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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...

West Knox firefighter added to national, state fallen firefighter memorial

A West Knox Firefighter, who died of cancer in 2018 has been added to the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial in Emmittsburg, Maryland and the Kentucky Fallen Firefighter Memorial in Frankfort. Lt. Ray Hollingsworth was a 15-year veteran of the department. Chief Darryl Baker...

West Knox Fire Department awarded $242k federal grant

West Knox firefighters will have new breathing equipment as the department has been awarded a $242,000 grant from the Department of Homeland Security and Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program (AFG). Chief Darryl Baker said the grant will...

Arson investigator to look into Monday mobile home fire

West Knox firefighters have requested an arson investigator look into a fire that destroyed a mobile home and several nearby vehicles on Foley Road in north Corbin Monday morning. Firefighters were called to the scene off of Byrley Road behind the Corbin Walmart at approximately...

KSP investigating fatal fire in Lily

Kentucky State Police are investigating a fatal fire in Lily Sunday night. Lily and West Knox firefighters were called to the scene on Sugar Lane off of East Ky. 552 at approximately 7:25 p.m. Lily Fire Chief Dougie Jones said light smoke was scene coming from brick home when...

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...

One person airlifted following garage fire in Lily

One person was airlifted because of injuries sustained in a fire at a in Lily Thursday. Lily, West Knox and Campground firefighters were called to the scene on Slate Ridge Road near the intersection of Slate Ridge Church Road to a report of a structure fire. Lily Firefighter Ed...

West Knox firefighters rescue woman from smoke-filled apartment

West Knox firefighters called to an apartment fire Tuesday morning found and rescued a women from the smoke-filled unit. Chief Darryl Baker said firefighters were called to Spider Creek Apartments on Gilbert Street at 4:01 a.m. after a fire alarm was activated. “When we got...

Gray business destroyed by fire Monday

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Arson suspected in Monday fire on Moore Hill

A fire that destroyed a home on Moore Hill Ave. Monday morning is under investigation. West Knox and Lily responded to the scene near Ott Road in Corbin at approximately 4:45 a.m. West Knox Fire Chief Darryl Baker said firefighters had been called to the same scene at...