Explosion at Pulaski County Home Kills AHF Manufacturing Supervisor

Somerset, Kentucky – A tragic explosion on Sunday morning resulted in the death of 43-year-old Chris Fineberg, as confirmed by Pulaski County Coroner Clyde Strunk. Fineberg lost his life when an explosion tore through an outbuilding on his property where fireworks were stored. He served as a supervisor at AHF Manufacturing, leaving behind a grieving community.

The incident occurred at 210 Hidden Crest Drive around 10 a.m., causing not only the destruction of the shed but also damage to surrounding property, according to the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office. The ATF (Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms) is currently investigating the cause of the explosion, while the death inquiry is being led by PCSO Sergeant Ron Hellard.

Don Franklin, the Pulaski Director of Emergency Management, noted that the debris field from the explosion spanned approximately 200 yards. As a precaution, the PCSO is advising the public to steer clear of the area if possible. Additionally, individuals in the vicinity are urged not to touch any debris they may come across, but instead, notify the ATF or local authorities.

In response to the tragic event, multiple agencies, including the Somerset Police Department, Kentucky State Police, and various fire departments, swiftly mobilized to the scene to provide support and assistance. The collaborative effort underscores the solidarity and quick response of the community in times of crisis. The investigation into the explosion aims to provide answers and closure to the loved ones of Chris Fineberg, as well as ensure the safety of the surrounding area.