Commercial Structure Fire

DFD would start off Friday evening with two medical assist calls. At 2016 call 3 would be a 2 car vehicle crash on interstate 40 east bound at the 413 Mile Marker. While crews were still on the second medical assist and on the interstate, DFD would be called upon again (#4) to Mountain View Detention at 2039 hours for a working fire. Crews quickly contained fire to the area of origin.


2019 AWARD 2019

Dandridge Fire Department has been rewarded the Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG). The grant in the sum of $178,181.81 and a match from DFD of $17,000 (Total est. 196K) would be rewarded on September 20, 2019. The AFG will go to purchase 28 NEW Self Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA) and 56 NEW Air Cylinders.

Industrial Fire

September 25, 2019
1010 Hours
Dandridge Fire Department would be dispatched for the report of a commercial structure fire. Upon arrival of Engine 771 the alarm would be for a working fire with heavy fire blowing from the roof. Incident Command would quickly call for a 2nd alarm and followed closely by a 3rd and 4th alarm bringing all nine county fire departments to the scene. The fire at Silver Phoenix located at 950 Pine Drive Dandridge, TN would bring and additional task force in from three different counties. More that 40 plus firefighter battled the industrial fire with no injuries reported from crews battling the blaze or the three employees who escaped the fire.

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