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News from August, 2007
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August, 2007

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Date Source
Smoke Alarm Alerts Residents of Fire - Jefferson County 8-31-2007 WATE
Intense Fire Destroys Home - Nashville 8-31-2007 NewsChannel 5
Chief Continues Push for Bottle Rocket Ban - Clarksville 8-31-2007

The Leaf-Chronicle

Apartment Fire Displaces 9 Families - Chattanooga 8-31-2007 The Chattanoogan
Surprise Motel Inspection Finds Fire Damage - Jackson 8-30-2007 The Jackson Sun
Lightning Fire Damages Apartments - Nashville 8-30-2007 NewsChannel 5
Men at Scene of Fire Charged in Blaze - Bradley County 8-30-2007 The Chattanoogan
Departments to Hold Annual Safety Day - White House 8-30-2007 The Tennessean
City Searches for Growth Plan - Spring Hill -Is fire protection part of the plan? 8-30-2007 WSMV
Interim Fire Chief to Step Down - Jackson 8-29-2007 The Jackson Sun
Fringe Areas Will Still Have Fire Protection - Gallatin 8-29-2007 The Tennessean
Dropped Cigarette Leads to Fire - Clarksville 8-27-2007

The Leaf-Chronicle

Two Vacant House Fires - Memphis 8-27-2007 ABC 24
Fire Destroys Home, Barn - Lyles 8-25-2007 NewsChannel 5
Responding Ambulance Crashes; Injures 4 - Knoxville 8-24-2007 WBIR
Gas Line Hit, Ignites - Clarksville 8-24-2007

The Leaf-Chronicle

Flames Destroy Church Sanctuary - Knoxville 8-23-2007 WBIR
Fire Destroys Barns, Field - Orlinda 8-23-2007 The Tennessean
Hydrants Struggle to Meet Flow Requirements - Lenoir City 8-23-2007 WBIR
Home Destroyed by Fire - Memphis 8-23-2007 ABC 24
Industrial Fire Sends Two Firefighters to Hospital - Milan 8-22-2007 The Jackson Sun
Mobile Home Fire Claims Eleven Pets - Blount County 8-22-2007 The Daily Times
Fire Destroys Home - Nashville 8-22-2007 NewsChannel 5
VFD to County:  More Money or We Stay Home - Hawkins County 8-21-2007
Mobile Home Explodes; Resident Injured - Cumberland County 8-21-2007 Crossville Chronicle
Fire Destroys Three Businesses - Tellico Plains 8-21-2007 WBIR
City Firefighters Deal with Three Blazes - Chattanooga 8-19-2007 The Chattanoogan
Sprinklers Stop Theater Fire - Hixon 8-19-2007 News Channel 9
Crews Battle Apartment Complex Fire - Memphis 8-18-2007 WMCTV
Fire Chief Seeks Bottle Rocket Ban - Clarksville 8-17-2007

The Leaf-Chronicle

Sports Bar and Grill Catches Fire - Nashville 8-17-2007 NewsChannel 5
Massive Tire Fire Destroys Shop - Roane County 8-17-2007 WBIR
Neighbors Alert Family to Burning House - Chattanooga 8-16-2007 The Chattanoogan
Fire Damages House - Knoxville 8-16-2007 WATE
Barn Fire Requires Multiple Resources - Jefferson County 8-16-2007 WATE
Burn Victim Dies at Vanderbilt - Johnson City 8-15-2007 Elizabethton Star
Fire Destroys Man's House - White Bluff 8-15-2007 The Tennessean
Firefighters Speak Out About Losing Chief - Jasper 8-15-2007 WCRB TV
Firefighters Battle Blaze at Woman's Home - Nashville 8-15-2007 WSMV
Fire Marshal Closes County Jail - Polk County 8-15-2007 WATE
Fire Chief Ousted - Jasper 8-14-2007 WCRB TV
Fire Destroys House - Chattanooga 8-13-2007 The Chattanoogan
Two Residents Escape House Fire - Greeneville 8-13-2007 Greeneville Sun
County Considers Emergency Service Consolidation - Bedford Co. 8-13-2007 Shelbyville Times
Two Saved from House Fire - Memphis 8-12-2007 ABC 24
Sprinklers Stop Hotel Fire, Man Charged - Chattanooga 8-12-2007 The Chattanoogan
Night Club Arson Stopped by Sprinklers - Jackson 8-11-2007 The Jackson Sun
Apartment Building Goes Up in Flames - Knoxville 8-11-2007 WBIR
Fire Dept. Command Vehicle, Car Collide - Clarksville 8-10-2007

The Leaf-Chronicle

Boat Explodes at Lakeshore Marina - Carter County 8-10-2007
Chief Says City Dept. Will Respond If Called - Gallatin 8-10-2007 The Tennessean
Grease Fire Evacuates High Rise - Nashville 8-9-2007 NewsChannel 5
Workers Escape Serious Injury from Flash Fire - Chattanooga 8-9-2007 The Chattanoogan
Two Firefighters Injured in Assisted Living Fire - Nashville 8-9-2007 NewsChannel 5
Attic Fire Damages Home - Chattanooga 8-9-2007 The Chattanoogan
Explosion at Business Starts Fire - Johnson City 8-9-2007
Third Department Member Readies for Deployment - Brentwood 8-8-2007 The Tennessean
Fire Destroys Barn - Culleoka 8-8-2007 The Daily Herald
Chief Won't Be Hired Until Hearings Complete - Jackson 8-7-2007 The Jackson Sun
Woman Dead After Fire Consumes Home - Crockett County 8-5-2007 The Jackson Sun
Man Dies in Mobile Home Fire - Sullivan County 8-5-2007
Resident, Firefighter Injured in Blaze - Nashville 8-4-2007 NewsChannel 5
Residents Escape House Fire - Shelbyville 8-2-2007 Shelbyville Times
Two Townhomes Destroyed by Fire - Nashville 8-1-2007 NewsChannel 5
City Plans to End Fire Service in Rural Area - Gallatin 8-1-2007 The Tennessean
















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