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Corbin family escapes Tuesday blaze with clothes on their backs

A Corbin family of 16 was left homeless Tuesday morning after a fire destroyed their home on Engineer Street. Corbin firefighters were called to the scene at 800 Engineer Street, near the intersection with Beatty Ave., at approximately 9 a.m. Heavy smoke and flames were shooting...

Five departments called to battle Thursday house fire in north Corbin

Firefighters from five departments were called out Thursday to battle a house fire in north Corbin. West Knox and Lily firefighters were initially paged to the scene at 10180 South U.S. 25 at approximately 10:20 a.m. When firefighters arrived on the scene, flames were pouring...

Rockholds, Woodbine firefighters battle another suspicious fire

Rockholds and Woodbine firefighters spent more than two hours last Thursday battling two structure fires in one location, and while arson is suspected, they do not believe it is connected to a series of recent suspicious fires. Firefighters were called to the scene at 3925...

Coroner: Man found inside burning Rockholds home died from suicide

Whitley County Coroner Andy Croley has ruled the cause of death in the case of an individual found in the basement of a burning Rockholds home Friday as suicide. Croley said the male subject, whose name is not being released, died as the result of a self-inflicted gunshot wound....

One person airlifted following garage fire in Lily

One person was airlifted because of injuries sustained in a fire at a in Lily Thursday. Lily, West Knox and Campground firefighters were called to the scene on Slate Ridge Road near the intersection of Slate Ridge Church Road to a report of a structure fire. Lily Firefighter Ed...

Gray business destroyed by fire Monday

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Countywide effort stops fire at W’burg scrapyard Thursday

Nearly 60 firefighters spent more than seven hours battling a fire that tore through a pile of scrap aluminum at Eastern Kentucky Recycling in Williamsburg Thursday. Williamsburg Fire Chief Larry Todd said firefighters were paged to the scene at 300 Savoy Clear Creek Road at...

Vehicle fire shuts down portion of I-75 in Whitley County Wednesday

South Interstate 75 in Whitley County was shut down for approximately 20 minutes Wednesday afternoon as Oak Grove firefighters worked to extinguish a vehicle fire. Chief Kevin Gibbs said firefighters were called to the scene between the 20 and 21–mile markers at approximately...

Fire guts mobile home in Woodbine Monday

Woodbine and Oak Grove firefighters spent almost two hours Monday battling a blaze that gutted a mobile home off of Colonel Ridge Road. Firefighters were called to the scene on Gray Owl Road just east of the Whitley/Knox County line at approximately 1:05 p.m. where a mobile home,...

W.D. Bryant reopening Corbin storefront Wednesday

Less than a week after W.D. Bryant and Sons in Corbin was damaged by fire, the store has reopened. Employees were back inside the building on South Main Street Monday working to clean up the damage and had the mower shop area open for business Tuesday. Store officials said fire...