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Electrical issue suspected as cause of Tuesday morning trailer fire

By the time Patterson Creek Volunteer Fire Department was notified Tuesday morning, this trailer had already been totally destroyed. Fire completely destroyed a trailer Tuesday morning at a home near the intersection of Highway 1064 and Mays Cemetery Road. You need to login to...
Posted On 23 Jan 2019

Bystanders free woman trapped in flooded car Monday morning

Two people, who were suffering from severe hypothermia, had to be flown out by emergency medical helicopter Monday morning, after a vehicle drove into at least three feet of water that was flooding Dal Road in nine-degree weather. “They are very lucky to be alive,” noted Whitley...
Posted On 21 Jan 2019

KSP, coroner’s office on scene of fatal Rockholds’ blaze

Kentucky State Police, the Whitley County Coroner’s Office and numerous volunteer fire departments are on the scene of a fatal house fire in the Rockholds’ community. The structure fire was first reported about 2:41 p.m. at a 74 Gail Hart Road residence, which is...

Cash Express hopes to fill police car, fire truck with Christmas gifts Saturday

Williamsburg Cash Express is once again asking for the public’s help in order to make Christmas a little merrier for the less fortunate. On Saturday from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Cash Express will be attempting to fill a police cruiser and a fire truck with gently used toys, coats and...
Posted On 21 Nov 2018

Emergency medical helicopters fly out two people Thursday

Patterson Creek Volunteer firefighters were busy Thursday afternoon setting up an emergency landing zone for not one, but two emergency medical helicopters in connection with separate incidents. Patterson Creek firefighters began setting up the emergency landing zone about 2:30...
Posted On 13 Sep 2018

Countywide effort stops fire at W’burg scrapyard Thursday

Nearly 60 firefighters spent more than seven hours battling a fire that tore through a pile of scrap aluminum at Eastern Kentucky Recycling in Williamsburg Thursday. Williamsburg Fire Chief Larry Todd said firefighters were paged to the scene at 300 Savoy Clear Creek Road at...