Tag Archives: fire

Firefighters Respond to Brush Fires Today

Roane County Emergency fire personnel have responded to several brush fires today throughout the county. One earlier on Sugar Grove Valley Road and one on Eskridge Road. You are reminded to get a burn permit which is required for outdoor burning, or you could face penalties if such a fire …

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Cumberland County Woman Found Shot to Death in Burning Home

Cumberland County deputies found a 66-year-old woman dead with a gunshot wound inside a home that burned down in Crossville near Lake Tansi. According to the Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office, Cumberland County fire crews responded to a house fire at 1041 Flathead Road in Crossville on Dec. 3 around 3:15 a.m. …

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Campfire ban lifted at Great Smoky Mountains National Park 

Campfire on the night party GATLINBURG, Tenn.—Effective Wednesday, November 29, the burn ban is lifted at Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Although precipitation, cooler temperatures and shorter days allow for campfires to resume, fire danger is still high across the park and the area is experiencing drought.Campers may only have …

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Lake Fire contained in Great Smoky Mountains National Park 

GATLINBURG, Tenn.—Firefighters have successfully contained the 10-acre Lake Fire near backcountry campsite 87 in Great Smoky Mountains National Park.  Firefighters will continue to monitor the fire through the weekend. Smoke may be visible as the fire smolders in leaf litter and brush. Campsite 87 remains closed.  The Lake Fire was …

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Emergency Traffic responses in Roane Sunday

Kingston Police and Fire First Responders were busy Friday through Sunday with several incidents. First two separate accidents on the interstate near the Kingston Exit Sunday afternoon, one Eastbound and one westbound were worked within an hour and a half of each other with slight injuries involved. Kingston Fire First …

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