9,000 barrels of bourbon crash to ground after building collapse
Late Friday morning, about 9,000 barrels of aging bourbon crashed to the ground after a building collapsed at the Barton 1792 distillery, WLKY-TV reported.
According to WHAS-TV, the Bardstown, Kentucky, bourbon warehouse holds 20,000 barrels.
Milt Spalding, information officer for Nelson County Emergency Management, said they don’t know what caused the collapse and the cause is still under investigation.
WLKY reported that water samples from the area have come back clean and the EPA is on scene.
No one was injured in the collapse.