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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...

High winds help spread Gray house fire

High winds Thursday night spread a house fire to a neighbor’s home and two nearby vehicles in Gray. West Knox Fire Chief Daryl Baker said firefighters were called to the scene on Aster Lane off of Hazel Fork Road about 11:08 p.m. Firefighters were on scene within six minute...

Chief Baker: West Knox ‘membership dues’ are an investment in the community

West Knox Fire Chief Daryl Baker said the county’s new ordinance attaching $35 in membership dues to each Knox County property tax bill has resulted in approximately $97,000 in operating revenue for the department in 2017. “If all of the 4,000 properties in the West Knox District...