Fire Torches Rand Paul's Kentucky Office

July 21, 2023

Republican Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul’s Bowling Green, Kentucky, office was damaged in a fire Friday morning.

The fire severely damaged a commercial building on State Street that includes Paul’s local office, the Bowling Green Daily News reported. Authorities responded to the blaze at 1:45 am, according to a Bowling Green Fire Department spokeswoman. The building’s roof caved in, the spokeswoman added, and it sustained serious structural damage.

Videos posted on social media showed firefighters continuing to combat the blaze as late as 8:30 am.