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Monday morning fire damages Yamato Steak House in Corbin

Yamato Steak House of Japan in Corbin was damaged by a fire early Monday morning. Corbin firefighters were called to the scene on U.S. 25E at 2:25 a.m. after a passing motorist saw smoking pouring from the building and dialed 911. “There was heavy smoke coming out of the...

Fire breaks out Friday at The Depot on Main

Corbin firefighters were called to The Depot on Main Friday morning to battle a grease fire. Battalion Chief Jack Partin said firefighters received the call about 11:30 a.m. “It started in the deep fryer area,” Partin said. “Their hood system worked,” Partin added noting the dry...

Mattress sparks tractor-trailer fire that shut down southbound I-75 Thursday

West Knox firefighters say the fire that damaged a tractor-trailer truck Thursday morning, shutting down southbound Interstate-75 near Corbin, was caused by a mattress. West Knox Fire Chief Darryl Baker said the truck loaded with mustard and vinegar caught fire at approximately 4...

W’burg woman must pay $6K in restitution for fire that damaged Daniel Boone National Forest

The Williamsburg woman convicted of starting a brush fire that spread into the Daniel Boone National Forest in March won’t go to jail, and won’t have to pay a fine, but a federal magistrate judge has ordered her to pay more than $6,000 in restitution to the U.S. Forest Service...

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

A Gray area business was destroyed by fire Monday night. 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