Topic: Montgomery County EMS
Clarksville, TN – Wednesday morning, around 9:45am at the EMS Station 23 across the street from the Hilltop Market at 385 Highway 149, a member of the on duty EMS crew smelled smoke, and when checking for the source found the garage where their ambulance was parked engulfed in flames.
As one of the crew responded to the fire, the other called for support from area Fire Departments; units from Clarksville Fire Rescue, Cunningham Volunteer Fire Department, East Montgomery Volunteer Fire Department, Palmyra Volunteer Fire Department, and the Woodlawn Volunteer Fire Department responded to help fight the flames which were under control within 20 minutes of the initial call being placed.
Clarksville, TN – In a room filled with family, friends, coworkers and public officials, Sgt Johnny Ferguson, Clarksville Police Department, was presented with a Lifesaver Award for his quick and decisive actions which saved a 51 year old man’s life.
On September 10th, 2012, Sergeant Ferguson responded to 422 Parker Drive where Tommy Bowles had collapsed and was not breathing. When he arrived he found the man was lying in the doorway, with no pulse, and he had turned blue.
On February 1st, the American Heart Association marks the 10th year of their “Go Red for Women” movement. While there has been significant progress in the fight against heart disease, there’s still a long way to go. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville TN – Clarksville Fire Rescue responded to a house fire at 10 Trahern Terrace last night that claimed the life of a local woman. Firefighters received the call at 11:10pm last night, and arrived to find flames shooting through the roof of the residence.
Firefighters found a woman unconscious and lying on the floor.They pulled her from the blaze and Montgomery County EMS attempts to revive her were unsuccessful. «Read the rest of this article»
Montgomery County, TN – Montgomery County Government received four awards from the Greater Nashville Regional Council at its 45th Annual Regional Planning and Economic Development Meeting on Thursday, September 13th.
The annual event held this year at Smiley Hollow in Ridgetop, TN, presented 31 awards to various counties for programs and initiatives that have exhibited excellence and innovation over that last calendar year. Montgomery County was recognized in two categories; Public Safety and Solid Waste, with three awards received by Montgomery County in the Public Safety category.
Clarksville, TN – Yesterday was the 11th anniversary of the terrorist attacks of September 11th, 2001. Just over a decade ago, our country was changed in big and small ways that we are still feeling today. In the attacks 2,977 people were killed and more than 6,000 were injured after 19 hijackers flew two jetliners into the World Trade Center buildings, another smashed into the Pentagon; with the last being crashed into the ground in Pennsylvania after the passengers attempted to take back control of the aircraft.
Immediately after the attacks the world held its breath as it waited to see where the vengeance of America would fall, American soldiers reported in immediately, some would be immediately boarding aircraft’s to travel to foreign locations across the globe ready to assist in the strike against America’s enemies. Many civilians moved by the sight of the attacks rushed to recruiting centers to enlist in the military services
Clarksville, TN – On August 20th, 2012, around 8:00am, Clarksville Police, EMS, and Clarksville Fire Rescue responded to a Police/Medical panic alarm at 1136 Peachers Mill Road.
When Officer John Neal arrived on scene, he found the front door unlocked and a child turning the knob on the open door. After he went inside, there were two more children found in the living room.
Clarksville, TN – On July 4th, 2012, around 10:00am, Clarksville Police, Fire, and EMS responded to 3650 Oakland Road in reference to a house fire with people possibly still inside. Shortly after emergency personnel arrived on scene, the house was fully engulfed in fire, but there was no one inside.
The homeowner, Louie Daughtry arrived at the house a few hours later. He had been out with a friend in Oak Grove. Also, by coincidence his roommate had the three dogs which were normally at the house.
Montgomery County, TN – The Department of Homeland Security, District 7, will conduct a full scale training exercise in Montgomery County on the morning of Thursday, May 10th. The Fort Campbell and Woodlawn areas will be the primary areas of training.
Citizens are to be advised that this is only an exercise, but will appear real to passersby. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville Fire Rescue provides assistance to Saint Bethlehem Volunteer Fire Department in fighting RV fire on International Boulevard
Clarksville, TN – On April 12th, 2012 around 10:00am Steve West of Springfield Tennessee was driving a Recreational Vehicle south on International Boulevard when it burst into flames. He safely exited the vehicle and contacted emergency services.
Saint Bethlehem Volunteer Fire Department responded and began to attack the fire which was at that time fully engaged; the column of smoke could be seen from several miles away. Montgomery County EMS unit Medic 22 also dispatched to provide medical assistance if it was needed. Montgomery County Sheriff Deputies Sgt. Jimmy Brown and Lt. John Smith arrived and together secured both of the roads leading to the scene.
When they realized that the fire was larger than they were prepared to handle by themselves, they requested Mutual Aid from Clarksville Fire Rescue (CFR).
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