Topic: Clarksville Fire Rescue
Clarksville, TN – Shortly before 11:00am Sunday, December 4th, a silver Hyundai Sonata left the roadway near Governor’s Square Mall and slammed into a retaining wall at what police are calling a significant rate of speed.
The call was dispatched to first responders at 11:00am. District Three Patrol Officer Coz Minetos was the first responder to arrive, at 11:02am.
“This is one of the most dramatic impacts I’ve ever seen,” stated Minetos.
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.
19 recent academy grads ready to protect growing City
Clarksville, TN – A couple of weeks ago, Clarksville Fire Rescue’s big news was all about bricks and mortar as a gleaming new Fire Station 11 was dedicated.
Last week, however, the focus turned to the flesh-and-blood, brains-and-brawn part of the equation.
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 – Ricky Cumberland, a 20-year veteran of Clarksville Fire Rescue, has been promoted to Fire Marshal, Fire Chief Mike Roberts announced Friday.
Cumberland, 51 and a 1993 graduate of Austin Peay State University, has served as a Fire Prevention Officer with the department since 2001. He joined the city fire department in 1996 as a firefighter after three-years as a Clarksville Police Officer.
He officially begins as Fire Marshal on October 1st, and succeeds Ray Williams, who was promoted to Deputy Fire Chief earlier this year.
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 – Clarksville Fire Rescue will present its annual community wide 9/11 Ceremony at 6:00pm Sunday, September 11th at the city’s main fire station, 802 Main Street. The public is invited.
The ceremony honors the commitment and ultimate sacrifice of hundreds of New York City Firefighters who selflessly responded after the World Trade Center’s twin towers were attacked by terrorists on September 11th, 2001.
Clarksville, TN – The 3rd Annual Deputy Bubba Johnson Memorial 5K Road Race took place Saturday night, August 13th, 2016 at Beachaven Winery. The 1 Mile Fun Run started at 8:30pm and the 5k began at 9:00pm.
A slight rain moved into the area but tapered off by the start of the race. 322 people preregistered for the event and by race time, there were 358 runners/walkers participating.
“This event has grown really good over the last three years. It’s going to be an exciting night,” said Montgomery County Sheriff John Fuson. “These are good times.”
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.
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