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Tennessee State Fire Marshal Urges Caution with Outdoor Burning

 

Tennessee State Fire MarshalNashville, TN – As fire crews contain hundreds of acres of wildfire that are currently burning in Tennessee, the State Fire Marshal’s Office wants to remind the public to be aware of outdoor-burning safety precautions.

“Negligent outdoor burning can lead to death, injury, property loss and environmental damage,” said State Fire Marshal and Commerce & Insurance Commissioner Julie Mix McPeak. “Care must be taken to ensure that burnings are conducted safely.”

9 out of 10 Wildfires are created by people.

9 out of 10 Wildfires are created by people.

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Tennessee State Fire Marshal says Practice campfire safety this summer

 

Tennessee State Fire MarshalNashville, TN – For many Tennesseans, summertime weather signals the start of outdoor recreation and travel, including camping trips. While camping can create many wonderful memories, it can also result in devastating wildfires or serious burn injuries if fire-safe practices are not used.

“Enjoy the beauty that our Tennessee landscapes provide, but remember that carelessness with fire can produce tragic consequences,” said Tennessee Commerce and Insurance Commissioner Julie Mix McPeak. “Protect your family, your property, and our state’s forests and wildlife by brushing up on campfire safety before setting up camp.”

Practice campfire safety this summer

Practice campfire safety this summer

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Tennessee State Fire Marshal’s Office Urges Caution with Outdoor Burning

 

Tennessee State Fire MarshalNashville, TN – As warmer weather approaches, many Tennesseans are sprucing up their outdoor property. These maintenance efforts often include the burning of limbs, lumber and other debris.

The State Fire Marshal’s Office wants the public to be aware of outdoor-burning safety precautions to ensure that only the desired foliage goes up in smoke. «Read the rest of this article»

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LBL Law Enforcement gives Summer Safety Tips

 

Land Between the Lakes - LBLGolden Pond, KY – In preparation for one of the most popular holidays at Land Between The Lakes (LBL), Forest Service Law Enforcement Officers are offering their annual list of safe habits to follow while visiting the National Recreation Area and area State Resort Parks.

“We want everyone to have fun while they are here,” explains Forest Service Law Enforcement Patrol Captain, Duane Cameron, “and often times practicing safe habits can make all the difference in the world.”

LBL's Energy Lake Area. (Land Between the Lakes)

LBL’s Energy Lake Area. (Land Between the Lakes)

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NASA reports International Space Station Flame Experiment produces strange results

 

NASA - National Aeronautics and Space AdministrationWashington, D.C. – Fire, it is often said, is mankind’s oldest chemistry experiment.

For thousands of years, people have been mixing the oxygen-rich air of Earth with an almost endless variety of fuels to produce hot luminous flame.

There’s an arc of learning about combustion that stretches from the earliest campfires of primitive humans to the most advanced automobiles racing down the superhighways of the 21st century.

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Tennessee State Fire Marshal’s Office urges caution with outdoor burning

 

Tennessee State Fire MarshalNashville, TN – As the weather slowly warms, many Tennesseans are sprucing up their outdoor property. Because these maintenance efforts often include the burning of limbs, lumber and other debris, the State Fire Marshal’s Office wants the public to be aware of outdoor-burning safety precautions.

“Negligent outdoor burning can lead to death, injury, property loss and environmental damage,” says State Fire Marshal and Commerce & Insurance Commissioner Julie Mix McPeak. “Care must be taken to ensure that burnings are conducted safely.” «Read the rest of this article»

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Land Between the Lakes Lifts Burn Ban Due to Cooler Temperatures and Higher Humidity

 

Land Between the LakesGolden Pond, KY – Land Between The Lakes (LBL) National Recreation Area has lifted the order prohibiting open fires.  The burn ban was put in place in June because of high temperatures and limited rainfall.

Continue to play it safe with fire year round. Monitor campfires at all times, and completely extinguish with water, stir the coals, and assure it is cold to the touch before leaving the area. Always use caution when disposing of cigarettes and matches. «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee State Parks Lift Temporary Ban on Backcountry Campfires

 

Tennessee State Parks 75th AnniversaryNashville, TN – The Tennessee State Parks system has lifted a temporary ban on backcountry campfires in state parks, which was put into place June 29th, 2012, due to dry weather conditions and the potential for wildfire hazards.

The announcement is consistent with the Tennessee Department of Agriculture’s recent action to lift some of the county burn bans throughout the state. For an up-to-date list of the Department of Agriculture’s current county-by-county fire bans, please visit www.burnsafetn.org . «Read the rest of this article»

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Outdoor Grilling Ban has been lifted by Tennessee Department of Agriculture

 

Burn Ban Still In Effect for Montgomery County

The Tennessee Department of AgricultureNashville, TN – The ban on outdoor grilling has been lifted by the Department of Agriculture. The Burn Ban itself is still in place for Montgomery County and 22 other counties across Tennessee. A public notice will be given when the burn ban it totally lifted.

The burn ban has been lifted for Henderson, Lewis and Stewart counties. «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee Department of Agriculture issues clarification on Outdoor Grill use during Burn Ban

 

Montgomery CountyMontgomery County, TN – The State of Tennessee Department of Agriculture has issued clarification on outdoor grill use while the current burn ban is in place.

Charcoal and wood fired outdoor grill use remains banned, while natural and propane gas grills are permitted.

Outdoor natural gas or propane gas grills are permitted during the burn ban. Charcoal and wood fired outdoor grills use is BANNED.

Outdoor natural gas or propane gas grills are permitted during the burn ban. Charcoal and wood fired outdoor grills use is BANNED.

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