Meth making may have sparked Friday shed fire

West Knox firefighters and Knox County Sheriff’s deputies were called to the scene of an outbuilding fire on Howser Street Friday night. West Knox Chief Darryl Baker said firefighters were paged to the scene off of Standard Ave. about 6:40 p.m. The shed, located about 30 yards off of the road, was fully engulfed when [...]

Three departments battle blaze on Ott Road Tuesday

Firefighters from three area departments spent more than two hours Tuesday battling a structure fire in the Corbin area. West Knox firefighters were initially paged to the scene at 175 Ott Road off of Moore Hill Ave. at 2:25 p.m. Smoke and flames could be seen coming out of the back, right hand corner of [...]

Keavy, West Knox firefighters battle Monday morning trailer fire

Keavy and West Knox firefighters spent more than two hours Monday morning battling a doublewide trailer fire off of Level Green Road. Keavy Fire Chief Richard Bales said firefighters were paged to the scene on Fields Lane about 4 a.m. “The fire was at one end of it,” Bales said when asked what firefighters were [...]

Dizney Street home destroyed by fire

Corbin firefighters are still working to determine what caused the blaze that destroyed this home on Dizney Street Monday morning. Firefighters spent more than four hours on the scene off of Kentucky Ave. Corbin firefighters spent more than four hours Sunday night and into Monday morning battling a blaze that destroyed a house [...]

Fire destroys family’s home in Gray Friday

Area firefighters were told when they arrived at the scene of a house fire on Indian Creek Road Thursday morning that they might be facing their worst case scenario – someone trapped inside. Firefighters were called to the scene at 150 Indian Creek Road off of Ky. 6 in the Gray community about 10: a.m. [...]

Lily, West Knox firefighters battle blaze at machine shop

Lily and West Knox firefighters spent approximately three hours on scene Monday night to ensure a fire at C&C Machine Shop in Lily was extinguished. Firefighters were called to the scene on U.S. 25 about 6:30 p.m. Lily Fire Chief Doug Jones said when firefighters arrived, light smoke was pouring from the eves of the [...]

Fire damages home on Tidal Wave Road

Fire destroyed a volunteer firefighter's home Monday afternoon. A local volunteer firefighter faced one of the worst possible scenarios when he and his department were called to battle ablaze that was consuming his own home. Rockholds, Oak Grove and Woodbine firefighters were called to a structure fire at 3846 Tidal Wave Road Monday [...]

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, flames and smoke were pouring from the front door and [...]

Vandal(s) set small fire inside Corbin Kmart

Corbin Police are searching for the individual(s) who set fire to a clothing rack at Kmart Friday morning. Corbin Police Interim Chief Rusty Hedrick said police suspect someone used a lighter to set fire to the price tags on several pieces of clothing in the infants department. “The whole rack didn’t go up,” Hedrick said. [...]

Fire destroys shed, damages home in Corbin Friday

An outbuilding was destroyed and a home on Old High Top Road was damaged by fire Friday afternoon. Oak Grove firefighters were initially paged to the residence off of Dantley Drive about 3:45 in response to a report of a building fire. Woodbine, Corbin and Keavy firefighters were later paged to the residence of Glida [...]