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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.

Laurel Co. firefighters save dogs from structure fire

LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) -- A structure fire happened in East Bernstadt in Laurel County Thursday morning. According to the Laurel County Fire Department's Facebook...

Lexington firefighters designed new truck unveiled Friday

Lexington's new fire truck that was unveiled Friday was designed by experts, a committee of Lexington firefighters.

LFD: Man suffers smoke inhalation in house fire

An alert neighbor helped wake a sleeping homeowner who suffered smoke inhalation in a Lexington house fire Thursday night.

Lexington Firefighters looking for the North Pole, need your help

The Lexington Fraternal Order of Firefighters are in need of a building to use as the “North Pole”, or collection center, for their toy drive.

Louisville firefighter injured while responding to fire

A Louisville firefighter has third degree burns to his left hand after battling a fire Wednesday night, according to the Louisville Division of Fire.

Lexington firefighters climbing stairs in remembrance of 9/11

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - Monday is the anniversary of the September 11th terrorist attacks and this weekend, the people who died in the tragedy...

4 Kentucky volunteer firefighters plead not guilty to arson

A fire chief and three other volunteer firefighters facing arson charges in Kentucky have entered not guilty pleas.

New Fire Training Tower opens in Lexington

A new Lexington Fire Training Tower off of Old Frankfort Pike opened up on Wednesday, according to officials.

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No. 23 Cats falls to No. 8 Auburn, 29-13

AUBURN, AL (UK Athletics)- Terry Wilson passed for 239 yards and a touchdown and rushed for 42 yards, but No. 23 Kentucky lost its season...

Colonels get first win of the Walt Wells Era, 37-14

CHARLESTON, S.C. (EKU Sports)– Parker McKinney threw for 274 yards and four touchdown passes to lead Eastern Kentucky to a 37-14 win at The Citadel on...

Wildcat fans have gameday fun despite restrictions: Some COVID-19 complaints

WTVQ got multiple complaints that some places might have had too many people, per COVID-19 regulations.