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Tennessee State Fire Marshal’s Office offers Tips to be Safe while Camping this Summer

 

Tennessee State Fire MarshalNashville, TN – As Tennesseans pack up and head out to their favorite campsites, the State Fire Marshal’s Office urges campers to be aware of carbon monoxide dangers in and around tents and RVs.

Carbon monoxide (CO), often called “the silent killer,” is an invisible, odorless gas created when fuels (such as kerosene, gasoline, wood, coal, natural gas, propane, oil, and methane) burn incompletely. Carbon monoxide can result from camping equipment, such as barbecue grills, portable generators or other fuel-powered devices.

Going camping? Be aware of Carbon Monoxide Dangers

Going camping? Be aware of Carbon Monoxide Dangers

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Tennessee State Fire Marshal’s Office provides Carbon Monoxide Safety Tips for Campers

 

Going Camping? Add carbon monoxide risk to safety precaution list

Tennessee State Fire MarshalNashville, TN – As Tennesseans pack up and head out to their favorite campsites, the State Fire Marshal’s Office urges campers to be aware of carbon monoxide dangers in and around tents and RVs.

Carbon monoxide (CO), often called “the silent killer,” is an invisible, odorless gas created when fuels (such as kerosene, gasoline, wood, coal, natural gas, propane, oil, and methane) burn incompletely. Carbon monoxide can result from a number of camping equipment, such as including barbecue grills, portable generators or other fuel-powered devices. «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee State Fire Marshal’s Office offers Fire Safety Tips for College Students

 

Tennessee State Fire MarshalNashville, TN – Each year, across the country, college and university students on- and off-campus experience hundreds of fire-related emergencies. There are several specific causes for fires on college campuses, including cooking, arson and accidents.

Overall, most college-based fires are due to a general lack of knowledge about fire safety and prevention. According to information compiled by Campus Firewatch, the great majority of student fire deaths occur in off-campus housing that lacks sufficient exits, operable smoke alarms and automatic fire sprinklers. «Read the rest of this article»

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Prepare Now for Winter Weather

 

Tennesseans Urged to Make Plans, Stock Supplies for Ice and Snow Conditions

Tennessee Department of HealthNashville, TN – Winter weather in Tennessee can change quickly and leave residents dealing with the dangers posed by snow, ice and sub-freezing temperatures.

As part of our ongoing efforts to encourage emergency preparedness, the Tennessee Department of Health, Department of Safety and Homeland Security and the Tennessee Emergency Management Agency are urging Tennesseans to prepare now to stay safe and healthy during wintry weather. «Read the rest of this article»

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Annual Lyon County Between the Rivers Homecoming Announced

 

Land Between the LakesGolden Pond, KY – Former residents of the area now known as Land Between The Lakes (LBL) National Recreation Area will gather this fall for their annual Homecoming. 

The homecoming event celebrates former residents of the Lyon County, Kentucky portion of LBL. It will take place Saturday, September 18th, at the Star Camp Picnic Area, just off The Trace in northern LBL. «Read the rest of this article»

 

Annual Stewart County Between the Rivers Homecoming

 

Land Between the LakesGolden Pond, KY — Former residents of the area now known as Land Between The Lakes (LBL) National Recreation Area will gather again this Labor Day weekend for their annual Homecoming.
 
The yearly reunion for those from the Stewart County, TN portion of LBL provides a chance for former Between the Rivers residents to celebrate and reminisce.  It will take place Sunday, September 5th, at the Bison Range Picnic Area, on The Trace in southern LBL. «Read the rest of this article»

 

Summer chefs, be sure to follow grilling safety guidelines

 

Outdoor cooking a seasonal favorite but comes with fire risks

Nashville, TN – Nice weather, cookouts and gatherings are the perfect recipe for summer good times. The State Fire Marshal’s Office wants to remind Tennesseans that cooking safety is important, whether indoors or outdoors.
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