Bourbon warehouse collapses at Bardstown, KY distillery

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BARDSTOWN, KY (WAVE) – An estimated 10,000 barrels of bourbon fell when a building collapsed at a distillery in Bardstown.

The collapse was reported at Barton Brands distillery at 10:55 a.m. Friday, according to Bardstown dispatch.

Bardstown Fire Department chief Billy Mattingly said work had been going on in the building to repair a wall, but work was not taking place at the time of the collapse.

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Barton said the building was constructed around 1940.

It’s not clear what caused the collapse. No injuries have been reported.

This story will be updated with more information as it comes into the newsroom.

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