One person injured in Pineville business fire

The victim was airlifted to a hospital in Tennessee with burns

PINEVILLE, Ky. (WTVQ) – One person suffered burns in a large business fire in Pineville on Thursday afternoon.

Investigators say around 12:43 p.m., a fire broke out at Moe’s Garage on Highway 119.

Firefighters say the business was fully engulfed in flames when they arrived.

A total of 20 firefighters fought the fire.

An employee of the garage was discovered after the fire was put out, suffering from burns.  He was airlifted to UT Hospital in Tennessee, according to firefighters.  The victim’s name wasn’t released.

Firefighters say they continued to monitor for hot spots after the fire was extinguished.

The cause is under investigation.

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