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Montgomery County issues Generators, Carbon Monoxide Warnings

 

Montgomery County Government TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – According to Montgomery County Emergency Medical Services (EMS), there were two reported cases of carbon monoxide poisoning today resulting from the use of a generator in an enclosed area.

“Based on today’s incidents, we felt it was important to put out a message to help our residents understand the real and deadly effects of carbon monoxide poisoning,” stated EMS Operations Chief Chris Proctor.

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American Heart Association says Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest third leading cause of Disease-Related Health Loss

 

Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes Journal Report

American Heart AssociationDallas, TX – Out-of-hospital cardiac arrest was the third leading cause of “health loss due to disease” in the United States behind ischemic heart disease and low back/neck pain in 2016, according to new research in Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes, an American Heart Association journal.

This groundbreaking study is the first to estimate disability-adjusted life years (DALY) – which measures the sum of years of life lost prematurely and years lived with disability due to a disease – among those who experienced non-traumatic out-of-hospital cardiac arrest in the United States.

Wall mounted AED with emergency phone. (American Heart Association)

Wall mounted AED with emergency phone. (American Heart Association)

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Clarksville Police release information on search for missing 13 Year Old Autistic Child

 

Clarksville Police Department (CPD)

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – Clarksville Police report the massive search for missing 13 Year Old Autistic Child Reese came to a conclusion with a positive outcome.

After four hours of intense search operations by multiple agencies utilizing drones, helicopter, K-9, 4-wheelers, and searchers on foot, the 13 year old was located, safe and unharmed around 2:21pm, Thursday, February 15th, 2019.

Montgomery County Sheriff's Office K-9 unit Deputy Dale BeCraft and Deputy Chris Owens with K-9 Finn found Reese around 2:21pm.

Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office K-9 unit Deputy Dale BeCraft and Deputy Chris Owens with K-9 Finn found Reese around 2:21pm.

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Blanchfield, Fort Campbell officials examine response for victims for Sexual Assault/Domestic Violence

 

Written by Maria Yager
Blanchfield Army Community Hospital Public Affairs

Blanchfield Army Community Hospital (BACH)Fort Campbell, KY – Officials from Blanchfield Army Community Hospital, Fort Campbell and the local community held a Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Summit February 6th to 8th to examine processes and protocols used when responding to reports of sexual assault and domestic violence.

“Domestic violence and sexual assault are still happening and there is absolutely no room for it,” said Brig. Gen. Todd Royar, deputy commanding general for support, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), to more than 100 summit participants, which included first responders, medical personnel, victim advocates, military and civil law enforcement officials, social workers and counselors, staff judge advocates and civic officials from surrounding communities.

Brig. Gen. Todd Royar, deputy commanding general for support, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) listens to a question from the audience during a sexual assault and domestic violence summit on Fort Campbell, Feb. 6 - 8. Medical, law enforcement and legal personnel gathered to examine processes and protocols used when responding to reports of sexual assault and domestic violence. (U.S. Army photo by Maria Yager)

Brig. Gen. Todd Royar, deputy commanding general for support, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) listens to a question from the audience during a sexual assault and domestic violence summit on Fort Campbell, Feb. 6 – 8. Medical, law enforcement and legal personnel gathered to examine processes and protocols used when responding to reports of sexual assault and domestic violence. (U.S. Army photo by Maria Yager)

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Clarksville Police reports Woman Crashes Vehicle into Family Dollar Building

 

Clarksville Police Department

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – Around 1:00pm today, Monday, June 4th, 2018 a woman in her 60s driving a Ford Explorer on Madison Street turned onto the parking lot of the Family Dollar located at 1475 Madison Street, tried to apply the brakes and for an unknown reason, the vehicle would not stop and crashed into the building.

There was damage to the interior and exterior of the building.

Woman crashes into the side of the Family Dollar store Monday afternoon. (Jim Knoll, Clarksville Police Department)

Woman crashes into the side of the Family Dollar store Monday afternoon. (Jim Knoll, Clarksville Police Department)

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Lifesaving Award presented to Three Clarksville Police Department Officers

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – On Thursday, January 19th, 2018, Clarksville Police Chief Al Ansley recognized three officers for their actions during emergency situations, presenting each with a Lifesaving Award. The Lifesaving award is given to officers whose direct actions saves or extends the life of another person. 

The officers receiving the awards were Sgt Johnny Ferguson, Officer Michael Blackwell, and Officer Brandan Hendricks. The awards were present for the following actions.

Lifesaving Award

Lifesaving Award

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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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Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett presents Lifesaver Award to Seven First Responders

 

Montgomery County Sheriff's Office - MCSOClarksville, TN – Seven local first responders were presented the Lifesaver Award by Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett during the December formal commission meeting for saving the life of a 4-week-old baby.

Emergency Medical Services Chief Jimmie Edwards recounted the events of November 3rd, 2017 when Jason and Allison Fenske called 911 after their infant girl Charlie stopped breathing.

According to doctors, Charlie suffered from pediatric ventricular fibrillation cardiac arrest. There are only five known documented cases where infants have survived this condition.

Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Randy Paddock receives the Lifesaver Award from Mayor Jim Durrett.

Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Randy Paddock receives the Lifesaver Award from Mayor Jim Durrett.

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Clarksville Police investigate man being shot and killed on Mitchell Street

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – On Monday, November 20th, 2017, around 4:08pm, Clarksville Police and EMS responded to a 911 call in reference to a man who was at 201 Mitchell Street and had been shot.

When officers arrived on scene, they found a male in his 20s, on the front porch of 201 Mitchell Street, who had sustained a gunshot wound to his upper body. The man was taken by ambulance to Tennova Healthcare in extremely critical condition.

Clarksville Police are investigating a homicide at 201 Mitchell Street where a man was shot and later died from his injury.

Clarksville Police are investigating a homicide at 201 Mitchell Street where a man was shot and later died from his injury.

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Tennessee Highway Patrol State Trooper Saves Motorist’s Life After a Crash with a Deer

 

Tennessee Highway Patrol - THPNashville, TN – On October 25th, 2017 Trooper Russell Bernard of the Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) was dispatched to an injury crash involving a vehicle that struck a deer. During the crash, the driver of the vehicle sustained life threatening injuries that required immediate action by Trooper Bernard.

Trooper Bernard was advised by THP dispatch that a vehicle had struck a deer on I-40 in Dickson County. When Trooper Bernard arrived on the scene, he observed the driver of the crashed vehicle bleeding heavily from a large puncture wound on the left side of her neck.

Tennessee State Trooper Russell Bernard saves the life of a woman after her car stuck a deer on Interstate 40 in Dickson County.

Tennessee State Trooper Russell Bernard saves the life of a woman after her car stuck a deer on Interstate 40 in Dickson County.

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