Topic: Clarksville Fire Rescue
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.
Montgomery County Emergency Management Agency to hold full Scale Training Exercise with Local Responders
Montgomery County, TN – The Montgomery County Emergency Management Agency is partnering with Gateway Medical Center and numerous local agencies to host a full scale training exercise on the morning of Thursday, October 22nd.
The exercise will be conducted in the Dunlop Lane and International Boulevard area and carry over to hospital. The exercise will simulate a large scale hazmat release and will allow emergency responders to practice the processes and procedures necessary for a situation of this nature. «Read the rest of this article»
New store offers convenient in-store and digital shopping at Walmart prices; Opened October 14th
Clarksville, TN – The new Walmart Neighborhood Market in Clarksville opened to the community Dover Road Wednesday, October 14th, bringing a broad assortment of fresh, affordable groceries at Walmart’s everyday low prices.
Customers will also enjoy the convenience of on-site services such as a full pharmacy and fuel station and a free store pickup service providing an easy way to shop millions of products on Walmart.com. The new store will employ up to 95 full- and part-time associates. «Read the rest of this article»
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 – On Tuesday morning, July 7th, 2015 at approximately 4:15am emergency personnel from the Clarksville Police Department, Clarksville Fire Rescue, and Montgomery County EMS responded to the 400 Block of Shelby Street to a reported house fire.
When they arrived, heavy smoke and flames could be seen coming from the residence. Despite the efforts of emergency personnel, two children ages 9 and 11 died as a result of the fire.
Clarksville, TN – A small fire in the electrical/mechanical room at the Clarksville Marina has caused power outages throughout the Marina and the Freedom Point building in Liberty Park.
Indications are that an animal may have gotten into the wiring and caused the fire. Clarksville Fire Rescue responded and there were no injuries. «Read the rest of this article»
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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