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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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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.

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UPDATE - 7/24/14 11:30 AM -- 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.

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  A 75-year-old Trigg County woman died of smoke inhalation when her home caught fire the early this morning.  Kentucky State Police say the fire was reported around 2 a.m. at the Cadiz home of Dorothy C. Mitchell on Rocky Ridge Road.  Montgomery Volunteer Firefighters found Mitchell's body after extinguishing the blaze.  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

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