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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...

West Knox firefighters battle tractor-trailer fire Friday morning

West Knox, Keavy and Corbin Fire departments responded to a tractor-trailer truck fire on the Exit 29 off ramp Friday morning. West Knox Chief Darryl Baker said firefighters were called to the scene at approximately 7 a.m. in response to a report of a truck park along the...

Fire that destroyed Corbin home being considered, ‘suspicious’

A fire that destroyed a Corbin home early Wednesday morning is being called suspicious. The home was located on South Ky. 1629 near the intersection with Park Hill Road. West Knox firefighters were initially called to the scene at approximately 10:15 p.m. Wednesday. Firefighters...

Four fire departments respond to tractor-trailer fire on I-75 Thursday night

A tractor-trailer fire Thursday night closed down Interstate 75 at Exit 25 in north Corbin. West Knox, Corbin, Keavy and Lily firefighters responded to the scene where the flatbed truck loaded with plastic containers was burning. “It was pretty much fully involved,” said West...

Two people injured in Monday crash in north Corbin

A traffic crash early Monday morning at the intersection of U.S. 25 and American Greet Card Raod sent two people to the hospital. Laurel County Sheriff’s Deputy Gilbert Acciardo, the department’s public affairs officer, said the wreck occurred at 6:05 a.m. According to deputies,...

Three people airlifted from scene of Sunday crash in Keavy

Five people were taken to the hospital, including three by air, following a two-vehicle crash Sunday afternoon in Keavy. Laurel County Sheriff’s Deputy Gilbert Acciardo, the department’s public affairs officer, stated the crash occurred at the intersection of Ky. 312 and Level...

Five area fire departments battle simultaneous structure fires

Firefighters from five area departments were called into action as two structure fires broke out in the West Knox Fire District within an hour last Wednesday. West Knox, Lily and Bailey Switch firefighters were called to Miller Lane, off of Sam Parker Road in Gray at...

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...

Space heater suspected cause of Thursday morning fire

Firefighters believe a space heater sparked a fire that destroyed a double-wide mobile home in Corbin last Thursday. Oak Grove firefighters were called to the scene on Browning Acres Road near the intersection with Barton Mill Road just before 9 a.m. Corbin Police Officer David...

Space heater sparks house fire

Keavy firefighters spent several hours Tuesday afternoon battling a structure fire on Edgewater Road. James Tackett said he returned home from a shopping trip to find smoke pouring from his family’s home. An electric space heater had been left running in the living room area of...
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