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1ST Responder Newspaper - SE

January, 2016




Camper engulfed in flames

Shortly after 4 a.m. on November 24th, units from the Knoxville Fire Department were dispatched to 120 W. Woodland at Central Avenue for report of a fire. When firefighters arrived at One Stop Does It All Automotive, they found a metal 15 x 20 prefab structure, and a van type camper completely engulfed in flames. The fire was quickly extinguished and overhaul began. No injuries are reported and the cause of the fire is undetermined at this time.


Smoke showing on arrival in Knoxville At 8:24 p.m. on December 8th, units from the Knoxville Fire Department were dispatched to 1918 Gertrude Ave. for the report of a house fire. When units arrived, they found smoke coming from the address, and one tenant safely outside the home. Fire crews quickly went to work extinguishing the flames, which were contained to a laundry room. The resident told fire officials, that he had just turned on his gas heat, when ten minutes later, he noticed smoke coming from the laundry room and called 911. Firefighters were able to contain the damage to the room mentioned. No injuries were reported, and the two residing will be assisted by Red Cross for temporary shelter.

Semi crash on SR 30 causes minor injuries to driver of the car.


One injured in semi crash East of Spencer One person sustained minor injuries after a semi-truck and a car collided on SR 30 east of Spencer, TN Tuesday afternoon, December 1st. Piney Volunteer Fire Department, Fall Creek Falls Fire Department, and Spencer Fire & Rescue responded to the scene just after 3:20 p.m. The semi-truck was traveling up the mountainous, curvy road when he crossed the

JUMP TO FILE #120315103 yellow line trying to make the curve. The mid-size car was traveling down the mountain. The two vehicles collided causing moderate damage to the car and minor damage to the trailer of the semi. SR 30 was closed for about 30

minutes because of the accident. The driver of the car was transported by Van Buren County EMS to St. Thomas Riverpark Hospital in McMinnville, TN. Van Buren County Sheriff’s Department also responded to the scene. Tennessee Highway Patrol investigated the crash - TIWANNA BRICKER

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1st Responder Southeast January Edition  

1st Responder Southeast January Edition