Sentinel-Echo.com

Local News

January 3, 2013

Fire destroys E.B. home

LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. — On the last day of 2012, a fire erupted at 112 Carson Lane off west Ky. 1376 in East Bernstadt.  No one was reported to be injured, but the incident was a total loss.

According to the Crossroads and East Bernstadt Volunteer Fire Departments, heavy smoke and flames lit up the night sky around 1:26 a.m. Dec. 31, giving way to the fire's location.  Fire fighters entered the mobile home and contained the fire to the living room area.  The rest of the home received smoke and water damage. Firefighters had to pull down ceiling and dry wall in various places to check if the fire had spread.  

Crossroads Volunteer Fire Department responded with one pumper and one taker with 10 firemen.  East Bernstadt Volunteer Fire Department responded with one pumper and one rescue truck with six members.  

Also assisting at the time of the fire was the Laurel County Division of Public Safety, Ambulance Inc. of Laurel County, Jackson County RECC, and the Ky. Highway Department who salted the freezing water upon the road.

mmccrarey@sentinel-echo.com

1
Text Only
Local News
Facebook
AP Video
US Ready to Slap New Sanctions on Russia Kerry: Not Worried About Israeli Criticism Boater Rescued From Edge of Kentucky Dam Girl Struck by Plane on Florida Beach Dies Rodents Rampant in Gardens Around Louvre House to Vote on Slimmed-down Bill for Border Looming Demand Could Undercut Flight Safety Raw: 2 Shells Hit Fuel Tank at Gaza Power Plant Raw: Massive Explosions From Airstrikes in Gaza Giant Ketchup Bottle Water Tower Up for Sale Easier Nuclear Construction Promises Fall Short Kerry: Humanitarian Cease-fire Efforts Continue Raw: Corruption Trial Begins for Former Va Gov. The Carbon Trap: US Exports Global Warming Traditional African Dishes Teach Healthy Eating
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
Poll

Now that school is out, what are your family’s summer vacation plans?

A. No major plans. We will probably hang out around Laurel County.
B. Going to the beach!
C. Kentucky has a lot of wonderful state parks, and we plan to visit a few and enjoy quality family time.
     View Results