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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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Tennessee State Fire Marshal’s Office Urges Safety During Deadliest Week For Fire Deaths

 

Tennessee State Fire MarshalNashville, TN – The Tennessee State Fire Marshal’s Office (SFMO) urges Tennesseans to focus on home fire safety during what has traditionally been the most tragic week for fire-related incidents in the Volunteer State: The second week of January.

SFMO data shows that Tennessee has averaged 3.6 fire deaths (29 in eight years) during the second week of January since 2010. This is the highest number of fire deaths for any week of the year and is nearly double the rate of the average week.

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House fires can be prevented.

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Tennessee State Fire Marshal Offers Do’s and Don’ts of Wood Stove Usage

 

Tennessee State Fire MarshalNashville, TN – As 2018’s brutally cold weather continues, wood stoves might seem to be a cheaper alternative to traditional heating sources for some Tennesseans. However, the Tennessee State Fire Marshal’s Office (SFMO) warns that wood stoves can pose a significant fire and carbon monoxide risk if they’re not properly installed and maintained.

Alternative heating sources such as wood stoves, chimneys, and space heaters are common in Tennessee and are just as hazardous as traditional heating sources (electric, gas). Since 2010, wood stoves have been responsible for 23 percent of fatal heating fires statewide according to SFMO data.

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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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Montgomery County Emergency Agencies respond to morning House Fire in Woodlawn

 

Montgomery County Government TennesseeClarksville, TN – Multiple agencies in Montgomery County responded to a house fire in Woodlawn on Friday, December 29th, 2017.

The fire at 2150 Jim Taylor Road was reported to 911 at 7:50am.

The house was fully involved when Woodlawn Volunteer Fire, the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office, and Emergency Medical Services arrived on scene.

There was an early morning house fire on Jim Taylor Road in Woodlawn on Friday.

There was an early morning house fire on Jim Taylor Road in Woodlawn on Friday.

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Tennessee Fire Marshal says Don’t Let A Kitchen Fire Ruin Your Holiday

 

Tennessee State Fire MarshalNashville, TN As Tennesseans gear up to spend a significant amount of time in the kitchen preparing holiday meals, the Tennessee State Fire Marshal’s Office (SFMO) reminds consumers to cook with care as Christmas and Christmas Eve are two of the top three most dangerous days for cooking fires in the country.

“As everyone gets busier during the holidays, we often become rushed, distracted or tired,” said Tennessee State Fire Marshal and Commerce & Insurance Commissioner Julie Mix McPeak.

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House Fire

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Clarksville-Montgomery County School Bus Catches Fire, 20 Students on Board Safe

 

Clarksville Montgomery County School System (CMCSS)Montgomery County, TN – Clarksville-Montgomery County School Bus 01-104 caught fire on Southside Road early Thursday morning, November 2nd, 2017, as it was stopping to pick up students who attend Montgomery Central Middle School and Montgomery Central High School.

No students were injured during the incident.

Clarksville-Montgomery County School Bus catches fire early Thursday morning. 20 students were evacuated and no one was injured.

Clarksville-Montgomery County School Bus catches fire early Thursday morning. 20 students were evacuated and no one was injured.

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NASA’s Terra Satellite observes Smoke coming from Fires in California

 

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NASA - National Aeronautics and Space AdministrationWashington, D.C. – NASA’s Terra satellite saw a stream of smoke that extended over 500 miles from various fires raging in northern California out over the Eastern Pacific Ocean.

The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer or MODIS instrument aboard Terra passed over California on October 12th and captured a visible light image of the smoke plume. The MODIS image showed the stream of smoke extending from Santa Rosa, California, located north of San Francisco, out into the Eastern Pacific, parallel to San Diego. A stream that stretched over 550 miles.

NASA’s Terra satellite saw a stream of smoke that extended over 500 miles from various fires raging in northern California out over the Eastern Pacific Ocean. (NASA image courtesy Jeff Schmaltz, MODIS Rapid Response Team.)

NASA’s Terra satellite saw a stream of smoke that extended over 500 miles from various fires raging in northern California out over the Eastern Pacific Ocean.
(NASA image courtesy Jeff Schmaltz, MODIS Rapid Response Team.)

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Tennessee State Fire Marshal Offers Home Safety Tips for National Pet Fire Safety Day

 

Tennessee State Fire MarshalNashville, TN – Tennessee animal lovers know that pets can be a great source of companionship. Unfortunately, pet owners may be unaware of how easily animals can not only be the victim of a home fire, but the unintentional cause of a fire as well.

In recognition of National Pet Fire Safety Day (July 15th, 2017), the Tennessee State Fire Marshal’s Office offers important tips to keep pets, people, and property safe from fire.

National Pet Fire Safety Day is Saturday, July 15th, 2017.

National Pet Fire Safety Day is Saturday, July 15th, 2017.

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Tennessee State Fire Marshal says Show Mom You Care, Check Her Smoke Alarms

 

Tennessee State Fire MarshalNashville, TN – The State Fire Marshal’s Office (SFMO) encourages Tennesseans to consider giving the gift of safety this year for Mother’s Day by ensuring their mothers have working smoke alarms installed in the home.

“Mothers can play such an important role in our lives by providing us with love and keeping us safe from harm,” said Tennessee Department of Commerce & Insurance Deputy Commissioner Gary West. “We hope you will consider giving your mother peace of mind this Mother’s Day by ensuring she has adequate smoke alarm coverage. These early warning devices are truly lifesavers and can be a thoughtful way to honor a great mother.”

Smoke Alarm

Smoke Alarm

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