Kentucky Center Fire Update

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Kentucky Center officials are hoping they can reopen the doors by the end of the month following a fire in the building.

The fire broke out in the ceiling and roof Wednesday afternoon.     Investigators blame it on sparks from a metal grinder being used by a contractor doing repairs.   

Most of the damage is from water that soaked the lobby.    Some water also got into the theaters.   

Much of the $18 million worth of artwork in the center escaped damage.    

Kentucky Center President Kim Baker says she's "optimistic" the center will re-open by June 26th for the start of a PNC Broadway show.

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