Blaze Destroys Kentucky Candle Factory

May 21, 2013

A fire has destroyed a factory in central Kentucky that makes scented candles.

The Advocate-Messenger reports more than 200 firefighters from seven departments battled the blaze Saturday morning at the Goose Creek Candle Co. factory in the Casey County town of Liberty.

It took firefighters more than four hours to get the blaze under control.

Goose Creek candles are distributed nationally and the factory employed about 75 people.

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