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 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 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 [...]
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. [...]
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 [...]
West Knox and Lily firefighters spent several hours Friday evening battling a combination structure and brush fire in Gray. West Knox firefighters were paged to the scene on Ky. 233 just after 4 p.m. Dispatchers reported that two abandoned buildings were burning. When the first firefighters arrived on the scene, they discovered that the two [...]
Corbin firefighters spent more than two hours Sunday night battling a blaze in the ventilation system at CTA Acoustics. Firefighters were paged to the scene in the Southeastern Kentucky Business Park off of the Corbin bypass at 8:12 p.m. in response to the fire alarm activated at the facility. Firefighters arrived at the scene at [...]
Two cats died during this Moore Hill blaze, but no humans were injured. No humans were injured but two cats died in a fire that damaged one unit at Gilbert Street Apartments Saturday afternoon. West Knox firefighters were paged to the scene on Moore Hill just after 3 p.m. “There was smoke coming [...]
A suspended Whitley County Sheriff’s deputy, who had a Domestic Violence Order (DVO) entered against him early Friday evening, is no longer employed by the sheriff’s department.
Whitley County Sheriff Colan Harrell said that he called Sgt. Kirk Mays into his office Monday and informed him that “his services were no longer required.”
An abandoned doublewide trailer in Lily was destroyed by fire Monday morning.
Lily Fire Chief Paul Collins said Lily and West Knox firefighters were paged to the trailer on Tackett Spur Road off of West Ky. 552 about 4:10 a.m.