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Motorcycle Crash

Feb 2016 Run No 49-1

February 28, 2016 Run No 47 and 49 1554 hours
Dandridge Fire dispatched for a vehicle crash. Engine 777 and Truck 770 would respond first due. While en route communications would advise that the crash would involve a motorcycle with one patient. EMS would call for the medical helicopter which would signal another alarm for DFD to cover the landing zone. Engine 772 would arrive just as the helicopter would be landing. Highway 25-70 would be closed at Dumplin Loop Road for almost one hour while crews assisted EMS and cleared the roadway. Engine 772 would have to be released to another alarm (Run No 50 fire/explosion) located in the DFD District on Cedar School Road. Witnesses of the motorcycle crash say that that a pot hole in the roadway caused the crash. No firefighter injuries were reported.

Photo by; S.Cameron

Structure Fire

Feb 2016 Run No 22-1Feb 2016 run No 22-2
Photos by: P. McKinney

February 11, 2016   2038 hours
Engine 772, Engine 771 and Tanker 780 of DFD would be dispatched to 226 John Way for the report of a residential structure fire. Upon arrival of Captain Spoone the call would be confirmed as a working fire. The single family dwelling would be 25% involved with no exposures. Lakeway Central Volunteer Fire Department (Tanker 472 and Support 495), New Market Volunteer Fire Department (Tanker 1 and Engine 1) would be the automatic mutual aid companies. White Pine Volunteer Fire Department (Tanker 1) would be moved to the DFD district for coverage. Crews would complete the job at 0010 on February 12, 2016.

Interstate 40

Feb 2016 Run 10-1


Feb 6, 2016  –   0900 hours  –   Run No 10
Engine 771, Truck 770, Support/Rehab 781 and Chief 701 would be dispatched for a vehicle crash. Upon arrival the Kenworth tractor would be on its top with no entrapment. Fuel and oil spills were contained with and onsite dam being built by Truck 770 while Engine 771 staged for fire control. No firefighter injuries reported.
Photos by: P. McKinney


Feb 2016 Run 10-3