Jim Beam agrees to pay fine for bourbon fire that killed fish in Kentucky River

Jim Beam was fined $600,000 by Kentucky’s environmental agency this month for a July warehouse fire that caused bourbon to spill into the Kentucky River.

The fire which was started by a lightning strike on July 3, caused the warehouse to collapse and an unknown amount of bourbon from 40,000 destroyed barrels to pour into Glenn’s Creek and eventually the Kentucky River.

LINK (via: WKYT)

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