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Tennessee State Fire Marshal’s Office gets early jump on Fire Prevention Month

 

Kids’ poster contest, Firefighters’ challenge precede October Capitol Mall event

Tennessee State Fire MarshalNashville, TN – October is Fire Prevention Month, but the Tennessee State Fire Marshal’s Office (SFMO) is gearing up early with fire safety-themed events throughout September.

Activities begin with the SFMO’s Annual Poster Contest, which is under way. State officials and local fire departments across Tennessee will be promoting participation in the fire prevention poster contest. Community school children across Tennessee will be creating posters based on the national fire prevention theme of the year: “Have 2 Ways Out.” «Read the rest of this article»

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State Fire Marshal offers tips for Fire Prevention Month

 

Tennesseans’ largest fire hazards lurk in plain sight

Tennessee Consumer AffairsNashville, TN – October is Fire Prevention Month, and the State Fire Marshal’s Office is reminding Tennesseans to regularly check their homes for hazards that could lead to fires.

“Tennessee occupies an undesirable ranking in the country for fire deaths. Falling asleep while smoking in bed or in a comfortable chair remains a significant cause of fire deaths in Tennessee,” says Department of Commerce and Insurance Commissioner and State Fire Marshal Leslie A. Newman. “If you smoke, make sure your home’s smoke detectors are functioning properly.” «Read the rest of this article»

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State Fire Marshal offers tips for Fire Prevention Month

 

Tennesseans’ largest fire hazards lurk in plain sight

tngovNashville – Governor Phil Bredesen has designated October as Fire Prevention Month, and the State Fire Marshal’s Office is reminding Tennesseans to regularly check their homes for hazards that could lead to fires.

“Tennessee occupies an undesirable ranking in the country for fire deaths. Falling asleep while smoking in bed or in a comfortable chair remains a significant cause of fire deaths in Tennessee,” says Department of Commerce and Insurance Commissioner and State Fire Marshal Leslie A. Newman. “If you smoke, make sure your home’s smoke detectors are functioning properly.”

Clarksville firefighters swap out at a structure fire in Lincoln Home

Clarksville firefighters swap out at a structure fire in Lincoln Home

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Clarksville Fire Rescue holding open house

 

cfrClarksville Fire Rescue will be hosting an open house prior to the city’s September 11th Memorial Ceremony. The open house will be located at Fire Station #1 at 802 Main Street from 4:00 pm until 6:00 pm at which time the Memorial Ceremony will commence.

There will be plenty for the entire family to learn and experience. Children will get the chance to crawl through a smoke trailer filled with theatrical smoke to experience the limited visual capability. Firefighter equipment and other safety related items will also be on display. Children from Kindergarten through 2nd grade are especially encouraged to drop by.

Shuttle service will be available to and from the river and fire station. It’s all free to the public.

Be sure to bring to family by and help kick off Fire Prevention Month.

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