Content Tagged 'fire'

Tire Fire Under Investigation
It took crews in Laurel County hours to put out flames at a tire recycling plant. They said they continue to battle the threat of an environmental hazard with all the water run-off. Video Video
Whiskey Barrel Business Receives "Significant" Fire Damage
Emergency Management crews in Laurel County said a fire broke out at Robinson Stave Company at around 4:30 Wednesday morning, causing significant damage to the building.
At Least 60 Tires Burned in Large London Fire
A fire that started around 1 Wednesday afternoon has consumed at least 60 tires in London, according to fire crews.
Arrests Made in Car Arson At Commonwealth Stadium
UK Police said they arrested two teenagers Thursday after a car arson prompted a crime bulletin on campus. Investigators said both are UK students. Video Video
Arson Reported in Commonwealth Stadium Parking Lot
Officials at the University of Kentucky said an attempted arson in the Commonwealth Stadium parking lot led to a Campus Crime Bulletin. Video Video
Kingdom Come State Park to Reopen Tuesday After Forest Fire
Kingdom Come State Park will reopen Tuesday, following a forest fire that closed the park on Sunday, park officials announced.
Official: Couch Fires, Arrests After Ky. NCAA Loss
Police used tear gas to control rowdy fans and several couch fires were lit in the streets after Kentucky fell to Connecticut in the NCAA basketball championship final.
Fire At Lexington Home Called Suspicious
A fire breaks out at a vacant home on State Street Tuesday morning. Firefighters are calling it suspicious. Video Video
Man Pulls Neighbor From Burning Home
A Frankfort man is being commended for getting his neighbor out of harm's way as his home went up in flames.
‘Small Fire’ Breaks Out in Lexington Home
Lexington firefighters responded to a small fire in the crawl space of a home on Addie Street early Wednesday. Video Video
Morning Warehouse Fire Reported in Jessamine County
According to the Jessamine Journal, a fire struck a Nicholasville business on Stephens Drive early Thursday morning, close to the Squire Lake subdivision. Video Video
Breaking & Entering Case Leads to Assault and Car on Fire
A Lexington man stands accused of breaking into his ex-girlfriend's home, assaulting her and then setting a car on fire in her driveway.
Lexington Couple Stops Fire from Spreading
The Rinehart’s were driving down the interstate on their way home from a weekend out of town when they saw smoke. Video Video
Motorcyclist Dies After Crashing into Vehicle
An accident in Nicholasville Saturday evening caused a motorcyclist to be thrown from his bike, fatally wounding him, according to the Fayette County Coroner.
Wildfire Closes State Park
A state park in Harlan and Letcher Counties has been shut down due to a large wildfire in the area.
Update: Fire that Killed McCreary County Firefighter Deemed Arson
A fire that broke out on Water Plant Road in McCreary County in August and caused the death of a local firefighter has been ruled as arson, according to investigators.
Fire Hits Funeral Home in Pulaski Co.
Crews in Science Hill got an unusual call Sunday night as they responded to a funeral home that had caught on fire.
UPDATE: Police Gearing up for Final Four
Thousands of Solid Blue fans filled the streets of Lexington Sunday in celebration of UK’s win against Michigan. Police said so far, the celebrations have been peaceful and fans have been relatively calm. Video Video
Lexington Firefighters: Kerosene Heater May Have Started House Fire
Lexington Firefighters battled a house fire Thursday night on Roosevelt Boulevard. It happened around 10:00 p.m. Video Video
Family Escapes House Fire in Nicholasville
A father and his two young daughters escaped a fire that destroyed their Nicholasville home early Saturday morning. Video Video
Ky. Fire Survivors Improving
The conditions of a father and daughter who were the only survivors in a Kentucky house fire that killed nine family members have been upgraded.
Lexington Fire Dept. and Lowes Collecting Smoke Detectors
The Lexington Fire Department and South Lexington Lowes have teamed up to place a smoke detector in every household.
State Fire Marshal Says Check Your Smoke Detector
The Kentucky State Fire Marshal is reminding Kentuckians to change the batteries in each of your home’s smoke alarms when you spring your clocks forward this weekend to daylight saving time.
Funeral Set for Mother, 8 Children Killed in Western Ky Fire
Funeral services have been set for a mother and eight of her children who died in a fire in western Kentucky last week.
Hotline Hopes to Help Volunteer Shortage
Many parts of Kentucky rely on volunteer firefighters and right now, there’s a shortage. Video Video
Update: Police Believe State Park Fire Intentionally Set
State Police said they believe that three separate brush fires were intentionally set. Investigators said the fires started early Saturday afternoon.
Employee Accused Of Setting Fire In Locked Alzheimer's Unit Of Nursing Home
The Carlisle Fire Chief said an employee at Johnson Mathers Health Care intentionally set a fire in a locked Alzheimer's unit, but then put the fire out before there was much damage or any injuries to appear to be the "hero."
Whitley County Burn Ban
The Whitley County Judge-Executive said windy conditions are making it easy for fires to get out of control.
Fatal Fire in Madison County Still Under Investigation
State Police are investigating a deadly fire in Madison County. Video Video
Raging Pickup Fire Lights Up Lexington Neighborhood
Lexington Police said a pickup went up in flames Friday morning after a man poured starter fluid on an engine. Video Video
Space Heater Safety Tips
In the wake of the tragic house fire that killed Muhlenberg County mom and eight of her children, experts have some tips on space heater safety. Video Video
Man Accused Of Setting Fire To Home
The Lexington Fire Department says a fire started Thursday morning on Ohio Street.
Students Evacuated During Lexington Apartment Fire
Lexington Fire Fighters said 16 people are without a home tonight, after a fire at Red Mile Village. They said someone was cooking on a 4th floor apartment when it got out of control. Video Video
Prayer And Candlelight Vigil Held For Watson Family
More than 100 people packed the Calvary Baptist Church in Muhlenberg County on Friday night. They were there for a candlelight vigil in honor of the Watson Family. Video Video
Lexington FD: No Structure Fire Deaths in 2013
According to statistics, there were no deaths in Fayette County due to structure fires in 2013 -- a first since 2006.
Neighboring Homes Catch Fire in Montgomery Co.
Family members are mourning the loss of a wheelchair-bound man who was killed when two homes caught fire in Mount Sterling early Sunday morning. Video Video
"Watson Family Fundraiser"
Updates on the Muhlenberg County fire victims
Update: Arrest Made In Carlisle Nursing Home Arson
State Police said Michael Thomas, 30, of Germantown, intentionally set a fire in a locked Alzheimer's unit of a nursing home in Carlisle.
Woman Cited for DUI After Allegedly Clipping Fire Hydrant
Just after three Friday morning, Lexington police said a woman was driving along South Upper Street, close to Bolivar, when she lost control of her SUV and clipped a fire hydrant.
Man Escapes From Burning Home In Lexington
Firefighters said a man made it out of a burning house Friday in Lexington. Video Video
Deputies Arrest Man Accused of Breaking into Fire Chief's Home
The Laurel County Sheriff's Office received an interesting phone call early Tuesday morning, as they said Fire Chief Rodney Gay reported a man had broken into his home and was standing in his bedroom.
Eight Horses Killed In Scott County Barn Fire
Scott County Fire Department said eight horses died Sunday morning during a barn fire. Firefighters said the barn was destroyed before they arrived. Video Video
Update: Community Grieves After Nine Killed In House Fire
People in Muhlenberg County held a vigil for the victims of an overnight fire in Greenville. State Police said a mother and eight of her children died in that fire. Video Video
UPDATE: Wayne Co. Man Killed In Fire
Investigators said a Wayne County man died Thursday afternoon in a fire.
Ice Delays Firefighters From Battling House Fire
Firefighters had to treat an icy driveway before they could get up a hill to fight a house fire on College Hill Road in Waco on Friday.
Fatal Muhlenberg Co. Fire Ruled Accidental
The names of those who lost their lives in a Muhlenberg County fire early Thursday morning have been released. Video Video
Two in Critical Condition After Fiery Crash
Two men were flown to UK Hospital, in critical condition, following an fiery crash early Friday morning. Video Video
KSP: Fatal Fire Hits Wayne County Home
State police said a house fire that started around 1 Thursday afternoon has left at least one person dead in Wayne County.
Chimney Fire Destroys Home
A family of six is without a home after it caught fire Thursday morning.
UPDATE: Man Dies from Injuries from Cynthiana Crash
A passenger riding in a car that struck a utility pole in Cynthiana early Friday morning has died, according to the Fayette County Coroner.
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