Crew will help in aftermath of wildfires that struck Sevier County
Clarksville, TN – The City of Clarksville has sent six firefighters to East Tennessee to help battle fires that have ravaged Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge.
Fire Chief Mike Roberts said the local firefighters from Clarksville Fire Rescue volunteered for the duty and by 1:00pm Tuesday were headed to join crews in Sevier County.
New station will improve response times in North Clarksville
Clarksville, TN – On Thursday, November 12th, 2016, a new fire station to serve rapidly growing Northeast Clarksville was dedicated.
A ribbon cutting ceremony was conducted by Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan and Fire Chief Mike Roberts under a bright blue sky at Clarksville Fire Rescue Station 11, 945 Tylertown Road.
Action Prohibits all Outdoor Open Burning inside the City Limits
Clarksville, TN – After consultation with the Fire Chief, Deputy Fire Chief, and the Fire Marshall, Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan decided Tuesday to issue a burn ban for the City of Clarksville.
The ban, which covers all areas within the city limits, takes effect immediately and prohibits all outdoor open burning, such as residential burn piles, construction burning, leaf burning and bonfires.
Clarksville, TN – Clarksville Fire, Police, and Emergency Medical Services handled numerous serious calls-for-service overnight, beginning at 7:48pm with a report of a shooting at a residence on Lincoln Drive.
A 24-year-old man was transported by ambulance for a gunshot wound to the left thigh. The man reportedly shot himself by accident while cleaning a firearm.
Officers were dispatched to a shooting at a residence on Ryder Avenue at 2:22am Saturday. Numerous witnesses gave conflicting stories, but the shooting may have stemmed from a prior altercation at a nearby convenience store.
Clarksville, TN – First Responders from a dozen local agencies were recognized for their service to the community at Yellow Creek Baptist Church on Sunday.
Pastor Phillip Chambers started First Responder Appreciation Day with a special service dedicated to law enforcement, firefighters, and emergency medical personnel. After the service church members served lunch to first responders and their families.
Clarksville, TN – Clarksville Police were dispatched to a single vehicle collision on Jack Miller Boulevard at 3:37pm today, Monday, July 4th, 2016.
A silver Chevrolet Suburban failed to negotiate a curve on Jack Miller Boulevard at Outlaw Airfield. The Suburban left the roadway and rolled at the railroad tracks.
Clarksville, TN – While traveling home from work, at approximately 8:50pm on April 26th, Investigator Geoff Blanchard with the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) was involved in a head on collision on Ashland City Road, near Avondale Apartments.
Ashland City Road was closed down until approximately 5:00am this morning. Clarksville Fire Rescue (CFR) and Emergency Medical Services (EMS) worked to free Blanchard, from his vehicle where he was pinned for nearly an hour. Blanchard was transported to a Nashville Hospital by EMS.
Clarksville, TN – Clarksville Gas and Water and Clarksville Fire and Rescue personnel will begin annual fire hydrant flushing and testing in April.
Gas and Water personnel will start installing automatic fire hydrant flushers in April; however routine hydrant flushing takes place throughout the year at different locations in the water service area.
Clarksville, TN – Local heroes were honored by the Clarksville Civitan Club at their Public Safety Awards Luncheon on Wednesday.
The annual event recognizes heroic first responders who went above and beyond to save lives, rescue residents from fires, capture dangerous criminals, and provide medical services under difficult and traumatic circumstances.
The honorees work for the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO), the Clarksville Police Department (CPD), the Montgomery County Emergency Medical Services (MCEMS), the Montgomery County Volunteer Fire Service (MCVFS), and Clarksville Fire Rescue (CFR).
Clarksville, TN – As of noon today, all of the City of Clarskville’s major roads should be cleared. The Street Department is now able to focus on the residential areas and they should be cleared by tomorrow afternoon.
In addition to every available piece of equipment the City had on hand, four additional road graders were rented to help clear the ice and snow.
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