Four escape house fire


By Portia Williams - [email protected]



A trailer was completely consumed by a fire in the 2oo block of Second Avenue in Worthington, Ky. on Monday.


WORTHINGTON, Ky. — A house fire occurred in the 200 block of Second Avenue in Worthington Ky. on Monday according to reports from Rick King, assistant fire chief of the Worthington Volunteer Fire Department (WVFD).

On Monday morning WVFD was informed that a home was engulfed in flames. King said it was a family of four whose home caught fire.

“On Monday at approximately 8:30 in the morning, we were called to the scene. No one was hurt, and they all got out safely. There were four, a mom, dad, and two kids,” King said. “Unfortunately, it was pretty much a total loss to the trailer.”

WVFD was assisted by the Raceland, Russell, and Wurtland Volunteer Fire departments at the scene, working feverishly for more than two hours to subdue to flames. King said there were no injuries, or fatalities as a result of the fire.

The Greenup County 911 Emergency Management Service, as well as the American Red Cross also came to the scene of the fire to assist the family.

Buford Hurley II, director of the Greenup County EMS, said they arrived at the scene of the fire on Monday.

“We were there on the scene of the fire as well,” Hurley said. The Worthington Fire Department did a great job with getting the fire out, and we are glad that nobody was hurt.”

A trailer was completely consumed by a fire in the 2oo block of Second Avenue in Worthington, Ky. on Monday.
http://portsmouth-dailytimes.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/web1_12901294_10156702310630104_7708674204914124213_o.jpgA trailer was completely consumed by a fire in the 2oo block of Second Avenue in Worthington, Ky. on Monday.

By Portia Williams

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Reach Portia Williams at 740-353-3101, ext. 1929, or on Twitter @PortiaWillPDT.

Reach Portia Williams at 740-353-3101, ext. 1929, or on Twitter @PortiaWillPDT.

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