Irvin Cobb Apts. Floods

Paducah, KY – Several people living in Paducah's Irvin Cobb Apartments were forced to evacuate late last night after a fire sprinkler line on the building's fourth floor froze and burst. Water flooded the building, damaging parts of its electrical system. Fire Marshall Greg Cherry ordered residents evacuated. City Building Official Joel Scarborough says the building's owner has repair staff on the scene, working to allow reoccupation as soon as possible.