Category Archive for "News"

WE NEED YOUR HELP!!!!!

This year, the Sumner County Government voted not to increase our funding.  Our costs to maintain equipment and update equipment is growing however.  Since our funding from the government is NOT increasing this year, it is more important to us

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Responses for July 2014

In July, The Highland VFD had the following call Stats: Medical: 35 Structure Fire: 6 MVA: 3  1 with extrication Fire Alarm: 2 Fire Investigation: 3 Vehicle Fire: 1 Line Down: 1 Total: 51

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MVA Response on 5/1/2014

On 5/1 Engine 1 responded mutual aid to Gallatin Community VFD on a MVA with entrapment. Units assisted in freeing the patient from the car. Engine 1 crew also assisted with shutting down Highway 109 at South Tunnel Rd and

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The HVFD in Training

Today, In order to better our response to emergencies in our private vehicles and our department apparatus, all of our members took state required driver training. This is only a small portion of the driver training our members go through

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4/24 & 4/25 responses

On 4/24 HVFD Engine 1 responded into the City of Westmoreland to assist with a trailer fire. The trailer was carrying hay.  The fire was quickly brought under control. Oak Grove VFD, Westmoreland FD, and South East VFD responded.  On

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Thank you to all of Sumner County Dispatchers

It is National Telecommunicator Week!!! We would like to thank our dispatchers at Sumner Co EMS. They have a lot to handle and do a great job with all their responsibilites.  They dispatch for 8 Volunteer Fire Departments, and up

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Watch out for Motorcycles!!!!

There have been several wrecks involving cars vs motorcycles in the area lately.  That being said, the warmer weather means motorcycles will be out more…please share the road and watch for them. Like the picture says, look twice and save

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NO BURNING OUT DOORS!!!

All of Sumner County is currently under a Wind Advisory and a Red Flag Warning by the National Weather Service.  This windy dry weather is expected to continue until tomorrow.  State Forestry is also not giving out burn permits for today

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Call for 4/1/2014

Yesterday Brush 1 and Engine 1 responded to a grass fire in the area of Highway 109 and W Roberts Rd. Crews arrived and found approx. 1 acre on fire.   The fire was quickly brought under control. It was started

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Donated Equipment from Almaville VFD

We would like to send a huge thank you to the Almaville Fire Department in Rutherford Co for their generous donation of a foam pro pack. This is a very expensive piece of equipment that we couldn’t afford on our

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