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Tennessee State Fire Marshal says 20 Fire Fatalities make January 2018 Tennessee’s Third-Deadliest Month Since 2010

 

Tennessee State Fire MarshalNashville, TN – The latest tally* of  January fire fatalities has the Tennessee State Fire Marshal’s Office (SFMO) urgently renewing its call that residents turn their focus to fire prevention during the high-risk winter months.

Current SFMO data indicates that 15 fatal fires caused 20 fatalities in Tennessee during January 2018, making it the third-deadliest month for fire deaths since 2010 (December 2016 had 24 deaths; January 2010 had 21 deaths). Historically, January leads all other months in residential fires, heating fires and fatal fires in Tennessee.

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House Fire

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City of Clarksville Departments work the Winter Storm

 

Clarksville Police report 22 vehicle crashes since 5:00am, Friday

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – City of Clarksville Government offices were closed Friday because of the winter storm that brought ice, snow and hazardous travel conditions to Middle Tennessee.

But the City’s street, transportation and public safety departments remained fully staffed and engaged to provide services and protection to Clarksville residents.

Clarksville City Hall

Clarksville City Hall

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Clarksville Street Department prepared for Winter Storm

 

Fleet of 30 trucks ready to spread salt, clear roadways

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Street Department on Thursday prepared its equipment and workforce to battle the wintry mix of ice and snow forecast to hit the area on Friday morning.

Scott Bibb, Street Department Operations Manager, said Thursday that the department has 24 dump trucks fitted with snow plows and salt boxes, and six lighter trucks with similar equipment, ready to hit the streets Friday morning, as necessary.

Clarksville City Hall

Clarksville City Hall

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Clarksville Police respond to RV Fire on Kraft Street

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – On Thursday, January 11th, 2018, around 11:37am, Clarksville Police report an RV caught on fire at 514 Kraft Street.

The RV had been started by the owner and was warming up outside of the business and for an unknown reason caught on fire. The fire department was on scene, within two minutes and put out the fire.

Clarksville Fire Rescure puts out an RV Fire on Kraft Street.

Clarksville Fire Rescure puts out an RV Fire on Kraft Street.

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Clarksville Police Officers Rescue Man from House Fire at 834 Stafford Street

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – When Clarksville Police Officers came to work this frigid morning, little did they realize they would be called into action to save a man’s life.

On Saturday, January 6th, 2018, around 6:15am, 911 received a call about a residential fire at 834 Stafford Street. The caller was not sure whether anyone was in the residence or not, but did know someone lived there.

Officers were already on the way to the call due to the rapid notification afforded by the recently installed Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) system in CPD’s police cars. Officer Darren Koski arrived first in scene in less than one and half minutes.

There was a house fire on Stafford Street early Saturday morning.

There was a house fire on Stafford Street early Saturday morning.

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Firefighters help local family

 

Montgomery County Government TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – For local firefighters helping a family devastated by fire doesn’t just end when they put out the flames.

On Saturday, December 16th, an early morning fire completely destroyed the Brantley home at 3845 Aly Sheba Drive. Stephen, his wife Iliana and their four children, Jazmine, Jayden, Jonah, and Joel, ages 3 to 11, were not injured by the fire but they lost all their belongings including four family pets.

Local firefighters step up to help family who lost their home and belongings to a fire.

Local firefighters step up to help family who lost their home and belongings to a fire.

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Clarksville Police and Clarksville Fire Rescue respond to Vehicle Fire inside Car Detailing Business

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – On Thursday, October 26th, 2017 around 9:43am, Clarksville Police Department and Clarksville Fire Rescue responded to a vehicle fire inside of a detailing business at the 600 block of Providence Boulevard.

The vehicle had a power steering fluid leak which caught on fire after the vehicle was pulled into the bay of the detailing business.

Clarksville Fire Rescue put out a car fire that started inside a car detailing business on Providence Boulevard. (Jim Knoll, CPD)

Clarksville Fire Rescue put out a car fire that started inside a car detailing business on Providence Boulevard. (Jim Knoll, CPD)

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Clarksville Fire Rescue Chief Eugene Keel had lasting impact on Clarksville

 

Clarksville mourns passing of man who led Fire Department from 1985-99

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Fire Chief Gordon Eugene Keel, who served the citizens of Clarksville for 47 years as a firefighter and Fire Department leader, died Tuesday, October 24th, 2017, at his home in Port Royal, TN. He was 87.

Clarksville Fire Rescue Chief Mike Roberts, who was hired, trained and promoted into department leadership by Chief Keel, spoke with fondness and respect for his mentor on Wednesday.

Gordon Eugene Keel

Gordon Eugene Keel

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Clarksville Fire Rescue donates $2,500 at Tickle Me Pink

 

T-shirt sales aid YMCA’s After Breast Cancer Program

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Clarksville Fire Rescue firefighters and staff members concluded a drive to sell hundreds of special pink T-shirts that allowed them to donate $2,500 to the YMCA’s After Breast Cancer (ABC) Program.

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan congratulates Gina Mills (left) and Susan Harris for their work selling pink Clarksville Fire Rescue T-shirts, raising a $2,500 donation to the YMCA's ABC Program.

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan congratulates Gina Mills (left) and Susan Harris for their work selling pink Clarksville Fire Rescue T-shirts, raising a $2,500 donation to the YMCA’s ABC Program.

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Seven Clarksville Fire Rescue Leaders promoted

 

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan and Fire Chief Mike Roberts presided over a “pinning ceremony” Wednesday for seven Clarksville Fire Rescue leaders who recently were promoted.

The ceremony was attended by spouses, children and family members who cheered the firefighters into their new positions.

Deputy Fire Chief Ray Williams, second from left, Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan and Clarksville Fire Chief Mike Roberts, right, joined to congratulate the seven Clarksville Fire Rescue leaders who recently earned promotions.

Deputy Fire Chief Ray Williams, second from left, Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan and Clarksville Fire Chief Mike Roberts, right, joined to congratulate the seven Clarksville Fire Rescue leaders who recently earned promotions.

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