UPDATE: Drone footage shows extent of fire damage in downtown Millersburg
Devastating fire in downtown Millersburg as fire crews battled the blaze and heat
UPDATE (6/23/22) – As an investigation continues in Bourbon County into what started a massive fire in the downtown Millersburg Historic District, ABC36 is getting a new look at the destruction from up above.
New drone footage shows the extent of the devastation to several historic buildings on Main Street.
“It’s a big plus that no one was hurt,” said Kevin Hopkins, Vice Mayor of Millersburg. “A few firefighters did go down with heat-related issues but as far as I know they did recover just fine.”
This is a developing story. Check back with ABC36 for updates.
MILLERSBURG, Ky. (WTVQ) – Four buildings on Main Street in the downtown historic district of Millersburg were destroyed after a fire Wednesday afternoon and a fifth building was heavily damaged.
According to fire officials, multiple fire departments assisted at the scene.
Officials say the biggest issue for firefighters was the heat. While crews say firefighters were able to get the fire under control, heavy smoke could still be seen.
Linville Park in Millersburg opened as a cooling center after power went out on Main Street from the fire.
No injuries were reported at this time. The cause of the fire is still under investigation.