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Fire engulfs Kentucky office of Sen. Rand Paul overnight | The Gateway Pundit

Bowling Green Fire Department

The Bowling Green office of Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) was engulfed in flames in an overnight fire, officials have confirmed. No injuries were reported.

The Bowling Green Fire Department arrived on the scene around 1:45 a.m. after reports of a large fire in the downtown area, which serves as Paul’s local office. Firefighters encountered heavy smoke and fire upon arrival and called for additional units, according to public information officer Katie McKee.

A total of 31 personnel, not including two deputy chiefs and Bowling Green Fire Chief Justin Brooks, responded to the scene.

The building housed several key offices, including that of Senator Rand Paul, the law firm of Kerrick Bachert, and Dezign Tees, a popular local business. According to reports, the fire spread to other buildings near the center of the city Bowling Greene Daily News.

McKee confirmed the roof collapse and described the challenges firefighters faced as they battled the blaze.

Authorities are currently investigating the cause of the fire, which is still unknown. It is not yet clear which building started the fire.

In a statement to BG Daily NewsSenator Paul said, “We are grateful to Bowling Green first responders who quickly arrived on the scene to extinguish the fire and continue to work with authorities to assess the damage and determine a cause.”

“We have a very well established emergency management plan and we have the ability to continue operations that will not impact our work to help Kentuckians.”


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