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Third time is the charm for arsonist(s) trying to burn down former Knox County church

Firefighters say arsonists may have finally succeeded in what they believe is the third attempt to burn an abandoned church building on Moore Hill in Corbin. West Knox firefighters were called to the intersection of Moore Hill Ave. and Kennedy Ave. at approximately 1 a.m. Monday....

Four volunteer fire departments respond to Gray trailer fire Thursday

West Knox and Lily firefighter started out what proved to be a busy Thursday morning as part of a four-department effort against a trailer fire in Gray. Firefighters were called to the scene on South Ky. 233 off of U.S. 25E at about 8:10 a.m. “It was fully involved when we pulled...

Heater sparks fire that damages Lily home Thursday morning

Lily and West Knox firefighters were called to a structure fire last Thursday morning on Timberland Circle. The initial call given out about 10:15 a.m was that the house off of Douglas Blvd, approximately one mile north of Hunter Hills Elementary, was fully involved. “There was...

Fire damages mobile home in Gray community Monday

West Knox firefighters say a blaze that damaged a mobile home on Watch Road Monday was sparked by a stove. “He said he was cooking something on the stove and it blew up,” firefighters said of Ricky Patterson who lives at the trailer. Firefighters were called to the scene off of...

Lily blaze destroys barn, pair of vehicles early Tuesday morning

Three local fire departments were called out Tuesday morning to battle a fire that ultimately destroyed a barn and two vehicles in the Lily area. Lily and West Knox firefighters were called to the scene on Echo Valley Road near the intersection with Hopkins Cemetery Road about...

Christmas Eve fire destroys Lily home; cause unknown

Four area fire departments could not provide a Christmas miracle for a Lily family that saw their home destroyed by fire overnight Sunday. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us

KSP investigating 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....

Meth making may have sparked Friday shed fire

West Knox firefighters and Knox County Sheriff’s deputies were called to the scene of an outbuilding fire on Howser Street Friday night. West Knox Chief Darryl Baker said firefighters were paged to the scene off of Standard Ave. about 6:40 p.m. The shed, located about 30 yards...

Blaze destroys previously burned home

West Knox and Lily firefighters spent more than three hours working to contain a blaze that consumed an already damaged home on Old Barbourville Hwy. Sunday night. Approximately one month after it first burned, West Knox firefighters say they were called back to a residence on...

Elderly woman hospitalized following Tuesday blaze at Keavy residence

Keavy and West Know firefighters were called to battle this blaze on Tiffany Lane Tuesday afternoon. Keavy Fire Chief Richard Bales said the resident, whom family members identifed as Louise Mosley, was taken to Baptist Health Corbin fore treatment of smoke inhalation. A...
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