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August, 2011

Reported Fatalities for Month:

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†Cigarette Ignites Fatal Fire - Chattanooga 8-13-2011 WCRB-TV
Home Damaged in Blaze - Montgomery County 8-11-2011 Leaf-Chronicle
Nissan Donates Vehicle to Volunteer FD - Rutherford County 8-11-2011 WSMV
Firefighters Battle Large Cabinet Store Blaze - McMinn County 8-10-2011 WBIR
Dryer Lint Leads to Duplex Fire - Nashville 8-10-2011 News Channel 5
Two-Alarm Blaze Damages Landmark - Memphis 8-8-2011 WMCTV
Lightning Leads to House Fire - Selmer 8-8-2011 WBBJ
Station Relocation Raises Concerns - Nashville 8-8-2011 The Tennessean
Fire Rips Through Apartment Complex - Nashville 8-6-2011 News Channel 5
Two-Alarm Refinery Fire - Memphis 8-5-2011 WMCTV
Fire Station Severely Damaged in Blaze - Johnson County 8-4-2011 Johnson City Press
House Destroyed by Fire - Gallatin 8-4-2011 News Channel 5
†Second Elderly Woman Dies from Fire Injuries - Nashville 8-3-2011 News Channel 5
Transformer Fire Causes Hotel Evacuation - Hixson 8-3-2011 The Chattanoogan
County Discusses Fire Plan - Putnam 8-2-2011 News Channel 5
 
July, 2011

Reported Fatalities for Month:

13

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Woman Severely Burned after Smoking in Bed - Chattanooga 7-29-2011 The Chattanoogan
Fire Damages Apartment Complex - Clarksville 7-28-2011 WSMV
†96-Year-Old Succumbs to Fire Injuries - Nashville 7-27-2011 News Channel 5
Woman Escapes House Fire - Blount County 7-27-2011 WATE
†Man Dies from Injuries Received in Fire - Newport 7-27-2011 WBIR
Elderly Sisters Critically Injured in House Fire - Nashville 7-26-2011 News Channel 5
†Woman's Body Found Following Fire - Bledsoe County 7-26-2011 WRCB-TV
†Toddler Killed in Mobile Home Fire - Bluff City 7-25-2011 WKRN
†Woman Dies Following House Fire - Knoxville 7-25-2011 Volunteer TV
Chief Asking for Full-Time Firefighters - Putnam County 7-22-2011 Herald-Citizen
†House Fire Leaves One Person Dead - Estill Springs 7-21-2011 Herald-Chronicle
Five Firefighters Injured Battling House Fire - Memphis 7-21-2011 Commercial Appeal
Fire in Motel Room Leads to Meth Charges - Jackson 7-18-2011 Jackson Sun
Firefighters Injured Battling Commercial Fire - Greenbrier 7-18-2011 WSMV
Two Airlifted Following Kitchen Fire - Cheatham County 7-17-2011 News Channel 5
Man Injured in Mobile Home Fire - Gallatin 7-17-2011 WSMV
†Man Dies in Early Morning Fire - Johnson City 7-16-2011 Johnson City Press
Family of Four Escapes Burning Home - East Ridge 7-16-2011 The Chattanoogan
Woman, Son Escape House Fire - Nashville 7-15-2011 WKRN
Lightning Strikes Home; Destroyed by Fire - Chattanooga 7-15-2011 The Chattanoogan
†Another Worker Dies from Plant Fire - Gallatin 7-14-2011 News Channel 5
Dept. Says Lack of Hydrants Hampered Efforts - Williamson County 7-14-2011 The Tennessean
Log Cabin Destroyed by Flames - Putnam County 7-14-2011 WKRN
Lightning Causes Duplex Fire - Chattanooga 7-13-2011 The Chattanoogan
†House Fire Leaves Man Dead - Knoxville 7-12-2011 KnoxNews.com
†Woman Dead in Apartment Fire - Lenoir City 7-11-2011 KnoxNews.com
FD Suspends Non-Emergent Services Pending Contract - Nolensville 7-8-2011 The Tennessean
Three Families Lose Everything in Fire - Oneida 7-8-2011 WBIR
Trucks Full of Fireworks Destroyed by Fire - Robertson County 7-8-2011 News Channel 5
Fire Chief Injured Responding to Fire - Centerville 7-7-2011 News Channel 5
†Worker Dies After Injury in Plant Fire - Nashville 7-7-2011 WKRN
Residential Sprinkler Saves Home - Pleasant View 7-6-2011 PVVFD.org
Fire Truck Crash Raises Questions About Who's Driving - Unicoi 7-5-2011 Tricities.com
City Adds Six Firefighters - Mt. Juliet 7-5-2011 The Tennessean
13-Year-Old Injured by Fireworks - Blount County 7-5-2011 WKRN
†Victim of Fatal Fire Identified - Sullivan County 7-5-2011 TimesNews.net
†Woman Dies in Fire Trying to Save Dog - Chattanooga 7-2-2011 The Chattanoogan
 
June, 2011

Reported Fatalities for Month:

3

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Police, Neighbors Rescue Couple from Fire - Memphis 6-30-2011 WREG
Firefighters Battle Commercial Fire - Nashville 6-30-2011 News Channel 5
Deputy Chief to Retire - Clarksville 6-29-2011 The Leaf Chronicle
Tanker Crashes Returning from Response - Unicoi County 6-28-2011 Erwin Record
Fire Chars Cowboy Jack Clement's Home - Nashville 6-26-2011 The Tennessean
Five Escape House Fire - Knoxville 6-24-2011 KnoxNews.com
Woman Rescued, Critical Following House Fire - Memphis 6-23-2011 WREG
Stove Left On May Have Caused Fire - Knoxville 6-22-2011 WVLT
Church Destroyed by Fire - Memphis 6-22-2011 Fox 13
†Autistic Teen Killed in Home Fire - Madison County 6-21-2011 Jackson Sun
Eight Units Destroyed in Apartment Fire - Memphis 6-18-2011 Memphis
Man Severely Burned in Car Fire - Chattanooga 6-18-2011 The Chattanoogan
Arsons Cause Six Fires in 48 Hours - Nashville 6-16-2011 The Tennessean
Fire Study Moving Forward - Cheatham County 6-14-2011 The Tennessean
Two Firefighters Injured Battling House Fire - Memphis 6-11-2011 ABC 24
Daycare Severely Damaged in Fire - Murfreesboro 6-9-2011 Daily News Journal
†Woman Killed in Shoe Store Fire - Gallatin 6-6-2011 News Channel 5
Country Star's Home Destroyed in Blaze - Brentwood 6-4-2011 News Channel 5
†2nd Worker in Plant Fire Dies from Injuries - Gallatin 6-1-2011 News Channel 5
 
May, 2011

Reported Fatalities for Month:

4

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†Worker Injured in Plant Fire Dies - Gallatin 5-31-2011 The Tennessean
†2nd Worker Injured in January Flash Fire Dies - Gallatin 5-23-2011 News Channel 5
†One Killed in Ammo Store Fire, Explosion - Nashville 5-16-2011 News Channel 5
†House Fire Claims Man - Chattanooga 5-5-2011 Times Free Press
Fire Evacuates Elementary School - Nashville 5-5-2011 WKRN
Fire Destroys Home - Kingsport 5-3-2011 Johnson City Press
Firefighter Injured by Electric Wire at House Fire - Nashville 5-3-2011 News Channel 5
Smoke Alarms Help Family Escape Burning Home - Smith County 5-1-2011 WKRN
 
April, 2011

Reported Fatalities for Month:

2

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Ten People Displaced in Apartment Fire - Hamblen County 4-30-2011 WBIR
Candles Cause 2 Fires in Homes with No Power - Chattanooga 4-28-2011 The Chattanoogan
Flames Gut Business - Knoxville 4-28-2011 KnoxNews.com
Council Approves Sprinkler Measure - Chattanooga 4-27-2011 Times Free Press
New Firefighters Graduate Academy - Franklin 4-27-2011 The Tennessean
Lightning Strike Leads to Total Loss in Fire - Blount County 4-27-2011 WATE
Firefighter Injured in Garage Fire - Nashville 4-23-2011 News Channel 5
County Creates Public Safety Office - Williamson County 4-22-2011 The Tennessean
City Considers Third Fire Station - Crossville 4-22-2011 Crossville Chronicle
City Looks to Provide EMS Transport - Franklin 4-22-2011 The Tennessean
Budget Cuts Heats Up Firefighters - Anderson Co. 4-21-2011 WATE
Four Injured in Apartment Fire - Warren County 4-18-2011 WSMV
County OKs One-Year Fire Tax - Cheatham County 4-18-2011 The Tennessean
†Man Dies in House Fire - Livingston 4-17-2011 News Channel 5
House Fire Claims Pet - Nashville 4-16-2011 WKRN
City, Fire Department at Odds Over Funding - Nolensville 4-14-2011 The Tennessean
Kitchen Fire Damages Home - Elizabethton 4-14-2011 Johnson City Press
Fire Fighter Injured in House Fire - Nashville 4-14-2011 WKRN
Neighbors Save 90-year-old Woman from Fire - Memphis 4-14-2011 Commercial Appeal
Apartment Fire Leaves Several Homeless - Memphis 4-11-2011 ABC 24
6-year-old Saves Family from Fire - Knoxville 4-11-2011 WVLT
†Deaf Woman Dies After House Fire - Nashville 4-9-2011 WSMV
Two Injured in House Fire - Knoxville 4-9-2011 WBIR
Radio Shack Damaged by Fire - Sparta 4-7-2011 Sparta Expositor
City Marks Four Years with No Fire Fatalities - Kingsport 4-7-2011 Times News
Large Home Destroyed in Fire - Franklin 4-7-2011 WSMV
Man Critical Following House Fire - Memphis 4-6-2011 ABC 24
Two Firefighters Injured in Apartment Blaze - Nashville 4-4-2011 WSMV
Lightning Causes Apartment Fire - Jackson 4-4-2011 Jackson Sun
Neighbors Save Man From Burning Home - Nashville 4-3-2011 News Channel 5
 
March, 2011

Reported Fatalities for Month:

4

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†Man Killed in House Fire - Memphis 3-30-2011 ABC 24
Fire Station Burns Down - Houston County 3-30-2011 Leaf Chronicle
†Two-Year-Old Dies in House Fire - Hendersonville 3-28-2011 WSMV
†Man Dies in Shop Fire - Selmer 3-28-2011 Daily Corinthian
Candle Causes Mobile Home Fire - Clarksville 3-24-2011 Leaf Chronicle
†Woman Dies in Home Fire - Campbell County 3-15-2011 KnoxNews.com
Early Morning Business Fire - Red Bank 3-15-2011 WCRB
Accidental Gun Discharge Leads to Fire - Greenbrier 3-13-2011 The Tennessean
Combined Department Would Have $9M in Assets - Cleveland 3-10-2011 Times Free Press
Dog Rescued from House Fire - Nashville 3-9-2011 News Channel 5
Woman Escapes House Fire - Hamilton County 3-9-2011 The Chattanoogan
City Considers Providing EMS Transport - Germantown 3-8-2011 WHBQ
Three House Fires Displace Residents - Crossville 3-7-2011 Crossville Chronicle
Man Injured at House Fire - Blount County 3-6-2011 WATE
Apartment Fire Displaces 40 Families - East Ridge 3-5-2011 WDEF
Man Receives 3rd Degree Burns in Fire - Sparta 3-3-2011 Sparta Expositor
Mother Seeks to Erase Boundaries in Emergencies - Robertson Co. 3-2-2011 The Tennessean
 
February, 2011

Reported Fatalities for Month:

10

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Commissioner Seeks Survey of Volunteers - Bradley County 2-28-2011 The Chattanoogan
Fire Damages Ace Hardware Store - Chattanooga 2-27-2011 The Chattanoogan
No Injuries in Apartment Fire - Knoxville 2-26-2011 WBIR
House Fire Destroys Cash Memorabilia - Hendersonville 2-26-2011 News Channel 5
Dry Cleaner Fire Considered "Suspicious" - Franklin 2-24-2011 The Tennessean
4-Year-Old Admits Starting House Fire - Knoxville 2-22-2011 Volunteer TV
Blaze Burns Home, Collapses Roof - Rutherford County 2-21-2011 WKRN
Fire Dept. May Respond to Medical Calls - Shelbyville 2-17-2011 Times-Gazette
†Wheelchair-Bound Man Killed in Fire - Knoxville 2-17-2011 KnoxNews.com
Multiple Crews Battle Auto Repair Fire - Harriman 2-16-2011 WVLT
City Votes to Require Sprinklers in Nightclubs - Chattanooga 2-15-2011 The Chattanoogan
Documentary Tells Story of Teen Firefighters - Germantown 2-15-2011 ABC24
Man Saves Pregnant Woman from House Fire - Chattanooga 2-15-2011 The Chattanoogan
Baby Sitter Escapes Trailer Fire with 2 Kids - Knoxville 2-15-2011 KnoxNews.com
Country Singer Helps Rescue Kids from Fire - Dickson County 2-15-2011 The Tennessean
Apartment Fire Leaves Three Homeless - Chattanooga 2-15-2011 The Chattanoogan
†Candle Leads to Fatal Fire - Hixon 2-14-2011 WDEF
†Rehab Home Fire Leaves Man Dead - Gallatin 2-14-2011 The Tennessean
Grease Fire Destroys Home - Chattanooga 2-14-2011 The Chattanoogan
†Officials Investigate Deadly Fire - Tullahoma 2-14-2011 News Channel 5
Dozens of Cats Rescued in House Fire - Nashville 2-13-2011 WKRN
†Infant Killed in House Fire - Chattanooga 2-12-2011 WCRB
Firefighters Promoting Smoke Alarms - Memphis 2-12-2011 WMCTV
†Young Man Killed in Barn Fire - Sparta 2-12-2011 WSMV
†Apartment Fire Claims Woman - Memphis 2-11-2011 Commercial Appeal
Occupant Safe; Farmhouse Gutted - Seymour 2-11-2011 The Mountain Press
††Fire Claims Two Lives - Memphis 2-11-2011 WMCTV
Home Destroyed by Fire - Nashville 2-11-2011 News Channel 5
Meth Lab Blamed for Hotel Fire - Clarksville 2-10-2011 Leaf-Chronicle
Firefighters Battle Large Business Fire - Roane County 2-10-2011 WATE
Two Injured After home Explosion - Memphis 2-9-2011 WMCTV
Firefighter Staffing Under Fire - Memphis 2-9-2011 WREG
Three Rescued from Early Morning Fire - Memphis 2-9-2011 WREG
Auto Repair Garage Gutted by Fire - Chattanooga 2-8-2011 The Chattanoogan
Firefighters Stop Church Blaze - La Vergne 2-8-2011 Daily News Journal
Commission Still Considering Fire Merger - Bradley County 2-8-2011 The Chattanoogan
Fire Damages Board of Education - Humphreys County 2-5-2011 WSMV
Volunteer Firefighters Concerned About Funding - Washington Co. 2-4-2011 TriCities.com
Fire Destroys Home - Chattanooga 2-4-2011 The Chattanoogan
Fire Starts in Doghouse; Extends to Home - Chattanooga 2-3-2011 The Chattanoogan
†Worker Injured in Industrial Fire Dies - Gallatin 2-2-2011 News Channel 5
Duplex Heavily Damaged in Fire - Red Bank 2-2-2011 The Chattanoogan
 
January, 2011

Reported Fatalities for Month:

11

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Fire Merger Task Force Holds First Meeting - Bradley County 1-31-2011 The Chattanoogan
Trailer Destroyed in Fire - Nashville 1-31-2011 WKRN
†Two-Year-Old Killed in House Fire - Memphis 1-30-2011 WMCTV
††Mother, Adult Son Killed in House Fire - Morristown 1-29-2011 WATE
Fire Tears Through Home - Knoxville 1-29-2011 WVLT
Firefighter Injured Battling Blaze at His Home - Loudon 1-28-2011 WATE
Family Escapes House Fire - Knoxville 1-27-2011 WATE
Businesses Damaged in Fire - Oneida 1-27-2011 WBIR
As Snow Falls, Home Burns - Dickson County 1-26-2011 The Tennessean
††Trailer Fire Leaves Two Dead - Nashville 1-25-2011 News Channel 5
Toddler, Man Injured in House Fire - Clarksville 1-25-2011 Leaf-Chronicle
Home Destroyed in Blaze - Soddy-Daisy 1-24-2011 News Channel 9
One Critical Following Group Home Fire - Nashville 1-23-2011 News Channel 5
Ceiling Fan Blamed for House Fire - Hamilton County 1-23-2011 WCRB
Historic Home Damaged by Fire - Nashville 1-23-2011 News Channel 5
Fire Damages Comic Book Store - Murfreesboro 1-22-2011 Daily News Journal
Fire Sends Family to Hospital - Memphis 1-21-2011 WMCTV
Fire Damages Downtown Business - Woodbury 1-21-2011 WSMV
Hydrant Broken; Home Burns - Fort Oglethorpe 1-20-2011 News Channel 9
WWII Vet Survives House Fire - Memphis 1-18-2011 ABC 24
†Woman Killed in Apartment Fire - Chattanooga 1-18-2011 Chattanooga Pulse
City Considers Sprinkler Requirement for Nightclubs - Chattanooga 1-18-2011 The Chattanoogan
Fire Destroys Rural Home - Maury County 1-18-2011 Daily Herald
Fire Forces Evacuation of High-Rise - Chattanooga 1-18-2011 The Chattanoogan
Home Destroyed by Fire - Montgomery County 1-17-2011 Leaf Chronicle
Department Awarded Federal Grant - Sparta 1-17-2011 Sparta Expositor
Home Heavily Damaged in Fire - Chattanooga 1-15-2011 The Chattanoogan
Home Completely Destroyed in Fire - Rutherford County 1-14-2011 WSMV
Retiring Chief Speaks Candidly to Board - Sparta 1-13-2011 Sparta Expositor
Two Units Damaged in Apartment Fire - Hendersonville 1-13-2011 The Tennessean
Captain Injured in House Fire - Knoxville 1-13-2011 KnoxNews.com
Fire Chief Seeks 12 New Firefighter Positions - Lebanon 1-12-2011 News Channel 5
Apartment Fire Leaves 25 Homeless - Memphis 1-12-2011 WMCTV
†Man Dies After Trailer Fire - Vonore 1-11-2011 KnoxNews.com
Firefighters Battle Ice, Snow Getting to House Fire - Brentwood 1-10-2011 The Tennessean
Fire Damages Youth Camp Dining Hall - Fairview 1-10-2011 The Tennessean
Fire Damages Home - Murfreesboro 1-9-2011 News Channel 5
†††Mother, Two Infants Die in Apartment Fire - Memphis 1-8-2011 WREG
Charlie Daniels' Horse Barn Destroyed in Fire - Mt. Juliet 1-8-2011 News Channel 5
County-Wide Fire Tax Officially Proposed - Cheatham County 1-6-2011 The Tennessean
Fire Destroys Home - Greenbrier 1-6-2011 The Tennessean
11 Families Displaced in Apartment Fire - Memphis 1-6-2011 WMCTV
†One Killed in Plant Explosion - Oakland 1-5-2011 WMCTV
30 Displaced in Apartment Fire - Nashville 1-5-2011 News Channel 5
Home Destroyed in Wind-Driven Blaze - Coopertown 1-4-2011 The Tennessean
Restaurant Damaged in Blaze - Nashville 1-4-2011 The Tennessean
Massive Fire at Recycling Warehouse - Lebanon 1-3-2011 WKRN
Woman Injured in House Fire - East Ridge 1-3-2011 The Chattanoogan
Flood-Repaired Home Damaged in Fire - Nashville 1-2-2011 WKRN
 
December, 2010

Reported Fatalities for Month:

7

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Three House Fires in 30 Minutes - Hamblen County 12-30-2010 KnoxNews.com
Chimney Fire Forces Family from Home - Blount County 12-30-2010 Volunteer TV
Overnight Fire Started by Space Heater - Chattanooga 12-29-2010 WRCB
Apartment Building Destroyed by Fire - Fentress County 12-28-2010 WBIR
Family Loses Dog, Home in House Fire - Montgomery County 12-28-2010 Leaf-Chronicle
Home Destroyed in Fire - Nashville 12-28-2010 WKRN
Condo Damaged by Fire - Nashville 12-27-2010 News Channel 5
Four Hurt in Apartment Fire - Nashville 12-26-2010 WSMV
†Space Heater May Be Cause of Deadly Christmas Fire - Memphis 12-25-2010 ABC24
Home Extensively Damaged in Fire - Nashville 12-22-2010 News Channel 5
Firefighters Perform Trench Rescue - Knoxville 12-22-2010 WBIR
Several Rescued in High-Rise Fire - Memphis 12-21-2010 WREG
Fire Damages Apartment Building - Chattanooga 12-21-2010 The Chattanoogan
Fire Chief laid to Rest - Milledgeville 12-20-2010 Jackson Sun
Woman Jumps from 2nd Floor of Burning Home - Nashville 12-20-2010 WSMV
Six Injured in House Fire - Nashville 12-20-2010 WKRN
Home Destroyed in Blaze - Sumner County 12-20-2010 WSMV
Two Firefighters Injured Fighting House Fire - Memphis 12-16-2010 WREG
VFD Gets Donated Engine for Christmas - Cocke County 12-16-2010 Newport Plain Talk
†Man Killed in House Fire - Jackson 12-16-2010 Jackson Sun
†One Person Dead in House Fire - Decatur County 12-15-2010 Jackson Sun
Firefighters Rescue Woman from House Fire - Nashville 12-15-2010 WKRN
Firefighters Battle Garage Fire - Jonesborough 12-14-2010 Johnson City Press
Child Rescued from House Fire, Remains Critical - Trenton 12-13-2010 WREG
Fire Chief Dies at Grass Fire - Milledgeville 12-13-2010 firefighterclosecalls
†House Fire Leaves Man Dead - Nashville 12-13-2010 News Channel 5
Three-Alarm Apartment Fire - Nashville 12-13-2010 News Channel 5
Home Destroyed in Morning Blaze - Murfreesboro 12-13-2010 Daily News Journal
Couple Escapes Home Fire - Knoxville 12-13-2010 KnoxNews.com
Christmas Tree Fire Hospitalizes Man - Claiborne County 12-12-2010 KnoxNews.com
Four Children Rescued from Burning Trailer - Johnson City 12-10-2010 Johnson City Press
Vehicle Strikes Fire Truck at Fatality Scene - Smyrna 12-10-2010 WSMV
Council Moves Toward Countywide Fire Protection - Union County 12-9-2010 NWTN Today
††Retired Doctor, Wife Killed in House Fire - Memphis 12-9-2010 WMC-TV
Building, Antique Cars Destroyed in Blaze - Dickson County 12-8-2010 Dickson Herald
Home Destroyed in Blaze - East Ridge 12-8-2010 WCRB
Two Homes Destroyed in Wind-Swept Blaze - Cordova 12-4-2010 WREG
Fire Destroys House - Red Bank 12-3-2010 The Chattanoogan
†House Fire Claims 15-Year-Old Girl - Antioch 12-2-2010 WSMV
Firefighter Injured Battling House Fire - Knoxville 12-2-2010 WBIR
Five Departments Battle Home Fire - Sullivan County 12-2-2010 Times-News
Warehouse Destroyed by Fire - Madison 12-1-2010 News Channel 5
Sprinkler Stops Nursing Home Blaze - Knoxville 12-1-2010 KnoxNews.com
 
November, 2010

Reported Fatalities for Month:

1

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City Puts New Ladder in Service - Murfreesboro 11-30-2010 Daily News Journal
Fire Heavily Damages Home - Knox County 11-30-2010 WVLT
Firefighters Battle Overnight Blaze - Hamilton County 11-30-2010 News Channel 9
Home Destroyed by Fire - Morristown 11-30-2010 Citizen Tribune
Firefighter Injured at Fire Scene - Knoxville 11-29-2010 KnoxNews.com
Fire Leaves Two Families Homeless - Hawkins County 11-29-2010 TimesNews.net
Fire Damages Magnet School - Nashville 11-27-2010 News Channel 5
Fire Funding Issue Heats Back Up - Cheatham County 11-24-2010 The Tennessean
City Offers County 10-year Contract - Bradley County 11-23-2010 Cleveland Banner
Large Fire Destroys Cabin - Sevier County 11-21-2010 Volunteer TV
Fire Destroys Trailer Home - Clarksville 11-19-2010 Leaf Chronicle
†Woman Drives Over Fuel Hose, Dies in Burning Car - Jackson 11-17-2010 Jackson Sun
Department to Purchase CAFS Truck - Dover 11-16-2010 Stewart Houston Times
Judge-Executive Supports Fire-Rescue - Rhea County 11-16-2010 Rhea Herald News
20 Cats Perish in House Fire - Hamilton County 11-15-2010 The Chattanoogan
Family Loses Home and Dog in Fire - Nashville 11-14-2010 News Channel 5
Volunteer Firefighters Ask for Funding - Sevier County 11-13-2010 WATE
Man Dies from Possible MI; Home Catches Fire - Crossville 11-13-2010 Crossville Chronicle
Teacher's Home Damaged by Fire - Pleasant View 11-12-2010 Ashland City Times
Church Struck by Two-Alarm Fire - Memphis 11-11-2010 Commercial Appeal
Fire Guts Garage, Classic Cars - Johnson City 11-10-2010 Johnson City Press
Apartment Burns; No Injuries Reported - Chattanooga 11-9-2010 The Chattanoogan
House Fire Quickly Extinguished - Hixon 11-9-2010 The Chattanoogan
No Injuries Reported in House Fire - Nashville 11-8-2010 News Channel 5
Firefighter Stabbed at Fire Scene - Knoxville 11-5-2010 WATE
EMS Issues: Closest Unit Dispatch?  Mutual Aid? - Nashville 11-4-2010 WSMV
Fire Strikes High School Weight Room - Newport 11-4-2010 Newport Plain Talk
Oil Lamp Leads to House Fire - Anderson County 11-3-2010 The Oak Ridger
Department Upgrades ISO Classification - Dayton 11-2-2010 The Herald-News
Metal Plant Catches Fire - Murfreesboro 11-2-2010 WKRN
Morning Fire Consumes Commercial Building - Germantown 11-2-2010 Germantown News
New Home Destroyed by Fire - Baxter 11-2-2010 Herald-Citizen
Mom, Baby Escape House Fire - Nashville 11-1-2010 WSMV
 
October, 2010

Reported Fatalities for Month:

2

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Water, Wind, Size Create Problems in House Fire - Robertson Co. 10-31-2010 WSMV
Electrical Fire Destroys Home - Washington County 10-31-2010 TriCities.com
†House Fire Claims Elderly Woman - Nashville 10-31-2010 The Tennessean
Firefighters Fight Two Overnight Fires - Knoxville 10-29-2010 WVLT
Worker/Firefighter Injured in Industrial Fire - McMinn County 10-29-2010 Daily Banner
Auto Sales Shop Destroyed by Fire - DeKalb County 10-27-2010 WJLE
Firefighters Oppose Merger - Bradley County 10-27-2010 Daily Banner
Dryer Causes House Fire - Hamilton County 10-26-2010 Times Free Press
Lightning Causes Fire; Couple Escapes - Knoxville 10-26-2010 Knox News
Major Damage to Large Home from Fire, Lightning - Franklin 10-25-2010 News Channel 5
Children Left Alone, Injured in House Fire - Memphis 10-25-2010 Fox 13
Lightning Sparks House Fire - Nashville 10-25-2010 WSMV
Sprinklers Extinguish Uniform Supply Warehouse Fire - Nashville 10-22-2010 WKRN
Apartment Fire Under Investigation - Nashville 10-21-2010 News Channel 5
Firefighters Battle Vacant House Fire - Harrison 10-20-2010 News Channel 9
Neighbors Raise Hydrant Concerns After Fire - Knox County 10-20-2010 WATE
House Fire Called 'Suspicious' - Nashville 10-20-2010 News Channel 5
Ten Families Homeless after Apartment Fire - Hamilton County 10-20-2010 WDEF
IAFC VCOS Addresses Obion County Fire - Fairfax, VA 10-19-2010 VCOS
Domestic Dispute Leads to Apartment Fire - Memphis 10-19-2010 WREG
Fire Tax Up for Vote in 2012 - Obion County 10-18-2010 Stater 911
Apartment Fire Injures Firefighter - Memphis 10-17-2010 Fox 13
Woman Rescued as Home Burns - Blount County 10-14-2010 WATE
Early Morning Fire Destroys Home - Tipton County 10-14-2010 WMCTV
†Man Dies in Mobile Home Fire - Sevierville 10-13-2010 WATE
Careless Smoking Linked to Apartment Fire - Chattanooga 10-13-2010 The Chattanoogan
Fire Guts Four Apartments - Kingston 10-13-2010 WATE
House Fire Leaves Couple Homeless - Chattanooga 10-13-2010 The Chattanoogan
VFD Cites Low Donations, Enacts Fire Fee - Karns 10-11-2010 Knox News
Home Damaged in Fire - East Ridge 10-8-2010 The Chattanoogan
Man Burned Escaping House Fire - Smithville 10-7-2010 WKRN
Recent Fires Fuel Sprinkler Discussion - Franklin 10-7-2010 Williamson Herald
Sprinklers Contain Hotel Arson Fire - Nashville 10-7-2010 WSMV
Car Fire Spreads to Two Houses - Chattanooga 10-6-2010 The Chattanoogan
Decision to Not Extinguish Fire Draws National Press - Obion County 10-5-2010 FireRescue1
3 Firefighters Injured in Million-Dollar Home Fire - Franklin 10-3-2010 WSMV
Woman Hospitalized After House Fire - Dickson County 10-1-2010 News Channel 5
Man Runs to Station to Report Apartment Fire - Nashville 10-1-2010 News Channel 5
 
September, 2010

Reported Fatalities for Month:

10

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Quick Action Stops Attic Fire - Hamilton County 9-30-2010 The Chattanoogan
16 Townhomes Destroyed in Blaze - Centerville 9-30-2010 News Channel 5
Massive Apartment Fire Displaces Dozens - Nashville 9-29-2010 WSMV
†††††Fire Kills Three Adults, Two Children - Tipton County 9-28-2010 WMC-TV
Apartment Blaze Displaces Twelve Families - Memphis 9-28-2010 WREG
†Apartment Fire Kills One, Displaces Many - Franklin 9-26-2010 WSMV
Couple's Home Destroyed by Fire - Davidson County 9-23-2010 News Channel 5
City Opens New Fire Station - Fairview 9-23-2010 The Tennessean
3 Homes Destroyed, 3 Damaged in Massive Fire - Clarksville 9-22-2010 WSMV
Family Escapes Early Morning House Fire - Nashville 9-22-2010 News Channel 5
Sprinkler Contains Fire in Recliner Warehouse - Chattanooga 9-21-2010 Times Free Press
Firefighters Battle Industrial Blaze - Karns 9-21-2010 WBIR
Apartment Blaze Displaces 18 - Knoxville 9-18-2010 Knox News
Six Hospitalized After Commercial Fire - Hardeman County 9-15-2010 Jackson Sun
Early Morning Fire Destroys Home - Franklin 9-14-2010 The Tennessean
Woman Escapes Burning Trailer - Elizabethton 9-14-2010 Johnson City Press
†Man Killed Using Gasoline to Burn Brush - McMinnville 9-13-2010 WSMV
†Man Dies in Weekend House Fire - Nashville 9-12-2010 News Channel 5
Woman Sentenced to 18 Years for Arson - Franklin 9-12-2010 The Tennessean
Kitchen Fire Damages Home - Ooltewah 9-9-2010 The Chattanoogan
Firefighters to Climb in 9/11 Memorial - Nashville 9-8-2010 The Tennessean
Two Firefighters Injured in Apartment Fire - Memphis 9-7-2010 WREG
Firefighters Battle Morning House Fire - Knoxville 9-7-2010 WBIR
Medics Chill Patients to Avoid Brain Damage - Memphis 9-7-2010 Commercial Appeal
Fire Destroys Apartment Building - Rossville 9-7-2010 Times Free Press
Man Leaps from Window to Escape Fire - Nashville 9-6-2010 News Channel 5
Homeowners Escape House Fire - Johnson City 9-3-2010 Johnson City Press
Fire Forces Residents from Home - Maryville 9-3-2010 Volunteer TV
†Man Killed in Late Night Fire - Memphis 9-2-2010 ABC 24
Five Firefighters Injured Battling Blazes - Nashville 9-2-2010 The Tennessean
Fire Destroys Home - Clarksville 9-1-2010 Leaf-Chronicle
†22-Year Old Dies in Fire - Tullahoma 9-1-2010 Tullahoma News
 
August, 2010

Reported Fatalities for Month:

10

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Date Source
Firefighters Rescue Man from Grain Bin - Maury County 8-31-2010 News Channel 5
Man Saved from Fire Caused by Cigarette - Knoxville 8-31-2010 WBIR
Department Investigating Two Home Fires - Gallatin 8-30-2010 The Tennessean
Fire Strikes Future Mosque Site - Murfreesboro 8-29-2010 Daily News Journal
Firefighters Battle Large Blaze - Nashville 8-28-2010 News Channel 5
Duplex Fire Displaces Two Families - Morristown 8-26-2010 WBIR
†Woman Dies After Being Pulled from Fire - Franklin 8-25-2010 WKRN
Fire Damages Million-Dollar Charity Home - Brentwood 8-23-2010 WSMV
Fire Damages Furniture Business - Franklin 8-21-2010 Williamson Herald
Fire Destroys Home - Shelbyville 8-19-2010 Times Gazette
†Man Found Dead in Outbuilding Fire - Sparta 8-18-2010 The Expositor
†Man Dies from Burns Sustained in Forklift Accident - Dickson 8-18-2010 News Channel 5
Department Seeks Grant to Add Firefighters - Nashville 8-15-2010 WSMV
Man Injured in House Fire - Chattanooga 8-14-2010 Times Free Press
Firefighter Hospitalized Following Blaze - Knoxville 8-14-2010 WBIR
Lightning Sparks Apartment Blaze - Memphis 8-13-2010 Commercial Appeal
Two Fires Quickly Extinguished - Johnson City 8-12-2010 Johnson City Press
Station Staffing Results in Quick Extinguishment - Baxter 8-12-2010 Herald-Citizen
Firefighters Battle Blaze in the Heat - Murfreesboro 8-11-2010 News Channel 5
School Bus Fire Causes Evacuation of Students - Cleveland 8-9-2010 Daily Banner
Firefighter Killed in Afghanistan IED Incident - Ashland City 8-9-2010 WSMV
†Two-year-old Girl Dies in House Fire - Greene County 8-9-2010 WATE
House Fire Reaches Two Alarms - Nashville 8-9-2010 News Channel 5
††Fire Kills Couple, Destroys Home - Jackson 8-7-2010 Jackson Sun
Towing Company Goes Up in Flames - Memphis 8-5-2010 WREG
†Woman Killed in Mobile Home Fire - Montgomery County 8-5-2010 Leaf-Chronicle
††Couple Dies in House Fire - Hawkins County 8-4-2010 WATE
Three Firefighters Injured Battling Blaze - Loudon 8-4-2010 Volunteer TV
Home Burns in Early Morning Fire - Knoxville 8-4-2010 WATE
Fire Destroys Two Homes Under Construction - Nashville 8-3-2010 News Channel 5
†Camper Fire Leaves One Dead - Millersville 8-2-2010 WKRN
Fire Rips Through Industrial Facility - Memphis 8-2-2010 WMCTV
Suspected Meth Fire Sends One to Burn Unit - Clinton 8-2-2010 KnoxNews.com
Dept. Promotes Inaugural Citizens Fire Academy - Johnson City 8-1-2010 Johnson City Press
Dog Alerts Family to Fire - Nashville 8-1-2010 WSMV
 
July, 2010

Reported Fatalities for Month:

7

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Date Source
Three People Injured in House Fire - Memphis 7-31-2010 My Fox Memphis
Fire Committee Grapples with Rising Costs - Dyer County 7-31-2010 State Gazette
Captain Receives Medal of Valor for Actions in Flood - Brentwood 7-30-2010 The Tennessean
Fire Leaves Family of 10 Homeless - Chattanooga 7-29-2010 Times Free Press
Crews Respond to Propane Cylinder Fire - Chattanooga 7-28-2010 The Chattanoogan
Couple Loses Home to Fire - Sevier County 7-28-2010 WBIR
Smoking in Bed Ignites Apartment Fire - Knoxville 7-28-2010 KnoxNews.com
†Body Found in Burned Home - Madison County 7-27-2010 Jackson Sun
Firefighter Suffers Heat Exhaustion Battling Blaze - Nashville 7-27-2010 WKRN
100+ Test for Four Firefighter Positions - Hendersonville 7-27-2010 The Tennessean
Lightning Causes Multiple House Fires; No Injuries - Hamilton Co. 7-26-2010 The Chattanoogan
Flood Victim's Home Damaged by Fire; Pets Killed - Nashville 7-23-2010 News Channel 5
Security Guard "Hero" in Apartment Fire Rescue - Memphis 7-23-2010 WREG
Several Firefighters Treated Following House Fire - Hixon 7-23-2010 WRCB
†Mobile Home Explosion, Fire Leaves One Dead - Sweetwater 7-22-2010 Volunteer TV
Trench Rescue Takes Four Hours - Ooltewah 7-22-2010 The Chattanoogan
Multiple Agencies Battle Mini Storage Blaze - Sevierville 7-21-2010 WBIR
†Woman Killed in Apartment Fire - Memphis 7-21-2010 ABC 24
Two Children Injured in House Fire - Memphis 7-20-2010 WMCTV
Fire Damages Former Bible Factory - Nashville 7-20-2010 The Tennessean
Home Sustains Damage in Fire - East Ridge 7-20-2010 The Chattanoogan
†Man Dies from Meth Explosion Burns - Jackson 7-19-2010 Jackson Sun
Passing Firefighter Alerts Residents to Fire - Knoxville 7-19-2010 KnoxNews.com
Fire Service Delivery Challenges City Leaders - Ft. Oglethorpe 7-19-2010 WRCB
†House Fire Claims Elderly Woman - Cookeville 7-18-2010 Herald-Citizen
City Fire Department Sued Over Rekindle - Chattanooga 7-15-2010 The Chattanoogan
Water Supply Issues Leave Home a Total Loss - Hamilton County 7-13-2010 News Channel 9
Kitchen Fire Injures One - Chattanooga 7-13-2010 The Chattanoogan
Small Fire Extinguished in Elementary School - Union County 7-13-2010 Volunteer TV
Home Extensively Damaged in Fire - Hixon 7-12-2010 The Chattanoogan
Should Cities Require Fire Suppression Systems? - Williamson Co. 7-11-2010 The Tennessean
Woman Rescued After Jumping from Burning Boat - Chattanooga 7-7-2010 The Chattanoogan
No Injuries in Afternoon Duplex Fire - Chattanooga 7-7-2010 The Chattanoogan
†Man Dies After Rescue from Burning Home - Hamblen County 7-7-2010 WBIR
Shopping Center Damaged by Fire - Memphis 7-6-2010 WHBQ
†Fatal House Fire Claims Man - Sevierville 7-2-2010 KnoxNews.com
 
June, 2010

Reported Fatalities for Month:

6

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Date Source
Fire Rips Through Church - Memphis 6-29-2010 WREG
Candle Appears to be Cause of Apartment Fire - Knoxville 6-29-2010 WBIR
†Quadriplegic Killed in House Fire - Memphis 6-28-2010 WREG
New Townhome Heavily Damaged by Fire - Nashville 6-25-2010 News Channel 5
††Mother, Son Die in House Fire - Livingston 6-24-2010 Herald-Citizen
Home Damaged by Fire - Nashville 6-22-2010 News Channel 5
Massive Warehouse Fire Near Downtown - Memphis 6-22-2010 WREG
Overnight Fire Damages House - Chattanooga 6-21-2010 The Chattanoogan
House Fire Started by 4-Year-Old - Chattanooga 6-20-2010 The Chattanoogan
Firefighters Quickly Extinguish Blaze - Chattanooga 6-20-2010 The Chattanoogan
Fire Causes Extensive Damage; Injures 2 Firefighters - Chattanooga 6-18-2010 The Chattanoogan
†Early Morning Apartment Fire Claims One - Memphis 6-17-2010 WMCTV
Fire Reveals Meth Lab - Memphis 6-17-2010 WREG
Home Destroyed by Blaze - Murfreesboro 6-16-2010 News Channel 5
Chiefs, Finance Chair Talk Out Financial Flames - Marshall Co. 6-16-2010 Marshall Co. Tribune
Lightning Hits Home, Starts Fire - Knox County 6-14-2010 WATE
Extreme Heat Complicates Job for Firefighters - Nashville 6-13-2010 News Channel 5
Trailer Fire Sends Two FFs to Hospital - Hamilton County 6-13-2010 The Chattanoogan
Volunteer Department Adds Lifepak 15 Monitors - Sumner County 6-12-2010 The Tennessean
†82-Year-Old Woman Dies in House Fire - Rockwood 6-11-2010 Roane Co. News
†Woman Dies in Mobile Home Fire - Gibson County 6-11-2010 Jackson Sun
Four Firefighters Injured in Blaze - Memphis 6-11-2010 WREG
Eight Fire Companies Battle Blaze - Chattanooga 6-11-2010 The Chattanoogan
Fire Chiefs Seek Community Support - Marshall County 6-11-2010 Marshall Co. Tribune
Lightning May Have Caused House Fire - Wilson County 6-11-2010 Wilson Post
Five Injured in Apartment Fire - Memphis 6-8-2010 WREG
Early Morning Fire Destroys Home - Baxter 6-8-2010 Herald - Citizen
Hazardous Materials Officer Job Posted - Hamilton County 6-7-2010 Hamilton Co. Govt.
Home Heavily Damaged in Blaze - Hamilton County 6-7-2010 The Chattanoogan
Grease Fire Injures Two - Baxter 6-4-2010 Herald-Citizen
Fire Chief Stepping Down After 37 Years - Nolensville 6-4-2010 The Tennessean
Firefighters Rescue Couple from House Fire - Dyer County 6-2-2010 State Gazette
Rental Home Damaged in Blaze - Cookeville 6-2-2010 Herald-Citizen
Highway 58 VFD Responds to House Fire - Harrison 6-1-2010 WDEF
 
May, 2010

Reported Fatalities for Month:

2

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Date Source
Boy Alerts Family, Police to House Fire - Memphis 5-29-2010 WREG
Fire Causes Heavy Damage to Home - Maryville 5-29-2010 WBIR
VFD Struggles to Stay in Operation - Deer Lodge 5-27-2010 WATE
Firefighters Respond to Overnight Commercial Fire - Chattanooga 5-27-2010 WDEF
Fireworks Lead to $700K House Fire - Hamilton County 5-26-2010 The Chattanoogan
Van Fire Spreads to House; Total Loss - Jackson 5-26-2010 Jackson Sun
Editorial Lauds Service Consolidation - Rutherford County 5-25-2010 Daily News Journal
Family Escapes Burning Mobile Home - Newport 5-25-2010 Newport Plain Talk
Firefighters Respond to Overnight Hotel Fire - Caryville 5-25-2010 WBIR
Teen, Child Escape Apartment Fire - Knoxville 5-25-2010 WBIR
Firefighter Injured in Early AM Blaze - Nashville 5-24-2010 News Channel 5
Home Burns; Another Damaged from Blaze - New Market 5-24-2010 WATE
Dept. Responds to Two Sprinkler Saves in One Day - Columbia 5-23-2010 Columbia Fire Dept
Officer Rescues Children from Blaze - Lawrenceburg 5-22-2010 WSMV
House, Horse Trailer Damaged by Flames - White County 5-20-2010 The Expositor
†Woman Found Dead After Apartment Fire - Nashville 5-19-2010 News Channel 5
Daring High-Speed Rescue - Bradley County 5-18-2010 WRCB
Woman Hospitalized Following House Fire - Rutherford County 5-18-2010 The Tennessean
Two Houseboats Destroyed by Fire - Center Hill Lake 5-17-2010 WJLE
Quick Work Halts Small Fire in High Rise - Chattanooga 5-14-2010 The Chattanoogan
Planning Pays Off During Floods - Franklin 5-12-2010 The Tennessean
Departments Learn to Expect the Unexpected - Brentwood 5-12-2010 The Tennessean
Firefighters Aid One of their Own - Nashville 5-11-2010 WKRN
†Woman Killed in Trailer Fire - Morristown 5-10-2010 Kingsport Times
Four Injured at Extended Stay Fire - East Ridge 5-7-2010 WRCB
Smoking in Bed Causes $30K Fire - Chattanooga 5-6-2010 News Channel 9
September is Campus Fire Safety Month in Tennessee - Nashville 5-5-2010 MTAS/CTAS
Electrical Fire Evacuates Airport Hilton - Alcoa 5-4-2010 The Daily Times
One Home Destroyed, 2 Damaged in Overnight Fire - Franklin 5-3-2010 Williamson Herald
 
April, 2010

Reported Fatalities for Month:

5

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Date Source
Fire Damages Home - Union City 4-29-2010 NWTN Today
Van Fire Extends to Mobile Home - Greene County 4-28-2010 Greeneville Sun
Live Wires May Have Sparked House Fire - Memphis 4-27-2010 WREG
Woman Hospitalized Following Apartment Fire - Johnson City 4-27-2010 Johnson City Press
Warehouse Fire Causes Major Damage - Chattanooga 4-25-2010 WRCB
†Body Found Two Days After House Fire - Perry County 4-20-2010 WSMV
Teen Seriously Hurt in House Fire - Hardin County 4-20-2010 Jackson Sun
Family Escapes Mobile Home Blaze - Franklin 4-19-2010 WKRN
Man Critical Following Rescue from House Fire - Memphis 4-19-2010 WREG
Fight with Bees Sparks House Fire - Greene County 4-16-2010 Greeneville Sun
Two Overnight Fires Keep Firefighters Busy - Knox County 4-16-2010 WBIR
House Fire Claims Family Pet - Hamilton County 4-14-2010 The Chattanoogan
Firefighter Injured in Tanker Crash - Madison County 4-12-2010 WBBJ-TV
†House Fire Leaves Woman Dead - Soddy-Daisy 4-11-2010 WTVC
Fire Leaves Home a Total Loss - Franklin 4-9-2010 Williamson Herald
†Apartment Fire Burn Victim Dies at VUMC - Greeneville 4-9-2010 Greeneville Sun
Home Destroyed by Fire - Hamilton County 4-8-2010 The Chattanoogan
Resident Burned in Apartment Fire - Greeneville 4-8-2010 Greeneville Sun
†Kitchen Fire Leaves Woman Dead - Morristown 4-6-2010 WBIR
Fire at Oxygen Services Building - Hamilton County 4-5-2010 The Chattanoogan
No Injuries in Multi-Home Fire - Chattanooga 4-5-2010 The Chattanoogan
†Man Dies in House Fire - Cocke County 4-5-2010 WATE
Firefighters Battle Blaze, Hot Weather - Greene County 4-3-2010 Greeneville Sun
Three Injured in Easter Vigil Blaze - Knoxville 4-3-2010 Knox News
Councilman Blames Codes for 5-Alarm Blaze - Nashville 4-2-2010 News Channel 5
Fire Destroys 3 Homes, Damages 2 - Nashville 4-2-2010 News Channel 5
 
March, 2010

Reported Fatalities for Month:

7

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Date Source
Home Gutted by Overnight Fire - Mt. Juliet 3-31-2010 News Channel 5
Relative's CPR, Firefighter's AED Saves Life - Cookeville 3-30-2010 Herald Citizen
County Breaks Ground on Fire Station - Montgomery County 3-30-2010 Leaf Chronicle
Century-Old Mansion Destroyed by Fire - Nashville 3-30-2010 News Channel 5
No Sprinklers Required in Old Building - Murfreesboro 3-28-2010 Daily News Journal
Mechanic Critical Following Garage Fire - Nashville 3-28-2010 News Channel 5
†House Fire Claims Vietnam Veteran - Memphis 3-27-2010 ABC 24
Fire Destroys Bar, 3 Other Businesses - Clarksville 3-27-2010 Leaf Chronicle
House Fire Leaves One Critical - Nashville 3-27-2010 News Channel 5
Home Completely Destroyed by Fire - White County 3-25-2010 Sparta Expositor
†Man's Body Found in House Fire - Roane County 3-24-2010 WATE
Four Candidates Remain for Fire Chief's Job - Columbia 3-23-2010 Daily Herald
Department Battles Apartment Blaze - Knoxville 3-22-2010 WBIR
Man Injured in Car-Ignited House Fire - Nashville 3-21-2010 News Channel 5
Historic Downtown Building Burns - Murfreesboro 3-21-2010 Daily News Journal
Cigarette Suspected in Starting Apartment Fire - Nashville 3-20-2010 News Channel 5
Fire Causes Power Outage - Cookeville 3-18-2010 Herald Citizen
Late Night Fire Causes Heavy Damage - Chattanooga 3-17-2010 The Chattanoogan
Meth Lab May Have Caused House Fire - Chattanooga 3-16-2010 The Chattanoogan
Fire Destroys Log Home - Greene County 3-16-2010 Greeneville Sun
†Man Dies in Apartment Fire - Memphis 3-15-2010 ABC 24
Fire Guts Home - Rutherford County 3-15-2010 Daily News Journal
†Man Dies After Accidentally Burning Himself - Blount County 3-12-2010 WATE
Boy Honored for Saving Family from Fire - Johnson City 3-12-2010 Tricities.com
Early AM Blaze Destroys Century-Old Home - Greene County 3-11-2010 Greeneville Sun
Townhome Fire Displaces Four - Nashville 3-10-2010 News Channel 5
Business Fire Causes Significant Damage - Greene County 3-10-2010 Greeneville Sun
†House Fire Claims Woman - Gibson 3-9-2010 Jackson Sun
Department Searching for Volunteers - Ashland City 3-9-2010 News Channel 5
†Man Dies from Injuries in Tanker Fire - Nashville 3-9-2010 News Channel 5
Two Homes, Garage Destroyed by Fire - Greene County 3-8-2010 Greeneville Sun
Cigarette Ignites Apartment Fire Displacing Families - Johnson City 3-8-2010 Tricities.com
Hundreds Attend Smokey Mountain Weekend - Sevier County 3-7-2010 WBIR
Department Receives Grant for Rescue Tools - Maury County 3-7-2010 Daily Herald
Vacant House Destroyed by Fire - Chattanooga 3-7-2010 The Chattanoogan
Wood Stove Blamed for House Fire - Baxter 3-6-2010 Herald Citizen
†Elderly Woman Dies in House Fire - Millington 3-5-2010 ABC 24
Pizza Place Catches Fire - Nashville 3-5-2010 News Channel 5
Fatal Duplex Fire Ruled Accidental - Nashville 3-5-2010 News Channel 5
Home Lost to Fire - Dyer County 3-3-2010 State Gazette
Safe Haven Goes Up in Flames - Jackson 3-2-2010 Jackson Sun
Fire Destroys Large Home - Greene County 3-1-2010 Greeneville Sun
 
February, 2010

Reported Fatalities for Month:

7

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Date Source
Apartment Fire Leads to Evacuation - Knox County 2-28-2010 WBIR
House Suffers Heavy Fire Damage - Chattanooga 2-27-2010 The Chattanoogan
No Injuries Reported in Fire at Tower - Murfreesboro 2-27-2010 Daily News Journal
City Reports 10 Fire Deaths This Year - Memphis 2-26-2010 ABC 24
City Plans for Future Growth, Fire Protection - Crossville 2-26-2010 Crossville Chronicle
Meth Lab Catches Fire - Rhea County 2-26-2010 Herald-News
Firefighters Douse Apartment Fire - Greene County 2-26-2010 Greeneville Sun
Department Seeks Strategic Plan for Accreditation - Brentwood 2-25-2010 Williamson Herald
Fire Totals House - Baxter 2-24-2010 Herald Citizen
Blaze Leaves Three Homeless - Crossville 2-24-2010 Crossville Chronicle
†House Fire Claims 89-Year-Old Woman - Memphis 2-24-2010 WREG
Fire Destroys Residence - Greene County 2-23-2010 Greeneville Sun
City Firefighters Respond to Duplex Blaze - Dyersburg 2-23-2010 State Gazette
City Contemplates Providing Its Own EMS - Tullahoma 2-22-2010 News Channel 5
Fire Leaves Family of Five Homeless - Chattanooga 2-22-2010 The Chattanoogan
Fire Damages Home - Nashville 2-22-2010 News Channel 5
††Elderly Couple Killed in House Fire - Memphis 2-20-2010 ABC 24
Family Loses Pet in House Fire - Nashville 2-20-2010 News Channel 5
Three Escape Morning House Fire - Chattanooga 2-19-2010 The Chattanoogan
Propane Heater Causes Tent City Fire - Nashville 2-18-2010 News Channel 5
Cigarette Starts, Sprinkler Stops Senior High Rise Fire - Nashville 2-17-2010 News Channel 5
††Duplex Fire Claims Two Children - Chattanooga 2-16-2010 The Chattanoogan
Fire, EMS Crews Train for Disaster - Memphis 2-16-2010 ABC 24
Fire Damages Home - Nashville 2-16-2010 News Channel 5
Mobile Home Destroyed in Blaze - Puryear 2-16-2010 Post-Intelligencer
New Fire Station a Hot Topic - Fairview 2-16-2010 The Tennessean
Mobile Home Fire Displaces Two - Nashville 2-15-2010 News Channel 5
Kitchen Fire Damages Apartment - Nashville 2-14-2010 News Channel 5
Lighter Starts Blaze, Injures Boy - Rhea County 2-12-2010 Rhea Herald News
†Fire Claims Woman, Smoking while on Oxygen - Knox County 2-12-2010 WATE
Family Barely Escapes Home Fire - Shelby County 2-11-2010 WREG
Fire Destroys Home Near Kentucky Lake - Paris Landing 2-11-2010 Post-Intelligencer
†Homeless Man Dead in Auto Shop Fire - Memphis 2-11-2010 ABC 24
No Injuries Reported in House Fire - Chattanooga 2-9-2010 The Chattanoogan
Home Fire Due to Propane Heater - Hamilton County 2-8-2010 The Chattanoogan
Home Damaged by Fire - Knoxville 2-7-2010 WBIR
Apartment Fire Evacuates High-Rise - Chattanooga 2-6-2010 The Chattanoogan
Fire Destroys Condo, Others Damaged - Blountville 2-5-2010 Tricities.com
Community Could Get First Fire Station - Rutherford 2-3-2010 News Channel 5
Townhome Fire Contained - Signal Mountain 2-3-2010 The Chattanoogan
Good Samaritans Warn of Fire - Jackson 2-2-2010 Jackson Sun
Residents Escape Mobile Home Fire - Lincoln County 2-1-2010 Elk Valley Times
 
January, 2010

Reported Fatalities for Month:

13

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Date Source
Apartment Fire Leaves Several Families in Cold - Nashville 1-30-2010 News Channel 5
Sprinklers Extinguish Machinery Fire - Franklin 1-29-2010 Tennessean
Firefighters Contain House Fire - Chattanooga 1-28-2010 The Chattanoogan
Two Residences Lost to Fire - Houston County 1-26-2010 Stewart Houston Times
Rescue Squad, Fire Service to Merge - Stewart County 1-26-2010 Stewart Houston Times
Multiple Structures at Resort Destroyed by Fire - Cocke County 1-25-2010 Greeneville Sun
Business Destroyed by Blaze - Knoxville 1-24-2010 WBIR
†††††Five Killed in Duplex Fire - Nashville
Working Smoke Alarms may have Saved 5 Lives - Nashville
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††Man, Infant Killed in Mobile Home Fire - Martin 1-22-2010 NWTN Today
Home Destroyed by Fire - Jefferson County 1-22-2010 WBIR
No Injuries in Apartment Fire - Chattanooga 1-21-2010 The Chattanoogan
House Fire Becomes Murder Investigation - Pulaski 1-20-2010 News Channel 5
17 People Displaced by Apartment Fire - Collegedale 1-20-2010 The Chattanoogan
Early Morning Fire Destroys Home - Greene County 1-19-2010 Greeneville Sun
Department Opens New Fire Headquarters - Maury County 1-17-2010 Daily Herald
Fire Displaces Three Families - Chattanooga 1-17-2010 The Chattanoogan
Tree Limb Sparks House Fire - Knoxville 1-16-2010 WBIR
Lack of Resources Limits Firefighters - Spring Hill 1-16-2010 News Channel 5
†Elderly Woman Dies from House Fire - Memphis 1-15-2010 WREG
Two Families Displaced by Fire - Nashville 1-15-2010 News Channel 5
Firefighters Battle Two Blazes - Jackson 1-14-2010 Jackson Sun
Fire Leaves Couple in Cold - Crossville 1-14-2010 Crossville Chronicle
Man Escapes House Fire - Murfreesboro 1-14-2010 News Channel 5
Evening Fire Destroys Home - Lincoln County 1-13-2010 Elk Valley Times
Fire Displaces Family - Goodlettsville 1-13-2010 News Channel 5
Man Escapes Fire with Nothing - Rhea County 1-12-2010 The Herald-News
Electrical Malfunction Likely Cause of House Fire - Chattanooga 1-12-2010 The Chattanoogan
Fire Destroys Home - Greene County 1-12-2010 Greeneville Sun
Fire Death Believed to be Homicide - Putnam County  1-11-2010 Herald-Citizen
Fireplace Spark Ignites House Fire; 6 Pets Lost - Hamilton County 1-11-2010 The Chattanoogan
Firefighter Injured at Industrial Blaze - Lawrenceburg 1-10-2010 Daily Herald
Family Loses Everything in House Fire - Clarksville 1-10-2010 Leaf-Chronicle
††Trailer Fire Kills 2, Injures 2 - Carter County 1-10-2010 TriCities.com
Space Heater Causes Business Fire - Nashville 1-10-2010 News Channel 5
Man Critical Following Hotel Fire - Memphis 1-10-2010 ABC 24
Home Destroyed in Huge Fire - Nashville 1-9-2010 News Channel 5
Kitchen Fire Damages Home - Chattanooga 1-9-2010 The Chattanoogan
Ice Prevents Crews from Reaching Blaze - New Market 1-8-2010 WATE
Squad Member Injured, Truck Damaged in Crash - LaFollette 1-8-2010 WATE
Firefighters Battle Cold, Warehouse Fire - Memphis 1-8-2010 ABC 24
Massive Fire Levels Sausage Plant - Lebanon 1-8-2010 News Channel 5
Fire Destroys Condo; Damages Others - Maryville 1-8-2010 WATE
Laundry Room Fire Snuffed Out - Chattanooga 1-8-2010 The Chattanoogan
†Man Found Dead After House Fire - Memphis 1-7-2010 WREG
Family Displaced Following House Fire - Maryville 1-7-2010 WATE
†One Person Dies in House Fire - Columbia 1-6-2010 News Channel 5
Home Sprinklers Unlikely in County Code - Bedford County 1-6-2010 Times-Gazette
Several Motel Rooms Damaged in Fire - Greene County 1-6-2010 Greeneville Sun
Bed & Breakfast Catches Fire - Clay County 1-6-2010 News Channel 5
Home, Business Destroyed in Blaze - Shelbyville 1-5-2009 Times-Gazette
Firefighter Injured in Late Night House Fire - Chattanooga 1-5-2010 The Chattanoogan
Family at Church; Home Catches Fire - Jackson 1-5-2010 Jackson Sun
Couples Save Woman from House Fire - Crossville 1-5-2010 Crossville Chronicle
Two Occupants Escape House Fire - East Ridge 1-5-2010 The Chattanoogan
†Man Killed in Early Morning Fire - Murfreesboro 1-4-2010 News Channel 5
Fire Damages Home - Greene County 1-4-2010 Greeneville Sun
Councilman's House Destroyed by Fire - Algood 1-4-2010 Herald-Citizen
Space Heater Causes Fire, Heavy Damage Reported - Clarksville 1-4-2010 Leaf-Chronicle
Sprinklers Help Contain Small Fire at Newspaper Office - Dyersburg 1-2-2010 State Gazette
 

 

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