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Public Safety

  • Fire Prevention Week Oct. 4-10, 2015

        METRO-Candles are perfect for creating a romantic or relaxing atmosphere or for filling a room with a wonderful scent. However, they should always be used with caution. Nobody wants a special candlelit dinner to turn into a nightmare. Here are some tips for avoiding fire risks around candles.
        Choose the right candle holder

  • THP plans driver license safety checkpoints during Oct. 4th week

        The Tennessee Highway Patrol will conduct driver license roadside safety checkpoints during the week of Oct. 4 on Tenn. 329 and Glades Road in Morgan County. Recognizing the danger presented to the public by unqualified drivers, troopers will concentrate their efforts on vehicles being operated by drivers who violate the driver license laws of Tennessee.
        The THP has found these driver license roadside safety checkpoints to be an effective means of enforcing driver license laws of Tennessee while ensuring the protection of all motorists.

  • THP plans roadside safety checkpoints Sept. 5

        The Tennessee Highway Patrol will conduct driver license roadside safety checkpoints and safety belt checkpoints on Sept. 5 in Morgan County.
        Recognizing the danger presented to the public by unqualified drivers, Troopers will concentrate their efforts on vehicles being operated by drivers who violate the driver license laws of Tennessee.

  • Become a Red Cross volunteer for your county today

        To sign up begin by going here: http://www.redcross.org/tn/knoxville
    Complete a short application with a valid email to receive an email to volunteer connection (click the link to verify email address)
        Follow Prompts for creating your Volunteer Connection profile and initiate background check.
        Begin your free training as a disaster responder
        American Red Cross/ East Tennessee Chapter
        Naomi Caudle/Disaster Program Specialist.

  • THP plans checkpoint

        The Tennessee Highway Patrol will conduct driver license roadside safety checkpoints during the week of August 23 on State Tenn. 62 at Petit Lane in Morgan County.
        Recognizing the danger presented to the public by unqualified drivers, troopers will concentrate their efforts on vehicles being operated by drivers who violate the driver license laws of Tennessee.

  • Fireworks safety tips

        Fireworks safety tips:
While it is best to leave fireworks to the professionals, if you plan to have fireworks at your celebration, follow these precautions and set some rules in advance.

  • THP plans safety checkpoints week of April 12
  • South Morgan County Fire Departments undergo stringent public protection classification

    By PJVFD Chief Dennis Brock

        To determine a community’s Public Protection Classification (PPC™), Insurance Service Office (ISO) conducts a field survey. Expert ISO staff visited the community to observe and evaluate features of the fire protection systems. Using a manual called the Fire Suppression Rating Schedule (FSRS), ISO objectively evaluates four major areas:
    Emergency Communications Systems (911)

  • Teach kids fire safety

        One of the primary causes of residential fire deaths and injuries for children younger than 10 is playing with a heat source, which includes lighters and matches. It’s a nationwide problem that the Tennessee State Fire Marshal’s Office hopes parents will address by following some simple safety tips.

  • Portable heater safety is crucial during winter storm

        As sub-zero temperatures continue to linger across Tennessee for the remainder of the week, the State Fire Marshal’s Office urges residents to stay safe when using portable heaters to keep warm.