Fire on Kentucky Street consumes local residence

Members of the Bowling Green Fire Department J. Hernandez (left) and B. Smith (right) cut fire away from the roof of 1253 Kentucky St. The fire department responded to the call at 11:40 on Friday, March 12, 2021.

At 11:40 a.m. on March 12, 2021, the Bowling Green Police Department received a call about a fire raging in a residential house at 1253 Kentucky St., right across from Midtown apartments. The firefighters and police arrived at the scene and immediately began to diffuse the fire which took around two hours to completely put out. The Bowling Green Fire Department confirms the owner of the home was not present when the fire started, and no injuries or casualties occurred. The cause of the fire is under ongoing investigation.