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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...

Family dog dies in house fire

A family dog fell victim to a house fire last Friday in north Corbin. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every day! Please login to view this content. Not a Member? Join Us

Southern Laurel County home burns to ground

Photo Submitted West Knox firefighters responding to a structure fire in north Corbin early Tuesday morning were preparing themselves for the worst when they arrived on the scene to find the home that was reportedly occupied engulfed in flames. Read this story and more for just...

Gray home destroyed in fire

A Gray area home was destroyed by fire early Tuesday morning. Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every day! Please login to view this content. Not a Member? Join Us

Corbin residence a total loss after Tuesday fire

A majority of the upper level of a two-story residence was destroyed after the resident told firefighters that he fell asleep while cooking. The fire occurred about 9 p.m. Tuesday night on Hawe Street. West Knox Fire Chief Daryl Baker said the resident, who was renting the...

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...

Two juveniles airlifted after single vehicle crash

Two individuals were airlifted after a single vehicle accident that resulted in the driver being arrested. Courtesy of Laurel Sheriff’s Office Read this story and more for just $.99 cents today, or subscribe to get access every day! Please login to view this content. Not a...

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...