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Benton resident Amanda Edwards

  A fire this morning in a Benton apartment complex caused extensive damage to the building but left no injuries.

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A major employer for Clinton, Kentucky is at a total loss after fires overtook the business Wednesday morning.

  A fire review team in Tennessee will investigate the Gatlinburg fires that killed 14 people in November.

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A fire official says a plane at Louisville International Airport was evacuated this morning after a Samsung Galaxy phone began to smoke.

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The Kentucky State Police are investigating a house fire in eastern Calloway County that left two dead.

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A suspicious fire has damaged the new Cracker Barrel under construction in Mayfield. 

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The Calloway County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an early morning fire that killed one person. 

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Two men are recovering at a hospital in Nashville, Tennessee after Marshall County’s Silver Trail Distillery exploded Friday morning.

The distillery is attributing the explosion to a “massive equipment failure." An investigation is ongoing.

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Kentucky State Police and the State Fire Marshal's office are investigating two unrelated cases of arson near Hazel in Calloway County.  

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More downtown Murray buildings are likely to be demolished after this week’s massive downtown fire. City officials briefed community members this morning about the fire’s impact on the community.

Some businesses remain closed awaiting electrical and structural inspections before the city can re-energize offices with electricity and turn on natural gas supply lines. The fire’s cause is still unknown, and no one was injured.

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