This is one of two ladder trucks that responded Saturday when hot tar bubbled over and spilled onto the exterior roof of the University of Kentucky boiler plant on South Upper Street. Two roofers on top of the building were not hurt. The plant provides heat to the UK campus but there was no interruption of service. Photo taken on Saturday, Oct. 17, 2015.
This is one of two ladder trucks that responded Saturday when hot tar bubbled over and spilled onto the exterior roof of the University of Kentucky boiler plant on South Upper Street. Two roofers on top of the building were not hurt. The plant provides heat to the UK campus but there was no interruption of service. Photo taken on Saturday, Oct. 17, 2015. Lexington Herald-Leader
This is one of two ladder trucks that responded Saturday when hot tar bubbled over and spilled onto the exterior roof of the University of Kentucky boiler plant on South Upper Street. Two roofers on top of the building were not hurt. The plant provides heat to the UK campus but there was no interruption of service. Photo taken on Saturday, Oct. 17, 2015. Lexington Herald-Leader

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