Tag Archives: Kingston Fire Department

Emergency Traffic in Roane today

Today’s emergency traffic in the county included an incident at around 11:30 where an 18-wheeler suffered a severed fuel line just as the driver was entering the eastbound on-ramp at the Midtown/Harriman exit. Hazmat and the Kingston Fire Department responded to the fuel spill, and the eastbound on-ramp was closed …

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Truck Crash in Kingston Injures One

Photo provided by Chief Willie Gordon, Kingston Fire Department An early morning accident on Interstate 40 near Kingston occurred just after 7:00 this morning shutting down westbound traffic near the 353-mile marker. A box type cabover truck slammed into the rear of a tractor trailer pinning the driver inside with …

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House fire on Hwy 27 in South Harriman Saturday

An all call for fire department officials from Harriman, Rockwood, and Kingston was sent out late Saturday evening to a house on fire. The house is right along the railroad tracks at Bell Road and South Roane Street. According to Harriman fire Chief Brad Daniels, no one was injured in …

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Gallaher Road shut down Wednesday to land Lifestar

Just before 7:00am today LifeStar landed on Gallaher Road near the Kingston Fire Station Number 2 to transport an elderly female to the UT hospital. Traffic was stopped while the helicopter landed with theassistance of Kingston Fire Department and Roane County sheriff’s deputies halting traffic until the air ambulance left …

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Fire in Midtown Apartments

Multiple Fire Agencies were sent to The Jayro Apartments on Hwy 70 in Midtown this afternoon around 3pm to a fire inside one of the apartments. Kingston Fire was asked to assist as well as all volunteer agencies. As the first Midtown Fire truck arrived on the scene, they noticed …

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Truck Wreck Closes I-40 for a Short Time Today (4/29/21)

Traffic westbound just west of the Kingston Lawnville Road exit of Interstate 40 was completely shut down after this tractor trailer jackknifed in the roadway. The driver said that he was attempting to miss another big truck in front of him. No one was injured following the 9am incident, but traffic for about …

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Man hospitalized after a home explosion in Kingston

Kingston Fire officials said one person was hospitalized. (Photo courtesy of WVLT) UDATE: 9/29/20 – The 24-year-old male that was injured was Steven Jaret Dowker. No update on his condition. He was transferred to Vanderbilt for treatment of his burns yesterday. UPDATE: 1:03PM, 9/28/20 PRESS RELEASE FROM KINGSTON PD On …

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