Fire at GE Appliance Park in KY

from WDRB, Louisville, KY

Dozens of firefighters spent several hours early Friday battling a massive fire at GE’s Appliance Park in Buechel.

ge fire, kentucky 2Harrods Creek Fire Chief Kevin Tyler says this is a six-alarm fire, and Louisville Fire & Rescue was called in to help. According to Tyler, more than 100 firefighters are at the scene. There have been no firefighter injuries reported so far.

Tyler says it has been a challenge today to fight the massive fire and conduct numerous water rescues.

A former employee of GE tells WDRB’s Kara Kirtley that the fire was burning in Building 6, which he said was being used for storage. The entire building collapsed sometime before 8:30 a.m.

WDRB 41 Louisville News