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Chattanooga TN Fire Stations Safe Havens Opioid Addiction Firefighters - Firehouse.com
Chattanooga TN Fire Stations Safe Havens Opioid Addiction Firefighters  Firehouse.com

All of Chattanooga's fire stations will soon be available as "safe havens" to help residents struggling with opioid addiction.


Posted on Wed, 21 Aug 2019 13:58:20 GMT



Help for opioid addicts: 'Safe Stations' to be set up at all Chattanooga Fire stations - WTVC
Help for opioid addicts: 'Safe Stations' to be set up at all Chattanooga Fire stations  WTVC

Those who struggle with opioid addiction in Chattanooga will soon have a new place to begin their journey to recovery - or, just get some immediate help.


Posted on Tue, 20 Aug 2019 14:28:19 GMT



CFD: Fire starts after kids played with matches on front porch of house - WTVC
CFD: Fire starts after kids played with matches on front porch of house  WTVC

UPDATE: (SUNDAY 11:10 A. M) Chattanooga Fire Department says the fire started a at 1503 Lillian Lane after children were playing with matches on the front ...


Posted on Sun, 11 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Hamilton County Coalition launches new opioid-fighting partnership with fire department - WRCB-TV
Hamilton County Coalition launches new opioid-fighting partnership with fire department  WRCB-TV

Starting next week, every Chattanooga Fire Department station will be a Safe Station.


Posted on Wed, 21 Aug 2019 11:12:00 GMT



Fire displaces couple from Washington Hills home in Chattanooga Wednesday night - WTVC
Fire displaces couple from Washington Hills home in Chattanooga Wednesday night  WTVC

A couple in Chattanooga is looking for a new place to live Thursday after fire caused serious damage to their home Wednesday night. The Chattanooga Fire ...


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



Fire damages vacant house Tuesday on Germantown Road in Chattanooga - Chattanooga Times Free Press
Fire damages vacant house Tuesday on Germantown Road in Chattanooga  Chattanooga Times Free Press

A vacant house was damaged by fire Tuesday night, according to a Chattanooga Fire Department news release.


Posted on Wed, 14 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Tenn. Fire Department Works With Social Services to Reduce 9-1-1 Calls - EMSWorld
Tenn. Fire Department Works With Social Services to Reduce 9-1-1 Calls  EMSWorld

Chattanooga Fire Department's partnership with the home health and geriatric medical services reduced one frequent flyer's calls from 90 per month to 1.


Posted on Mon, 19 Aug 2019 14:10:08 GMT



Non-emergency 911 Calls Highlight Aging in Place Struggles - Reverse Mortgage Daily
Non-emergency 911 Calls Highlight Aging in Place Struggles  Reverse Mortgage Daily

An influx of non-emergency 911 calls across the state of Tennessee is straining the resources of area first-responders, showing that there's progress to be made ...


Posted on Thu, 22 Aug 2019 17:18:00 GMT



UPDATE: Drones used to monitor hotspots after fire destroys Hixson home - WRCB-TV
UPDATE: Drones used to monitor hotspots after fire destroys Hixson home  WRCB-TV

Investigators are working to determine the cause of the fire.


Posted on Fri, 23 Aug 2019 15:55:00 GMT



Tenn. city fire departments will become safe havens for residents with opioid addiction - EMS1.com
Tenn. city fire departments will become safe havens for residents with opioid addiction  EMS1.com

The initiative launches at the end of the month and will provide 24-hour assistance for those seeking to be connected with treatment and recovery options.


Posted on Wed, 21 Aug 2019 17:28:45 GMT



Excessive 911 calls to Tenn. fire department shows gap in resources - EMS1.com
Excessive 911 calls to Tenn. fire department shows gap in resources  EMS1.com

Jeffery Henson, 57, lives with a genetic neurodegenerative disease and called the fire department more than 90 times in one month.


Posted on Mon, 19 Aug 2019 17:03:49 GMT



Panel on aging: Tennessee Rep. Mike Carter weighs in on excessive non-emergency 911 calls, committee efforts - Chattanooga Times Free Press
Panel on aging: Tennessee Rep. Mike Carter weighs in on excessive non-emergency 911 calls, committee efforts  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Tennessee Rep. Mike Carter, R-Ooltewah, says he wants to help local fire departments and social *service* providers find long-term solutions to the high volume ...


Posted on Wed, 21 Aug 2019 21:01:43 GMT



UPDATE: Fire breaks out near Amnicola Hwy - WRCB-TV
UPDATE: Fire breaks out near Amnicola Hwy  WRCB-TV

A fire broke out near Riverside Lane and Amnicola Hwy. on the morning of August 2.


Posted on Fri, 02 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Person rescued after car trapped under water in Englewood - WTVC
Person rescued after car trapped under water in Englewood  WTVC

The Englewood Fire Department rescued a person after their car was trapped half-way under water. According to the fire department. crews quickly held the ...


Posted on Sun, 25 Aug 2019 21:11:15 GMT



Chattanooga firefighters fight heat, distance to extinguish abandoned mill fire - WTVC
Chattanooga firefighters fight heat, distance to extinguish abandoned mill fire  WTVC

Dozens of Chattanooga firefighters battled a blaze that broke out at an abandoned mill Friday morning, and several of them were injured in the process. The fire ...


Posted on Fri, 02 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT



16-Year-Old Suffers Serious Burns In House Fire At Eastdale; Authorities Say Children Were Playing With A Lighter - The Chattanoogan
16-Year-Old Suffers Serious Burns In House Fire At Eastdale; Authorities Say Children Were Playing With A Lighter  The Chattanoogan

A 16-year-old suffered first- and second-degree burns in a house fire in Eastdale on Sunday morning. Authorities said the fire was apparently caused by children ...


Posted on Sun, 11 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT



I-24 West at standstill after tractor trailer overturns, spills battery acid on ridge cut - Chattanooga Times Free Press
I-24 West at standstill after tractor trailer overturns, spills battery acid on ridge cut  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Traffic on I-24 West is at a standstill due to a tractor trailer that overturned on the ridge cut late Sunday morning.


Posted on Sun, 18 Aug 2019 16:32:28 GMT



House fire off Northrop Street in Lupton City Sunday morning - WRCB-TV
House fire off Northrop Street in Lupton City Sunday morning  WRCB-TV

The Chattanooga Fire Department was called to a house fire off Northrop Street around 11:00 a.m. Sunday morning.


Posted on Sun, 28 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Large fire ravages former supply store in Dunlap - WRCB-TV
Large fire ravages former supply store in Dunlap  WRCB-TV

A large fire ravaged a former supply store in Dunlap, Tennessee in the early hours of August 18.


Posted on Sun, 18 Aug 2019 15:05:00 GMT



Chattanooga Fire Department battles early morning house fire - WTVC
Chattanooga Fire Department battles early morning house fire  WTVC

The Chattanooga Fire Department responded to a house fire on Jones Street Tuesday morning. It happened around 2 a. m. According to a release, firefighters ...


Posted on Tue, 25 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Smith, H. Leon, Jr. - The Chattanoogan
Smith, H. Leon, Jr.  The Chattanoogan

H. Leon Smith, Jr., 84, a lifelong resident of the Chattanooga area, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Sunday, August 18, 2019. Leon was a member ...


Posted on Mon, 19 Aug 2019 22:20:08 GMT



Structure fire at church in Cleveland, no reported injuries - WRCB-TV
Structure fire at church in Cleveland, no reported injuries  WRCB-TV

A fire broke out at a church in Cleveland, Tennessee on August 15, the Cleveland Fire Department announced. Cleveland FD says they responded to reports of ...


Posted on Fri, 16 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT



UPDATE: NTSB releases preliminary report after small plane runs off airport runway in Chattanooga - WRCB-TV
UPDATE: NTSB releases preliminary report after small plane runs off airport runway in Chattanooga  WRCB-TV

UPDATE: The National Transportation Safety Board has released their preliminary report on the July 30 landing of a small plane that ended up skidding off the ...


Posted on Tue, 20 Aug 2019 14:52:00 GMT



Whitfield Fire Department To Perform Flow Tests On Fire Hydrants In September - The Chattanoogan
Whitfield Fire Department To Perform Flow Tests On Fire Hydrants In September  The Chattanoogan

The Whitfield County Fire Department will be performing flow tests on the fire hydrants throughout the county beginning Sept. 3 and running through Sept. 30.


Posted on Wed, 21 Aug 2019 14:16:01 GMT



55 Year Old Motorcyclist Dies From Injuries In Crash On Lee Hwy. - WDEF News 12
55 Year Old Motorcyclist Dies From Injuries In Crash On Lee Hwy.  WDEF News 12

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF) — One person has died after a multi-vehicle crash involving a motorcycle on Lee Highway at Walker Road. “At 9 o'clock this ...


Posted on Tue, 20 Aug 2019 21:04:27 GMT



Woman rescued from hiking trail - WRCB-TV
Woman rescued from hiking trail  WRCB-TV

Nineteen people from various rescue teams, including the Sale Creek Volunteer Fire Department, showed up to help a woman who fell while hiking.


Posted on Tue, 20 Aug 2019 16:58:00 GMT



Chattanooga Fire Department Reshapes the Wheel Regarding Lift Assists - Government Technology
Chattanooga Fire Department Reshapes the Wheel Regarding Lift Assists  Government Technology

When someone calls the Chattanooga, Tenn., Fire Department, they'll come. The problem is, people are calling for everything — to get them a glass of water, ...


Posted on Fri, 31 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Catoosa County Sheriff's Office report: Aug. 12-18, 2019 | Police/Fire - Northwest Georgia News
Catoosa County Sheriff's Office report: Aug. 12-18, 2019 | Police/Fire  Northwest Georgia News

Baker, Joshua, 2884 LaFayette Road, Apartment 2, Fort Oglethorpe, pedestrian under the influence *housed for Fort Oglethorpe Police Department*Baxter, ...


Posted on Wed, 21 Aug 2019 17:15:00 GMT



New fire station opens in Highland Park - WTVC
New fire station opens in Highland Park  WTVC

On Wednesday morning the Chattanooga Fire Department (CFD) officially opened its newest fire station in Highland Park. Ribbon Cutting. The CFD says ...


Posted on Wed, 01 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



PHOTOS: Vehicle fire causes minimal damage to Jasper restaurant - WRCB-TV
PHOTOS: Vehicle fire causes minimal damage to Jasper restaurant  WRCB-TV

Photos sent to the Channel 3 newsroom show the fire coming from a red Jeep Renegade parked closed to Western Sizzlin on Highway 28.


Posted on Mon, 05 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Chattanooga Fire Department seeks solution to rise in non-emergency calls - WRCB-TV
Chattanooga Fire Department seeks solution to rise in non-emergency calls  WRCB-TV

In 2013, CFD recorded 435 non-emergency calls. But so far in fiscal year 2019, they've received nearly 1400 non-emergency calls. That's a more than 300% ...


Posted on Wed, 29 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Wrong number? Increasing number of fire departments' calls involve medical, non-emergency help - Chattanooga Times Free Press
Wrong number? Increasing number of fire departments' calls involve medical, non-emergency help  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Firefighters typically conjure images of brave rescues from burning buildings, but many today spend more time on medical calls, helping citizens to stand up, ...


Posted on Mon, 27 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s plane crashes at Elizabethton Municipal Airport - WTVC
Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s plane crashes at Elizabethton Municipal Airport  WTVC

CARTER COUNTY, Tenn. — A private plane carrying Dale Earnhardt Jr. , his wife Amy and their 15-month old daughter Isla crashed at the Elizabethton ...


Posted on Thu, 15 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Chattanooga Fire Department responds to collapse at Arlington Avenue Saturday night - WTVC
Chattanooga Fire Department responds to collapse at Arlington Avenue Saturday night  WTVC

The Chattanooga Fire Department (CFD) responded to a collapse at 1101 Arlington Avenue Saturday night at 8:40 pm. Walkway collapse follow - Mariah Rock ...


Posted on Sat, 04 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



The Alarming Reason Why You Should Never Put Your Feet on the Dashboard of a Car - The Epoch Times
The Alarming Reason Why You Should Never Put Your Feet on the Dashboard of a Car  The Epoch Times

It screams “carefree,” it feels amazing on bare feet, and it's up there with the most popular poses for Instagram photos. What's so wrong with putting your feet up ...


Posted on Sat, 03 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Downtown Family Event "Life's A Beautiful Ride" Set For Sept. 6 - The Chattanoogan
Downtown Family Event "Life's A Beautiful Ride" Set For Sept. 6  The Chattanoogan

Two Chattanooga-based companies, TransCard and Tralia HealthShare, are hosting an event for families in Miller Park, 928 Market St., on Friday, Sept. 6 from ...


Posted on Thu, 15 Aug 2019 15:11:42 GMT



Officers at scene of accident earn grateful motorist's praise and more letters to the editors - Chattanooga Times Free Press
Officers at scene of accident earn grateful motorist's praise and more letters to the editors  Chattanooga Times Free Press

While so many people are criticizing the police and fire personnel, I want to send words of praise. On Aug. 7, my daughter and I were in an accident. Within two ...


Posted on Sun, 25 Aug 2019 04:05:11 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



Salvation Army Seeks Donations To Battle Hot Temperatures For Those In Need - The Chattanoogan
Salvation Army Seeks Donations To Battle Hot Temperatures For Those In Need  The Chattanoogan

The Salvation Army announces they are dangerously low on boxed fans. With dozens calling each day, the need is greater than the supply. "The Salvation Army ...


Posted on Thu, 15 Aug 2019 15:19:33 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



Chattanooga Fire Dept puts out house fire in East Lake - WTVC
Chattanooga Fire Dept puts out house fire in East Lake  WTVC

The Chattanooga Fire Department put out a house fire in East Lake Tuesday morning. Officials reported light smoke coming from the attic at 2125 E. 28th Street.


Posted on Tue, 28 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



CPD Should Be Ranked One Of The Best - The Chattanoogan
CPD Should Be Ranked One Of The Best  The Chattanoogan

After doing online research, I am highly disappointed that the Chattanooga Police Department was not ranked as the best in the world, or even in the United ...


Posted on Mon, 29 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Large Crowd Turns Out For Brainerd High Building Reveal - The Chattanoogan
Large Crowd Turns Out For Brainerd High Building Reveal  The Chattanoogan

A building remodeling that also turned into a restoration of the spirit of the Brainerd High School community was celebrated in a major way Sunday afternoon.


Posted on Sun, 04 Aug 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 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 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



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



Ridgedale home damaged in Wednesday morning fire - Chattanooga Times Free Press
Ridgedale home damaged in Wednesday morning fire  Chattanooga Times Free Press

A home in the Ridgedale community has been damaged in a Wednesday morning fire, according to a news release from the Chattanooga Fire Department.


Posted on Wed, 03 Jul 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



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



Walker Rocks Start Up Challenge Grant Competition Seeks Applicants For Round 2 - The Chattanoogan
Walker Rocks Start Up Challenge Grant Competition Seeks Applicants For Round 2  The Chattanoogan

Round two of the Walker Rocks Start Up Challenge kicks off Wednesday. The grant competition returns with another $5,000 in funding to help a recreational, ...


Posted on Wed, 14 Aug 2019 20:31:50 GMT



Sheriff's Office: Body found after fire destroys East Brainerd home Tuesday - WTVC
Sheriff's Office: Body found after fire destroys East Brainerd home Tuesday  WTVC

UPDATE (Wednesday, May 15): The sheriff's office has identified an Ooltewah man whose body they say was found in the burned home, and a woman has been ...


Posted on Tue, 07 May 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



Fire breaks out on Airport Road Saturday morning - WTVC
Fire breaks out on Airport Road Saturday morning  WTVC

Two people are in the hospial after a fire broke out at the 900 block of Airport Road. It happened around 9:00 Saturday morning. The Chattanooga Fire ...


Posted on Sat, 25 May 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



Small chemical spill causes acrid odor to waft across Chattanooga Wednesday - WTVC
Small chemical spill causes acrid odor to waft across Chattanooga Wednesday  WTVC

If you noticed a foul odor in Chattanooga today, you weren't alone. Several viewers contacted NewsChannel 9 about the smell, and we contacted the ...


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



Family of 7 loses home to fire in Harrison Saturday - WTVC
Family of 7 loses home to fire in Harrison Saturday  WTVC

A family of seven in Harrison lost their home to a fire on Saturday. The Hamilton County Office of Emergency Management says the homeowner called 911 at ...


Posted on Sat, 18 May 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



Racing into open waters - Life & Arts - The Trail Blazer
Racing into open waters - Life & Arts  The Trail Blazer

Swimmers raced into a clear Saturday morning for the Murky Mile at Cave Run Lake.


Posted on Sat, 24 Aug 2019 23:37:30 GMT



UPDATE: Firefighters say painter shocked by high voltage power line at Pilgrim's Pride - WTVC
UPDATE: Firefighters say painter shocked by high voltage power line at Pilgrim's Pride  WTVC

UPDATE (Wednesday afternoon): The Chattanooga Fire Department says an 18-year-old man was hospitalized after he was shocked by a high voltage power ...


Posted on Wed, 24 Jul 2019 07:00:00 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



Top State Department officials berated and insulted staff, labeled some 'traitors' - WRCB-TV
Top State Department officials berated and insulted staff, labeled some 'traitors'  WRCB-TV

Top officials in the State Department's Bureau of International Organization Affairs subjected employees to "disrespectful and hostile treatment," accusations of ...


Posted on Fri, 16 Aug 2019 15:55:00 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



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



Fire department budget amendment, additional costs cause confusion among Jasper leaders - Chattanooga Times Free Press
Fire department budget amendment, additional costs cause confusion among Jasper leaders  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Problems at the Jasper Fire Department with broken-down engines and equipment have caused a flurry of purchases in recent months, and that has led to ...


Posted on Mon, 17 Jun 2019 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 firefighters scale building on UTC campus, training for rescue operations - WTVC
Chattanooga firefighters scale building on UTC campus, training for rescue operations  WTVC

The Chattanooga Fire Department is training for team rescuing exercises on UTC's campus. Our NewsChannel 9 SkyView camera captured firefighters ...


Posted on Wed, 24 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Fireworks start duplex fire in Chattanooga, family displaced - WTVC
Fireworks start duplex fire in Chattanooga, family displaced  WTVC

Chattanooga Fire Department officials say no one was injured after fireworks started a fire on1013 N. Hickory Street Monday. Battalion 3 Captain Chris LaFerry ...


Posted on Mon, 20 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Fire department bills spark arguing among Jasper city leaders - again - Chattanooga Times Free Press
Fire department bills spark arguing among Jasper city leaders - again  Chattanooga Times Free Press

In recent months, the Jasper Board of Mayor and Aldermen has become plagued with infighting, which has led to confusion and miscommunication among its ...


Posted on Tue, 09 Jul 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



Neighbor calls 911 after seeing Bay Hill Drive home's door engulfed in flame - WTVC
Neighbor calls 911 after seeing Bay Hill Drive home's door engulfed in flame  WTVC

Fire crews have extinguished a fire at a home on Bay Hill Drive Wednesday afternoon. According to Hamilton County EMA spokesperson Amy Maxwell, ...


Posted on Wed, 26 Jun 2019 07:00:00 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



Regional Health Council moves forward with possible solutions to non-emergency 911 calls in the Chattanooga area - Chattanooga Times Free Press
Regional Health Council moves forward with possible solutions to non-emergency 911 calls in the Chattanooga area  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Local leaders from public health, social *service* and emergency response sectors continued their quest Wednesday for solutions to a soaring number of area ...


Posted on Wed, 19 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Chattanooga firefighters put out blazing trailer fire Tuesday afternoon - WTVC
Chattanooga firefighters put out blazing trailer fire Tuesday afternoon  WTVC

Urgency fueled firefighters' efforts to extinguish a trailer fire Tuesday, having learned from police that someone could still be inside. The Chattanooga Fire ...


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



Live Music Calendar - July 31 - Aug. 7 - Chattanooga Times Free Press
Live Music Calendar - July 31 - Aug. 7  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Concerts, recitals, jam sessions and more in the Chattanooga area.


Posted on Tue, 30 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Mom, 6 kids escape kitchen fire in Chattanooga - Chattanooga Times Free Press
Mom, 6 kids escape kitchen fire in Chattanooga  Chattanooga Times Free Press

A woman and six children escaped without injury from a kitchen fire at a Peachtree Street home, the Chattanooga Fire Department said Friday.


Posted on Fri, 21 Dec 2018 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



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



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



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



Car goes through fence, into Chattanooga apartment building Tuesday - WTVC
Car goes through fence, into Chattanooga apartment building Tuesday  WTVC

The Chattanooga Fire Department says no one was injured when a car came crashing through an apartment complex's pool area and into a building Tuesday ...


Posted on Tue, 28 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Thursday morning fire damages house on Missionary Ridge - Chattanooga Times Free Press
Thursday morning fire damages house on Missionary Ridge  Chattanooga Times Free Press

A fire damaged a house Thursday morning on Missionary Ridge, according to a Chattanooga Fire Department news release.


Posted on Thu, 11 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Chattanooga Volunteer Fire Department holding fish fry fundraiser - KSWO
Chattanooga Volunteer Fire Department holding fish fry fundraiser  KSWO

Chattanooga Volunteer Fire Department is having their biggest fundraiser of the year this weekend... and you're invited.


Posted on Fri, 26 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Home destroyed in house fire on Old Cleveland Pike in Ooltewah Sunday - WTVC
Home destroyed in house fire on Old Cleveland Pike in Ooltewah Sunday  WTVC

An Ooltewah home is a total loss, according to Tri-Community Volunteer Firefighters. Around 6:30 p. m. someone called 911 to report a house fire located at ...


Posted on Sun, 05 May 2019 07:00:00 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



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



Railyard fire closes three mainline railways in Chattanooga Monday night - WTVC
Railyard fire closes three mainline railways in Chattanooga Monday night  WTVC

Chattanooga Firefighters were busy Monday night fighting a fire at the Norfolk Southern Railyard. This happened at about 10 p. m. at the Norfolk Southern ...


Posted on Tue, 07 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Two families displaced after home burns on North Moore Road in Chattanooga Friday morning - WTVC
Two families displaced after home burns on North Moore Road in Chattanooga Friday morning  WTVC

The Southeast Tennessee Chapter of the American Red Cross is helping two families after the home they were living in caught fire Friday morning. The home is ...


Posted on Fri, 19 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Neighbors remember man killed in East Brainerd house fire as "quiet" & "kept to himself" - WTVC
Neighbors remember man killed in East Brainerd house fire as "quiet" & "kept to himself"  WTVC

UPDATE (Wednesday, May 15): The sheriff's office has identified an Ooltewah man whose body they say was found in the burned home, and a woman has been ...


Posted on Wed, 08 May 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 Mon, 15 Apr 2019 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



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



UPDATE: Crews face multiple obstacles battling Signal Mountain fire - WRCB-TV
UPDATE: Crews face multiple obstacles battling Signal Mountain fire  WRCB-TV

Several agencies responded to the fire on Sunset Drive around 1:40 a.m..


Posted on Sun, 04 Nov 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



Around the Town | Lifestyles - Rheaheraldnews
Around the Town | Lifestyles  Rheaheraldnews

Around the Town. Rhea County Veterans Services Office Hours in Spring City — Rhea County Veterans Services is currently offering open office hours in Spring ...


Posted on Fri, 23 Aug 2019 21:00:00 GMT



Concrete Railing Falls From Bridge Onto Tennessee Interstate, 1 Person Injured - KTLA Los Angeles
Concrete Railing Falls From Bridge Onto Tennessee Interstate, 1 Person Injured  KTLA Los Angeles

One person was injured after a concrete railing section fell from a bridge in Chattanooga, Tennessee, on Monday, shutting down two interstate ramps at one of ...


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



Non Emergency Calls Overwhelming Hamilton County TN Firefighters - Firehouse.com
Non Emergency Calls Overwhelming Hamilton County TN Firefighters  Firehouse.com

Recent spikes in "non-emergency" calls, including from fully staffed senior living facilities, have fire departments across Hamilton County scrambling.


Posted on Mon, 27 May 2019 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



 

 
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