Explosion and Fire

swanns camper fire

DFD dispatched for a explosion at around 0930 hours Saturday Sept 26, 2015. The explosion would turn out to be a pull behind camper used as a vacation home at a local camp ground. The explosion and fire would consume the camper.  Two adults and one child would be injuried and air lifited to the nearest trauma hospital.

Photo by: Chief Riley


Sept 2015 Run No 53-1
Sept 2015 Run No 53-2


Truck 770 dispatched to this mid morning crash. The 94 Ford Ranger would climb a large hill at the 419 East bound rest area before crashing into a 12′ x 12′ wood frame building. Truck 770 reported the damage was to the wood siding. No to minimal damage was done to the post and beam.

Structure Fire


Source: Scenic Helicopter Tours

The Dandridge Fire Department was requested for mutual aid form Northview Kodak VFD for  this residential structure fire September 14, 2015 at 1:18 p.m. Engine 776 would assist in the firefighting efforts while Tanker 780 was given the assignment of water shuttle.

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