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News from May, 2005
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May, 2005

Reported Fatalities for Month:


Headline Date Source
Fire Investigators Search for Arsonist - Memphis 5-31-2005
Fire Burns Local Ministers Home - Memphis 5-31-2005
Fire Destroys Retirement Center in DeKalb County - Smithville

Residents Evacuated Safely in Assisted-Living Facility Fire - Smithville



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The Tennessean

Man Hurt in Freak Accident Involving Fire Hose - Red Bank 5-28-2005 The Chattanoogan
Local Fire Victim Airlifted to Memphis - Jackson 5-28-2005 The Jackson Sun
Fire Destroys 100- Year Old Building - Lewisburg 5-27-2005 NewsChannel 5
Candle Flame Ignited Fire - Jackson 5-27-2005 The Jackson Sun
Fire Damages Condominium Complex - Nashville 5-25-2005 NewsChannel 5
Body Discovered in Burned Out Mobile Home - Fairview

Investigators await autopsy to ID fire victim - Fairview

Officials Working to Identify Woman Killed in Fire - Fairview




The Tennessean

The Tennessean

NewsChannel 5

Dozens of Firefighters Battle Blaze - Bell Buckle 5-23-2005 NewsChannel 5
County Fire Officials Meet on Budget - Shelby County 5-23-2005
Garage Fire Kills Knox County Man - Knoxville 5-22-2005
Fire Blamed On Combination Of Oxygen And Cigarette-Millersville 5-17-2005 NewsChannel 5
Grease Fire Badly Burns Man, Toddler - Bethpage 5-14-2005 The Tennessean
Does Your Hydrant Work? - Hamilton County 5-13-2005 News Channel 9
Cartoon Draws on Firefighters' Expertise for Fire Safety - Cherokee Co. 5-11-2005
Fire Damages west Knox apt. complex - Knoxville 5-10-2005
Nolensville Sprinkler Requirement Waived, for a cost.- Nolensville 5-9-2005 The Tennessean
House Fire Kills Cheatham County Man - Kingston Springs 5-5-2005 NewsChannel 5
Smoke Alarm Saves Life In Morning House Fire - Chattanooga 5-4-2005 The Chattanoogan
Erwin Man Dies Two Days After His Home Burns - Erwin 5-3-2005 NewsChannel 5
Elderly Couple Die in Blaze - Clarksville 5-2-2005 The Leaf-Chronicle
Southern Adventist University Boosting Fire Safety - Collegedale         5-2-2005 The Chattanoogan



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