An ammonia leak at the JBS plant in Butchertown yesterday caused the evacuation of about 700 workers. Firefighters urged people in the neighborhood to stay indoors in the hours immediately after the leak. Some residents complained the fire department waited too long to sound the sirens warning of the leak. Officials say they activated the sirens after increasing the threat level of the leak.
Louisville fire officials are trying to determine the cause of weekend blaze that killed three children and two adults. Four of the victims died Saturday; the fifth, a ten month old child, died Sunday. The house fire at 1249 South Clay Street also injured four others. Officials says the blaze broke out in a first-floor… Continue reading Probe Continues Into House Fire That Killed Five