Large fire at Kentucky oil company emits thick clouds of smoke

Thursday, March 28, 2024
Large fire breaks out at Kentucky oil company
A large fire at the Valor Oil gas station company in Bowling Green, Kentucky emitted large thick clouds of dark smoke over the town Wednesday.

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. -- Thick clouds of black smoke billowed over parts of Bowling Green, Kentucky after a fire broke out in a downtown building Wednesday.

The fire was reported at Valor Oil, the Bowling Green Fire Department said.

Some businesses and a school in the area were evacuated, ABC affiliate WBKO reported.

Crews worked to contain the fire into Wednesday evening and a hazmat team was on hand to contain fuel runoff.

So far no injuries have been reported.

It was not immediately known what ignited the fire.