Content Tagged 'Evacuation'

UPDATE: Jefferson Street Reopens After Gas Leak Forced Closure
Jefferson Street in Lexington was reopened Thursday night after a section was closed for several hours while crews repaired a gas leak.
Lexington FD: Neogen Building Evacuated Due to Carbon Monoxide Leak
The Lexington Fire Department have reported the Neogen Lab has been evacuated due to a carbon monoxide leak.
Suspicious Box Leads To Evacuation Of Restaurant In Somerset
Sonny's Restaurant in Somerset was evacuated as a precaution Thursday night after a suspicious equipment box was found in the parking lot, according to Somerset Police.
Homes Evacuated; Security Tightened at Elementary School Due To Barricade Situation
Lexington Police have blocked off Lansdowne Drive between Reynolds Road and Redding Road after a woman reportedly barricaded herself in her home and threatened to kill herself. Surrounding homes have been evacuated and security at Lansdowne Elementary was heightened as a precaution.
Truck Driver Burned In Fiery Collision With Train In Pulaski County
A truck driver was burned Friday afternoon when the semi he was driving collided with a train and caught fire on Highway 2227 in Pulaski County, according to the Sheriff's Office.
Bomb Threat Temporally Closes Lexington Strip Mall
A brief bomb scare caused a quick evacuation for two Lexington stores Monday afternoon, police officials said. Video Video
UK Students Complain Of Smell-Illness In Chemistry-Physics Building
The University of Kentucky said there was a possible Hazardous Materials incident in the Chemistry and Physics Building on Rose Street Monday night. The building was evacuated after some students complained of a smell that caused headaches.
Gas Leak Leads To Evacuation In Estill County
A reported gas leak Sunday afternoon led to evacuations in Estill County.
Update: EKU's Palmer Hall Reopens After Police Search
EKU says students were allowed to return to Palmer Hall Monday night after an evacuation and police search.
Update: Drain Blamed On Odor That Led To Building Evacuation At UK
An odor that led to the evacuation of the Chemistry and Physics Building on Rose Street on the UK campus Monday night was blamed on a drain, according to UK Police. Video Video
Palmer Hall At EKU In Richmond Evacuated
EKU Police said a suspicious package was found inside Palmer Hall. As a precaution, the building was evacuated. People are asked to avoid the area along Park Drive and the Commonwealth parking lot.
UK Residence Hall Evacuated After Dryer Fire
A UK dorm building was evacuated Tuesday after firefighters say a clothes dryer caught fire.
Investigators: Kitchen Fire Led To Apartment Complex Evacuation
Investigators say a kitchen fire is to blame for the evacuation of a Lexington apartment complex Monday afternoon.
Broken Sprinkler Head Prompts Dorm Evacuation at EKU
Officials at Eastern Kentucky University said a sprinkler head broke early Thursday morning, causing Martin Hall to be evacuated.
Toxic Chemical Spill Causes Evacuation On Campus
Mercury spill on Eastern Kentucky University's campus leads to the evacuation of two buildings and causes a change in final exam location for some students. Video Video
High Winds Hit Kentucky Speedway
People were evacuated at the Kentucky Speedway because of high winds today according to Police.
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