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Chattanooga fire crews extinguish house fire on Noa Street, nearby street closed - WTVC
Chattanooga fire crews extinguish house fire on Noa Street, nearby street closed  WTVC

Chattanooga firefighters have put out a house fire on Noa Street Monday afternoon, and closed off part of a nearby street as they respond. It happened at 3106 ...


Posted on Tue, 19 Feb 2019 07:07:30 GMT



Chattanooga Firefighters Put Out Shed Fire Behind Couch's BBQ Early Monday Morning - The Chattanoogan
Chattanooga Firefighters Put Out Shed Fire Behind Couch's BBQ Early Monday Morning  The Chattanoogan

The Chattanooga Fire Department and the Tri-Community Volunteer Fire Department (TCVFD) responded to a report of a shed fire shortly after 4 a.m. on ...


Posted on Mon, 11 Feb 2019 13:49:15 GMT



Firefighters say 10th Avenue home heavily damaged in Friday afternoon fire - WTVC
Firefighters say 10th Avenue home heavily damaged in Friday afternoon fire  WTVC

UPDATE: The Chattanooga Fire Department says a fire investigator charged one of the residents of the house with arson. CFD says Theresa Umbreit confessed ...


Posted on Sat, 16 Feb 2019 00:45:00 GMT



Firefighters battle house fire in Soddy Daisy - WRCB-TV
Firefighters battle house fire in Soddy Daisy  WRCB-TV

Crews with Sequatchie Volunteer Fire Department and Dallas Bay Fire Department are on the scene of a house fire.


Posted on Wed, 20 Feb 2019 12:06:00 GMT



Natural gas leak closes Hixson Pike near Ashland Terrace - WTVC
Natural gas leak closes Hixson Pike near Ashland Terrace  WTVC

Crews are working to contain a gas leak Wednesday morning on Hixson Pike near Ashland Terrace. The gas leak happened shortly before 10 a. m. The ...


Posted on Wed, 20 Feb 2019 16:03:21 GMT



5 Displaced By Friday Morning Fire - WTVC
5 Displaced By Friday Morning Fire  WTVC

The Chattanooga Fire Department responded to an early morning fire Friday. The firefighters attacked the fire aggressively and had the fire out in roughly five ...


Posted on Fri, 15 Feb 2019 13:51:07 GMT



Chattanooga firefighters put out apartment fire on Hickory Valley Road - WTVC
Chattanooga firefighters put out apartment fire on Hickory Valley Road  WTVC

The Chattanooga Fire Department says between 30 and 40 residents were displaced in an apartment fire on Hickory Valley Road Tuesday evening. It happened ...


Posted on Tue, 22 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Fire damages local Chattanooga business - WRCB-TV
Fire damages local Chattanooga business  WRCB-TV

Chattanooga Fire Department is investigating a business fire that broke out just before noon Wednesday.


Posted on Wed, 30 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Two adults, dogs displaced by Lightfoot Mill Rd. house fire - WRCB-TV
Two adults, dogs displaced by Lightfoot Mill Rd. house fire  WRCB-TV

No one was injured, and the cause is under investigation.


Posted on Wed, 23 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



UPDATE: Meigs County church that survived December earthquake destroyed by fire - WRCB-TV
UPDATE: Meigs County church that survived December earthquake destroyed by fire  WRCB-TV

All that's left of Peakland Baptist Church is the foundation and part of the front wall.


Posted on Tue, 19 Feb 2019 12:08:00 GMT



Chattanooga firefighters extinguish storage shed fire - Chattanooga Times Free Press
Chattanooga firefighters extinguish storage shed fire  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Chattanooga firefighters responded to a fire on the 3600 block of Evergreen Ct. Thursday night, according to a news release from the Chattanooga Fire ...


Posted on Thu, 24 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Gas leak closes Hixson Pike near Strawberry Lane Wednesday - WTVC
Gas leak closes Hixson Pike near Strawberry Lane Wednesday  WTVC

UPDATE: 3 of 4 lanes are now back open on Hixson Pike: The Chattanooga Fire Department says it was cut off at about 10:40 a. m. Most lanes of Hixson Pike ...


Posted on Wed, 06 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Officers' night erupts in crash, fire, rescue - Cleveland Daily Banner
Officers' night erupts in crash, fire, rescue  Cleveland Daily Banner

Cleveland Police Department Officers Matt Sharp and Geoffrey Humberd were on their way to check on an alarm call. So far, it had been an uneventful night ...


Posted on Wed, 20 Feb 2019 15:31:00 GMT



Fire damages Chattanooga business Wednesday afternoon - Chattanooga Times Free Press
Fire damages Chattanooga business Wednesday afternoon  Chattanooga Times Free Press

A Chattanooga business was damaged by fire Wednesday afternoon, according to a Chattanooga Fire Department news release.


Posted on Wed, 30 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



House fire displaces Chattanooga family Wednesday night - WTVC
House fire displaces Chattanooga family Wednesday night  WTVC

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — The Chattanooga Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire at 514 Biltmore Drive at 6:45 Wednesday night.


Posted on Thu, 24 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Fire displaces family of 5 Saturday in Chattanooga - WTVC
Fire displaces family of 5 Saturday in Chattanooga  WTVC

A family of 5, including 4 children, is looking for a new place to stay after fire destroyed their Chattanooga home Saturday night. The fire broke out shortly after 7 ...


Posted on Mon, 28 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



One adult, four children displaced following fire - Chattanooga Times Free Press
One adult, four children displaced following fire  Chattanooga Times Free Press

An adult and four children were displaced after a fire Saturday evening.


Posted on Sat, 26 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Firefighters Respond To 2nd Fire In 3 Days At Couch's Barbecue - The Chattanoogan
Firefighters Respond To 2nd Fire In 3 Days At Couch's Barbecue  The Chattanoogan

For the second time in three days, firefighters with the Chattanooga Fire Department and the Tri-Community Volunteer Fire Department responded to a fire at ...


Posted on Wed, 13 Feb 2019 14:14:55 GMT



Fleischmann named to serve on a bipartisan conference committee - Chattanooga Times Free Press
Fleischmann named to serve on a bipartisan conference committee  Chattanooga Times Free Press

U.S. Rep. Chuck Fleischmann, R-Chattanooga, has been named to serve on a bipartisan conference committee.


Posted on Wed, 30 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



ONLY on 12: Police, Fire train together on active shooter response - WDEF News 12
ONLY on 12: Police, Fire train together on active shooter response  WDEF News 12

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF) – Two agencies right here in Chattanooga are changing the way they train for active shooter incidents. It's now been one year ...


Posted on Wed, 13 Feb 2019 00:59:16 GMT



Firefighters make quick work of kitchen fire at Rossville Boulevard Wendy's - WRCB-TV
Firefighters make quick work of kitchen fire at Rossville Boulevard Wendy's  WRCB-TV

Chattanooga Fire Department spokesperson Bruce Garner says firefighters were able to quickly put out the grease fire, keeping the flames from spreading ...


Posted on Tue, 05 Feb 2019 04:11:41 GMT



Blood Assurance having Blood Drive for former Chattanooga Firefi - WRCB-TV
Blood Assurance having Blood Drive for former Chattanooga Firefi  WRCB-TV

The blood drive will be from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm in front of the Fire and Police Training Center.


Posted on Mon, 28 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



East Lake Home Damaged By Fire Saturday Evening - The Chattanoogan
East Lake Home Damaged By Fire Saturday Evening  The Chattanoogan

A home in East Lake was damaged by fire on Saturday evening. Chattanooga firefighters with E5, Q9, L1, Q2, S1, and East Ridge S1 responded to a reported ...


Posted on Sat, 26 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Soddy Daisy Mobile Home Destroyed By Fire Early Friday Morning - The Chattanoogan
Soddy Daisy Mobile Home Destroyed By Fire Early Friday Morning  The Chattanoogan

A Soddy Daisy resident woke to the smell of smoke and his bed on fire. At 5:20 a.m., a 911 call was made reporting the mobile home fire at 1901 Wilkes Ave.


Posted on Fri, 25 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Thinking Out Loud - WRCB-TV
Thinking Out Loud  WRCB-TV

Channel 3's David Carroll's commentary on news events touching Chattanooga.


Posted on Wed, 13 Feb 2019 20:29:18 GMT



Cost of Memphis Drive standoff isn't cheap, SWAT commander says it's worth it - WRCB-TV
Cost of Memphis Drive standoff isn't cheap, SWAT commander says it's worth it  WRCB-TV

And while the cost and inconvenience is frustrating for some, Morrison said it's all worth it when everyone is able to go home safely.


Posted on Wed, 13 Feb 2019 22:05:00 GMT



How to safely use supplemental heating at home during cold weather - WRCB-TV
How to safely use supplemental heating at home during cold weather  WRCB-TV

If you plan to use supplemental heating, such as space heaters, in your home, there are tips you need to follow to prevent most fires.


Posted on Wed, 23 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



'Heroin(e)' stars will visit Chattanooga to talk about opioid crisis - Chattanooga Times Free Press
'Heroin(e)' stars will visit Chattanooga to talk about opioid crisis  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Two of the three women at the heart of the opioid crisis in Huntington, West Virginia, will be in Chattanooga on Saturday for a screening of the Oscar-nominated ...


Posted on Sun, 17 Feb 2019 05:03:22 GMT



Spill closes I-24 on-ramp at Browns Ferry Road - Chattanooga Times Free Press
Spill closes I-24 on-ramp at Browns Ferry Road  Chattanooga Times Free Press

A spill has closed the Interstate 24 on-ramp Wednesday at Browns Ferry Road.


Posted on Wed, 23 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



When it rains: Thunderstorms bring rain, lightning, & hail to Tennessee, North Georgia - WTVC
When it rains: Thunderstorms bring rain, lightning, & hail to Tennessee, North Georgia  WTVC

Tuesday night's thunderstorms brought rain, lightning, and hail to parts of North Georgia and Southeast Tennessee. Many in Rossville shared videos and ...


Posted on Wed, 20 Feb 2019 05:20:33 GMT



Cabin, woods fire creates challenges for Sale Creek firefighters Sunday - WRCB-TV
Cabin, woods fire creates challenges for Sale Creek firefighters Sunday  WRCB-TV

Water access to the cabin was unavailable, so a mutual aid response was requested for the Tennessee Forestry Division.


Posted on Sun, 03 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Winter Storm May Bring About An Inch Of Snow To Chattanooga, Temps As Low As 13 Degrees, Hamilton County And Most Other Schools Will Close; Courts Shut Down - The Chattanoogan
Winter Storm May Bring About An Inch Of Snow To Chattanooga, Temps As Low As 13 Degrees, Hamilton County And Most Other Schools Will Close; Courts Shut Down  The Chattanoogan

An approaching winter storm could bring snow to Chattanooga, according to the latest forecast. an earlier forecast on Monday said Chattanooga could get up to ...


Posted on Mon, 28 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Party At Cowart Street Warehouse During Mainx24 Runs Afoul Of Beer Board - The Chattanoogan
Party At Cowart Street Warehouse During Mainx24 Runs Afoul Of Beer Board  The Chattanoogan

A violation of the Chattanooga beer code that took place at an event during MainX24 came before the Chattanooga Beer Board on Thursday morning.


Posted on Thu, 07 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT



WATER RESCUE: One dead, another recovering in McMinn County - WTVC
WATER RESCUE: One dead, another recovering in McMinn County  WTVC

UPDATE: McMinn County Sheriff Joe Guy says a man was found dead, and a woman was rescued from water early Sunday morning. Guy says the woman was ...


Posted on Sun, 17 Feb 2019 14:14:10 GMT



Cleanup underway after concrete curing agent spills into Lookout Creek - WRCB-TV
Cleanup underway after concrete curing agent spills into Lookout Creek  WRCB-TV

CFD spokesperson Bruce Garner said the public is not in any danger.


Posted on Wed, 23 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



CFD: Two displaced Sunday due to HVAC supposedly producing carbon monoxide - WRCB-TV
CFD: Two displaced Sunday due to HVAC supposedly producing carbon monoxide  WRCB-TV

The fire department said they have advised the people to have the unit checked before they go back home.


Posted on Sun, 27 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Fire safety tips as temperatures continue to drop - WRCB-TV
Fire safety tips as temperatures continue to drop  WRCB-TV

Staying safe is important as temperatures continue to drop, the risk for fire-related deaths is on the rise.


Posted on Wed, 30 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Cason, Benjamin Simpson - The Chattanoogan
Cason, Benjamin Simpson  The Chattanoogan

Benjamin Simpson Cason, 78, formerly of Chattanooga, Tennessee, passed away on February 2, 2019 at St. Dominic Hospital in Jackson, Mississippi.


Posted on Thu, 14 Feb 2019 20:07:21 GMT



Nation Gets 12-Year Prison Sentence In Traffic Death Of Meredith Lawler - The Chattanoogan
Nation Gets 12-Year Prison Sentence In Traffic Death Of Meredith Lawler  The Chattanoogan

Jackie Harold Nation pleaded guilty Tuesday to vehicular homicide in the traffic death in November 2016 of Meredith Lawler, 29. Nation was sentenced to 12 ...


Posted on Tue, 05 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Arvil Shirley Gets 8-Year Federal Prison Stint In Gun Case - The Chattanoogan
Arvil Shirley Gets 8-Year Federal Prison Stint In Gun Case  The Chattanoogan

Arvil Shirley has been sentenced to serve eight years in federal prison after pleading guilty earlier to a gun charge. Shirley appeared before Judge Sandy ...


Posted on Tue, 12 Feb 2019 18:12:05 GMT



Chattanooga Fire Department organizes blood drive for injured captain - WTVC
Chattanooga Fire Department organizes blood drive for injured captain  WTVC

UPDATE (July 23rd):A post on the Chattanooga Fire Department's Facebook page says Captain Thorne will undergo surgery on Monday.Operations Chief Rick ...


Posted on Fri, 20 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Chattanooga Fire Department contains fire at Mueller Company - WTVC
Chattanooga Fire Department contains fire at Mueller Company  WTVC

Chattanooga Firefighters Confirm a fire broke out at the Mueller Company today just before 3 P. M. According to CFD, workers were installing a new roof onto ...


Posted on Sat, 10 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Chattanooga Fire Dept: Truck runs over hydrant, hits tree head on Wednesday morning - WTVC
Chattanooga Fire Dept: Truck runs over hydrant, hits tree head on Wednesday morning  WTVC

Chattanooga firefighters say a truck plowed over a fire hydrant and into a tree, prompting response from police, water technicians, and several other agencies ...


Posted on Wed, 14 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Patton, Larry Wade - The Chattanoogan
Patton, Larry Wade  The Chattanoogan

Larry W. Patton passed away on January 30, 2019, at a local hospital. He was preceded in death by his parents, Carl and Novella Patton and his daughter, ...


Posted on Wed, 30 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Chattanooga Fire Department To Join Tri-State Mutual Aid Association To Expand Emergency Response Services - The Chattanoogan
Chattanooga Fire Department To Join Tri-State Mutual Aid Association To Expand Emergency Response Services  The Chattanoogan

The Chattanooga Fire Department is joining the Tri-State Mutual Aid Association to expand emergency services. A signing ceremony will take place on Thursday ...


Posted on Tue, 16 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Chattanooga Fire Department holds blood drive for injured captain - WTVC
Chattanooga Fire Department holds blood drive for injured captain  WTVC

The Chattanooga Fire Department rallies around one its own after a serious accident on July 19.Captain Shellie Thorne and a friend were in a motorcycle ...


Posted on Mon, 23 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Chattanooga Fire Department welcomes 23 new firefighters - WTVC
Chattanooga Fire Department welcomes 23 new firefighters  WTVC

The Chattanooga Fire Department says the 23 cadets who endured six months of intense training graduated Thursday night at the Clear Creek Church of Christ, ...


Posted on Fri, 09 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Chattanooga Fire Department announces Fire Prevention Week contest winners - WTVC
Chattanooga Fire Department announces Fire Prevention Week contest winners  WTVC

The Chattanooga Fire Department held its annual Fire Prevention Week awards program Monday at the Chattanooga Public Library downtown. Fire Marshal ...


Posted on Mon, 05 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Chattanooga Fire Department joins Tri State Mutual Aid Association - WRCB-TV
Chattanooga Fire Department joins Tri State Mutual Aid Association  WRCB-TV

The Chattanooga Fire Department joined the Tri State Mutual Aid Association on Thursday in order to expand its emergency response services.


Posted on Thu, 18 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Police: Tennessee man disables firetruck during emergency run - WRCB-TV
Police: Tennessee man disables firetruck during emergency run  WRCB-TV

Police say a Tennessee man threw a container for disposing of cigarette butts at a firetruck, disabling the vehicle while it was responding to an emergency call.


Posted on Tue, 05 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT



'I remember every tragic thing I've seen' - Local firefighters open up about mental health - WTVC
'I remember every tragic thing I've seen' - Local firefighters open up about mental health  WTVC

Suicides among first responders are on the rise, says Chattanooga Fire Chief Phil Hyman. "Our firefighter suicides throughout the nation have actually exceeded ...


Posted on Wed, 30 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Soddy Daisy Looking At Opening Historic Poe's Tavern; Old-Fashioned Baptist Tent Revival Planned At City Park - The Chattanoogan
Soddy Daisy Looking At Opening Historic Poe's Tavern; Old-Fashioned Baptist Tent Revival Planned At City Park  The Chattanoogan

Soddy Daisy Commissioner Rick Nunley said the city has been approached by residents who would like Poe's Tavern to be open for public use. The idea is to ...


Posted on Fri, 08 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Blood Assurance & Chattanooga Fire Dept. hold blood drive to benefit Capt. Shellie Thorne - WTVC
Blood Assurance & Chattanooga Fire Dept. hold blood drive to benefit Capt. Shellie Thorne  WTVC

Proceeds from an upcoming blood drive will support a Chattanooga firefighter paralyzed in a motorcycle crash. Blood Assurance and the Chattanooga Fire ...


Posted on Thu, 17 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Watch your cooking: 2 people displaced in Chattanooga after kitchen catches fire - WTVC
Watch your cooking: 2 people displaced in Chattanooga after kitchen catches fire  WTVC

The Chattanooga Fire Department is reminding people to keep an eye on their cooking. As Monday's fire proves, not doing so can prove disastrous. Just before ...


Posted on Mon, 19 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Underground electrical fire forces Chattanooga City Hall to evacuate Tuesday - WTVC
Underground electrical fire forces Chattanooga City Hall to evacuate Tuesday  WTVC

Firefighters with the Chattanooga Fire Department are on the scene of an apparent underground electrical fire near Chattanooga's City Hall. The fire happened ...


Posted on Tue, 06 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Chattanooga mom, 6 kids displaced after kitchen fire spreads through house - WTVC
Chattanooga mom, 6 kids displaced after kitchen fire spreads through house  WTVC

Just days before Christmas, Chattanooga firefighters say a mother and her six children were forced out of their home after it caught fire. It happened just after 4 ...


Posted on Fri, 21 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT



The story behind this viral photo of a firefighter who calmed a hysterical baby - The Washington Post
The story behind this viral photo of a firefighter who calmed a hysterical baby  The Washington Post

The Chattanooga firefighter helped the kids out of the car after the crash. The older girls seemed fine, but the baby was shrieking full-throttle.


Posted on Wed, 06 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Chattanooga Fire Department pull two people from burning building withing 24 hours - WATE 6 On Your Side
Chattanooga Fire Department pull two people from burning building withing 24 hours  WATE 6 On Your Side

The Chattanooga Fire Department posted on Facebook Sunday that their crews pulled two people from two different house fires within 24 hours.


Posted on Sun, 03 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT



1 person home when fire broke out on Sherida Lane early Thursday morning - WTVC
1 person home when fire broke out on Sherida Lane early Thursday morning  WTVC

Firefighters say at least one person was home when a devastating fire broke out in Chattanooga early Thursday morning. The fire sparked around 1:30 a. m. on ...


Posted on Thu, 18 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Friendly Fire - The Chattanoogan
Friendly Fire  The Chattanoogan

The months of February, March and April are primetime for prescribed fires across the Tennessee Valley. Hugh Standridge, senior manager, Natural Resources ...


Posted on Fri, 08 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Chattanooga firefighters quickly put out Southside quadplex fire Thursday - WTVC
Chattanooga firefighters quickly put out Southside quadplex fire Thursday  WTVC

Engulfed in flame - out in minutes. Firefighters were able to quickly put out a building fire before anyone was hurt Thursday evening. It happened at a quadplex ...


Posted on Thu, 08 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Signal Mountain home destroyed by fire early Sunday - WTVC
Signal Mountain home destroyed by fire early Sunday  WTVC

A fire destroyed a house at 1329 Sunset Drive on Signal Mountain early Sunday morning, said Amy Maxwell with the Office of Emergency Management ...


Posted on Sun, 04 Nov 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Fire breaks out at assisted living home in Chattanooga, no one injured - WTVC
Fire breaks out at assisted living home in Chattanooga, no one injured  WTVC

Chattanooga Firefighters say a fire broke out at an assisted living facility on Sunday around noon. None one was injured. The Chattanooga Fire Department ...


Posted on Sun, 16 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Chattanooga firefighter placed on leave after arrest on assault, harassment charges - WTVC
Chattanooga firefighter placed on leave after arrest on assault, harassment charges  WTVC

Chattanooga Fire Department Chief Phil Hyman confirms to NewsChannel 9 that a firefighter with the department is now on leave, after he was arrested on ...


Posted on Thu, 30 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Tuesday House Fire Under Investigation - WTVC
Tuesday House Fire Under Investigation  WTVC

The Chattanooga Fire Department responded to a fully involved house fire Tuesday night. It happened around 11:30 p. m. in the 1800 block of Wheeler Avenue.


Posted on Wed, 19 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Fire damages home Wednesday in Hixson - Chattanooga Times Free Press
Fire damages home Wednesday in Hixson  Chattanooga Times Free Press

A home in Hixson was damaged Wednesday by a basement fire, according to a Chattanooga Fire Department news release.


Posted on Wed, 07 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Small sinkhole in front of Highway 153 business, Chattanooga Fire says - WDEF News 12
Small sinkhole in front of Highway 153 business, Chattanooga Fire says  WDEF News 12

HIXSON, Tenn. (WDEF) -The Chattanooga Fire Department says a sinkhole opened up in Hixson Saturday. According to the department, it was a small sinkhole ...


Posted on Sat, 18 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Small fire breaks out in Chattanooga home - WTVC
Small fire breaks out in Chattanooga home  WTVC

The Chattanooga Fire Department says a minor fire broke out in Chattanooga Saturday afternoon. CFD says the resident reported the fire just after 1:30 P. M, ...


Posted on Sun, 25 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT



UPDATE: Motorcycle driver, Chattanooga Fire Dept. captain injured in Sale Creek crash - WTVC
UPDATE: Motorcycle driver, Chattanooga Fire Dept. captain injured in Sale Creek crash  WTVC

UPDATE (Friday):We now know the names of the two people critically injured in a crash on Mayflower Road in Sale Creek Thursday night.The Chattanooga Fire ...


Posted on Thu, 19 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Fire destroys building on Workman Road in Chattanooga - Chattanooga Times Free Press
Fire destroys building on Workman Road in Chattanooga  Chattanooga Times Free Press

An early morning fire destroyed a building Tuesday in the 400 block of Workman Road in Chattanooga.


Posted on Tue, 17 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Transformer explosion causes fire at Chattanooga recycling center - WRCB-TV
Transformer explosion causes fire at Chattanooga recycling center  WRCB-TV

The Chattanooga Fire Department was called to P.S.C. Metals in the 900 block of W. 19th Steet around 9:30 am.


Posted on Sat, 03 Nov 2018 15:09:07 GMT



Two Chattanooga families displaced by Thursday night fire - WTVC
Two Chattanooga families displaced by Thursday night fire  WTVC

No word on what caused a fire that's left two families in Chattanooga without a home. In a release, theChattanooga Fire Department says no injuries were ...


Posted on Fri, 11 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



LIFE FORCE and Chattanooga Firefighters Donate To Children's Hospital - The Chattanoogan
LIFE FORCE and Chattanooga Firefighters Donate To Children's Hospital  The Chattanoogan

Pictured, left to right: Robbie Tester (VP of Operations at EHS), Brandon Schroyer (Battalion Chief CFD), Stacy Prater (Clinical Educator LIFE FORCE), Scotty ...


Posted on Thu, 10 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Man dies trying to save dogs from house fire in Chattanooga early Tuesday - WTVC
Man dies trying to save dogs from house fire in Chattanooga early Tuesday  WTVC

UPDATE:On Wednesday, the Chattanooga Fire Department identified the victim as 54-year-old Michael Pearson. Pearson's death is the first fire-related fatality ...


Posted on Mon, 12 Mar 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Early Sunday fire heavily damages Moe's Southwest Grill - Chattanooga Times Free Press
Early Sunday fire heavily damages Moe's Southwest Grill  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Moe's Southwest Grill on Highway 153 near Gadd Road sustained about $400000 in estimated damage from a fire that spotted around 4 a.m. Sunday.


Posted on Sun, 06 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Fire damages section of flooring at motel construction site in Chattanooga Monday - WTVC
Fire damages section of flooring at motel construction site in Chattanooga Monday  WTVC

The Chattanooga Fire Department says firefighters responded to and put out a fire at a motel under construction next to the Red Roof Inn on Shallowford Road.


Posted on Mon, 03 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Car crashes into Chattanooga fire truck Tuesday evening - WTVC
Car crashes into Chattanooga fire truck Tuesday evening  WTVC

A car was heavily damaged after authorities say it crashed into a Chattanooga fire truck Tuesday evening. It happened at the intersection of Highway 153 and ...


Posted on Tue, 18 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Former Chattanooga Fire Chief appointed head of Hamilton Co. EMA - WTVC
Former Chattanooga Fire Chief appointed head of Hamilton Co. EMA  WTVC

Chattanooga's former fire chief is the newHamilton County's Office of Emergency Management Director.Chris Adams will succeed Tony Reavley, who retired ...


Posted on Wed, 15 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT



2018 sees fewer fires, fire-related fatalities in Chattanooga - Chattanooga Times Free Press
2018 sees fewer fires, fire-related fatalities in Chattanooga  Chattanooga Times Free Press

For the Chattanooga Fire Department, 2018 was a less destructive year, one that also saw growth for the department under a new chief. The city had fewer fires ...


Posted on Fri, 04 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Sequoyah Volunteer Fire Dept. Chief Brumlow passes away - WTVC
Sequoyah Volunteer Fire Dept. Chief Brumlow passes away  WTVC

Sequoyah Volunteer Fire Department Fire Chief Mike Brumlow has passed away after battling cancer.TheChief Mike Brumlow Benefit Page on Facebook shared ...


Posted on Fri, 22 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Chattanooga family of 5 displaced after house fire Saturday - WTVC
Chattanooga family of 5 displaced after house fire Saturday  WTVC

UPDATE: Chattanooga firefighters responded again to the home Sunday morning after reports of the fire rekindling. Firefighters on scene say it was an ember ...


Posted on Sun, 13 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Chattanooga Firefighters set house on fire after completing cadet training exercises - WTVC
Chattanooga Firefighters set house on fire after completing cadet training exercises  WTVC

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — Firefighters are known for battling blazes and putting out fires. But sometimes they start them too.


Posted on Fri, 21 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Firefighters put out fire at Chattanooga Woodworking Academy Friday - WTVC
Firefighters put out fire at Chattanooga Woodworking Academy Friday  WTVC

UPDATE from the Chattanooga Fire Department:Around 6:30 this morning, Captain Jonathan Lehman was riding his bicycle on his way to start another shift at ...


Posted on Fri, 29 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Chattanooga mother has medical emergency and firefighters keep her daughter company - WTVC
Chattanooga mother has medical emergency and firefighters keep her daughter company  WTVC

A Facebook post from the Chattanooga Fire Department reminds us of the extra steps our First Responders take. The CFD says a mother was walking with her ...


Posted on Sat, 08 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Chattanooga fire crews respond to CARTA bus accident Wednesday - WTVC
Chattanooga fire crews respond to CARTA bus accident Wednesday  WTVC

The Chattanooga Fire Department says two people were on a CARTA bus when an accident happened Wednesday afternoon.It happened on Greenwood Road ...


Posted on Wed, 05 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Pipe leak causes problems in Erlanger's neonatal unit Friday - WTVC
Pipe leak causes problems in Erlanger's neonatal unit Friday  WTVC

The Chattanooga Fire Department says part of a ceiling tile fell on employees at Erlanger's neonatal unit on the hospital's 5th floor Friday morning. The pipe ...


Posted on Fri, 26 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Firefighters battle garage fire - WDEF News 12
Firefighters battle garage fire  WDEF News 12

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF) – Chattanooga firefighters worked to save a house from a garage fire today. The Chattanooga Fire Department was called to ...


Posted on Sat, 01 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Chattanooga firefighters make short work of apartment fire Thursday afternoon - WTVC
Chattanooga firefighters make short work of apartment fire Thursday afternoon  WTVC

Chattanooga firefighters were able to quickly put out an apartment fire and save an apartment building from being destroyed Thursday afternoon.


Posted on Thu, 29 Mar 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Electrical fire at Hixson Pike McDonalds forced evacuation, power outage in nearby area - WTVC
Electrical fire at Hixson Pike McDonalds forced evacuation, power outage in nearby area  WTVC

An electrical fire at a Chattanooga McDonalds forced the restaurant to evacuate, and briefly left people nearby in the dark Friday afternoon. It happened at ...


Posted on Fri, 09 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT



CPD wanted to fire Chattanooga police officer who drove city vehicle drunk, but he threatened to sue - Chattanooga Times Free Press
CPD wanted to fire Chattanooga police officer who drove city vehicle drunk, but he threatened to sue  Chattanooga Times Free Press

A Chattanooga police officer drove his city vehicle drunk, stumbled through a parking lot and got back behind the wheel before slumping over, got caught and ...


Posted on Fri, 30 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Chattanooga government closes early because of foul-smelling fumes - Chattanooga Times Free Press
Chattanooga government closes early because of foul-smelling fumes  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Chattanooga City Hall closed early Friday as foul-smelling fumes filled the building.


Posted on Fri, 14 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Fire breaks out at Chattanooga church late Sunday night - WTVC
Fire breaks out at Chattanooga church late Sunday night  WTVC

UPDATE:The Chattanooga Fire Department says the fire atPiney Woods Baptist Church was brought under control in less than 20 minutes. Fire breaks out at ...


Posted on Sun, 02 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Woman saved from early morning Chattanooga house fire, second save this weekend - WDEF News 12
Woman saved from early morning Chattanooga house fire, second save this weekend  WDEF News 12

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF) – The Chattanooga Fire Department has released updated information on the woman pulled from a house fire on Windsor ...


Posted on Tue, 05 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT



UPDATE: Fire damages Judd Road business - WRCB-TV
UPDATE: Fire damages Judd Road business  WRCB-TV

UPDATE: An early morning fire Thursday left a Chattanooga business was quickly contained, according to Chattanooga Fire Department spokesman Bruce ...


Posted on Thu, 15 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Chattanooga firefighters rescue kitten with head in jar [photos] - Chattanooga Times Free Press
Chattanooga firefighters rescue kitten with head in jar [photos]  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Firefighters at Chattanooga Fire Department Station 20 in Lookout Valley helped out Tuesday morning when a family brought in a kitten that had gotten its head ...


Posted on Tue, 15 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Chattanooga Fire Department Receives Grant From Firehouse Subs - The Chattanoogan
Chattanooga Fire Department Receives Grant From Firehouse Subs  The Chattanoogan

In the photo, front row, (left to right) - Fire Marshal William Matlock, Operations Chief Rick Boatwright, Fire Chief Phil Hyman, local Firehouse Subs franchise ...


Posted on Tue, 20 Mar 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Sign fire prompts precautionary evacuation of Chattanooga hotel - WTVC
Sign fire prompts precautionary evacuation of Chattanooga hotel  WTVC

A fire in the M of the Marriott hotel in downtown Chattanooga prompted an evacuation Sunday afternoon.Chattanooga firefighters responded and were able to ...


Posted on Sun, 08 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Family displaced after fire in Foust Street home - Chattanooga Times Free Press
Family displaced after fire in Foust Street home  Chattanooga Times Free Press

A family of five will have to stay elsewhere after a blaze in their Foust Street home did about $20000 in damage before Chattanooga firefighters were able to ...


Posted on Sat, 12 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Chattanooga firefighter turns tough childhood into teaching tool for kids in crisis - WRCB-TV
Chattanooga firefighter turns tough childhood into teaching tool for kids in crisis  WRCB-TV

For years, Allen Green, 33, chose not to talk about his painful childhood and how he grew up in poverty, had two parents in jail and no support at home.


Posted on Fri, 19 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Man hospitalized after tree falls on Chattanooga home Thursday morning - WTVC
Man hospitalized after tree falls on Chattanooga home Thursday morning  WTVC

A Chattanooga family is now picking up the pieces after a tree fell on their home early Thursday morning. This happened on the 7300 block of Elaine Circle. , just ...


Posted on Thu, 15 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT



 

 
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