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Every Parent should make a Plan of Safety in Case of Fire

 
The Clarksville Fire Department fights a house fire

The Clarksville Fire Department fights a house fire

Clarksville, TN – In only 60 seconds fire can engulf your home.

Think about it. You have one minute between safety and disaster in case of a major home fire.

Do your children know what to do? Do you have a plan for getting out? Is there a fire escape ladder in your child’s bedroom or your bedroom if they are on the second, third or fourth floor of your home? Do you have a fire extinguisher beside your kitchen stove? Have your children learned to “stop, drop and roll” in case their clothes catch on fire? Do you have smoke alarms throughout your home? Are the batteries working in your smoke alarms? Do your children know how to call 911 in case of fire or other real emergency? «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency urges Safe Boating this Memorial Day Weekend

 

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency - TWRANashville, TN – Memorial Day holiday weekend is regarded as the unofficial start to the summer boating season and the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency wants to emphasize the use of life jackets while boating in a safe and responsible manner.

Annually, the Memorial Day weekend is one of the year’s busiest boating weekends. Last year over the holiday weekend, there were no boating fatalities. There were six reported accidents, two of which resulted in injuries. «Read the rest of this article»

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Synthetic Drugs Contribute to Vehicle Crashing into a Residence

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – On November 12th, 2011, around 9:00pm, officers were called to the scene of a vehicle crash at 425 Greenwood Avenue in which a 97 GMC Jimmy crashed into the front of the building. When officers arrived on scene, the 17 year old driver and 18 year old passenger were inside of the vehicle and unresponsive.

The doors were locked, so the officers banged on the windows in an effort to gain a response from the occupants. Officers did see the driver open his eyes, but then closed them and made no effort to open the vehicle door.

97 GMC Jimmy crashed into a building on Greenwood Avenue. (Photo by CPD Officer-Tom Tranberg)

97 GMC Jimmy crashed into a building on Greenwood Avenue. (Photo by CPD Officer-Tom Tranberg)

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Making a Plan for Safety in Case of Fire Is an Essential for Every Parent

 
The Clarksville Fire Department fights a house fire

The Clarksville Fire Department fights a house fire

In only 60 seconds fire can engulf your home.

Think about it. You have one minute between safety and disaster in case of a major home fire.

Do your children know what to do? Do you have a plan for getting out? Is there a fire escape ladder in your child’s bedroom or your bedroom if they are on the second, third or fourth floor of your home? Do you have a fire extinguisher beside your kitchen stove? Have your children learned to “stop, drop and roll” in case their clothes catch on fire? Do you have smoke alarms throughout your home? Are the batteries working in your smoke alarms? Do your children know how to call 911 in case of fire or other real emergency? «Read the rest of this article»

 



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