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Fuel spill leads to evacuations in Casey County

Homes and businesses were evacuated following a fuel spill in Casey County on Tuesday, according to county dispatchers.

Officials urge Kentuckians to prepare for possible flooding / rain from Tropical Storm Cindy

Moist air moving in from the Gulf of Mexico will enter Kentucky on Thursday and cover the state by Thursday evening, causing potentially heavy local rainfall.

UPDATE: Details released on man missing in Nicholas Co.

A search is underway at Lake Carnico in Nicholas County for a missing 45-year-old man.

Estill County storm victims continue to receive assistance

The Estill County Emergency Management Agency continues to help residents affected by the storms earlier this month.

Storm damage reports still coming in from Estill County

New storm damage reports are still coming in from Estill County a week after the storms ripped through the area.

Donation center for storm victims to close Saturday in Estill County

The donation drop-off center for storm victims in Estill County will close at the end of the day Saturday, March 4, according to emergency management officials.

UPDATE: Metcalfe County Runaway Found

A 15-year old girl, who authorities say ran away from her foster placement home on January 5, 2017, was found, according to a release from the director of Metcalfe County Emergency Management that came in after midnight on January 10, 2017.

Northern Scott County Gas Station Still Leaking Biodiesel Two Weeks After Leak Was Discovered

A biodiesel leak in Northern Scott County is still pouring into Eagle Creek.

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.

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.

McCracken Pike in Woodford County closed after tanker crash

A section of McCracken Pike in Woodford County was closed Wednesday afternoon when a tanker truck, carrying 6,000 gallons of distilled spirits, overturned after being forced off the road by another vehicle, according to Woodford County Emergency Management.

Siren testing at Jacobson Park Wednesday

Lexington Emergency Management says that they will be testing warning sirens at Jacobson Park on Wednesday.

1 juvenile found, one still missing

Officials in Garrard Co. say a 12-year-old boy has been found after being reported missing, but they are still looking for a 13-year-old girl.

Students participate in statewide severe weather drill

Emergency management in Lexington is reminding the community that “Severe Weather Awareness Week in Kentucky" is now underway. As part of the event, the city plans to take part in a tornado safety drill Tuesday morning.

Grocery store destroyed in Lawrence County fire

Emergency managers say a fire destroyed a Lawrence County grocery store overnight Saturday into Sunday morning.

Factory fire in Morehead keeps crews busy for hours

A fire at a factory in Morehead kept crews busy all day, after it sparked not once but twice.

Boil water advisory lifted for Estill County

Emergency managers are reporting the boil water advisory for Estill County has been lifted.

GOLDEN ALERT: Missing man last seen in Clay County

Emergency management in Clay County says a Golden Alert is out for Jason Darrell Napier. He was last seen Thursday morning. Authorities say he was leaving Mill Pond in Manchester in a blue Nissan Sentra.

Lexington’s new Public Safety Operations Center set for summer 2016

City workers say Lexington's new Public Safety Operations Center will house the divisions of Emergency Management, Enhanced 911 and LexCall, all under one roof.

UPDATE: Tornado Reclassified As Microburst In Pulaski County

The National Weather Service reclassified an EF-1 tornado to a microburst that hit in the pre-dawn hours of Tuesday in Somerset.

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