Daily Dispatch: Kentucky News
Four volunteer fire departments respond to Gray trailer fire
Fri, 15 Feb 2019 01:44:33 -0800
West Knox and Lily firefighters started out what proved to be a busy Thursday morning as part of a four-department effort against a trailer fire in Gray. Four fire departments battled this Gray trailer fire Thursday morning. Firefighters were called to the scene on South Ky. 233 off of U.S. 25E at about 8:10 a.
- PUB DATE: 2/15/2019 1:44:33 AM - SOURCE: Corbin News Journal
Fire damages house in Madisonville
Fri, 15 Feb 2019 01:42:10 -0800
The Madisonville Police Department is investigating a fire at 361 Graves St. that destroyed a house Thursday afternoon. Madisonville Fire Department Chief John Dunning said he asked the police to help with the investigation because the house is unoccupied. The fire started in a front room and Dunning said he believes the house is a total loss.
- PUB DATE: 2/15/2019 1:42:10 AM - SOURCE: The Messenger
Over a dozen animals die during fire in Grayson County
Thu, 14 Feb 2019 15:21:56 -0800
Over a dozen animals are dead after firefighters fought overnight for hours. "It's a shame," said Chief Bob Williams with the Grayson County Volunteer Fire Department. East Grayson Volunteer Fire Department responded to a house on fire in the 200 block of Cemetery Road at around 3:00 a.m. Thursday morning.
- PUB DATE: 2/14/2019 3:21:56 PM - SOURCE: WBKO-TV Bowling Green
Firefighters respond to two separate incidents on the same road in Mt. Vernon
Thu, 14 Feb 2019 06:27:07 -0800
The Brindle Ridge Volunteer Fire Department says it responded to two separate incidents on Sweetwater Road Wednesday in Mount Vernon. The first incident was a crash a car hit a utility pole just before 8 a.m.. They say the driver suffered minor injuries. Firefighters say the second incident was a vehicle fire that was fully engulfed when firefighters arrived.
- PUB DATE: 2/14/2019 6:27:07 AM - SOURCE: WTVQ-TV Lexington
Follow Up: Victim pulled from Prospect barn fire last month dies from injuries
Wed, 13 Feb 2019 09:32:58 -0800
The man injured late last month in a barn fire in Prospect has died. The Jefferson County Coroners Office says James Arnold, 61, died yesterday at University of Louisville Hospital due to complications from thermal injuries. The fire began around 6 p.m. January 30 in the 7800 block of Sutherland Farm Road.
- PUB DATE: 2/13/2019 9:32:58 AM - SOURCE: WAVE-TV NBC 3 Louisville
Powderly Home Deemed Total Loss from Fire
Tue, 12 Feb 2019 11:54:19 -0800
The home that suffered a fire in Powderly this morning is a total loss, said Greenville Deputy Fire Chief Phillip Groves. Greenville Fire Department was dispatched at 7:09 a.m. to 313 Pendley Street to find the structure fully engulfed. Firefighters left the scene at 10 a.m. The resident, whose identity is being withheld, made it safely outside and was not injured.
- PUB DATE: 2/12/2019 11:54:19 AM - SOURCE: Surf KY News
Firefighters rescue Greenup County family trapped by tree
Wed, 13 Feb 2019 00:00:00 -0800
Firefighters rescued a couple people from a home Tuesday evening after a tree fell on it. WSAZ/Sarah Bankston The Load Volunteer Fire Department responded to a tree on top of both a mobile home and multiple vehicles. It happened in the area where KY-827 meets KY-7. Greenup County 911 got the call just after 5 p.
- PUB DATE: 2/13/2019 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: wsaz.com
Richmond Fire Chief resigns
Tue, 12 Feb 2019 18:52:32 -0800
At the Richmond City Commission meeting Tuesday evening, all the commissioners, with the exception of Mayor Robert Blythe, voted “yes” to approve the resignation of Richmond Fire Chief Robert Carmichael. All of the commissioners voted to approve, except Mayor Blythe who said, “Madam clerk, if this is a gesture of gratitude for Chief Carmichael, let me vote no please.
- PUB DATE: 2/12/2019 6:52:32 PM - SOURCE: The Eastern Progress Online
15 years after line-of-duty death, Lexington firefighter's legacy lives on
Tue, 12 Feb 2019 22:23:42 -0800
The eternal flame will never go out at the Lexington Fallen Firefighters Monument at Phoenix Park. For those working with Lt. Brenda Cowan on Friday, February 13, 2004 it is a permanent reminder, much like the memories themselves that 15 years can't erase - and a lifetime never will. "I remember the dispatch.
- PUB DATE: 2/12/2019 10:23:42 PM - SOURCE: WDKY-TV
Several people evacuated after fire at Jeffersontown hotel
Tue, 12 Feb 2019 06:24:21 -0800
A fire official says an alarm system at a Jeffersontown hotel did not sound an audible alert when a fire broke out early Tuesday morning. Jeffersontown Fire Chief Sean F. Dreisbach says the fire at the Ramada Plaza off Plantside Drive, was reported by an employee of the nearby Bachman Chevrolet dealership sometime after 5 a.
- PUB DATE: 2/12/2019 6:24:21 AM - SOURCE: WDRB-TV Louisville
Man rescued rescued by Elizabethtown Fire Department from excavation site
Mon, 11 Feb 2019 14:43:12 -0800
A man fell into a downtown excavation site Monday and had to be rescued by Elizabethtown Fire Department. Deputy Chief Everett Roberts said a man, who was about 50 years old, was looking into the hole at an excavation site between apartments and a municipal parking area off Strawberry Alley. Roberts said the man apparently passed out and fell into the hole around noon Monday.
- PUB DATE: 2/11/2019 2:43:12 PM - SOURCE: News-Enterprise
High school students dismantle a trapped car as part of Fairdale Fire Science/EMS program
Mon, 11 Feb 2019 10:59:14 -0800
Fairdale High School students dismantled and removed a car trapped inside the Junior Achievement of Kentuckiana building. The students were part of the Fairdale Fire Science/EMS program. The program is designed for students who want to become firefighters or emergency medial technicians. “Me, personally, I’m scared of heights and I’m scared of falling,” student Kara Elbert said.
- PUB DATE: 2/11/2019 10:59:14 AM - SOURCE: WAVE-TV NBC 3 Louisville
Bullitt County fire engulfs home
Sat, 09 Feb 2019 19:45:48 -0800
The Zoneton Fire Protection District had a busy weekend, responding to 12 calls for service. Two of those were working structure fires, the agency said Saturday. One call in particular led to a home devastated by flames. A call from 5 a.m. Saturday morning was to a structure fire. Firefighters arrived to find a house engulfed in flames with no hope of saving anything, the department said.
- PUB DATE: 2/9/2019 7:45:48 PM - SOURCE: WAVE-TV NBC 3 Louisville
Firefighters Respond to Kitchen Fire at Henderson County Home
Sat, 09 Feb 2019 20:58:16 -0800
Several fire crews responded to a report of a kitchen fire in the 13,000 block of U.S. 41-A this evening. The residents had vacated the home as Cairo and Corydon Fire departments arrived on scene to extinguish the flames. Fire officals determined a burning candle was believed to have caused the blaze.
- PUB DATE: 2/9/2019 8:58:16 PM - SOURCE: Surf KY News
Jessamine County man charged following suspicious fires at the same Lexington building
Sat, 09 Feb 2019 21:15:46 -0800
A Nicholasville man faces arson and burglary charges in connection to a pair of fires, months apart, that happened at the same Lexington business. Gregory Casey, 30, was arrested Friday. The fires, which occurred December 26 and February 7 in the building formerly occupied by H&H Racing on Brentwood Court, off Nandino Boulevard, were both ruled arson by the Lexington Fire Department.
- PUB DATE: 2/9/2019 9:15:46 PM - SOURCE: WDKY-TV
Lexington firefighters use resuscitator on dog trapped in fire
Thu, 07 Feb 2019 09:35:47 -0800
Lexington firefighters rescued a dog trapped inside a burning home Thursday morning. Crews responded to a house fire on Judy Lane around 9 a.m. The fire is believed to have started in the kitchen. Firefighters went inside and rescued a dog inside the home before using a pet resuscitator on it. The dog, named Zeus, is expected to make a full recovery.
- PUB DATE: 2/7/2019 9:35:47 AM - SOURCE: WKYT.com
One person suffers minor injuries in East Bernstadt house fire
Thu, 07 Feb 2019 00:14:48 -0800
Firefighters say they credit a closed door with helping them buy some valuable time fighting a house fire Wednesday. The East Bernstadt Fire Department says the fire broke out in the bedroom. They say someone shut the door to the bedroom, slowing the spread of the fire, which gave them more time to respond and start putting it out.
- PUB DATE: 2/7/2019 12:14:48 AM - SOURCE: WTVQ-TV Lexington
These part-time Kentucky legislators can collect public pensions of $50,000 or more
Thu, 07 Feb 2019 07:53:14 -0800
As the General Assembly resumes its debate over pensions — who should get one, who shouldn’t and how should Kentucky pay for what’s owed — public records show that some of state government’s larger pensions belong to current and former legislators, who serve part-time at the Capitol. There are 186 retired legislators drawing pensions from their own separately managed retirement system, with an average annual payout of $23,934.
- PUB DATE: 2/7/2019 7:53:14 AM - SOURCE: Lexington Herald-Leader (Kentucky.com)
Kitchen Fire Damages A Princeton Road Home in Cerulean
Wed, 06 Feb 2019 18:06:32 -0800
A grease fire damaged a Princeton Road home Wednesday night. According to Cerulean Fire Department Chief Denise Brashears, smoke was coming from the roof of the home located at the 13000 block when firefighters arrived. The blaze started as a grease fire in the kitchen and caused moderate damage. No one was injured, but the family will not be able to stay in the home.
- PUB DATE: 2/6/2019 6:06:32 PM - SOURCE: WKDZ-FM 106.5 Real Country
Lexington business, once the scene of arson, catches on fire again
Thu, 07 Feb 2019 06:39:21 -0800
Crews are investigating a fire at a Lexington business that was recently the scene of an arson. The business is H&H Racing on Brentwood Court, off Nandino Boulevard. A fire at the same business on Dec. 26 was ruled arson by the Lexington Fire Department.
- PUB DATE: 2/7/2019 6:39:21 AM - SOURCE: WDKY-TV
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