
Barn Destroyed in Sunday Morning Fire
4 weeks ago
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Barn Destroyed in Sunday Morning Fire

The Lexington Fire Department says a barn is a total loss after a fire broke out around 10 a.m. Sunday morning.
Officials Investigating Cause of Richmond Business Fire
4 weeks ago
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Officials Investigating Cause of Richmond Business Fire

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.
Afternoon House Fire Kills Dog
4 weeks ago
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Afternoon House Fire Kills Dog

A fire caused sever damage to a home off Kenton Street in Lexington around 3 p.m. on Thursday.
Winchester Fire Dept. Knocks Down Apartment Fire
4 weeks ago
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Winchester Fire Dept. Knocks Down Apartment Fire

Fire crews are on the scene of a fire at an apartment complex in Winchester.
DEVELOPING: Muir Station Shut Down Due to Barn Fire
4 weeks ago
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DEVELOPING: Muir Station Shut Down Due to Barn Fire

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.
Winchester PD: Man Set Apartment on Fire to Get Visitors to Leave
1 month ago
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Winchester PD: Man Set Apartment on Fire to Get Visitors to Leave

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.
UPDATE: Coroner ID’s Victims in Rowan Co. Shooting, Fire
2 months ago
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UPDATE: Coroner ID’s Victims in Rowan Co. Shooting, Fire

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.
Mother and Son Die in Elizabethtown Fire
2 months ago
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Mother and Son Die in Elizabethtown Fire

Fire officials in Elizabethtown say a woman and her son have died in a weekend house fire.
Longtime Anderson County Firefighter Dies
2 months ago
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Longtime Anderson County Firefighter Dies

The Anderson News is reporting tonight a county firefighter, 39-year-old Stephen Baker, has died after an illness.
Fire: Three Escape House Fire in Nicholasville
2 months ago
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Fire: Three Escape House Fire in Nicholasville

Three people are safe after escaping a house fire on Friday morning in Nicholasville, according to officials.
Fire Damages Home on Healy Lane
2 months ago
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Fire Damages Home on Healy Lane

Firefighters in Lexington aren't sure what started a fire at a home on Healy Lane in Lexington Wednesday afternoon.
Crash Over The Weekend In Anderson Co. Leaves Two Dead
2 months ago
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Crash Over The Weekend In Anderson Co. Leaves Two Dead

Officials say two people died after a fiery crash in Anderson County on Saturday night.
Rabbit Hash General Store on track to reopen in 2017
2 months ago
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Rabbit Hash General Store on track to reopen in 2017

Work is progressing toward the reopening this year of a northern Kentucky landmark that was destroyed by fire.
Equipment Sparks Blamed for House Fire in Lexington
2 months ago
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Equipment Sparks Blamed for House Fire in Lexington

The Lexington Fire Department says a house suffered minor smoke damage after sparks from a grinder caused flames to erupt.
Fire Department Credits Alarms, Sprinklers for Quick Apt. Fire Knockdown
2 months ago
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Fire Department Credits Alarms, Sprinklers for Quick Apt. Fire Knockdown

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.
Historic Sardis Cemetery Church Destroyed in Fire
2 months ago
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Historic Sardis Cemetery Church Destroyed in Fire

The Rowan Co. Sheriff's Office says that the historic Sardis Cemetery Church in Morehead was completely destroyed in a fire Monday afternoon.
Firefighters Put Out Attic Fire on Whitney Avenue
2 months ago
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Firefighters Put Out Attic Fire on Whitney Avenue

Lexington firefighters say they put out an attic fire Thursday night. It happened around 9:45 on Whitney Avenue.
2 Critically Injured in Central City Fire
2 months ago
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2 Critically Injured in Central City Fire

Kentucky State Police are investigating a house fire that sent two people to the hospital in critical condition.
Lexington Announces City Will Hire More 911 Operators
2 months ago
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Lexington Announces City Will Hire More 911 Operators

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.
Lexington Horse Community Rallies Around Victims of Barn Fire
2 months ago
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Lexington Horse Community Rallies Around Victims of Barn Fire

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.
Fire Dept., City Looking into Response Time in Lexington Barn Fire
2 months ago
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Fire Dept., City Looking into Response Time in Lexington Barn Fire

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.
One Dead After Lewis Co. House Fire
2 months ago
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One Dead After Lewis Co. House Fire

Kentucky State Police says one woman has died after a house fire on Old Trace Creek in Lewis County.
Home Destroyed in Laurel County Fire
2 months ago
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Home Destroyed in Laurel County Fire

Fire has destroyed a home in Laurel County. Firefighters say the big winds from Saturday's thunderstorms made it difficult to stop the fire.
Neighbors Help Families After Fire Destroys Home
2 months ago
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Neighbors Help Families After Fire Destroys Home

People in Jessamine County are helping one of their neighbors after fire destroyed a duplex Friday morning.
Elderly Woman Dies After House Fire in Winchester
2 months ago
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Elderly Woman Dies After House Fire in Winchester

The Winchester Fire Department worked a fatal house fire on Navajo Trail Thursday.
Man Dies in House Fire in Kentucky
2 months ago
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Man Dies in House Fire in Kentucky

Kentucky State Police say a man has died in a house fire in Harlan County.
U-Haul Crash and Fire Leaves One Dead
2 months ago
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U-Haul Crash and Fire Leaves One Dead

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.
Fire Kills One in Harlan County
2 months ago
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Fire Kills One in Harlan County

A Sunday afternoon fire in Harlan County has killed one person, according to Kentucky State Police.
One Dead in Floyd County Fire
2 months ago
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One Dead in Floyd County Fire

Officials say a fire killed one person Sunday afternoon in Floyd County.
Lincoln County Family’s Home Destroyed by Fire Just Before Holidays
3 months ago
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Lincoln County Family’s Home Destroyed by Fire Just Before Holidays

A Lincoln County Family is without a home for the holidays.
2 Die in Elliott Co. House Fire
3 months ago
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2 Die in Elliott Co. House Fire

Kentucky State Police are investigating after two people died in a house fire early Wednesday morning.
Greenbo Lake lodge set to reopen around Memorial Day
3 months ago
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Greenbo Lake lodge set to reopen around Memorial Day

The Greenbo Lake State Resort Park lodge is expected to reopen around Memorial Day after undergoing renovations following a fire last year.
Three Former Volunteer Firefighters Among Six Charged with Arson
3 months ago
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Three Former Volunteer Firefighters Among Six Charged with Arson

In Brownsville, six people, including three volunteer firefighters, have been charged with arson.
Bourbon County Family in Pigeon Forge During Wildfires
3 months ago
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Bourbon County Family in Pigeon Forge During Wildfires

A Central Kentucky family is thankful they made it out of East Tennessee during the wildfires.
Suspect in deadly Winchester apartment fire gets decade in prison
3 months ago
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Suspect in deadly Winchester apartment fire gets decade in prison

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.
UPDATE: Death Toll From Tennessee Wildfires Rises to 13
3 months ago
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UPDATE: Death Toll From Tennessee Wildfires Rises to 13

Tennessee mayor says that the death toll from wildfires earlier this week has increased to 10.
Man arrested, charged with arson after Richmond fire
3 months ago
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Man arrested, charged with arson after Richmond fire

Police in Richmond say they've arrested and charged a man accused of starting a fire at Robinson Terrace this week.
Lexington First Responders Planning Relief Trip in Tennessee
3 months ago
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Lexington First Responders Planning Relief Trip in Tennessee

First responders in Lexington are collecting supplies to help with relief efforts in the Gatlinburg, Tennessee area.
KSP: ATV, Truck, Trailer Fire Being Investigated as Arson
3 months ago
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KSP: ATV, Truck, Trailer Fire Being Investigated as Arson

Arson investigators are looking into a fire that occurred at a home on Knifley Road in Adair County.
House fire claims life of 40-year-old Louisville man
3 months ago
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House fire claims life of 40-year-old Louisville man

Authorities in Louisville say a 40-year-old man has died in a house fire.
UPDATE: KY Div. of Forestry: Fires Decreased in State
3 months ago
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UPDATE: KY Div. of Forestry: Fires Decreased in State

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.
Family looking for cat after Sunday night fire
3 months ago
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Family looking for cat after Sunday night fire

A fire broke out Sunday night on Prairie Circle in Lexington.
High Winds Cause Safety Concerns for Crews Fighting Wildfires
3 months ago
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High Winds Cause Safety Concerns for Crews Fighting Wildfires

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!
Record warmth, gusty winds & high fire danger Friday
3 months ago
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Record warmth, gusty winds & high fire danger Friday

Skies will be mostly sunny today with record warmth expected, winds will occasionally gust over 30 miles per hour resulting in dangerous fire conditions
Officials Urge Emergency Preparedness During Wildfires
3 months ago
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Officials Urge Emergency Preparedness During Wildfires

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.
Plenty of sunshine & unseasonably warm
3 months ago
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Plenty of sunshine & unseasonably warm

Sunny skies and unseasonable warm temperatures expected Thursday, in fact temps will be roughly 20° above average in the middle 70's
Veteran’s Home Destroyed in Georgetown Fire
4 months ago
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Veteran’s Home Destroyed in Georgetown Fire

A Vietnam-era Air Force veteran's home was completely destroyed in a fire early Friday morning in Georgetown.
Woman Rescued From Nicholasville House Fire
4 months ago
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Woman Rescued From Nicholasville House Fire

The Jessamine County Fire District says a woman was rescued from a house fire.
Wildfires Continue, More Counties Under Burn Ban
4 months ago
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Wildfires Continue, More Counties Under Burn Ban

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.
Sheriff: Brother & Sister’s Fight Ends With Fire Started in Home
4 months ago
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Sheriff: Brother & Sister’s Fight Ends With Fire Started in Home

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.
UPDATE: London Firefighters Return to Fire Scene
4 months ago
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UPDATE: London Firefighters Return to Fire Scene

The London Fire Department says it was back Tuesday on the scene of a fire that destroyed hay and farm equipment.
Laurel Deputies: Business Catches Fire, Smoke Seen For Miles
4 months ago
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Laurel Deputies: Business Catches Fire, Smoke Seen For Miles

The Laurel County Sheriff's Office says smoke could be seen for miles Monday night because of a fire at a business.
Arrest Made After Fire At Lexington Adult Day Care Facility
4 months ago
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Arrest Made After Fire At Lexington Adult Day Care Facility

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.
Laurel County Sheriff Investigating Arson on Tobacco Farm
4 months ago
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Laurel County Sheriff Investigating Arson on Tobacco Farm

The Laurel County Sheriff's office is working on an arson case.
Lafayette’s Playoff Game to Resume Saturday After Power Outage
4 months ago
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Lafayette’s Playoff Game to Resume Saturday After Power Outage

Lafayette High School's football playoff game with Butler will resume Saturday after power failure Friday night.
UPDATE: Gov. Bevin Declares State of Emergency, Fire Restrictions Implemented
4 months ago
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UPDATE: Gov. Bevin Declares State of Emergency, Fire Restrictions Implemented

In the wake of numerous wildland fires burning around the state, Governor Matt Bevin has declared a statewide emergency.
Fire Dept. Battles Barn Fire on Elkchester Road
4 months ago
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Fire Dept. Battles Barn Fire on Elkchester Road

Firefighters with the Lexington Fire Department are on the scene of a barn fire on Elkchester Road in Lexington.
Fire breaks out in Mt. Sterling hospital
4 months ago
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Fire breaks out in Mt. Sterling hospital

Firefighters say a fire broke out in a patient's room at Saint Joseph East hospital in Mt. Sterling Tuesday night.
Dump truck catches fire in Mount Vernon
4 months ago
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Dump truck catches fire in Mount Vernon

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 […]
Firefighters contain flames in London apartment fire
4 months ago
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Firefighters contain flames in London apartment fire

The London Fire Department was able to keep a fire from spreading through an apartment building on Monday.
Firefighters make quick work of couch fire at Lexington motel
4 months ago
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Firefighters make quick work of couch fire at Lexington motel

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.
Louisville man dies in house fire
4 months ago
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Louisville man dies in house fire

A coroner says a Louisville man has died in a fire at his home.
Fire destroys Frankfort business
4 months ago
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Fire destroys Frankfort business

Investigators are looking into a large fire that destroyed a Frankfort business.
LFD:  Man had fire under control before firefighters arrived
5 months ago
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LFD: Man had fire under control before firefighters arrived

Lexington firefighters say a homeowner had a fire under control by the time they arrived Tuesday night.
Mt. Sterling market partially collapses in early morning fire
5 months ago
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Mt. Sterling market partially collapses in early morning fire

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.
Mount Sterling business destroyed in early morning fire
5 months ago
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Mount Sterling business destroyed in early morning fire

The Montgomery Fire Department is investigating a fire that destroyed Rayburn's Market in Mount Sterling Sunday morning.
Firefighters battling fire at hotel on Athens-Boonesboro Road
5 months ago
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Firefighters battling fire at hotel on Athens-Boonesboro Road

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.
Death investigation underway after fatal house fire in Pulaski Co.
5 months ago
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Death investigation underway after fatal house fire in Pulaski Co.

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.
People escape house fire in Irvine
5 months ago
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People escape house fire in Irvine

Everyone in a home that caught fire escaped late Saturday night in Irvine, according to firefighters.
One dead after Whitley Co. house fire
5 months ago
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One dead after Whitley Co. house fire

A fire early Tuesday morning in Whitley County has claimed one life.
Fire at Boyd Orchards in Woodford County
5 months ago
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Fire at Boyd Orchards in Woodford County

Fire crews are battling a fire at Boyd Orchards in Woodford County, according to emergency dispatchers.
Florence home catches fire after hoverboard explosion
5 months ago
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Florence home catches fire after hoverboard explosion

A hoverboard explosion Tuesday night set a Florence home on fire.
LFD: Good Samaritan calls in house fire on Sherman Avenue, animals safe
5 months ago
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LFD: Good Samaritan calls in house fire on Sherman Avenue, animals safe

A woman, along with her dogs and cats, are safe after a fire at a home on Sherman Avenue.
Fire reported at Qdoba Restaurant in Richmond
5 months ago
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Fire reported at Qdoba Restaurant in Richmond

A fire was reported at a Qudoba Restaurant on Leighway Drive in Richmond Monday afternoon, according to Madison County Emergency dispatchers.
Fire at apartment complex in Lexington
6 months ago
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Fire at apartment complex in Lexington

Fire was contained to one unit at Arbor View Apartments on Royalty Court in Lexington Wednesday night, according to Lexington firefighters.
University of Kentucky reminds students about safety
6 months ago
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University of Kentucky reminds students about safety

The University of Kentucky reminded students to be safe on Tuesday.
Lincoln Co. home destroyed in morning fire
6 months ago
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Lincoln Co. home destroyed in morning fire

A Lincoln County woman will return home this Labor Day to find no home.
Rebuilding the Blue Grass Stockyards
6 months ago
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Rebuilding the Blue Grass Stockyards

Construction has started on the new Blue Grass Stockyards facility after its original Lexington location caught fire.
Man dies from injuries suffered in fire
6 months ago
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Man dies from injuries suffered in fire

A 60-year old man has died from injuries suffered in a house fire on Monday in Franklin County.
Overnight fire damages Lexington home
6 months ago
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Overnight fire damages Lexington home

Investigators are trying to determine the cause of a fire that heavily damaged a home on Greenwood Avenue in Lexington overnight.
Fire truck and cement mixer collide
6 months ago
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Fire truck and cement mixer collide

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.
Bevin removes ABC commissioner, citing ‘lost confidence’
6 months ago
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Bevin removes ABC commissioner, citing ‘lost confidence’

Gov. Matt Bevin has removed the commissioner of the state Alcoholic Beverage Commission that he appointed just five months ago.
About 50 evacuated after small fire on Corporate Drive
6 months ago
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About 50 evacuated after small fire on Corporate Drive

Office workers are back at their desks after being evacuated from their building Tuesday afternoon.
KSP investigates after fatal house fire in Magoffin Co.
6 months ago
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KSP investigates after fatal house fire in Magoffin Co.

Kentucky State Police are investigating after a house fire in Magoffin County left one person dead.
UPDATE: Fire Department investigating Lexington house fire as arson
7 months ago
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UPDATE: Fire Department investigating Lexington house fire as arson

The Lexington Fire Department says they are investigating a house fire late Thursday night as an arson.
Fire at Ramada Inn in Lexington
7 months ago
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Fire at Ramada Inn in Lexington

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.
Lexington leaders ride the bus to school with students
7 months ago
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Lexington leaders ride the bus to school with students

Some bus riders in Fayette County were greeted by community leaders Wednesday morning for the first day back to school.
Firefighters: Richmond Family Dollar fire is suspicious
7 months ago
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Firefighters: Richmond Family Dollar fire is suspicious

Firefighters describe a fire at Family Dollar in Richmond as suspicious.
Danville Business catches fire
7 months ago
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Danville Business catches fire

The Danville Fire Department responded to a fire at Bluegrass Pizza and Sub on Tuesday afternoon.
Madisonville PD: Suspected arsonist caught himself on fire
7 months ago
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Madisonville PD: Suspected arsonist caught himself on fire

Police in western Kentucky need help catching a couple of arsonists, after surveillance video catches one of the suspects accidentally setting himself on fire
Richmond is getting “fired up”
7 months ago
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Richmond is getting “fired up”

About 30 fire hydrants are being painted to beautify the downtown area and help support nearby businesses.
Police: Woman found in burning home was shot twice
7 months ago
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Police: Woman found in burning home was shot twice

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.
Authorities: 2 found dead after western Kentucky house fire
7 months ago
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Authorities: 2 found dead after western Kentucky house fire

The Kentucky State Police are investigating the deaths of two people whose bodies were discovered after a house fire in western Kentucky.
Family loses home in Anderson Co. fire
7 months ago
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Family loses home in Anderson Co. fire

The Anderson Co. Fire Department says a family's home is a total loss after battling a fire on Sea Ridge Road.
Man accused in Mulberry Dr. fire to appear in court Monday
7 months ago
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Man accused in Mulberry Dr. fire to appear in court Monday

A man accused of setting fire to a home in Lexington will appear in front of a judge Monday.
UPDATE: Police questioning man after house fire
7 months ago
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UPDATE: Police questioning man after house fire

Lexington police say a man is being questioned in a suspected arson.
One dead after fire in Harlan Co.
7 months ago
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One dead after fire in Harlan Co.

Kentucky State Police are investigating a fire in Harlan Co. that took the life of one man.
Old Friends Farm barn nearly finished
8 months ago
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Old Friends Farm barn nearly finished

Old Friends Thoroughbred Retirement Farm in Scott County has a new facility.
Hopkinsville building unsafe after Wednesday night fire
8 months ago
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Hopkinsville building unsafe after Wednesday night fire

Hopkinsville firefighters say an over 100-year-old building could fall down at any minute after a fire Wednesday night.
Boyle community mourns death of former fire chief
8 months ago
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Boyle community mourns death of former fire chief

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.
Sleeping man wakes up to fire in his bedroom
8 months ago
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Sleeping man wakes up to fire in his bedroom

Firefighters say a man woke up to a smoke alarm going off in his home and realized there was a fire in his bedroom.
Teen escapes fiery crash uninjured, car destroyed
8 months ago
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Teen escapes fiery crash uninjured, car destroyed

A car was totally destroyed in a fiery Thursday morning crash on HWY 205 in Morgan Co.
Severe damage after house fire in Lexington
8 months ago
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Severe damage after house fire in Lexington

Firefighters say they haven't yet determined the cause of a fire that caused extensive damage to a Lexington home on Wednesday.
Lexington Fire Department rescues three cats from fire
8 months ago
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Lexington Fire Department rescues three cats from fire

Lexington firefighters put out a house fire Monday afternoon on Niles Drive.
Officials urge fire safety during holiday
8 months ago
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Officials urge fire safety during holiday

The Fourth of July is a time for celebration but officials are urging you stay safe.
Fire burns Woodford County home
8 months ago
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Fire burns Woodford County home

A fire broke out in a Woodford County home Thursday night, forcing a family out.
Lightning may be to blame for business fire in Campbellsville
8 months ago
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Lightning may be to blame for business fire in Campbellsville

Investigators say a lightning strike may be to blame for a fire at H & W Sport Shop on Central Avenue in downtown Campbellsville.
LFD:  Lightning believed to be cause of house fire
8 months ago
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LFD: Lightning believed to be cause of house fire

Fire investigators believe lightning is the cause of a house fire on Richmond Road in Lexington Thursday evening.
House gutted after fire on Forest Cove Lane
8 months ago
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House gutted after fire on Forest Cove Lane

Firefighters say a home on Forest Cove Lane was totally gutted in an early morning fire on Thursday.
Fire delays printing at Lexington Herald-Leader
8 months ago
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Fire delays printing at Lexington Herald-Leader

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: 2 die in 2 separate residential fires
9 months ago
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Kentucky State Police: 2 die in 2 separate residential fires

Kentucky State Police say two people have died in two separate residential fires.
Fire in Pike Co. kills one
9 months ago
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Fire in Pike Co. kills one

Kentucky State Police are investigating a house fire in Feds Creek that took the life of one person.
Fire forces evacuation of Lexington apartment building
9 months ago
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Fire forces evacuation of Lexington apartment building

A fire at the Courtside Apartments in Lexington forced several people to be evacuated Monday morning.
LFD: Investigators suspect arson in mobile home fire
9 months ago
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LFD: Investigators suspect arson in mobile home fire

Investigators with the Lexington Fire Department say they suspect arson in a vacant trailer fire at Maple Grove Mobile Home Park.
5-year-old killed in Owsley Co. fire identified
9 months ago
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5-year-old killed in Owsley Co. fire identified

The Owsley Co. Corner says that a 5-year-old girl has died after a fire at a home on KY HWY 11.
Fire school in Lexington to attract hundreds of firefighters
9 months ago
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Fire school in Lexington to attract hundreds of firefighters

Hundreds of firefighters from Kentucky and other states will be in Lexington next week for a training conference.
Lexington home sustains significant damage in afternoon fire
9 months ago
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Lexington home sustains significant damage in afternoon fire

Firefighters battled a fire on Camperdown Court in Lexington this afternoon.
Not guilty plea for Clark Co. man accused in deadly apartment fire
9 months ago
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Not guilty plea for Clark Co. man accused in deadly apartment fire

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.
KSP: Body found after Harlan house fire
9 months ago
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KSP: Body found after Harlan house fire

State police say a man's body was found after a house fire in Harlan County.
Homes too close?
9 months ago
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Homes too close?

Investigators returned to the scene of a fire that destroyed a Lexington home and damaged four others Tuesday afternoon.
UPDATE: 5 houses damaged in fire on Stansberry Cove
9 months ago
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UPDATE: 5 houses damaged in fire on Stansberry Cove

Lexington firefighters are on the scene of a fire on Stansberry Cove.
Reward offered in Powell Co. arson/burglary investigation
9 months ago
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Reward offered in Powell Co. arson/burglary investigation

Kentucky State Police are conducting an arson and burglary investigation after a house fire in Powell Co.
Stanford fire leaves couple without home
10 months ago
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Stanford fire leaves couple without home

A fire early Thursday morning has left a Stanford couple without a home.
Fire burns greenhouse storage units in Winchester
10 months ago
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Fire burns greenhouse storage units in Winchester

Firefighters in Clark County quickly knocked down a fire at a greenhouse early Thursday morning.
UPDATE: Reward offered for information on string of arsons
10 months ago
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UPDATE: Reward offered for information on string of arsons

Kentucky State Police are investigating a house fire that was started in Madison County on Jacks Creek Road around 10:00 am this morning.
KSP investigating possible connection between multiple fires
10 months ago
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KSP investigating possible connection between multiple fires

Kentucky State Police are investigating the possibility that multiple fires in rural homes outside of Lexington may be connected.
1 man injured after Henderson house explosion
10 months ago
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1 man injured after Henderson house explosion

A man has been burned after an explosion ripped through a Henderson house.
Remembering Cody Emery
10 months ago
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Remembering Cody Emery

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?
Lexington firefighter falls down stairs while battling fire
10 months ago
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Lexington firefighter falls down stairs while battling fire

The Lexington fire department says a firefighter fell down some stairs while battling a house fire. It happened Monday afternoon on Briar Hill Road.
Sister of state representative dies in Ashland house fire
10 months ago
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Sister of state representative dies in Ashland house fire

The sister of a Kentucky state representative has died after a fire broke out in her Ashland home.
Firefighters investigating after fire at Lexington apartment
10 months ago
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Firefighters investigating after fire at Lexington apartment

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.
Fire destroys Lexington home, firefighter injured
10 months ago
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Fire destroys Lexington home, firefighter injured

A fire destroys a Lexington home and injures a firefighter Sunday night.
Truck and trailer fire on Mountain Parkway
10 months ago
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Truck and trailer fire on Mountain Parkway

An ABC 36 news viewer sent us this photograph of a truck and trailer fire on the Mountain Parkway.
Death investigation in Whitley Co.
10 months ago
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Death investigation in Whitley Co.

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.
Home destroyed in Lincoln Co. fire
10 months ago
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Home destroyed in Lincoln Co. fire

A home was destroyed in a Lincoln Co. fire Monday morning, but no occupants were injured.
Forest Service urges caution with campfires
10 months ago
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Forest Service urges caution with campfires

Due to dry weather conditions, fire management officials with the Daniel Boone National Forest are urging forest visitors to use caution with fire.
Woman found dead in Floyd County house fire
10 months ago
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Woman found dead in Floyd County house fire

Authorities say a woman has died in a house fire in Floyd County.
Deck fire spread to house, everyone safe
11 months ago
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Deck fire spread to house, everyone safe

They were renting the home, and the Red Cross was called, but officials say everyone had gotten out of the home safely.
Family displaced after fire on Deer Crossing Way
11 months ago
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Family displaced after fire on Deer Crossing Way

A Lexington family is without a home after a fire on Deer Crossing Way broke out just after 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday.
Fire burns businesses in Morehead
11 months ago
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Fire burns businesses in Morehead

Firefighters fought an early-morning fire in Morehead that burned at least two businesses.
Investigation continues at scene of deadly Beattyville Fire
11 months ago
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Investigation continues at scene of deadly Beattyville Fire

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.
UPDATE:  Three bodies recovered from fire scene in Lee County
11 months ago
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UPDATE: Three bodies recovered from fire scene in Lee County

The bodies of three people were recovered from the scene of an apartment building fire in Lee County on Tuesday, according to State Police.
UPDATE: LFD says 2-alarm fire accidental
11 months ago
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UPDATE: LFD says 2-alarm fire accidental

The Lexington Fire Department says that a 2-alarm fire that badly damaged two homes on Smuggler Notch on Monday most likely started accidentally.
Lexington fire department working house fire
11 months ago
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Lexington fire department working house fire

The Lexington Fire Department is on scene of a two alarm fire.
Fire shuts down state park’s lodge
11 months ago
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Fire shuts down state park’s lodge

A fire at the lodge at Jenny Wiley State Resort Park in eastern Kentucky has shut the building down for a few days.
UPDATE: Electrical panel cited as cause of fire at Jenny Wiley State Resort Park
11 months ago
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UPDATE: Electrical panel cited as cause of fire at Jenny Wiley State Resort Park

Late Tuesday night a fire erupted at the lodge at Jenny Wiley State Resort Park. There were no injuries reported.
Fire breaks out at Jenny Wiley State Resort Park
11 months ago
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Fire breaks out at Jenny Wiley State Resort Park

Fire crews battled a late-night fire that broke out at a state park late Tuesday evening.
Fire at Jenny Wiley State Resort Park
11 months ago
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Fire at Jenny Wiley State Resort Park

Firefighters spent Tuesday evening battling a fire at Jenny Wiley State Resort Park, according to 911 dispatchers.
No injuries after house fire in Clay City
11 months ago
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No injuries after house fire in Clay City

Several fire departments were called in to help put out a house fire in Clay City.
Family displaced after house fire in Lexington
11 months ago
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Family displaced after house fire in Lexington

A Lexington family is without a home after a fire over the weekend.
9 injured in pileup on Kentucky highway
11 months ago
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9 injured in pileup on Kentucky highway

Nine people were injured in a pileup on a Kentucky highway after a tractor-trailer crashed with a car and caught fire.
Firefighters: Daughter woke up family, saved them from house fire
11 months ago
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Firefighters: Daughter woke up family, saved them from house fire

A family of five is crediting it's daughter after their home caught fire while they all slept early Sunday morning.
Stockyards’ relocation approved by LFUCG Board of Adjustment
11 months ago
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Stockyards’ relocation approved by LFUCG Board of Adjustment

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.
KSP investigating fatal fire in Pike Co.
11 months ago
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KSP investigating fatal fire in Pike Co.

Kentucky State Police in Pikeville are investigating a fire that took the life of one person.
Negligence suit filed after fatal Clark Co. fire
11 months ago
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Negligence suit filed after fatal Clark Co. fire

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.
Mayor Jim Gray names Lexington’s first female fire chief
11 months ago
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Mayor Jim Gray names Lexington’s first female fire chief

On Thursday, Mayor Jim Gray announced Kristin Chilton as Lexington’s next fire chief.
Reward offered as KSP investigate fire in Lincoln Co.
11 months ago
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Reward offered as KSP investigate fire in Lincoln Co.

Kentucky State Police are investigating a fire that destroyed a home on Carter School Road, just north of Hustonville on Thursday.
Hisle case waived to grand jury
11 months ago
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Hisle case waived to grand jury

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.
LFD:  Cigarette blamed for catching business on fire
11 months ago
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LFD: Cigarette blamed for catching business on fire

A discarded cigarette is being blamed for catching a Lexington business on fire Tuesday evening, according to the Lexington Fire Department.
Sprinkler system keeps kitchen fire from spreading
11 months ago
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Sprinkler system keeps kitchen fire from spreading

A sprinkler system is being credited with keeping a kitchen fire from spreading Tuesday night at University Village Apartments in Lexington.
Small fire forces Applebee’s in Hamburg to close early
11 months ago
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Small fire forces Applebee’s in Hamburg to close early

A small fire forced an Applebee's in Hamburg in Lexington to close early on Tuesday.
Governor to sign Kentucky firefighter cancer bill
11 months ago
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Governor to sign Kentucky firefighter cancer bill

A representative from the Governor’s Communications Office has said Governor Matt Bevin will sign the firefighter cancer bill into law.
4 killed in Kentucky murder-suicide identified
11 months ago
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4 killed in Kentucky murder-suicide identified

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.
Police investigate Louisville fire as arson; 4 found dead
11 months ago
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Police investigate Louisville fire as arson; 4 found dead

Louisville police are investigating the deaths of four people found in a home after firefighters responded to a house fire.
Fire causes minor damage to model home in Lexington
11 months ago
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Fire causes minor damage to model home in Lexington

A fire caused minor damage to a model home on Rabbit Foot Trail in Lexington on Friday.
UPDATE:  Fire cause determined at Lexington business
11 months ago
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UPDATE: Fire cause determined at Lexington business

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.
Firefighters called to barn fire in Lexington
11 months ago
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Firefighters called to barn fire in Lexington

The Lexington Fire Department says crews are working on a barn fire this afternoon.
Man arrested at scene of house fire in London
12 months ago
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Man arrested at scene of house fire in London

A man has been arrested in connection to a fire at a vacant home in London.
Teen found dead following house fire
12 months ago
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Teen found dead following house fire

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.
Moped dragged under SUV, catches fire
12 months ago
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Moped dragged under SUV, catches fire

Lexington Police say a moped was dragged under an SUV, eventually catching fire on Fortune Court late Monday afternoon.
KY Div. of Forestry: Don’t let rains fool you – fire threat real
12 months ago
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KY Div. of Forestry: Don’t let rains fool you – fire threat real

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.
Not guilty plea entered for man accused in deadly Clark Co. fire
12 months ago
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Not guilty plea entered for man accused in deadly Clark Co. fire

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 killed, building destroyed after Winchester apartment fire
12 months ago
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Three people killed, building destroyed after Winchester apartment fire

Three people are dead and several others injured after a fire at an apartment complex in Winchester.
Reward offered in KSP fire investigations
12 months ago
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Reward offered in KSP fire investigations

State police are offering a reward for information leading to an arrest in their investigation of six fires in Owsley, Lee, and Jackson counties.
New fire lieutenants graduate LFD Company Officer Academy
12 months ago
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New fire lieutenants graduate LFD Company Officer Academy

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.
Wildfire at Land Between Lakes expected to burn itself out
12 months ago
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Wildfire at Land Between Lakes expected to burn itself out

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.
Firefighters believe wind helped spark fire
12 months ago
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Firefighters believe wind helped spark fire

According to Jessamine County firefighters, the wind could be to blame for a fire in Nicholasville.
Debunking myths about women firefighters
12 months ago
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Debunking myths about women firefighters

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.
Plans to rebuild, Stockyards will stay in Lexington
12 months ago
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Plans to rebuild, Stockyards will stay in Lexington

The Blue Grass Stockyards plans to rebuild in Fayette County.
Investigators looking into early morning home fire
1 year ago
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Investigators looking into early morning home fire

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.
LFD: Electrical Heaters start fire at Kelsey Drive Home
1 year ago
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LFD: Electrical Heaters start fire at Kelsey Drive Home

Fire investigators say electrical heaters caused a fire in the 1100 block of Kelsey Drive Friday morning.
Fire destroys gas station in Menifee Co.
1 year ago
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Fire destroys gas station in Menifee Co.

A fire in Menifee Co. has destroyed a gas station and damaged two nearby businesses.
Gofundme account established for Rabbit Hash General Store
1 year ago
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Gofundme account established for Rabbit Hash General Store

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.
Fire destroys landmark Rabbit Hash General Store in Kentucky
1 year ago
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Fire destroys landmark Rabbit Hash General Store in Kentucky

A fire has destroyed a northern Kentucky landmark - the 184-year-old Rabbit Hash General Store in Boone County.
Scott County home lost to fire on Valentine’s Day
1 year ago
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Scott County home lost to fire on Valentine’s Day

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.
Lee’s Famous Recipe Restaurant destroyed by fire in London
1 year ago
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Lee’s Famous Recipe Restaurant destroyed by fire in London

A Lee's Famous Recipe in London was destroyed by fire Thursday night, according to published reports.