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.
Clarksville, TN – The Wilma Rudolph Event Center in Clarksville was a proud and happy place last Friday as Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan gave the oath of office to 21 new Clarksville Fire Rescue Recruits. Hundreds of family members were present when each new firefighter was “pinned” with their badge after signing the oath.
“I am so very proud of these recruits,” said Mayor McMillan. “They have worked very hard to get to this point and they are becoming a part of what I believe is the very best Department in the country.”
Clarksville, TN – On Monday, November 23rd, 2015 at approximately 8:50pm, Clarksville Police Officers and Clarksville Fire Rescue responded to the Waterbury Apartments, located at 2421 Madison Street.
Prior to emergency personnel’s arrival, residents of Waterbury Apartments smelled smoke and found an apartment on fire. They forced their way into the apartment occupied by 69-year-old Michael Flamingo.
Clarksville, TN – Students at West Creek Elementary School received a special treat when they arrived for lunch on Wednesday. The usual lunch staff was replaced by Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) deputies and first responders from Emergency Medical Services (EMS) and Clarksville Fire Rescue (CFR).
West Creek Elementary School Resource Officer Jason Wright organized the event. He called it Public Servants Serving Students Day. He invited fellow deputies, paramedics, and fire fighters to help him serve lunch to the students.
Clarksville, TN – Today, September 2nd, 2015 around 10:00am, a Ford Explorer hit a semi right in the saddlebag gas tank in the area of Riners Furniture and Grandpas on Fort Campbell Boulevard.
It was full of diesel fuel (150 gallons) and it was leaking fast. Clarksville Fire Rescue worked fast to dike the fuel from going into the sewer system.
The leak was stopped.
Clarksville, TN – Shortly after 4:00am today, Montgomery County Sheriff’s Deputy Randy Paddock was travelling South on Fort Campbell Boulevard when he smelled smoke. Paddock began checking the area and found a building behind the Starlite Lounge with flames shooting fifty feet or more into the air.
Clarksville Fire/Rescue was dispatched at 4:04am and had to pull down a locked gate to get to the structure.
Clarksville, TN – At 5:00pm today, May 13th, first responders were dispatched to the dead end of Max Court for a report of a hiker who had fallen down a cliff.
An officer at the scene estimated the 18-year-old white male fell down about a sixty foot drop, then slid several more feet before coming to rest near the Cumberland River.
His location made a water rescue much faster and safer than trying to get him back up the cliff. «Read the rest of this article»
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