A fire tore through the Bowling Green, Kentucky, office of Republican US Sen. Rand Paul Friday, with a cause for the blaze not yet determined.
The fire at the Senator’s downtown office building which also houses a law firm, started sometime around 2 a.m. Friday morning and led to massive structural damage including a roof collapse.
BG Fire crews still on scene at a structure fire on State Street. The building housed Sen. Rand Paul’s Bg office. Traffic is being detoured. Cause unknown as of 8:30 this morning. More to come. pic.twitter.com/6CoTdgBxH5
— Will Whaley (@Will_Whaley_) July 21, 2023
Photos circulating online showed the beloved Republican firebrand’s office engulfed in flames:
BREAKING: The fire department is reportedly on scene at Rand Paul’s (R-KY) office in Bowling Green, Kentucky after it caught fire overnight. (story is still developing) pic.twitter.com/UVI83A6Haw
— TexasLindsay™ (@TexasLindsay_) July 21, 2023