Topic: Montgomery County Emergency Medical Services
Montgomery 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.
Clarksville, TN – On Thursday, August 8th, 2019, the National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution (NSSAR) held their annual Public Service Award.
This year’s award recipients were Lieutenant Cliff Smith from the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office, Paramedic Russell “Andy” Merritt from the Montgomery County Emergency Medical Services, and District Assistant Chief Shaun Arms from the Montgomery County Volunteer Fire Service.
City of Clarksville
Clarksville, TN – Clarksville Fire Rescue and Montgomery County EMS first responders assisted in the emergency birth of a child in a hotel room on Kraft Street.
The call came at 8:40pm Saturday, March 16th, summoning an ambulance for a 29-year-old woman in active labor at the Midtown Hotel, 890 Kraft Street.
Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office
Clarksville, TN – The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office says seven hundred and fifty-five children have died from vehicular heatstroke since 1998 with thirteen of those deaths occurring this year according to noheatstroke.org.
Heatstroke is one of the leading causes of non-crash-related fatalities among children. It occurs when a child is left in a hot vehicle and their core body temperature reaches about 104 degrees. A core body temperature of about 107 degrees is deadly.
Clarksville, 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.
Clarksville, TN – On March 17th, 2017 at 5:16pm, Clarksville Police Investigator L. Harris responded to a fatal crash at US-41A (Fort Campbell Boulevard) and SR-236 (Tiny Town Road).
Austin McElwrath, 21 years old, from Bumpus Mills, was driving a 2005 Suzuki Forenza in the right south bound Fort Campbell Boulevard travel lane waiting on a red light. His vehicle was struck from behind by Tyler Pettie, 25 years old, from Fort Campbell, KY.
Clarksville, TN – Clarksville Police reported today that a crash between a sedan and a tanker truck blocked traffic and left a woman trapped inside the sedan, shortly before 2:00pm, Monday, January 23rd at Dunbar Cave Road and Warfield Boulevard.
Clarksville Fire Rescue and Montgomery County Emergency Medical Services personnel collaborated in safely extracting the female occupant of the sedan, who was trapped with when the tanker trailer came to rest on top of her vehicle.
Montgomery County, TN – Montgomery County Emergency Medical Services (MCEMS) and Montgomery County Volunteer Fire Service have answered the call for assistance for the wildfires in East Tennessee.
Currently five MCEMS personnel and 14 volunteer fire personnel are in route to the Pigeon Forge/Gatlinburg area to provide assistance to the emergency personnel already on the scene.
Montgomery County Government receives two Greater Nashville Regional Council Local Government Awards
Montgomery County, TN – Montgomery County Government received two awards from the Greater Nashville Regional Council at its 49th Annual Regional Planning and Economic Development Meeting on Thursday, September 15th.
The annual event held this year in Lebanon, TN, presented awards to various cities and counties for programs and initiatives that have exhibited excellence and innovation over that last calendar year. Montgomery County was recognized in two categories; Enhancing Economic Development and Enhancing Protective Services.
Clarksville, TN – Clarksville Fire, Police, and Emergency Medical Services handled numerous serious calls-for-service overnight, beginning at 7:48pm with a report of a shooting at a residence on Lincoln Drive.
A 24-year-old man was transported by ambulance for a gunshot wound to the left thigh. The man reportedly shot himself by accident while cleaning a firearm.
Officers were dispatched to a shooting at a residence on Ryder Avenue at 2:22am Saturday. Numerous witnesses gave conflicting stories, but the shooting may have stemmed from a prior altercation at a nearby convenience store.
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