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Lightning strike causes rare house fire in W’burg

Williamsburg Fire Chief Larry Todd encountered something early Friday morning that he had only dealt with one previous time in his 30 years of firefighting with the department, which was a structure fire caused by a lightning strike. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents...
Posted On 30 Jul 2021

No injuries during four-vehicle crash on Main Street

No one was injured during a four-vehicle accident along Main Street in downtown Corbin that occurred between Second and Third streets shortly before 11 a.m. Wednesday. Corbin Police Officer Rob Jones said that the driver of a Toyota Prius briefly looked down at his phone and...
Posted On 30 Jun 2021

Cause of blaze unknown, fire destroys residence

A vacant, single-story residence adjacent to the KCEOC Laurel County Development center was a total loss after catching fire early Wednesday afternoon. West Knox Volunteer Fire Department was dispatched by Laurel County Dispatch and called for assistance from the Corbin Fire...

Early Sunday morning blaze destroys Upper Mulberry home

Fire completely destroyed a newer model mobile home early Sunday morning in eastern Whitley County. About 4:30 a.m., Patterson Creek Volunteer Fire Department responded to 210 Upper Mulberry Road off of Louden Road for a fire at a singlewide mobile home. Patterson Creek Volunteer...
Posted On 24 Dec 2019

Tractor-trailer wreck shuts down I-75 north Sunday night

Northbound Interstate 75 near Corbin was shut down for more than six hours Sunday night and into Monday morning after a truckload of particle board was spilled onto the highway. Kentucky State Police Division of Commercial Vehicle Enforcement was called to the scene at the...

Update: I-75 reopened about 2:30 p.m., but avoid the area if possible

(Update: Both southbound lanes of I-75 reopened about 2:27 p.m. Thursday.) Southbound lanes of I-75 are expected to reopen about 2:30 p.m. following an early morning accident involving a semi near the Whitley County-Tennessee state line, but motorists are encouraged to avoid the...
Posted On 20 Sep 2018