By Becky Killian / Editor
An arson investigator from the Kentucky State Police London Post is among those who continue to seek the cause of the Nov. 3 fire at Corbin Manor Apartments.
KSP Detective Brian Lewis is investigating along with the Kentucky State Fire Marshal’s office, according to Trooper Lloyd Cochran, public information officer for the London Post, and State Fire Marshal Bill Swope.
The fire destroyed a building that housed offices, a maintenance area, a laundry facility and a community room.
West Knox Volunteer Fire & Rescue was called to the early morning blaze, which took about an hour to get under control, according to Chief Darryl Baker.
Other departments responding included Lily, Keavy and Laurel County. Laurel County Ambulance was also at the complex.
Baker said about 40 firefighters fought the fire. Firefighters remained at the complex for more than four hours.
By Becky Killian / Editor
- Local News
Arrest made after 5-hour manhunt
Laurel County deputies arrested a man they said was “armed and extremely dangerous” after a five-hour manhunt Wednesday.
Flagman struck by vehicle
A construction crew flagman who was struck by a vehicle in Knox County Tuesday was released from the University of Kentucky Medical Center Wednesday.
London police chief suspended
The London police chief has been suspended in the wake of the issuance of an emergency protective order by the Madison Family Court.
McNeel speaks at Kiwanis Club meeting
Saint Camillus Academy may be closed — but the 100-year tradition of education at that site will continue, according to Corbin Independent School Superintendent Ed McNeel.
Knox Schools to end daycare
Those using the Knox Central Day Care facility in Knox County Public Schools will have to soon find different accommodations.
Correctional Center open house Thursday
The Laurel County Correctional Center will hold an open house from 6-8 p.m. Thursday.
3 indicted for home invasion
Three Williamsburg men were indicted Monday in connection with a March home invasion robbery.
Car overturns on Ky. 26, lands in creek
For over 45 minutes late Tuesday afternoon, traffic came to a standstill on Ky. 26 south of Woodbine.
London police chief ordered to stay away from Berea woman
A woman who who moved to Berea in February 2013 after a live-in relationship with London Police Chief Stewart O. Walker has obtained an emergency protective order against him from Madison Family Court.
Rough draft of budget presented at London Tourism meeting
While no action was taken at Monday’s meeting of the London Tourism and Convention Commission, a rough draft of a budget was presented by Commission Member Mackey Williams.
- More Local News Headlines
- Arrest made after 5-hour manhunt