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News from December, 2008
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December, 2008

Reported Fatalities for Month:


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Date Source
8 Families Displaced; Pets Killed in Apartment Fire - Murfreesboro 12-31-2008 Daily News Journal
Home Damaged by Fire - Greene County 12-31-2008 Greeneville Sun
Apartment Fire Sends One to Hospital - Kingsport 12-31-2008
Parents, 4 Children Displaced by Fire - Hendersonville 12-31-2008 NewsChannel 5
Family Escapes Early Morning Fire - Townsend 12-31-2008 The Daily Times
Woman Rescued, Dies from Fire Injuries - Shelby County 12-30-2008 ABC 24
Extension Cord Leads to Fire; 4 Hospitalized - Rhea County 12-30-2008 Herald News
Fire Destroys Rural Home - Weakley County 12-29-2008 McKenzie Banner
Habitat Homes Destroyed in Fire - Nashville 12-28-2008 NewsChannel 5
Man Dies in Christmas Fire - Bristol 12-27-2008
Fatal Fire Under Investigation - Collierville 12-27-2008 Commercial Appeal
Fire Damages Home; Residents Escape - Greene County 12-26-2008 Greeneville Sun
Three-Story Building Destroyed in Fire - Claiborne County 12-26-2008 WATE
Christmas Eve Fire Claims Man - East Ridge 12-25-2008 The Chattanoogan
Family Cat Lost in Christmas Eve Fire - Cookeville 12-24-2008 Herald Citizen
Man Found Dead in Condo Fire - Nashville 12-24-2008 NewsChannel 5
Man Dies in Camper Trailer Fire - Rhea County 12-23-2008 Herald News
Fire Ruins Family's Home, Holiday - Montgomery County 12-23-2008 The Leaf Chronicle
At Least One Injured in House Fire - Memphis 12-22-2008 ABC 24
Woman Sets Herself on Fire; Dies - Nashville 12-22-2008 NewsChannel 5
Firefighters Battle Blaze, Cold Temps - Nashville 12-22-2008 NewsChannel 5
City Wants "Stand-by Fee" for Sprinklers, Hydrants - Algood 12-21-2008 Herald Citizen
Cold Temperatures Bring More Fires - Knoxville 12-21-2008 WATE
Family Loses Home to Fire - Carroll County 12-20-2008 The Jackson Sun
Elderly Couple Escapes House Fire - Memphis 12-19-2008 ABC 24
Fire Engulfs Home - Marshall County 12-19-2008 Marshall Tribune
House Fire Kills Two - Smith County 12-18-2008 WSMV
3 Kids, 2 Adults Injured in Daycare Fire - Crockett County 12-18-2008 The Jackson Sun
Fire Marshal Closes 3 UT Frat Houses - Knoxville 12-17-2008 Volunteer TV
Rural/Metro Ends Fire Service to County - Loudon County 12-15-2008 WBIR
Firefighter Honored for Bravery - Greene County 12-15-2008 Greeneville Sun
Fireplace Blamed for House Fire - Jefferson County 12-14-2008 WATE
Fire Destroys Home; Family Left with Nothing - Montgomery County 12-14-2008 The Leaf Chronicle
Family Displaced After House Burns - Signal Mountain 12-12-2008 The Chattanoogan
Fire Damages Reelfoot's Airpark Inn - Lake County 12-11-2008 State Gazette
Fire Spreads Through Three Homes - Nashville 12-11-2008 NewsChannel 5
Wild West Attraction Damaged in Fire - Gibson County 12-11-2008 The Jackson Sun
Woman Dies in Early Morning Fire - Lake County 12-10-2008 Lake County Banner
Firefighters Rescue Child from House Fire - Memphis 12-10-2008 Fox 13
Family Loses Home to Fire - Rhea County 12-9-2008 Herald News
Firefighters Contain House Fire - Greene County 12-8-2008 Greeneville Sun
Fire Destroys Dwelling - Cleveland 12-7-2008 Cleveland Banner
Afternoon Fire Damages Home - East Ridge 12-7-2008 The Chattanoogan
Fire Destroys Home - Cocke County 12-7-2008 Newport Plain Talk
One Escapes Early Morning Blaze - East Ridge 12-6-2008 The Chattanoogan
Motorcycle Fire Burns Man - Seymour 12-5-2008 WATE
Clothes Dryer Fire Destroys Home - Greene County 12-4-2008 Greeneville Sun
Family Escapes House Fire - Memphis 12-3-2008 WMCTV
Department Improves ISO Classification - Greeneville 12-3-2008 Greeneville Sun
Sprinkler Squelches School Fire - Giles County 12-2-2008 The Daily Herald
Fire Heavily Damages Warehouse - Dyersburg 12-2-2008 WMCTV
Firefighter Struck by Vehicle at Accident Scene - Greene County 12-1-2008 Greeneville Sun
















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