2 Lyon County juveniles face arson charges after blaze injures firefighter


Web Editor - Ryan Burkett

LYON COUNTY, Ky. - Two Lyon County, Kentucky juveniles are in trouble with the law after an abandoned home caught fire in Eddyville on Wednesday.

Fire departments from both Eddyville and Kuttawa were called to the home on Chestnut Street around 1 p.m.

After an investigation, two juveniles who were at the scene were arrested for their involvement. One was charged with 1st Degree Arson while the other was charged with Complicity to 1st Degree Arson. Both juveniles were released into their parents' custody.

Eddyville firefighter Randy Reed was injured when a burning tree branch fell and hit his head. He is recovering from a neck injury and burns to the left side of his body.