Tag Archives: Oak Ridge Fire Department

Oak Ridge Fire Department Captain Joe Kust retiring April 17

OAK RIDGE, Tenn. (April 6, 2020) – Oak Ridge Fire Department Captain Joe Kust is retiring on April 17, 2020, with more than 30 years of government fire service. After spending 15 years at the Department of Energy (DOE) – Rocky Flats Plutonium Plant Fire Department in Colorado, he transferred …

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Jefferson Avenue structure fire under investigation

OAK RIDGE, Tenn. (March 18, 2020) – The Oak Ridge Fire Department responded to a structure fire on Jefferson Avenue on Wednesday, March 18, at approximately 9:10 a.m. Upon arrival, the fire department found a duplex with heavy smoke and fire coming from one of the units. The fire was …

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No Injuries in Overnight House Fire in Oak Ridge

Photo Submitted By City of Oak Ridge Fire Department OAK RIDGE, Tenn. February 21, 2020 – On February 21, 2020, at approximately 02:19 AM, the Oak Ridge Fire Department responded to a residential structure fire located on W Outer Drive near Ogden Lane. The first arriving unit was on scene …

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VACANT HOME STRUCTURE FIRE UNDER INVESTIGATION

OAK RIDGE, Tenn. (February 20, 2020) – On Friday February 14, at approximately 3:20 am, a 911 caller reported a Structure Fire at 102 Artesia Drive in Oak Ridge. Upon arrival, the Fire Department found heavy smoke and fire coming from the windows and eaves of the home.  The fire …

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Apartment Fire Sends Occupant to Hospital

Oak Ridge, Tenn. — A resident of an apartment on East Tennessee Avenue was transported to Methodist Medical Center for smoke inhalation after his food caught fire on the stove on Wednesday, October 28. The resident, identified as Earnest Hurd, was cooking supper when he fell asleep at approximately 10:19 …

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