fire http://wkms.org en Murray Downtown Fire: Gutted Buildings Likely to be Razed http://wkms.org/post/murray-downtown-fire-gutted-buildings-likely-be-razed <p style="margin:0in;margin-bottom:.0001pt">&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">More downtown Murray buildings are likely to be demolished after this week’s </span><a href="http://wkms.org/post/slideshow-afternoon-photos-added-early-morning-fire-murray-court-square" style="line-height: 1.5;">massive downtown fire. </a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">City officials briefed community members this morning about the fire’s impact on the community.</span></p> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 16:04:51 +0000 Chad Lampe 42367 at http://wkms.org Murray Downtown Fire: Gutted Buildings Likely to be Razed Bad Luck: Murray Business Loses Office After Collapse, Then Fire Threatens New Office http://wkms.org/post/bad-luck-murray-business-loses-office-after-collapse-then-fire-threatens-new-office <p>First it was a collapsed office, now it is a fire next door, Pierce Keller and Associates is facing destruction again. Julie Keller and her husband had purchased and were in the process of renovating 504 Maple Street when adjacent buildings on Murray’s square caught fire overnight Tuesday.</p><p> Wed, 23 Jul 2014 21:24:40 +0000 Allison Crawford 42327 at http://wkms.org Bad Luck: Murray Business Loses Office After Collapse, Then Fire Threatens New Office [Slideshow: Afternoon Photos Added] Early Morning Fire on Murray Court Square http://wkms.org/post/slideshow-afternoon-photos-added-early-morning-fire-murray-court-square <p><em>(Click on the above photo to see the slideshow. More photos on <a href="https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10152171138037443.1073741849.146418017442&amp;type=1">our Facebook page</a>)</em></p><p><strong>UPDATE - 7/24/14 11:30 AM&nbsp;</strong>-- Murray firefighters remain on the scene since they are concerned about the possibility of small rekindling flames. The fire department is continuing to investigate the start of the fire, which they believe began at Wilson's Florist. Roads surrounding the damaged buildings remain closed.</p><p> Wed, 23 Jul 2014 11:28:31 +0000 Todd Hatton, Troy Taylor & Whitney Jones 42306 at http://wkms.org [Slideshow: Afternoon Photos Added] Early Morning Fire on Murray Court Square Early Morning Fire Leaves Trigg County Woman Dead http://wkms.org/post/early-morning-fire-leaves-trigg-county-woman-dead <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>A 75-year-old Trigg County woman died of smoke inhalation when her home caught fire the early this morning. &nbsp;Kentucky&nbsp;State Police say the fire was reported around&nbsp;2 a.m.&nbsp;at the Cadiz home of Dorothy C. Mitchell on Rocky Ridge Road.&nbsp; Montgomery Volunteer Firefighters found Mitchell's body after extinguishing the blaze. &nbsp;State police say an autopsy determined the woman's cause of death. The fire's cause hasn't been determined, but police say no foul play is suspected</p> Fri, 17 Jan 2014 20:59:28 +0000 The Associated Press 38116 at http://wkms.org Early Morning Fire Leaves Trigg County Woman Dead Afternoon Fire Destroys Murray Apartment, No One Injured http://wkms.org/post/afternoon-fire-destroys-murray-apartment-no-one-injured <p>Officials with the state fire marshal’s office are investigating a fire in a Murray apartment complex.</p><p>A neighbor reports the fire in the Cambridge subdivision began around&nbsp;noon. &nbsp;No one was injured. &nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p> Mon, 13 Jan 2014 22:46:23 +0000 Rob Canning 38005 at http://wkms.org Afternoon Fire Destroys Murray Apartment, No One Injured KSP and State Fire Marshal Investigate Possibility Of Marshall County Double Arson http://wkms.org/post/ksp-and-state-fire-marshal-investigate-possibility-marshall-county-double-arson <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Kentucky State Police and State Fire Marshall are investigating foul play surrounding two Marshall County house fires that occurred within hours of each other Tuesday night.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Wed, 16 Oct 2013 16:44:39 +0000 Rob Canning 35766 at http://wkms.org KSP and State Fire Marshal Investigate Possibility Of Marshall County Double Arson Update: Victims Identified in Calloway County Fatal House Explosion http://wkms.org/post/update-victims-identified-calloway-county-fatal-house-explosion <p>Update 7:56 P.M: The Kentucky State Police have identified those involved in the explosion.</p><p>The surviving victims of the house explosion are Marty Story, 54, of Murray, Melissa Mcleod, 41, of Hazel, Ira Greer, 60, of Almo, and Barbara Parker, 70, of Murray.&nbsp; The surviving victims remain in stable condition at Vanderbilt University Hospital in Nashville, TN.&nbsp; The deceased has been identified as Kenneth Story, 72, of Murray.</p><p></p><p>Original Story: The State Fire Marshal's Office is investigating the cause of a fatal house explosion that leveled a Calloway County home on Saturday night. Multiple law enforcement agencies arrived at the house on Cook Store Trail near Coldwater shortly after receiving a 911 call from a neighbor.&nbsp; Sun, 15 Sep 2013 15:28:49 +0000 Chad Lampe 34890 at http://wkms.org Update: Victims Identified in Calloway County Fatal House Explosion Kentucky Officials Share Ideas to Fight Rise in Fire Deaths http://wkms.org/post/kentucky-officials-share-ideas-fight-rise-fire-deaths <p></p><p>Statewide, fire officials have begun discussing ways Kentuckians can stop the rising number of accidental fire deaths, which have claimed 30 people so far this year.</p><p>Kentucky Fire Marshal William Swope led the first brainstorming session Tuesday. He says most of the fire deaths have occurred in rural areas.</p><p>Much of the two-hour discussion hinged on how to get more working smoke detectors in homes in areas that lack fire personnel who can visit areas door to door. Most rural areas depend on volunteer fire departments that have limited time and resources.&nbsp; Wed, 17 Apr 2013 12:56:23 +0000 Whitney Jones & The Associated Press 30673 at http://wkms.org Kentucky Officials Share Ideas to Fight Rise in Fire Deaths Crews Work to Contain Shawnee Forest Blaze http://wkms.org/post/crews-work-contain-shawnee-forest-blaze <p></p><p>Crews are working to contain a fire that has damaged at least 14 acres of the sprawling Shawnee National Forest in southern Illinois.</p><p>U.S. Forest Service spokeswoman Patricia York says at least one-quarter of the blaze is contained at Little Grand Canyon near Pomona, southwest of Carbondale, in Jackson County.&nbsp; Tue, 09 Apr 2013 12:20:38 +0000 Whitney Jones & The Associated Press 30318 at http://wkms.org Crews Work to Contain Shawnee Forest Blaze All Animals Safe After Christian County Shelter Fire Extinguished http://wkms.org/post/all-animals-safe-after-christian-county-shelter-fire-extinguished <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A fire damaged the Christian County Animal Shelter Monday morning. The county’s Emergency Management Director Randy Graham says all of the animals survived the fire. He also says there is some structural damage to one wing and the offices in the building.</span></p><p> Mon, 18 Mar 2013 19:33:20 +0000 Whitney Jones 29428 at http://wkms.org All Animals Safe After Christian County Shelter Fire Extinguished