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Fire destroys mobile home in Falling Water Wednesday night - WTVC
Fire destroys mobile home in Falling Water Wednesday night  WTVC

Fire destroyed a mobile home on Pickett Gulf Road in Hamilton County Wednesday night. Hamilton County Emergency Management Agency spokeswoman ...


Posted on Thu, 18 Apr 2019 13:26:13 GMT



Fire department personnel investigate 'acrid' odor in East Chattanooga - Chattanooga Times Free Press
Fire department personnel investigate 'acrid' odor in East Chattanooga  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Chattanooga Fire Department personnel were sent Wednesday morning to investigate an "acrid" odor East Chattanooga residents were detecting, according to ...


Posted on Wed, 20 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Update: Arson suspected for Wed. fire that displaced family of 4 in Chattanooga - WTVC
Update: Arson suspected for Wed. fire that displaced family of 4 in Chattanooga  WTVC

Chattanooga Fire Department says two adults and two children are now looking for a new place to live after their home burned Wednesday morning on Taylor ...


Posted on Wed, 27 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Crews put out house fire along Tennessee-Georgia line Thursday - WTVC
Crews put out house fire along Tennessee-Georgia line Thursday  WTVC

On Thursday morning, firefighters put out a house fire after reports of smoke along the state line between Rossville, Georgia and Chattanooga, Tennessee.


Posted on Thu, 11 Apr 2019 20:55:23 GMT



Passerby reports house fire off Jenkins Road early Tuesday - Chattanooga Times Free Press
Passerby reports house fire off Jenkins Road early Tuesday  Chattanooga Times Free Press

A passerby notified Chattanooga firefighters shortly after 1 a.m. today of a house fire off Jenkins Road.


Posted on Tue, 16 Apr 2019 11:53:08 GMT



Roadway reopens after I-75 overpass barrier falls onto road Monday - WTVC
Roadway reopens after I-75 overpass barrier falls onto road Monday  WTVC

UPDATE (Tuesday morning): Erlanger Hospital spokeswoman Jennifer Tittsworth reports that the driver who was injured in Monday's incident is listed in critical ...


Posted on Mon, 01 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT



No one hurt in Tuesday morning fire on Chula Creek Road - WTVC
No one hurt in Tuesday morning fire on Chula Creek Road  WTVC

UPDATE: The Chattanooga Fire Department says a passerby helped save a family from a fire early Tuesday morning. Good Samaritan saves family and house ...


Posted on Tue, 16 Apr 2019 07:30:00 GMT



Chattanooga firefighters: 1 adult, 5 children displaced in Dodds Avenue house fire Monday - WTVC
Chattanooga firefighters: 1 adult, 5 children displaced in Dodds Avenue house fire Monday  WTVC

Chattanooga firefighters say a family of six has been displaced after a house caught fire Monday. CFD says it happened just after 3 p. m. at 1923 Dodds Avenue.


Posted on Mon, 01 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT



UPDATE: No one injured in fire that caused Ooltewah home to collapse - WRCB-TV
UPDATE: No one injured in fire that caused Ooltewah home to collapse  WRCB-TV

The home is a total loss, according to first responders.


Posted on Sun, 24 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Firefighters Respond to Fire That Burns Two Chattanooga (TN) Homes - FireEngineering.com
Firefighters Respond to Fire That Burns Two Chattanooga (TN) Homes  FireEngineering.com

Chattanooga (TN) firefighters responded to a weekend fire that burned two homes.


Posted on Mon, 25 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Truck on fire comes to firefighters already responding to medical emergency - FOX13 Memphis
Truck on fire comes to firefighters already responding to medical emergency  FOX13 Memphis

Tennessee firefighters were responding to a medical emergency Friday when a truck that was on fire drove up for assistance.


Posted on Sun, 31 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Chattanooga firefighters battle house fire in the city's southside - WTVC
Chattanooga firefighters battle house fire in the city's southside  WTVC

The Chattanooga Fire Department says no one was hurt in a house fire Thursday morning. It happened at a home on Slayton Street, just off of Main Street just ...


Posted on Thu, 04 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Chattanooga family displaced after Tuesday afternoon fire on Boyce Street - Chattanooga Times Free Press
Chattanooga family displaced after Tuesday afternoon fire on Boyce Street  Chattanooga Times Free Press

A Chattanooga family has been displaced after a Tuesday afternoon fire damaged a trailer home.


Posted on Tue, 19 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Sunday morning fire destroys two homes in Chattanooga - WTVC
Sunday morning fire destroys two homes in Chattanooga  WTVC

Firefighters battle a blaze overnight that leaves two homes destroyed. Chattanooga Fire Department says it happened around 11 P. M. on the 600 block of ...


Posted on Sun, 24 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT



UPDATE: Follow-up investigation reveals no fire at Moccasin Bend Wednesday, patient facing charges - WRCB-TV
UPDATE: Follow-up investigation reveals no fire at Moccasin Bend Wednesday, patient facing charges  WRCB-TV

'The fire investigator said a patient intentionally broke off a sprinkler head in his room, which also activated the fire alarm,' a Chattanooga Fire Department ...


Posted on Fri, 05 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Woman credits stranger with saving her life in house fire - WDEF News 12
Woman credits stranger with saving her life in house fire  WDEF News 12

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF) — Someone passing by a Jenkins Road house fire is being credited with saving the lives of the people inside. Barbara ...


Posted on Tue, 16 Apr 2019 23:27:19 GMT



PHOTOS: Fire causes minor damage at Shallowford Road apartments - WRCB-TV
PHOTOS: Fire causes minor damage at Shallowford Road apartments  WRCB-TV

It happened in the 6200 block around 8:40 p.m. at Waterford Place Apartment Homes.


Posted on Thu, 28 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT



UPDATE: Normal Park students return to class after blown fuse prompts evacuation from building - Chattanooga Times Free Press
UPDATE: Normal Park students return to class after blown fuse prompts evacuation from building  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Students at Normal Park Upper School were evacuated for a short time Friday afternoon, Hamilton County Schools spokesman Tim Hensley confirmed.


Posted on Fri, 05 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT



One driver hurt when part of I-75 in Tennessee falls onto exit ramp. Detour in place. - San Luis Obispo Tribune
One driver hurt when part of I-75 in Tennessee falls onto exit ramp. Detour in place.  San Luis Obispo Tribune

Investigators are still trying to determine what caused part of an Interstate 75 bridge to collapse near Chattanooga, Tennessee, injuring one driver on the exit ...


Posted on Mon, 01 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Bungled fire truck proposal exposes further dysfunction among Jasper leaders - Chattanooga Times Free Press
Bungled fire truck proposal exposes further dysfunction among Jasper leaders  Chattanooga Times Free Press

The last several months have shown an increasingly dysfunctional relationship among Jasper city leaders, and there doesn't seem to be any end in sight.


Posted on Sun, 14 Apr 2019 04:02:45 GMT



Woman Injured In Harrison House Fire Monday Morning - The Chattanoogan
Woman Injured In Harrison House Fire Monday Morning  The Chattanoogan

A home in Harrison was destroyed by fire and a woman was injured on Monday morning. At 8:45 am, a 911 call was made reporting a fire in a bedroom.


Posted on Mon, 15 Apr 2019 14:41:16 GMT



Lookout Mountain, Georgia, leaders unveil plan for $3 million town center [document] - Chattanooga Times Free Press
Lookout Mountain, Georgia, leaders unveil plan for $3 million town center [document]  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Without a specific funding plan, the Lookout Mountain, Georgia, city council promised not to raise taxes to build a $3 million town center.


Posted on Tue, 16 Apr 2019 02:24:32 GMT



Sprinklers put out fire reported at Moccasin Bend Mental Health Institute Wednesday afternoon - Chattanooga Times Free Press
Sprinklers put out fire reported at Moccasin Bend Mental Health Institute Wednesday afternoon  Chattanooga Times Free Press

A fire broke out in a patient's room at Moccasin Bend Mental Health Institute Wednesday afternoon.


Posted on Wed, 03 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Fire comes to firefighters responding to medical emergency - Hastings Tribune
Fire comes to firefighters responding to medical emergency  Hastings Tribune

This photo provided by Chattanooga Fire Department shows firefighters look over a truck that was on fire, Friday, March 30, 2019 in Chattanooga, According to a ...


Posted on Sat, 30 Mar 2019 19:05:00 GMT



How to prevent a clothes dryer fire in your home - WRCB-TV
How to prevent a clothes dryer fire in your home  WRCB-TV

Annually, 2900 dryer fires are reported in the U.S. They are estimated to cause five deaths, 100 injuries and $35 million in property loss.


Posted on Fri, 12 Apr 2019 10:35:00 GMT



Dunlap firefighter engineer believes small wildland fire was possibly set intentionally - WRCB-TV
Dunlap firefighter engineer believes small wildland fire was possibly set intentionally  WRCB-TV

The wildland blaze happened off of Vance Easterly Road.


Posted on Sun, 07 Apr 2019 19:58:00 GMT



Chattanooga firefighters respond to smoke at Rivermont Elementary School - Chattanooga Times Free Press
Chattanooga firefighters respond to smoke at Rivermont Elementary School  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Chattanooga firefighters responded to a fire alarm at Rivermont Elementary School on Tuesday morning.


Posted on Tue, 09 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Chattanooga Firefighter Johnson is First Responder of the Month - WDEF News 12
Chattanooga Firefighter Johnson is First Responder of the Month  WDEF News 12

There's probably no greater calling for a firefighter than saving the life of someone in a burning home. That's what Chattanooga firefighter George Johnson did, ...


Posted on Fri, 22 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Mayor Glenn Jacobs 'will not support a fire tax district,' says county needs more Rural/Metro subscriptions - Knoxville News Sentinel
Mayor Glenn Jacobs 'will not support a fire tax district,' says county needs more Rural/Metro subscriptions  Knoxville News Sentinel

Knox County Mayor Glenn Jacobs announced he will not support a potential fire tax district recommended by a UT study.


Posted on Wed, 20 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Tree falls on East Ridge home; no one injured - WRCB-TV
Tree falls on East Ridge home; no one injured  WRCB-TV

The homeowners were home at the time, but no one was injured.


Posted on Sun, 14 Apr 2019 14:29:00 GMT



Qurayshawn Lebron Byrdsong Injured After He Fires At Chattanooga Police; He Is Hit By Return Fire In Incident On Cleveland Avenue - The Chattanoogan
Qurayshawn Lebron Byrdsong Injured After He Fires At Chattanooga Police; He Is Hit By Return Fire In Incident On Cleveland Avenue  The Chattanoogan

A man was shot by Chattanooga Police on Cleveland Avenue on Tuesday night after officers said he first fired at them. After the man, identified as Qurayshawn ...


Posted on Wed, 17 Apr 2019 22:31:18 GMT



Chattanooga firefighters recount rescuing dog - WDEF News 12
Chattanooga firefighters recount rescuing dog  WDEF News 12

CHATTANOGGA, Tenn. (WDEF) — Chattanooga Firefighters recount an unusual call they responded to last week. Firefighter Brandon McCulley has been with ...


Posted on Thu, 21 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Affidavit: Harrison man arrested for deceptive business practices in condo repair incident - WTVC
Affidavit: Harrison man arrested for deceptive business practices in condo repair incident  WTVC

Hamilton County deputies have arrested a man who officers say claimed to be a contractor, but left a Hixson family in the lurch after a crane fell on their home.


Posted on Thu, 21 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Two homes on Dodson Avenue engulfed in flames - Chattanooga Times Free Press
Two homes on Dodson Avenue engulfed in flames  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Two homes on Dodson Avenue were engulfed in flames Saturday morning, taking 40 firefighters roughly an hour to get the blaze under control.


Posted on Sun, 24 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT



3-year-old dies in Madisonville fire - WRCB-TV
3-year-old dies in Madisonville fire  WRCB-TV

MADISONVILLE, Tenn. — A toddler died after a fire on Belcher Road in Madisonville Tuesday morning, according to the Monroe County Sheriff's Office.


Posted on Tue, 26 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Worker dies in Van Buren County trench collapse - WZTV
Worker dies in Van Buren County trench collapse  WZTV

SPENCER, Tenn. -- A worker is killed in Van Buren County after a trench collapses on him. The incident occurred on Tuesday on Phifer Mine Road as the county ...


Posted on Wed, 03 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Fire Destroys Home In Ooltewah on Sunday - The Chattanoogan
Fire Destroys Home In Ooltewah on Sunday  The Chattanoogan

A fire destroyed an Ooltewah home Sunday afternoon. At 4:20 pm, a 911 call was made reporting a house fire at 6430 Paw Paw Trail. Tri-Community Volunteer ...


Posted on Sun, 24 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Local software used by first responders could soon go statewide - WTVC
Local software used by first responders could soon go statewide  WTVC

A tool local first responders use to protect people with special needs could soon be seen across the state of Tennessee. It's called the Take Me Home Program.


Posted on Wed, 20 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Employee dies after ditch collapses during water line repair in Van Buren County - WSMV Nashville
Employee dies after ditch collapses during water line repair in Van Buren County  WSMV Nashville

A man was killed Tuesday morning after a ditch collapsed on him while he was making repairs to a broken water line.


Posted on Tue, 02 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Overturned tractor trailer snarls traffic on Highway 58 at Highway 153 Wednesday - WTVC
Overturned tractor trailer snarls traffic on Highway 58 at Highway 153 Wednesday  WTVC

An overturned tractor trailer is affecting traffic on Highway 58 at Highway 153 around noon on Wednesday. A slew of black trash bags, old cardboard and wood ...


Posted on Wed, 03 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Railing from I-75 South bridge collapses onto I-24/I-75 split, shutting down interstate Monday afternoon [photos, document] - Chattanooga Times Free Press
Railing from I-75 South bridge collapses onto I-24/I-75 split, shutting down interstate Monday afternoon [photos, document]  Chattanooga Times Free Press

UPDATE: The I-75 South ramp has been reopened to one lane. The ramp will remain one lane until repairs can be made, according to a TDOT news release.


Posted on Mon, 01 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Shuford's barbecue restaurant finds temporary home in Red Bank - Chattanooga Times Free Press
Shuford's barbecue restaurant finds temporary home in Red Bank  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Shuford's barbecue restaurant on Signal Mountain Road, which closed after a mudslide leveled a nearby business last month, has found a new location where it ...


Posted on Fri, 29 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Founder of fraudulent charity linked to Chattanooga terrorist attack pleads guilty - Chattanooga Times Free Press
Founder of fraudulent charity linked to Chattanooga terrorist attack pleads guilty  Chattanooga Times Free Press

The founder of a charity accused of defrauding the mother of a July 16 shooting victim in Chattanooga pleaded guilty Thursday.


Posted on Thu, 28 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Hamilton County's sewer authority says any merger would require Moccasin Bend be able to handle WWTA's sewage flow - Chattanooga Times Free Press
Hamilton County's sewer authority says any merger would require Moccasin Bend be able to handle WWTA's sewage flow  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Hamilton County's sewer authority says any agreement between Chattanooga and county officials on a potential sewer merger will require that the Moccasin ...


Posted on Thu, 18 Apr 2019 16:51:55 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



Dalton Fire Department Names Mike Russell Next Deputy Chief - The Chattanoogan
Dalton Fire Department Names Mike Russell Next Deputy Chief  The Chattanoogan

Chief Cliff Cason (left) stands with Officer Richard Cook after presenting Cook with the DPD's Award of Merit. Chief Cliff Cason (left) stands with Officer Richard ...


Posted on Tue, 26 Mar 2019 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 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 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



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 Fri, 15 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Live Music Calendar - April 10-17 - Chattanooga Times Free Press
Live Music Calendar - April 10-17  Chattanooga Times Free Press

ACOUSTIC GOSPEL JAM — Brainerd United Methodist Church, McFerrin Chapel, 4315 Brainerd Road. Jam session, 6-7 p.m. each Sunday. Free.


Posted on Wed, 10 Apr 2019 04:03:18 GMT



Weird National Briefs (04/10/2019) - Xtra - Maine Edge
Weird National Briefs (04/10/2019) - Xtra  Maine Edge

Weird National Briefs (04/10/2019) - Xtra Florida Man strikes again PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla.


Posted on Wed, 10 Apr 2019 16:59:36 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



Chattanooga fire crews put out house fire on Noa Street Monday - WTVC
Chattanooga fire crews put out house fire on Noa Street Monday  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 Mon, 18 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Bodycam shows heart-stopping moment officer catches kids dropped from burning building - WRCB-TV
Bodycam shows heart-stopping moment officer catches kids dropped from burning building  WRCB-TV

Police body camera video shows the heroic moment four Iowa officers rescued three children from a fire in an Iowa apartment building after instructing their ...


Posted on Wed, 20 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Live Music Calendar - March 27-April 3 - Chattanooga Times Free Press
Live Music Calendar - March 27-April 3  Chattanooga Times Free Press

ACOUSTIC GOSPEL JAM — Brainerd United Methodist Church, McFerrin Chapel, 4315 Brainerd Road. Jam session, 6-7 p.m. each Sunday. Free.


Posted on Wed, 27 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Chattanooga Fire Dept. holds Halloween open house Wednesday night - WTVC
Chattanooga Fire Dept. holds Halloween open house Wednesday night  WTVC

The Chattanooga Fire Department is doing its part to provide a safe, enjoyable Halloween experience for area children. On Halloween night, the Chattanooga ...


Posted on Wed, 31 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Woman's body found after fire at East Brainerd town home Friday - WTVC
Woman's body found after fire at East Brainerd town home Friday  WTVC

UPDATE (Friday morning): The Chattanooga Fire Department identified the victim as 60-year-old Dianne Harden. A spokesperson says she likely died from ...


Posted on Fri, 08 Mar 2019 08:00:00 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 encouraging families to create fire evacuation plan - WRCB-TV
Chattanooga Fire Department encouraging families to create fire evacuation plan  WRCB-TV

They say from December to February more families are heating their homes.


Posted on Wed, 28 Nov 2018 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 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 house fire displaces two adults, two dogs Wednesday afternoon - Chattanooga Times Free Press
Chattanooga house fire displaces two adults, two dogs Wednesday afternoon  Chattanooga Times Free Press

A house fire Wednesday afternoon in Chattanooga displaced two adults and two pet dogs.


Posted on Wed, 23 Jan 2019 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



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



Unattended candle to blame for Sunday night house fire in Chattanooga - WTVC
Unattended candle to blame for Sunday night house fire in Chattanooga  WTVC

Chattanooga Fire investigators say an unattended candle is responsible for causing serious damage at a home in Chattanooga Sunday night. CFD spokesman ...


Posted on Mon, 18 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT



UPDATE: Woman killed in East Brainerd townhome fire identified - WRCB-TV
UPDATE: Woman killed in East Brainerd townhome fire identified  WRCB-TV

Investigators are still working to determine what caused the fire.


Posted on Fri, 15 Mar 2019 07:00:00 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



Two hospitalized after RV catches fire in Chattanooga Saturday - WTVC
Two hospitalized after RV catches fire in Chattanooga Saturday  WTVC

Two people are recovering after their recreational vehicle (RV) caught fire Saturday afternoon. The Chattanooga Fire Department says it happened a little before ...


Posted on Mon, 11 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Chattanooga firefighters rescue couple stuck in flood waters - WRCB-TV
Chattanooga firefighters rescue couple stuck in flood waters  WRCB-TV

Both the man and woman were wet and cold, but the CFD spokesperson said no one was injured.


Posted on Sun, 24 Feb 2019 08:00:00 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



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



WATCH: Chattanooga firefighters rescue dog trapped in wall of Hixson home - WRCB-TV
WATCH: Chattanooga firefighters rescue dog trapped in wall of Hixson home  WRCB-TV

Fire department spokesperson Bruce Garner says toy Dachshund named “Bella” was chasing a squirrel around the attic when she fell through an opening to an ...


Posted on Fri, 15 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT



VIDEO: Firefighters rescue dog trapped in wall after chasing squirrel - WTHR
VIDEO: Firefighters rescue dog trapped in wall after chasing squirrel  WTHR

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WTHR) — A Tennessee family is thanking the Chattanooga Fire Department after rescuing their dachshund that got stuck in the wall of ...


Posted on Mon, 18 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Harbor Freight tool store damaged in Wednesday evening fire - Chattanooga Times Free Press
Harbor Freight tool store damaged in Wednesday evening fire  Chattanooga Times Free Press

A tool store on Brainerd Road has been damaged in a fire Wednesday evening, according to a news release from the Chattanooga Fire Department.


Posted on Wed, 27 Feb 2019 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 firefighter Chris Blazek comforted baby after car crash - The Washington Post
Chattanooga firefighter Chris Blazek comforted baby after car crash  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



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



Fire Department identifies fatality from house fire - WDEF News 12
Fire Department identifies fatality from house fire  WDEF News 12

CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) – The first person to die in a fire this year in Chattanooga was 60 year old Dianne Harden. Investigators say she most likely died from ...


Posted on Fri, 15 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Chattanooga Fire Captain paralyzed in motorcycle crash undergoing physical therapy - WTVC
Chattanooga Fire Captain paralyzed in motorcycle crash undergoing physical therapy  WTVC

For the first time, we're hearing from a Chattanooga Fire Captain as she faces a different battle.In July, Captain Shellie Thorne was paralyzed when she and a ...


Posted on Thu, 23 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Friday morning fire destroys quadruplex on Millard Lee Lane near Harrison - Chattanooga Times Free Press
Friday morning fire destroys quadruplex on Millard Lee Lane near Harrison  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Highway 58 Volunteer Fire Department firefighters responded to a fire Friday morning that destroyed a quadruplex on the 8700 block of Millard Lee Lane near ...


Posted on Fri, 01 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Fatal shooting suspect arrested in Tennessee, court documents released - Fort Wayne's NBC
Fatal shooting suspect arrested in Tennessee, court documents released  Fort Wayne's NBC

Fort Wayne, Ind (Fort Wayne's NBC) -- An arrest has been made in connection to a fatal shooting on the southeast side of Fort Wayne earlier this month.


Posted on Fri, 12 Apr 2019 20:40:29 GMT



VIDEO: Chattanooga firefighters rescue dog trapped in wall after failed squirrel chase - WTVC
VIDEO: Chattanooga firefighters rescue dog trapped in wall after failed squirrel chase  WTVC

Trapped between a wall and a hard place, Bella the toy Dachshund needed some help after a squirrel chase went awry. Around 7:30 p. m. Thursday, ...


Posted on Thu, 14 Mar 2019 07:00:00 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



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



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.


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



Officials: Experienced diver rescued from Tennessee cave - CityNews Vancouver
Officials: Experienced diver rescued from Tennessee cave  CityNews Vancouver

JACKSON COUNTY, Tenn. — Authorities say an experienced diver who was reported missing in a Tennessee cave has been found alive. The Chattanooga ...


Posted on Thu, 18 Apr 2019 00:55:05 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



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 08:00:00 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 07:00:00 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



Mudslide causes Signal Mountain Subway to collapse - WTVC
Mudslide causes Signal Mountain Subway to collapse  WTVC

UPDATE: (Saturday) In a release the Chattanooga Fire Department saysa landslide completely destroyed a Subway restaurant at the base of Signal Mountain ...


Posted on Sat, 23 Feb 2019 08:00:00 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



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



Firefighters respond to fire at Ooltewah restaurant for 2nd time in three days - WRCB-TV
Firefighters respond to fire at Ooltewah restaurant for 2nd time in three days  WRCB-TV

Chattanooga firefighters and the Tri-Community Volunteer firefighters were called to an Old Lee Highway restaurant for the second time in three days.


Posted on Wed, 13 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Tempers flare between Jasper board members during fire department discussion - Chattanooga Times Free Press
Tempers flare between Jasper board members during fire department discussion  Chattanooga Times Free Press

JASPER, Tenn. — The seemingly endless issues at Jasper's fire department have become a hot-button topic among city leaders, and tempers flared recently as ...


Posted on Sun, 17 Mar 2019 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



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 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



Chattanooga firefighters honored at awards program - WTVC
Chattanooga firefighters honored at awards program  WTVC

Chattanooga firefighters and their families gathered at The Westin Chattanooga Monday night to honor their own. With Chief Operating Officer Maura Sullivan ...


Posted on Mon, 11 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT



 

 
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