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Four fire departments respond to tractor-trailer fire on I-75 Thursday night

A tractor-trailer fire Thursday night closed down Interstate 75 at Exit 25 in north Corbin. West Knox, Corbin, Keavy and Lily firefighters responded to the scene where the flatbed truck loaded with plastic containers was burning. “It was pretty much fully involved,” said West...

‘Suspicious’ fire at old Mountain View Lodge in Corbin extinguished

The dilapidated building that was once Mountain View Lodge in Corbin is still standing following a “suspicious” blaze late Saturday morning. “When we first arrived, there were several spot fires in every room on the first floor on the back part of the building. We sent entry...
Posted On 09 Jan 2021

Corbin woman dies after being hit by truck Friday night

A Corbin woman was killed Friday night when she was struck by a pickup truck as she attempted to cross U.S. 25E on foot. Corbin Police identified the victim as Lalanya Rees, age 50. Corbin Police Officer Robbie Hodge said the incident occurred at 9:20 p.m. in the northbound lanes...

Wrecks, traffic jams continue to snarl traffic throughout Whitley County

Law enforcement and emergency personnel across the tri-county area are dealing with numerous traffic crashes, including one fatality, as motorists deal with snow that blanketed the area. The fatality occurred on northbound Interstate 75 at the 28-mile marker. No details have been...

State Farm teams up with Corbin Fire Dept. to serve up kitchen safety

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and State Farm Agents Mike Sparks, Mallory Davis and Michael Jones are teaming up with the Corbin Fire Department to support Fire Prevention Week, an annual public awareness campaign promoting home fire safety. State Farm Agents are...
Posted On 09 Oct 2020
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Firefighters stay busy battling three local blazes Monday

Area fire departments battled three separate house fires in Corbin and Williamsburg Monday. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every day! Please login to view this content. Not a Member? Join Us

UPDATE: Wreck blocking northbound I-75 expected to be cleared by 5 p.m.

UPDATE: Corbin firefighters say the wreck that has northbound Interstate 75 shut down at the 28-mile marker should be cleared within the next hour. Captain James Smith said at 4 p.m. that the four passenger vehicles involved in the wreck have been removed from the scene. The...

Corbin firefighters called to CTA Tuesday for industrial oven blaze

CTA Acoustics was evacuated for a short time early Tuesday morning after an industrial oven caught fire. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every day! Please login to view this content. Not a Member? Join Us

Update: Medical condition blamed for Monday crash into mobile home

Corbin Police say a medical condition was the cause of a wreck that ended when an SUV plowed into a mobile home on Commonwealth Ave. in Corbin Monday morning. The incident occurred just before noon when the Kia Sorrento driven by Harold Belew, 50, went out of control, hit a...

Vehicle accident near North Commonwealth Avenue

Breaking News Alert: Late Monday afternoon, the Corbin Fire Department responded to a vehicle accident with injury near North Commonwealth Avenue. The Corbin Police Department, Knox County EMS and Air Evac Life Team emergency medical helicopter assisted at the scene. See...
Posted On 13 Jul 2020