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Heater blamed for explosion and fire at asphalt plant in Berea

Quick action by an off-duty firefighter and the Berea Fire Department averted a potential disaster Sunday evening at an asphalt plant in Madison County.

Mother dies from injuries suffered in home explosion in Grayson County

Family members say Angela Young died on Saturday after suffering severe burns in a home explosion last month.

Explosion and fire damages GenCanna facility in Clark County

There was an explosion and fire at the GenCanna facility in Clark County on Thursday night. The fire chief says fortunately, no one was hurt.

CDC assessing possible health impacts from pipeline explosion

As a precautionary measure health officials are in Lincoln County to assess public health impacts of the natural gas pipeline explosion.

REPORT: Lincoln County pipeline explosion could have damaged other lines nearby

The federal government is ordering the owner of the Lincoln County pipeline that exploded last week t take corrective actions for two other pipelines nearby.

Recovery operation underway at Kentucky coal mine

Kentucky officials say a recovery operation is underway at a coal mine where an explosion caused a 62-year-old worker to fall.

UPDATE: Victim identified in Lincoln County explosion, fire

The Lincoln County Coroner's Office identifies the woman killed in a massive explosion in Lincoln County.

UPDATE: One killed in massive Lincoln County gas explosion

Lincoln County Coroner Farris Marcum said 58-year-old Lisa Denise Derringer was killed in the explosion.

Lawsuit filed in explosion at UPS facility in Lexington

The May 30, 2018 explosion left four men injured.

Fuel storage tanks explode at gas station in Ashland

Underground fuel storage tanks exploded at a gas station in Ashland.

Neighbor says “mushroom cloud of flames” destroyed family-owned business

The Montgomery County Fire Department says propane tanks are to blame for an overnight explosion that burned a family business to the ground.

BREAKING: Explosion at Nicholasville car dealership

he Nicholasville Fire Department responded to Car Town Kia off Lexington Road Wednesday afternoon.

Officials: Community startled by loud explosion in Stanton

STANTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- A loud explosion startled the Stanton community on Wednesday night, according to officials. They say it was a controlled demolition that they...

UPDATE: Man dies after overturned lawn mower lands on top of him

We now know the name of the man who was killed after the lawn mower he was driving overturned and landed on top of him.

1 dead, up to 70 injured in Italy road explosion

Police in Italy say one person has died in the explosion on a highway near the northern city of Bologna that collapsed part of a raised highway.

LPD: Improvised explosive device injures 3 at Lexington home

An improvised explosive device went off in the Lexington home and injured three people.

U.S. Department of Labor cites companies after deadly towboat explosion

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has cited five contractors for safety and health violations after three employees were killed and two others critically injured following an explosion onboard a towboat in Calvert City.

Lava explosion came from behind boat

Officials say 23 people were injured, with one in serious condition after chunks of molten rock hit their tour boat.

Officials wrap up on-scene investigation of UPS explosion

Investigators have wrapped up their third, and final, day of processing the scene of Wednesday's explosion at a UPS facility in Lexington.

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Mercer County delays in-person classes, online begins Sept. 3

Superintendent Dennis Davis had to cast the tie-breaking vote after the four-member board was split 2-2, according to The Harrodsburg Herald.

Madison County pushes back start of school; will begin virtually

The Madison County Board of Education reluctantly on Thursday night voted to push the start of school to September 2, and begin the school year with online learning only.  

Lexington woman questions her positive coronavirus test

A Lexington woman says she believes her rapid coronavirus test was a false positive.

Application deadline set for FCPS Virtual Learning Academy

FCPS students who want to commit to a full semester of online learning only, must apply by noon, Tuesday, August 18.