Jim Beam Bourbon Warehouse Continues To Burn In Kentucky

The Daily Caller | 7/3/2019 | Staff
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A fire continues to burn at a Jim Beam warehouse in Kentucky containing 45,000 barrels of bourbon after catching fire Tuesday night, officials say.

The fire started Tuesday around 11:30 at two bourbon aging warehouses at the Jim Beam facility in Woodford County, Kentucky, the Louisville Courier Journal reported.

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Firefighters were able to contain one of the warehouse fires, but the other was destroyed and continues to burn, according to Fox8 News.

“With the bourbon spirits, there’s just a lot of material to burn,” Drew Chandler, Woodford County Emergency Management Director said.

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“You can’t throw enough water on it to knock (the flames) down.”

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