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Vehicle fire threatens apartment

Lily and West Knox firefighters called to battle a vehicle fire Saturday found themselves fighting to keep it from spreading to a nearby apartment building. Firefighters were paged to a report of a vehicle fire at Stony Ridge Apartments on American Greeting Card Road at...

Moped driver injured in head-on collision with car

A moped rider was injured Friday afternoon in a head-on collision with a car on Old Barbourville Road. West Knox Fire Department and Knox County EMS were called to the scene off of the Corbin bypass at approximately 3:45 p.m. Deanna Burlew, the driver of the Chevrolet Monte...

Corbin man suffers severe burns while lighting grill

A Corbin man was airlifted to the University of Kentucky Medical Center Tuesday night after a he was burned while lighting a grill. West Knox firefighters and Whitley EMS were called to the residence at 200 Meadowlark Circle off of Standard Ave. at approximately 7:30 p.m. in...

Smoke that filled Moore Hill Road home traced to Corbin City Utilities

West Knox firefighters were called out to a home on Moore Hill Road Tuesday that had filled with smoke only to learn that the source of the smoke was Corbin Utilities. Firefighters were called to 394 Moore Hill Road at approximately 10:20 a.m. Chief Darryl Baker said upon further...

One airlifted following motorcycle wreck on I-75

A Bowling Green man was airlifted to the University of Kentucky Medical Center Monday after suffering severe burns in a motorcycle wreck on Interstate 75 in Whitley County. Law enforcement and emergency personnel were called to the scene near the 27-mile marker just after 11 a.m....

Firefighters rescue man from burning trailer in Lily

Lily and West Knox firefighters pulled a man from a burning mobile home Friday afternoon. Firefighters were called to the scene on Sepulvada Blvd. about 12:30 p.m. “There were smoke and flames showing from the area near the front porch,” said Lily Fire Chief Doug Jones of the...

Police: Georgia man drunk when he blew through road block, nearly hit firefighter

Kentucky State Police say a Georgia man was under the influence of alcohol when he drove his pickup truck through a roadbock closing off Interstate 75 to traffic following a fatal crash Thursday night, narrowly avoiding West Knox Fire Chief Darryl Baker in the process. You need...

West Knox firefighters battle truck fire at former King’s Truck Stop

West Knox firefighters were called to the former King’s Truck Stop Thursday morning in response to a report of a tractor-trailer truck on fire. Firefighters were called to the scene on U.S. 25E just off of Interstate 75 about 11:30 a.m. The fire was located in the sleeper...

Firefighters asking KSP to investigate Thursday church fire

West Knox firefighters are asking Kentucky State Police arson investigators to look into a fire that damaged a church building on Moore Hill Ave. Thursday afternoon. Firefighters were paged to what dispatchers called, “City of Refuge Church” at the intersection with Kennedy Ave....

West Knox Fire Department selling chances to win tickets to UK versus UT basketball game at Rupp

West Knox firefighters are giving basketball fans a chance to win two of the best seats in the house when the Kentucky Wildcats host the Tennessee Volunteers at Rupp Arena on Feb. 6. The fire department is selling chances to win the tickets that have been donated by Kentucky...
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