Major fire at Jim Beam warehouse

Thousands of barrels of bourbon destroyed

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Late on July 2, a Jim Beam warehouse in Versailles, KY caught fire and subsequently collapsed. The warehouse contained approximately 45,000 barrels of bourbon. Officials theorize the blaze may have been caused by lightning.

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