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One person suffers minor injuries in house fire

Firefighters say they credit a closed door with helping them but some valuable time fighting a house fire Wednesday.

Fire crews respond to tractor trailer fire in Anderson Co.

Volunteers of the Anderson County Fire Department responded to an early morning tractor trailer fire.

Kentucky American Water announces 2018 Firefighting Support Grant recipients

Kentucky American Water has awarded grants totaling $10,000 to 20 Kentucky fire and rescue organizations in support for the departments’ year-round efforts to protect the communities they serve.

No injuries reported after house fire in Livingston

Livingston Fire and Rescue says they responded to a house fire on Mount Holly Road in Livingston.

Lexington Fraternal Order of Firefighters kick off toy drive

It may be Halloween, but Lexington's Fraternal Order of Firefighters is looking ahead to Christmas.

Suspected arson destroys decades old grocery store

A family-owned business in Mercer County was destroyed by suspected arson early Tuesday morning.

Kentucky sending rescue crews to North Carolina

FEMA says Wednesday is the last "safe" day to get out of Florence's path, but several people are heading south to help out, including two swiftwater search and rescue teams from Kentucky.

Cat dies in house fire

Firefighters responded to a kitchen fire in a home off Darenia Lane Monday afternoon where they say a cat has died.

Woman dies in fire at Ashland home

Early Thursday a fire killed one person in a house on Gallaher Drive near Nolen Jr Willard Church. 

WATCH: “My Brother’s Burden March” comes to Ky

Firefighters go to work every day to protect the lives of others. Now, they're walking to raise awareness and call on the government to help save theirs.

Fire destroys 79-year-old Perryville business

An early morning fire Tuesday has destroyed a 79-year-old Perryville business. 

Everyone out safe at auto shop fire in Perryville

Boyle County and Perryville firefighters fought a fire at an auto shop around 5 a.m. Tuesday morning.

Official: Falling tree killed Utah firefighter

Authorities say a Utah firefighter who died battling the largest wildfire in recorded California history was hit by a falling tree.

Firefighters battle to curb wildfire before winds return

Aircraft turned hillsides red with retardant as homeowners wet their houses with garden hoses in a battle to contain an arson wildfire, which prompted evacuation orders for more than 20,000 people south of Los Angeles.

Kentucky firefighters home after fighting California wildfires

LONDON, Ky. (WTVQ) -- Firefighters from the Kentucky Division of Forestry and the U.S. Forest Service return home later this morning at 10:00 a.m....

Police: Man assaults firefighters trying to put out fire

Bell County Firefighters had to battle a house fire and the homeowner Tuesday night.

Richmond Firefighter drives man and his groceries home after crash

RICHMOND, Ky. (WTVQ) - A state trooper put aside typical fun jabs at his friends Sunday to recognize first responders in Richmond. Trooper Robert Purdy...

California fire burns homes, injures firefighters, civilians

An explosive wildfire tore through two small Northern California communities Thursday before reaching the city of Redding, killing a bulldozer operator on the fire lines, burning three firefighters, destroying dozens of homes and forcing thousands to flee.

Names released in West Virginia wreck that killed two firefighters

Two West Virginia firefighters died in an accident while responding to an interstate wreck that killed three other people.

Search for cause begins in wreck that killed 2 firefighters

Authorities are trying to determine what caused a West Virginia volunteer fire department's truck to flip and hit a rock wall while responding to an accident.

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Frankfort Police say 35-year old Stephen Smallwood was found shot at the crime scene Tuesday morning.

Lexington Golden Alert issued for man in need of medication

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