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Arson suspected in Sunday morning blaze

A Kentucky State Police arson investigator has been asked to examine a fire that destroyed a home on Barnhill Road Sunday morning. Woodbine Fire Department Battalion Chief Rickie Fore said firefighters were called to the scene off of Brays Chapel Road about 11:30 a.m. “It was a...

Update: Corbin firefighter recovering after suffering stroke while on duty

Family and co-workers say a Corbin firefighter who suffered a stroke while on duty last Friday is on the road to recovery. Captain Doug Brock, a 16-year veteran of the department remains at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington but according to his wife, Andrea, anti-clot...

Corbin Fire Department selling window stickers to help pay ‘Hemi’s’ vet bills

Area firefighters have joined together in an effort to memorialize “Hemi” the unofficial Corbin Fire Department mascot and help pay off some of the veterinary bills incurred by her owner, Firefighter Trevor Allen. “The bills are in the thousands of dollars,” said Corbin Fire...

Corbin Fire Department mascot ‘Hemi’ euthanized

Corbin Fire Department’s unofficial mascot, “Hemi,” who appeared to be on the road to recovery from an unexplained neurological issue, was euthanized Tuesday. Firefighter Trevor Allen, Hemi’s owner, announced the decision Monday night. Allen said while Hemi initially appeared to...

Four airlifted following two-vehicle wreck on U.S. 25E near Corbin bypass

Four people were airlifted and a total of seven went to the hospital following a two-vehicle collision Friday night at the intersection of U.S. 25E and the Corbin bypass. Corbin firefighters were called to the scene at 6:18 p.m. Corbin Police Lt. James Miller said witnesses...

After 27 years, Larry Jones retires from Corbin Fire Department

The Corbin Fire Department said goodbye to one of its longest tenured members as Battalion Chief Larry Jones retired effective Monday. Jones joined the department in 1990 on a part-time basis and became a full-time member in 1994. “I hated to retire,” said Jones, who is being...

Corbin home damaged by fire, but dogs and pet pig escape

Corbin firefighters were called out Tuesday morning to battle a house fire on West Fourth Street. Firefighters received the call at 9:18 a.m. in response to a 911 call from the residence at 410 West Fourth Street. Corbin Firefighter Eric Philpot said when firefighters arrived,...