A kitchen fire Monday afternoon forced the people in an apartment in Lexington to temporarily move across the street, according to Lexington firefighters.
Smoking, of any kind, with home oxygen tanks is a dangerous combination.
A third teenager has died in Winchester in just a week's time.
Twenty years of family memories destroyed as quick as lightning. Firefighters blame lightning for causing the fire that ruined a family's home in Jessamine County just before the holidays.
An elderly Lexington woman died overnight from smoke inhalation after being found unresponsive in her burning home, according to the Fayette County coroner.
A California man was arrested inside a church that investigators say he was trying to set on fire, according to State Police.
Two people will have to find somewhere else to live after an apartment was damaged by fire in Lexington, according to the fire department.
A fire has significantly damaged the emergency dispatch and ambulance services building in a Kentucky county.
One person is dead after an overnight fire at a trailer park in Rowan County.
Lexington Police say charges were upgraded Thursday to murder against a woman accused of assaulting her elderly husband, who died nine days after the reported attack.
A Scott County woman had to be rescued from her burning home overnight.
State Police arson investigators are trying to determine the cause of a garage fire in Lexington overnight.
A sheriff in Kentucky says two inmates have assaulted two guards at a county jail that reopened earlier this month following a disturbance in August when inmates fought with guards and started a fire.
An elderly Estill County woman escaped a house fire overnight Monday, according to the Irvine Fire Department.
A Louisville firefighter has third degree burns to his left hand after battling a fire Wednesday night, according to the Louisville Division of Fire.
The Lexington Fire Department responded to a house fire in the 1800 block of Sarasota court around 7 a.m. Tuesday.
Jacobson Park will be closed Wednesday morning for disaster training in Lexington.
Authorities are searching for a gunman accused of opening fire on a utility helicopter in Kentucky and later exchanging gunfire with sheriff's officers.
Blue Grass Stockyards is back in business after Friday's official ribbon cutting on the new facility in Fayette County.
A family has to find somewhere to stay after a fire damaged their Laurel County home.
MORGAN COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) – A man is dead after a collision on Hwy 172 in Morgan County, according to officials. The Morgan County Coroner says around 2 p.m. on Thursday, a van hit the back of a log truck and then caught fire. The man was pronounced dead on the scene and his identity […]
It is a story that hits thousands of Kentuckians right in the pocketbook. People count on having a pension when they retire, but the state's pension system is in crisis and will run out of money in the next five years, according to the state.
City officials in Kentucky are highlighting the impact of a committee formed nearly two years ago to increase diversity in city fire and police departments.
Corrections officials are trying to figure out where to move inmates after they started fires during a riot.
Lexington fire investigators ask for the public's help finding "person of interest" after RV was destroyed by fire they say was intentionally set.
Investigators say a Wednesday night fire at a Kroger Marketplace in Somerset was deliberately set.
A Kroger Marketplace in Somerset caught fire Wednesday night, according to city officials.
Seven people, including five children, escaped a house fire Monday afternoon in Lexington.
It is like something out of a movie. A laurel county woman is behind bars, accused of setting her husband on fire.
A woman is accused of pouring gasoline on her husband and setting him on fire during an argument, according to the Laurel County Sheriff's Office.
A family has to find a new place to stay after a fire destroyed their home Saturday night in Paris.
The Lexington Fire Department says that early morning lightning could be to blame for a house fire that broke out near Masterson Station Park. That fire sent three firefighters to the hospital.
Kentucky State Police say a 67-year-old man has died in a house fire.
The American Red Cross is assisting one family after a fire in Lexington, according to officials.
Two Lexington fire fighters were injured during a house fire off of Rolling Ridge Friday morning, according to officials.
An apartment building that was under renovation caught fire Thursday afternoon in Lexington, according to officials.
For the second day in a row, Lexington firefighters were called to a home on Swigert Avenue.
Lexington firefighters kicked-in the front door of a home to save a man from a house fire early Saturday.
A stretch of West Sixth in Lexington was closed Wednesday afternoon due to an attic fire in a house.
A home in Estill County was destroyed in an early morning fire Monday.
Lexington firefighters had to to put out a fire at Station 21 Monday morning.
Lightning is being blamed for causing a shed fire in the backyard of a home on Squire Oak Drive in Lexington late Friday night, according to the Lexington Fire Department.
A Late night house fire in the 500 block of Kildare Court has displaced a family.
A house being renovated on Eden Road in Lexington caught fire Monday night, according to the Lexington Fire Department.
Crews are responding to an explosion at a pet food processing plant in western Kentucky that injured a worker.
Officials say expect delays on I-64 in Franklin County due to an accident.
The class will consist of two modules of auto extrication, with the second module comprised of heavy extrication training on tractor trailers, concrete trucks, cars in limited access scenarios, and all offering a high degree of challenge and teamwork.
Pulaski County Sheriff's Office Chief Deputy Major Jeff Hancock says investigators are interviewing persons of interest and have thus not released how the man was killed so as to not compromise the investigation.
The cause of a townhouse fire in Lexington has been ruled accidental.
A bystander stopped to help a man and his animals escape from a burning home, according to the Lexington Fire Department.
Fire damaged a home Friday night on Pasadena Drive in Lexington.
Winchester Police arrested Billy Ross, 59, after an apartment fire on North Main Street.
State police have made an arrest after a fire broke out Friday at an elementary school.
Sunday marks the 40th anniversary of the Beverly Hills Supper Club fire, the third deadliest club fire in U.S. history.
A Kentucky park lodge has reopened after repairs from a fire that closed the building in 2015.
Authorities say a boy has died after a house fire in Kentucky that also killed his parents and sister
Several families are without homes after an apartment fire in Frankfort Sunday morning.
35 students are safe after a fire broke out in the back of a Madison County school bus Thursday afternoon at it traveled on the Richmond Bypass.
A cigarette may be the cause of a fire that forced an estimated 100 guests from their hotel Wednesday night in Lexington, according to the Lexington Fire Department.
An Anderson county family is without a home after theirs burnt to the ground Monday afternoon, but some of their neighbors say they are thankful. That is because the "whole" family is safe.
New details are emerging on a fire at the Qdoba Mexican Grill on East Tiverton Way in Lexington back on April 25th.
Firefighters remain on the scene of a house fire on East Loudon Avenue that broke out Friday morning.
A house fire in Lexington Thursday afternoon was caused by a lightning strike, according to the Lexington Fire Department.
A man and his dog are safe Monday night, following a house fire on St. Christopher Dr.
London Police say a man was arrested on Tuesday for setting the shorts of a 10-year-old on fire causing the child to receive 2nd degree burns.
The Lexington Fire Department worked a structure fire in the 4300 block of Military Pike on Tuesday afternoon.
Lexington Police say a man admitted he started a fire in an apartment because he was angry at his roommates.
One person was taken to the hospital and another was rescued from a fire in Lexington Monday afternoon, according to officials.
The Clark County Animal Shelter is waiting for some final clearances before restoration of the facility can begin.
Kentucky State Police Arson and Crime Scene investigators are looking for answers after a Lawrenceburg man apparently set him home on fire, getting into his vehicle, and shooting himself.
A fiery crash closed all southbound lanes of I-75 in Rockcastle County Tuesday afternoon, according to State Police.
The Franklin County Sheriff says multiple police and fire agencies spent all afternoon searching the Kentucky River for a missing man.
The Clark County Animal Shelter is asking for donations after a fire.
There was a small fire in a home on Ohio Street in Lexington Tuesday night, according to the Lexington Fire Department.
The National Weather Service in Louisville has issued a Red Flag Warning for most of central and south central Kentucky from noon until 8:00 p.m.
Police are investigating a house fire that left an 80-year-old woman dead.
The Lexington Fire Department is looking into whether a house fire was caused by a lightning strike Wednesday night.
A Pulaski County man who was found dead in a home Tuesday following a house fire has been identified.
Scott County Sheriff Tony Hampton is in fair condition at UK Hospital after accidentally shooting himself at his home.
The landmark Rabbit Hash General Store is now open once again.
With Fayette County and several other school districts observing spring break next week, the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) alerts motorists of closures on I-85 near the Piedmont Road roadway in Atlanta, Georgia.
A Lexington family is displaced, after a fire caused extensive damage to their home.
The Franklin Co. Sheriff's office says no injuries reported after a truck caught on fire Monday morning.
Kentucky State Police say a man is dead after a house fire broke out just after midnight Saturday morning in the Pine Knot community of McCreary County.
COLUMBIA, Ky. (WTVQ) – A person is killed in an early morning collision in Adair County. According to Kentucky State Police, the crash happened just before 2 a.m. on Sunday morning at Ky 55 and Ky 551. They say a truck heading north struck a guardrail, and then that vehicle caught fire. Authorities report that […]
A large structure fire broke out this morning in Richmond.
Dozens of people gathered Saturday behind City Hall in Georgetown to raise money for the staff at Red State Taps.
Kentucky State Police say one person has died after a house fire in the Island Creek community of Pike County early Thursday morning.
Firefighters say a fire gutted a Georgetown restaurant early Thursday morning.
2 people were able to exit their home safely after a fire broke out, according to Lexington police.
As the Cats continue preparing for the Sweet Sixteen, so too are the students and staff on campus. As part of those preparations, students are learning how to host safe parties.
No damage reported, after a small fire is quickly put out at a London business.
According to the Richmond Fire Department, one person has been displaced after his apartment caught fire around 4:00 a.m. Friday morning.
A family of three are safe, but without a home after a house fire in Scott County early Thursday morning.
The Lexington Fire Department says an investigation into a fire Monday night at the Peddler's Mall in Lexington found that the fire was intentionally set.
Firefighters say a house fire in the 500 block of 7th Street caused significant damage to the back of the home.
A Leestown Middle School student is enjoying a very special birthday on Monday, living out his dream job as he hits 13 years old.
Lexington is one of only 241 fire departments in the country, and one of only eight in Kentucky, to attain the Class 1 status from the organization, scoring 99.34 points out of a possible 105.5.
Two families were displaced Tuesday morning after a fire damaged a duplex in downtown Lexington.
Officials say two women have died and two adults were injured in an early morning house fire in eastern Kentucky.
Tuesday evening's rain comes as a blessing to a family whose Fayette County farm land quickly burnt up in a brush fire Tuesday evening.
Miss Kentucky USA runner-up has pleaded not guilty to an arson charge, accused of setting her roommate's bed on fire at an apartment complex near the University of Louisville.
Kentucky State Police say a 70-year-old southeastern Kentucky man has been found dead inside a home that burned.
Kentucky State Police are investigating after the body of a man was found in a home after a fire on Childers Ridge Road in McCreary County.
The Spring Forest Fire Season, which begins today and lasts until April 30, is in effect in every Kentucky county.
The Mount Vernon Fire Department says they worked a structure fire at Mount Vernon Heights apartments complex Monday night.
Firefighters with the Brodhead Fire Department were able to quickly knock down a fire at an apartment complex in Mount Vernon.
For many on the Lexington Fire Department, there isn't a day that goes by without them thinking of their fallen colleague, Lt. Brenda Cowan.
Fire Department officials will recognize USPS Letter Carrier Gerald Patrick for his efforts in alerting a resident on Deauville Drive of a fire in the back of the home.
A fire that damaged a sports facility at Campbellsville University has been extinguished, and no injuries were reported.
Firefighters sprung into action on Tuesday after a fire broke out at a home on Dardanelles Drive.
A fire forced tenants of an apartment building in Lexington to temporarily find somewhere else to live.
Kentucky State Police say they have identified a woman who died in a fire early Sunday morning in Casey County.
The Lexington Fire Department says a barn is a total loss after a fire broke out around 10 a.m. Sunday morning.
Investigators with the Richmond Fire Department are still trying to determine the cause of a fire Friday afternoon at Journey Auto and Boats Sales on Automotive Drive.
A fire caused sever damage to a home off Kenton Street in Lexington around 3 p.m. on Thursday.
Fire crews are on the scene of a fire at an apartment complex in Winchester.
Traffic Management in Lexington says that Muir Station Road is closed at Bryan Station Road due to a barn fire on Muir Station near Wilson Lake Lane.
Police in Winchester have arrested a man they say lit a fire at an apartment building on Buckner Street at about 2:00 a.m. Friday morning.
The Rowan Co. Coroner has released the identification of three people who died in Morehead after a man barricaded himself in a home and injured a deputy while exchanging gunfire with law enforcement.
Fire officials in Elizabethtown say a woman and her son have died in a weekend house fire.
The Anderson News is reporting tonight a county firefighter, 39-year-old Stephen Baker, has died after an illness.
Three people are safe after escaping a house fire on Friday morning in Nicholasville, according to officials.
Firefighters in Lexington aren't sure what started a fire at a home on Healy Lane in Lexington Wednesday afternoon.
Officials say two people died after a fiery crash in Anderson County on Saturday night.
Work is progressing toward the reopening this year of a northern Kentucky landmark that was destroyed by fire.
The Lexington Fire Department says a house suffered minor smoke damage after sparks from a grinder caused flames to erupt.
The Lexington Fire Department was able to make quick work of a fire at an apartment complex on Larkin Road, that caused dozens of residents to evacuate.
The Rowan Co. Sheriff's Office says that the historic Sardis Cemetery Church in Morehead was completely destroyed in a fire Monday afternoon.
Lexington firefighters say they put out an attic fire Thursday night. It happened around 9:45 on Whitney Avenue.
Kentucky State Police are investigating a house fire that sent two people to the hospital in critical condition.
After its response time to a weekend barn fire came under critique, Lexington has announced its E911 service will hire more phone operators. The new staff members will handle non-emergency calls. According to the city, those calls make up about 53% of calls to the E911 Center. The hope is specifically tasking people with answering those calls should keep 911 operators free to answer emergencies. It is something Mercury Equine Center owner Eric Reed says comes too late for him.
In fires like the one that burned a barn at Mercury Equine Center to the ground this weekend, the Lexington horse community has traditionally banded together to help. Fundraising efforts are already underway to help the center.
Eric Reed, the owner of Mercury Farm, says he thinks more horses could have been saved in a weekend barn fire if the fire department had arrived sooner.
Kentucky State Police says one woman has died after a house fire on Old Trace Creek in Lewis County.
Fire has destroyed a home in Laurel County. Firefighters say the big winds from Saturday's thunderstorms made it difficult to stop the fire.
People in Jessamine County are helping one of their neighbors after fire destroyed a duplex Friday morning.
The Winchester Fire Department worked a fatal house fire on Navajo Trail Thursday.
Kentucky State Police say a man has died in a house fire in Harlan County.
In Warren County, State Police and local fire departments say a U-Haul trailer crashed and caught on fire while travelling south on I-65 around 11 p.m. Saturday night.
A Sunday afternoon fire in Harlan County has killed one person, according to Kentucky State Police.
Officials say a fire killed one person Sunday afternoon in Floyd County.
A Lincoln County Family is without a home for the holidays.
Kentucky State Police are investigating after two people died in a house fire early Wednesday morning.
The Greenbo Lake State Resort Park lodge is expected to reopen around Memorial Day after undergoing renovations following a fire last year.
In Brownsville, six people, including three volunteer firefighters, have been charged with arson.
A Central Kentucky family is thankful they made it out of East Tennessee during the wildfires.
According to a report from The Winchester Sun newspaper, Jackie Hisle Jr., the man who caused a fire in a 10-unit apartment in Winchester, killing three people will spend 10 years in prison.
Tennessee mayor says that the death toll from wildfires earlier this week has increased to 10.
Police in Richmond say they've arrested and charged a man accused of starting a fire at Robinson Terrace this week.
First responders in Lexington are collecting supplies to help with relief efforts in the Gatlinburg, Tennessee area.
Arson investigators are looking into a fire that occurred at a home on Knifley Road in Adair County.
Authorities in Louisville say a 40-year-old man has died in a house fire.
The Kentucky Division of Forestry says that fires in the Southeast Region have decreased to a point that local resources will be able to manage them through the rest of the fall forest hazard season.
A fire broke out Sunday night on Prairie Circle in Lexington.
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. Being ready for a wildfire could save your property or save your life!
Skies will be mostly sunny today with record warmth expected, winds will occasionally gust over 30 miles per hour resulting in dangerous fire conditions
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.
Sunny skies and unseasonable warm temperatures expected Thursday, in fact temps will be roughly 20° above average in the middle 70's
A Vietnam-era Air Force veteran's home was completely destroyed in a fire early Friday morning in Georgetown.
The Jessamine County Fire District says a woman was rescued from a house fire.
Dry conditions and an increase in the number of forest fires has prompted the Kentucky Division of Forestry to urge several communities to wait until conditions change before doing any outdoor burning.
Laurel County Sheriff John Root says that a woman is behind bars after she started a fire in response to a fight she had with her brother.
The London Fire Department says it was back Tuesday on the scene of a fire that destroyed hay and farm equipment.
The Laurel County Sheriff's Office says smoke could be seen for miles Monday night because of a fire at a business.
Firefighters are assessing the damage at a Lexington adult day care center after the facility caught fire Monday afternoon, on the center's very first day of business.
The Laurel County Sheriff's office is working on an arson case.
Lafayette High School's football playoff game with Butler will resume Saturday after power failure Friday night.
In the wake of numerous wildland fires burning around the state, Governor Matt Bevin has declared a statewide emergency.
Firefighters with the Lexington Fire Department are on the scene of a barn fire on Elkchester Road in Lexington.
Firefighters say a fire broke out in a patient's room at Saint Joseph East hospital in Mt. Sterling Tuesday night.
MOUNT VERNON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Firefighters say the cab of a dump truck is a total loss after the vehicle caught fire at around 11:00 a.m. on Monday. The Mount Vernon Fire Department says it happened in front of the PBK Bank on West main Street. Two engines were dispatched to the scene. No injuries […]
The London Fire Department was able to keep a fire from spreading through an apartment building on Monday.
Firefighters say they charged their water hoses, but didn't even have to turn them on after a small fire broke out at a Lexington motel.
A coroner says a Louisville man has died in a fire at his home.
Investigators are looking into a large fire that destroyed a Frankfort business.
Lexington firefighters say a homeowner had a fire under control by the time they arrived Tuesday night.
Neighbor Melissa Whitt says, "I seen it on fire and it really scared me. I mean it's just devastating. She woke up to the smell of smoke only to find her neighborhood store already up in flames.
The Montgomery Fire Department is investigating a fire that destroyed Rayburn's Market in Mount Sterling Sunday morning.
Lexington firefighters battled a fire Friday night at a hotel on Athens-Boonesboro Road, according to the Lexington Fire Department's Incident Status website and callers to the ABC 36 newsroom.
The Pulaski County Coroner says an 87-year-old man was found dead inside a home after a fire along HWY 635 in Science Hill Tuesday morning.
Everyone in a home that caught fire escaped late Saturday night in Irvine, according to firefighters.
A fire early Tuesday morning in Whitley County has claimed one life.
Fire crews are battling a fire at Boyd Orchards in Woodford County, according to emergency dispatchers.
A hoverboard explosion Tuesday night set a Florence home on fire.
A woman, along with her dogs and cats, are safe after a fire at a home on Sherman Avenue.
A fire was reported at a Qudoba Restaurant on Leighway Drive in Richmond Monday afternoon, according to Madison County Emergency dispatchers.
Fire was contained to one unit at Arbor View Apartments on Royalty Court in Lexington Wednesday night, according to Lexington firefighters.
The University of Kentucky reminded students to be safe on Tuesday.
A Lincoln County woman will return home this Labor Day to find no home.
Construction has started on the new Blue Grass Stockyards facility after its original Lexington location caught fire.
A 60-year old man has died from injuries suffered in a house fire on Monday in Franklin County.
Investigators are trying to determine the cause of a fire that heavily damaged a home on Greenwood Avenue in Lexington overnight.
Friday afternoon rush hour traffic was snarled in Franklin County when a Harrods cement mixer collided with a fire truck that was on an emergency run, according to investigators.
Gov. Matt Bevin has removed the commissioner of the state Alcoholic Beverage Commission that he appointed just five months ago.
Office workers are back at their desks after being evacuated from their building Tuesday afternoon.
Kentucky State Police are investigating after a house fire in Magoffin County left one person dead.
The Lexington Fire Department says they are investigating a house fire late Thursday night as an arson.
More than a dozen fire units from the Lexington Fire Department responded late Wednesday evening to the Ramada Inn on North Broadway, according to the department's online incident status page.
Some bus riders in Fayette County were greeted by community leaders Wednesday morning for the first day back to school.