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Six departments respond to fire National Standard building

Four fire departments were called out to extinguish a fire at the old National Standard Building. “When we got there, there was heavy fire in the office part of the building,” said West Knox Fire and Rescue Chief Darryl Baker. “It extended up through the office into the roof of...

House fire traced to chewed wire

Woodbine and Oak Grove firefighters were called to a home on Ky. 26 Monday night where a fire had broken out in a wall. Woodbine Chief Rick Fore said the call came in shortly before 10 p.m. Upon arriving on scene, Fore said firefighters found the home owner attempting to douse...

Keavy fire fully engulfed residence

Keavy and West Knox firefighters battled a house fire on Auger Springs Road, which is off of Ky. 3430, late Friday night. Courtesy of Keavy Fire Department Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every day! Please login to view this content....

Southern Laurel County home burns to ground

Photo Submitted West Knox firefighters responding to a structure fire in north Corbin early Tuesday morning were preparing themselves for the worst when they arrived on the scene to find the home that was reportedly occupied engulfed in flames. Read this story and more for just...

Gray home destroyed in fire

A Gray area home was destroyed by fire early Tuesday morning. 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

Cause of blaze unknown, fire destroys residence

A vacant, single-story residence adjacent to the KCEOC Laurel County Development center was a total loss after catching fire early Wednesday afternoon. West Knox Volunteer Fire Department was dispatched by Laurel County Dispatch and called for assistance from the Corbin Fire...

Parkway Inn destroyed

The Williamsburg Fire Department was one of several departments that responded to a fire at the Parkway Inn in Jellico on March 2. The hotel, which is off Highway 25, was destroyed during the fire. According to reports, three residents were at the hotel that night, but all three...

Mountain View Lodge ablaze, again

Corbin firefighters spent approximately three hours Tuesday morning working to extinguish a structure fire at the former Mountain View Lodge hotel, off of Exit 25 Firefighters battled another structure fire at the old Mountain View Lodge earlier this year. Read this story and...

Structure fire leaves one person injured

Williamsburg Fire Department responded to a structure fire that left one person injured at approximately 2:12 p.m. Tuesday. 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

Family suing insurance companies following 2020 Corbin fire

(Jeff Ledington, Mountain Advocate) A mother and daughter are suing for breach of contract and negligence relating to a fire early last year. 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?...
Posted On 19 Feb 2021
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