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Fire Marshal’s Report On Central View School Finds Several Needs

Reopening the unoccupied Central View School building would cost over $2 million. That is according to a State Fire Marshal’s report. White County Director of Schools Kurt Dronebarger said in his opinion, making the repairs does not make sense. “Ultimately, there is no fiscal value in having that school open, and there’s really no academic value,” Dronebarger said. “As we’ve ... Read More »

Parkview School Plans Being Reviewed By State Fire Marshal’s Office

The Putnam County School Board has submitted the plans for the new Parkview School to the State Fire Marshal’s Office for review. The state office falls under the State Department of Commerce & Insurance. Communications Director Kevin Walters said inspectors will review the plans for building and fire safety items. “On average, a plan review takes about 14 days but ... Read More »

Clay Awaiting State Approval On Plans For Jail Project

Clay County has taken the next step in building a new jail by submitting project plans for state approval. Sheriff Brandon Boone said if the Tennessee Corrections Institute and Fire Marshal’s Office gives the okay, construction could go out for bid in February. “I think it is like 60 days it stays out to bid, and then we’ll go from ... Read More »

State Fire Marshal’s Office Hears Needs Of UC Volunteer FD

The Muddy Pond Volunteer Fire Department identified funding as its main need to the state Fire Marshal’s Office Friday. State officials visited Overton volunteer fire fighters as their first stop of several across the region. Fire Prevention Assistant Commissioner Gary Farley said he will bring the feedback to Nashville. “We’re going to be doing a 95 county tour across the ... Read More »

Cookeville Fire Dept Tips For Avoiding Kitchen Fires

Cooking is one of the leading causes of home fires. This is National Fire Prevention Week. Cookeville Fire Chief Daryl Blair said 66 percent of home fires start when food or cooking items ignite. Blair said knowing how to react to a grease fire can keep a bad situation from getting worse. “A lot of people their first reaction is ... Read More »