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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



East Chattanooga fire displaces family on Friday - Chattanooga Times Free Press
East Chattanooga fire displaces family on Friday  Chattanooga Times Free Press

A house fire in East Chattanooga has displaced a family Friday afternoon.


Posted on Fri, 14 Jun 2019 19:35:22 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



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



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



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



Boat catches fire at Chattanooga Yacht Club - WTVC
Boat catches fire at Chattanooga Yacht Club  WTVC

The Dallas Bay Fire Department saved a million dollar boat this afternoon at the Chattanooga Yacht Club. The Dallas Bay VFD arrived on the scene reporting ...


Posted on Sat, 25 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



LIVE: RV crash blocks all lanes of Highway 153 N near Shallowford Road exit Friday - WTVC
LIVE: RV crash blocks all lanes of Highway 153 N near Shallowford Road exit Friday  WTVC

Chattanooga fire officials say an RV crash on the highway sent a woman to the hospital Friday evening. It happened on Highway 153 northbound just after the ...


Posted on Fri, 31 May 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



Man falls to his death at Signal Mountain construction site, HCSO investigating - WRCB-TV
Man falls to his death at Signal Mountain construction site, HCSO investigating  WRCB-TV

The Hamilton County Sheriff's Office is investigating following a man's death at a construction site on Signal Mountain this morning.


Posted on Fri, 14 Jun 2019 00:43:00 GMT



Fill The Boot campaign for MDA underway - WDEF News 12
Fill The Boot campaign for MDA underway  WDEF News 12

CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) – The Chattanooga Fire Department this morning kicked off its annual “Fill the Boot” fundraiser for the Muscular Dystrophy Association.


Posted on Thu, 30 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Overnight fire destroys Kimball, Tenn., KFC restaurant - Chattanooga Times Free Press
Overnight fire destroys Kimball, Tenn., KFC restaurant  Chattanooga Times Free Press

A fire destroyed a Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurant in Kimball, Tennessee, Thursday night.


Posted on Fri, 14 Jun 2019 18:09:59 GMT



Police warn of increasingly potent drugs - WBIR.com
Police warn of increasingly potent drugs  WBIR.com

Chattanooga Police warned of four overdose deaths in 24 hours, pointing to a batch of especially dangerous drugs. Investigators here in Knoxville say they have ...


Posted on Wed, 12 Jun 2019 22:54:00 GMT



Chattanooga police arrest man after chase, crash on I-75 South in Ooltewah - Chattanooga Times Free Press
Chattanooga police arrest man after chase, crash on I-75 South in Ooltewah  Chattanooga Times Free Press

A police chase ended after the suspect lost control of his vehicle and crashed on I-75, closing Southbound lanes near mile marker 11 on Friday afternoon.


Posted on Fri, 14 Jun 2019 22:07:30 GMT



UPDATE: Kitchen fire quickly extinguished at Dunlap Sonic - WRCB-TV
UPDATE: Kitchen fire quickly extinguished at Dunlap Sonic  WRCB-TV

Lt. Chris Walker says the fire, which has been extinguished, caused heavy smoke inside the restaurant.


Posted on Fri, 07 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Brainerd Recreation Center evacuated Wednesday after chlorine leak - WTVC
Brainerd Recreation Center evacuated Wednesday after chlorine leak  WTVC

As residents tried to beat the heat, officials evacuated a rec center in Chattanooga Wednesday afternoon. The Chattanooga Fire Department (CFD) responded to ...


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



Chattanooga's Police Advisory Committee members chosen - WTVC
Chattanooga's Police Advisory Committee members chosen  WTVC

UPDATE (Tuesday evening): Chattanooga city leaders put names to paper Tuesday night after community members were appointed for the Police Advisory ...


Posted on Wed, 12 Jun 2019 03:34:46 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



Man who climbed up Market Street Bridge shuts it down - WDEF News 12
Man who climbed up Market Street Bridge shuts it down  WDEF News 12

CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) – First responders worked together to get a man off the top of the Market Street bridge. Our cameras captured the man getting down to ...


Posted on Wed, 22 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



2 Men die while competing in Madison, Wisconsin, Ironman - WRCB-TV
2 Men die while competing in Madison, Wisconsin, Ironman  WRCB-TV

By Leanna Faulk and Amanda Watts, CNN Two men died following an Ironman 70.3 triathlon in Madison, Wisconsin, over the weekend, the Madison Fire ...


Posted on Wed, 12 Jun 2019 15:29:00 GMT



Car crashes into clubhouse at The Grove at Hickory Valley apartment complex - Chattanooga Times Free Press
Car crashes into clubhouse at The Grove at Hickory Valley apartment complex  Chattanooga Times Free Press

A car crashed through a fence and into the clubhouse building of The Grove at Hickory Valley apartment complex on Tuesday.


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



Bill Gates makes surprise appearance at Howard School in Chattanooga Thursday - WZTV
Bill Gates makes surprise appearance at Howard School in Chattanooga Thursday  WZTV

Billionaire philanthropist and Microsoft founder Bill Gates made a surprise appearance at the Howard School in Chattanooga on Thursday, marking his first time ...


Posted on Thu, 23 May 2019 16:10:00 GMT



Community Supports Brainerd High With School Improvements - The Chattanoogan
Community Supports Brainerd High With School Improvements  The Chattanoogan

The Brainerd community, with the support of corporate supporters, is revitalizing Brainerd High School. More than 32 community sponsors have committed time, ...


Posted on Fri, 14 Jun 2019 16:11:55 GMT



THP: Alabama man killed, 2 others injured in Dunlap crash involving motorcycle - WTVC
THP: Alabama man killed, 2 others injured in Dunlap crash involving motorcycle  WTVC

Investigators say one person was killed, and two others were injured in a crash involving a motorcycle in Dunlap Monday afternoon. Emergency personnel ...


Posted on Mon, 03 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Rossville, Georgia, activists push for self-imposed fee to light Wilson Road - Chattanooga Times Free Press
Rossville, Georgia, activists push for self-imposed fee to light Wilson Road  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Every night when he leaves work, Bobby Davies is on edge.


Posted on Fri, 14 Jun 2019 19:05:10 GMT



Body of Cleveland man who drowned in Ocoee River has been identified - Chattanooga Times Free Press
Body of Cleveland man who drowned in Ocoee River has been identified  Chattanooga Times Free Press

UPDATE: The 26-year-old Cleveland man who drowned in the Ocoee River near the whitewater center has been identified as Rondez J. Mee, according to Polk ...


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



The Latest: Dozens gather peacefully after Memphis shooting - WRCB-TV
The Latest: Dozens gather peacefully after Memphis shooting  WRCB-TV

The Latest on fatal police shooting in Memphis (all times local):


Posted on Fri, 14 Jun 2019 01:48:00 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



Changes to TVA's whistleblower program draw fire from critics - Chattanooga Times Free Press
Changes to TVA's whistleblower program draw fire from critics  Chattanooga Times Free Press

The Tennessee Valley Authority is implementing a new and more focused way for employees in the nuclear power program to voice their safety concerns which ...


Posted on Thu, 06 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Chattanooga City Council debates legality of member's proposed police investigation, charter amendment - Chattanooga Times Free Press
Chattanooga City Council debates legality of member's proposed police investigation, charter amendment  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Chattanooga City Council members toiled Tuesday over Councilwoman Demetrus Coonrod's request to investigate the Chattanooga Police Department's ...


Posted on Tue, 04 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Lawmakers and Chattanooga area firearms instructors voice opinions on new Tennessee gun permit law - Chattanooga Times Free Press
Lawmakers and Chattanooga area firearms instructors voice opinions on new Tennessee gun permit law  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Cherria Provey fires a handgun at the shooting range during a concealed carry permit class at Shooter's Supply on Saturday, May 11, 2019, in Chattanooga, ...


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



God Things: Veteran sees God's hand in multiple life-saving experiences - Chattanooga Times Free Press
God Things: Veteran sees God's hand in multiple life-saving experiences  Chattanooga Times Free Press

EDITOR'S NOTE: The Times Free Press is continuing a series of stories from readers about life experiences they attribute to divine intervention.


Posted on Sat, 15 Jun 2019 03:53:18 GMT



High temperatures require caution to prevent death in a hot car - WRCB-TV
High temperatures require caution to prevent death in a hot car  WRCB-TV

Surface and air temperatures inside your car can be significantly higher than the outside ambient temperature.


Posted on Thu, 23 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



A semi-truck crashed carrying 40000 pounds of bees - WRCB-TV
A semi-truck crashed carrying 40000 pounds of bees  WRCB-TV

By Sophie Sherry and Christina Zdanowicz, CNN Swarms of bees saw their chance for escape when a semi-truck carrying them crashed on Monday.


Posted on Tue, 11 Jun 2019 19:14:00 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



Education from a different perspective | Local News | northwestgeorgianews.com - Northwest Georgia News
Education from a different perspective | Local News | northwestgeorgianews.com  Northwest Georgia News

Your vision situation is probably your advantage,” said Linda Patty, fire safety educator for the Rome-Floyd Fire Department's education center.


Posted on Thu, 13 Jun 2019 01:00:00 GMT



Local volunteer firefighters take extra steps to deal with the intense heat - WTVC
Local volunteer firefighters take extra steps to deal with the intense heat  WTVC

With nine days of temperatures above 90 degrees, volunteer firefighters in our area are taking extra steps to deal with the intense heat. Firefighters wear about ...


Posted on Thu, 30 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Restaurant Report Card for the week ending June 10, 2019 - Chattanooga Times Free Press
Restaurant Report Card for the week ending June 10, 2019  Chattanooga Times Free Press

The Chattanooga-Hamilton County Health Department inspects restaurants twice a year and grades the businesses on a 100-point scale. Scores below 70 ...


Posted on Tue, 11 Jun 2019 19:26:15 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



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



Little Owl Festival Expanded For 2019 - The Chattanoogan
Little Owl Festival Expanded For 2019  The Chattanoogan

The Chattanooga Audubon Society announce the eighth annual Little Owl Festival to be held at Audubon Acres on Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon. The 2019 Little ...


Posted on Mon, 27 May 2019 23:03:37 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



Area sports notes: 'Zaney' Barker going into Sewanee hall of fame - Chattanooga Times Free Press
Area sports notes: 'Zaney' Barker going into Sewanee hall of fame  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Sewanee announced Friday the 2019 inductees for the university's sports hall of fame.


Posted on Sun, 09 Jun 2019 04:14:54 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 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 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 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



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



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



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



1st Annual HCSO Fishing With A Deputy Hosted Saturday At Chester Frost Park - The Chattanoogan
1st Annual HCSO Fishing With A Deputy Hosted Saturday At Chester Frost Park  The Chattanoogan

Amidst periodic rain showers, Hamilton County Sheriff's Office personnel hosted over 150 people at Chester Frost Park for the first annual Fishing with a Deputy ...


Posted on Sun, 09 Jun 2019 00:53:02 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



18 Fire Cadets To Graduate From Firefighter I Class Thursday - The Chattanoogan
18 Fire Cadets To Graduate From Firefighter I Class Thursday  The Chattanoogan

Hamilton County Office of Emergency Management Training Division will hold graduation ceremonies for those firefighters who have completed 288 hours of ...


Posted on Tue, 21 May 2019 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



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



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



RESULTS: First responders participate in annual fishing tournament in Hixson - WRCB-TV
RESULTS: First responders participate in annual fishing tournament in Hixson  WRCB-TV

It's part of National EMS Week, which honors EMS practitioners and the work they do for communities.


Posted on Mon, 20 May 2019 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 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



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



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 07:00:00 GMT



SkyCam Video: Chattanooga fire crews respond to toppled radio tower, partial roof collapse - WTVC
SkyCam Video: Chattanooga fire crews respond to toppled radio tower, partial roof collapse  WTVC

UPDATE (Monday, May 27): WNOO officials confirm the station back on the air. They say they are using a weaker, temporary tower, but the station is now ...


Posted on Thu, 16 May 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



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



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



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



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



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



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



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



Live Music Calendar - May 29-June 5 - Chattanooga Times Free Press
Live Music Calendar - May 29-June 5  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 Tue, 28 May 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



Police charge two students with felony vandalism at University of the South in Sewanee, Tennessee - Chattanooga Times Free Press
Police charge two students with felony vandalism at University of the South in Sewanee, Tennessee  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Sewanee police at the University of the South in Franklin County, Tennessee, have charged two students with felony vandalism after they allegedly trashed ...


Posted on Thu, 23 May 2019 07:00:00 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



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 Tue, 11 Jun 2019 19:00:00 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



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



Who's in and who's out: What Hamilton County commissioners think about the proposed 34 cent tax increase - Chattanooga Times Free Press
Who's in and who's out: What Hamilton County commissioners think about the proposed 34 cent tax increase  Chattanooga Times Free Press

The Hamilton County Commission is torn on Mayor Jim Coppinger's proposed 34 cent tax increase.


Posted on Wed, 05 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Six Chattanooga families return home after Bayberry Apartments walkway collapse; six others remain displaced - Chattanooga Times Free Press
Six Chattanooga families return home after Bayberry Apartments walkway collapse; six others remain displaced  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Six Chattanooga families remain displaced after a walkway collapsed at the Bayberry Apartments at 1101 Arlington Ave. Saturday night.


Posted on Mon, 06 May 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



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



Chattanooga firefighters rescue dogs from burning Brainerd home - Chattanooga Times Free Press
Chattanooga firefighters rescue dogs from burning Brainerd home  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Chattanooga firefighters managed to rescue two dogs from a Brainerd home after it was apparently struck by lightning, according to a news release from the ...


Posted on Thu, 02 May 2019 07:00:00 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



Mayor Briley puts electric scooters in Nashville on 30-day notice - WTVC
Mayor Briley puts electric scooters in Nashville on 30-day notice  WTVC

Mayor David Briley has put electric scooters in Nashville on a 30-day notice. In a press release Thursday, the mayor said he will ban scooters in Music City if ...


Posted on Thu, 23 May 2019 21:26:30 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



Walker County sheriff on lack of dash cams: 'If you had everything, you'd still be missing something' - Chattanooga Times Free Press
Walker County sheriff on lack of dash cams: 'If you had everything, you'd still be missing something'  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Only one out of every seven Walker County patrol cars have dash cams, but Sheriff Steve Wilson said increasing video footage is not a priority.


Posted on Sat, 08 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Wednesday morning porch fire on Wheeler Avenue investigated as arson - WTVC
Wednesday morning porch fire on Wheeler Avenue investigated as arson  WTVC

Fire damaged a home on Wheeler Avenue in Chattanooga early Wednesday morning, and arson investigators are now looking into what caused it. No one was ...


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



Truck on fire comes to firefighters already responding to medical emergency - Atlanta Journal Constitution
Truck on fire comes to firefighters already responding to medical emergency  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Tennessee firefighters were responding to a medical emergency Friday when a truck that was on fire d...


Posted on Fri, 29 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



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



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



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



Firefighters save dog from Ooltewah house fire - Chattanooga Times Free Press
Firefighters save dog from Ooltewah house fire  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Tri-Community Volunteer firefighters rescued a dog from a house fire reported in the 8400 block of Old Cleveland Pike, according to news release.


Posted on Sun, 05 May 2019 07:00:00 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: 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 crews extinguish fire at Harbor Freight Tools store Wednesday - WTVC
Chattanooga fire crews extinguish fire at Harbor Freight Tools store Wednesday  WTVC

Chattanooga firefighters put out a fire at a tool store Wednesday evening. Shortly before 6 p. m. , fire units were sent to the Harbor Freight Tools store at 5839 ...


Posted on Wed, 27 Feb 2019 08:00:00 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 comes to Tennessee firefighters responding to medical emergency - WREG NewsChannel 3
Fire comes to Tennessee firefighters responding to medical emergency  WREG NewsChannel 3

Chattanooga firefighters were responding to a medical emergency on state Route 153 when a fire came to them.


Posted on Sat, 30 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT



 

 
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