fire http://wkms.org en 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 Fire Destroys Paris Landmark http://wkms.org/post/fire-destroys-paris-landmark <p></p><p>A fire has destroyed a former antique mall near downtown Paris.&nbsp; The blaze broke out shortly after 6 p.m. yesterday on north Market Street. Thu, 10 Jan 2013 13:37:13 +0000 John Walker & The Associated Press 26611 at http://wkms.org Fire Destroys Paris Landmark Authorities Probe Cause of Morehead Fire http://wkms.org/post/authorities-probe-cause-morehead-fire <p></p><p>Authorities are investigating the cause of a fire at a Morehead State University building that injured four firefighters.&nbsp; Morehead Fire Chief Jeff Anderson says the firefighters were injured by bricks that fell while crews were battling the blaze at Downing Hall around 7 a.m. Sunday.&nbsp; Mon, 07 Jan 2013 15:10:57 +0000 The Associated Press & Person: Whitney Jones 26468 at http://wkms.org Authorities Probe Cause of Morehead Fire Fort Campbell Woman Sentenced 25 Years for Fatal Fire http://wkms.org/post/fort-campbell-woman-sentenced-25-years-fatal-fire <p></p><p>A Fort Campbell woman accused of trying to collect on her Army husband's life insurance policy has been sentenced to 25 years in prison for setting fire to her home and killing two of her children. Billi Jo Smallwood maintained her innocence at her sentencing Thursday in Louisville. 39-year-old Smallwood could have been given life in prison. She was convicted in federal court of maliciously setting fire to the family’s housing unit in 2007 while her children slept inside. Prosecutors say her intent was to kill her husband and cash in his $400,000 insurance policy. Fri, 14 Dec 2012 14:21:24 +0000 Whitney Jones & The Associated Press & The Ass 25690 at http://wkms.org Fort Campbell Woman Sentenced 25 Years for Fatal Fire