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Early morning fatal fire victims tentatively identified

No foul play is suspected in the fire-related deaths of a southern Whitley County husband and wife, who were found dead inside their home early Friday morning. Whitley County Coroner Andy Croley said that authorities are still in the process of positively identifying the victims,...
Posted On 13 Sep 2019

Blaze destroys old church early Sunday

An old abandoned church off Highway 1804 was completed destroyed during a fire early Sunday morning. South Whitley Volunteer Fire Department was notified about the blaze, which was located at 1224 Highway 1804, at 1:45 a.m. Sunday, South Whitley Chief Wayne Honeycutt that...
Posted On 02 Jan 2019

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...

Firefighters from five departments unable to save home

Despite the efforts of firefighters from five local departments, a southern Whitley County home is considered a total loss after a fire early Tuesday morning. Pleasant View Fire Chief Thomas Manning said the fire was reported about 3 a.m. Approximately 18 firefighters responded...
Posted On 23 Aug 2017