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News from March, 2008
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March, 2008

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Date Source
Fire Destroys Trailer - Cumberland County 3-31-2008 Crossville Chronicle
Fire Tears Through Church - Roane County 3-30-2008 WBIR
City Considers Retirement Change - Jackson 3-30-2008 The Jackson Sun
Massive Fire Destroys Downtown Building - McMinnville 3-29-2008 NewsChannel 5
Fire Damages Restaurant - Mosheim 3-28-2008 Greeneville Sun
Fire Forces Apartment Evacuation - Chattanooga 3-28-2008 The Chattanoogan
Department Begins Door-to-Door Fund Drive - Greene County 3-27-2008 Greeneville Sun
Family Loses Everything in House Fire - Hamilton County 3-25-2008 The Chattanoogan
Department Uses Helmet Cams for Training - Smithville 3-25-2008 NewsChannel 5
Volunteer Department Improves Fire Hall - DeBusk 3-25-2008 Greeneville Sun
Department Receives Enhancement Grant - Bedford County 3-25-2008 Shelbyville Times
House Destroyed by Fire - Putnam County 3-24-2008 Herald Citizen
RV Sparks House Fire, Destroys Both - Sevier County 3-24-2008 WBIR
Five Firefighters Trapped in Morning Blaze - Memphis 3-23-2008 WMCTV
Family Makes it Out of Burning House - East Ridge 3-23-2008 The Chattanoogan
Firefighter Hurt in Blaze - Nashville 3-21-2008 NewsChannel 5
Fire Leaves Family Homeless for Easter - Unicoi County 3-21-2008
Old Restaurant Burns - Chattanooga 3-20-2008 The Chattanoogan
Fire Destroys House - Jackson 3-20-2008 The Jackson Sun
Fire Damages Home - Nashville 3-19-2008 NewsChannel 5
Firefighters Resign Over No Mutual Aid - Harrogate 3-19-2008 WATE
City Names New Fire Chief - Fayetteville 3-18-2008 Elk Valley Times
County Hires First Building Inspector - Sevier County 3-18-2008 WATE
No Injuries in House Fire - Cumberland County 3-18-2008 Crossville Chronicle
"Mutant" Rescue Truck Saves Dept. Thousands - Clarksville 3-15-2008

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Fire Destroys Business - Baxter 3-14-2008 NewsChannel 5
Fatal Fire Ruled Arson - Cumberland Co.  Note:  FTT is monitoring this story.  If it is determined that one or both of the individuals died from reasons other than the fire, the number of reported fire fatalities on this site will be modified. 3-13-2008 NewsChannel 5
Students Tired of Fire Alarm Pranks - Memphis 3-13-2008 ABC 24
Firefighters Battle Massive Blaze at Market - Dandridge 3-12-2008 WBIR
Two Dead in Morning House Fire - Cumberland County 3-11-2008 Crossville Chronicle
Man Killed in Mobile Home Fire - Unicoi County 3-11-2008
Kitchen Fire Leaves Two Homeless - Chattanooga 3-11-2008 The Chattanoogan
House Destroyed by Fire - Chattanooga 3-11-2008 The Chattanoogan
Family Escapes Morning Fire - Greeneville 3-11-2008 Greeneville Sun
Officer's Home Destroyed in Fire - Kingsport 3-10-2008
City Receives SAFER Grant to Hire 6 - Bristol 3-9-2008
"Sliding Tax" for Fire Protection Considered - Wilson County 3-9-2008 NewsChannel 5
9-Year-Old Smells Smoke; Alerts Families to Fire - Chattanooga 3-8-2008 The Chattanoogan
Business Blaze Extinguished - Sale Creek 3-8-2008 The Chattanoogan
Association Chief Says Radios Need Upgrade - Greene County 3-8-2008 Greeneville Sun
Dept. Upgrades Engine from '69 to '81 - Greene County 3-7-2008 Greeneville Sun
Firefighters Fall Through Stairway; Escape Injury - Chattanooga 3-6-2008 The Chattanoogan
Fire Hydrant Regs Need Reworking - Signal Mountain 3-6-2008 The Chattanoogan
Elderly Woman Dies in House Fire - Memphis 3-6-2008 WMCTV
Program Sparks Interest in Fire Safety - Blount County 3-6-2008 The Daily Times
Man Burns Hands in House Fire - Dyer County 3-6-2008 State Gazette
Family Escapes House Fire - Dickson County 3-6-2008 WSMV
Family Home Destroyed by Fire - Cumberland County 3-6-2008 Crossville Chronicle
No Injuries in Two-Alarm Apartment Fire - Nashville 3-5-2008 NewsChannel 5
Overheated Lamp Causes House Fire - Columbia 3-5-2008 The Daily Herald
Department 3rd in State to Become Accredited - Maryville 3-4-2008 The Daily Times
House Fire Sends One to Hospital - Memphis 3-4-2008 ABC 24
Fighting Fire in the Rain - Columbia 3-4-2008 The Daily Herald
"Knox Box" Beneficial to Firefighters - Cookeville 3-3-2008 Herald-Citizen
Man Dies in Garage Blaze - Murfreesboro 3-3-2008 Daily News Journal
Woman Dies After Helping Mother Escape Fire - New Tazewell 3-3-2008 WATE
Mother, Children Flee from Burning Home - Greene County 3-3-2008 Greeneville Sun
Apartment Fire Kills Man - Martin 3-2-2008 The Jackson Sun
Family Loses Home to Fire - Nashville 3-2-2008 NewsChannel 5
10th Annual Smoky Mountain Weekend a Success - Sevierville 3-2-2008 WBIR
City Firefighters Unionize - Spring Hill 3-2-2008 The Tennessean
Department Looking at New Trucks, Stations - Jackson 3-1-2008 The Jackson Sun
















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