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News from August, 2008
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August, 2008

Reported Fatalities for Month:


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Date Source
One Dead in Early Morning Fire - Hamilton County 8-29-2008 News Channel 9
Two Safe After Trailer Destroyed in Fire - Carter County 8-29-2008
Disabled Man Dies in House Fire - Columbia 8-27-2008 The Daily Herald
Fire Completely Destroys Home Overnight - Nashville 8-26-2008 NewsChannel 5
Man Seriously Injured in Flash Fire - Chattanooga 8-26-2008 The Chattanoogan
Midday Fire Destroys House - Montgomery County 8-26-2008 The Leaf Chronicle
Powell Man Dies in Houseboat Fire - Campbell County 8-25-2008 WBIR
Firefighter Dies in Off-Duty Crash - Robertson County 8-24-2008 NewsChannel 5
$400K Cut from Emergency Response Budget - Lawrenceburg 8-22-2008 NewsChannel 5
Department 'Slammed' During August - Hendersonville 8-21-2008 The Tennessean
Home Damaged by Fire - Maury County 8-21-2008 The Daily Herald
ARFF Facility Nears Completion - Blount County 8-21-2008 The Daily Times
Officials Look to Beef Up County Fire Protection - Tipton County 8-20-2008 WMCTV
House Burns; Road Closed for Hours - Greene County 8-20-2008 Greeneville Sun
Gas Grill Source of House Fire - Montgomery County 8-19-2008 The Leaf Chronicle
City Announces New Fire Chief - Gatlinburg 8-18-2008 The Mountain Press
Firefighter's Death Considered Line-of-Duty - Knoxville 8-18-2008 WBIR
Woman Tries to Kill Bug, Sets House on Fire - Nashville 8-18-2008 NewsChannel 5
Firefighters Quickly Extinguish Apartment Fire - Knoxville 8-17-2008 WBIR
Seven Killed in Morning House Fire - Memphis

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Grandfather, Grandchildren Burned in Boat Fire - Maryville 8-16-2008 WBIR
Four Firefighters Injured Battling Blaze - Memphis 8-15-2008 ABC 24
Biodiesel Plant Explodes - Decaturville 8-15-2008 NewsChannel 5
House Fire Under Investigation - Kingsport 8-15-2008
Fire Destroys Automotive Repair Shop - Clarksville 8-14-2008 The Leaf Chronicle
Fire Guts Mobile Home - Rutherford County 8-13-2008 Daily News Journal
Chief Mitchell to Retire in October - Maryville 8-13-2008 Blount Today
Late Night Fire Destroys Home - Sullivan County 8-12-2008
Woman Dies in House Fire - Covington 8-11-2008 NewsChannel 5
Smoking Causes Fire; Residents Injured, Rescued - Goodlettsville 8-8-2008 WSMV
Vote on New Fire Station Delayed - Columbia 8-7-2008 The Daily Herald
Lightning Possible Cause of House Fire - Pleasant View 8-7-2008 WSMV
Body Found in House Fire - Memphis 8-7-2008 ABC 24
Body Found in Burned Double-Wide - Putnam County 8-6-2008 Herald Citizen
Family Loses Everything in House Fire - Signal Mountain 8-6-2008 The Chattanoogan
Fire at Superior Creek Lodge Motel - East Ridge 8-6-2008 The Chattanoogan
Fire Destroys Home - Macon County 8-6-2008 NewsChannel 5
Fire Damages Apartment Complex - Nashville 8-6-2008 NewsChannel 5
8-year-old Burned in House Fire - Cumberland County 8-5-2008 Crossville Chronicle
Fire Destroys Farmhouse - Greene County 8-2-2008 Greeneville Sun
Volunteer Departments Battle Business Fire - Sullivan County 8-1-2008
















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