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Speeding motorcyclists slam into SUV after police chase

Two of three motorcyclists evading police ran a red light and crashed into an SUV Friday night on U.S. 70 in Arlington, severely injuring the two adult drivers and injuring an eight-year-old rider. The third motorcyclist was able to avoid the wreck. The incident began around 7 p.m. when the third motorcyclist sped off Old […]

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Bartlett firefighter promoted March 8

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Bartlett seeks donors for First Responders Monument

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First responders are the professionals likely to be the first on the scene of an emergency – fire fighters, police, sheriff’s deputies, and others who save lives and preserve both peace and property. Bartlett’s leaders think that the skills, training and sacrifices of these men and women deserve permanent recognition with a monument. The city […]

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At-a-Glance for Feb. 11, 2016

Freeman Park plans gain more citizens’ input About 25 people gathered at the Bartlett Recreation Center Monday night to hear plans on how the city will expand W.J. Freeman Park. Ideas included whether to keep the cricket pitch (a special field for playing cricket), as well as additions of multi-purpose athletic fields, primitive camping space, […]

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Tennessee’s fire death rate hits new low in 2015

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NASHVILLE — For the second consecutive year, Tennessee fire deaths decreased to a new state-record low while the number of lives saved by smoke alarms installed by the state’s fire departments continues to climb. The Tennessee State Fire Marshal’s Office (SFMO) announced Feb. 1 that fewer unintentional structure fire fatalities occurred in 2015 than in […]

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Arlington town board reviews 2015, kicks off 2016

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Arlington’s town board members heard updates on fire and sheriff’s services, reviewed business-building activities by the local chamber of commerce, and passed all action items on its agenda at the Jan. 4 monthly meeting. Fire report The monthly fire report for December included 104 runs (981 for the year, down compared to the previous year […]

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Minimize holiday fire risks

NASHVILLE — The winter holiday season should be a joyous time of year. However, certain types of fires and injuries associated with decorating are all too common. “December is the peak month for home candle fires,” said Tennessee Department of Commerce & Insurance Commissioner and State Fire Marshal Julie Mix McPeak. “Two out of five […]

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Weddendorf Award goes to Johnny Johnson

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Johnny Johnson, deputy fire marshal for the Bartlett Fire Department, has been honored with the Weddendorf Special Recognition Award for 2015. The department issued a statement saying, “Commander Johnson is an employee that expects the best of himself as displayed in the manner that he carries out his duties.” Johnson is a frequent volunteer as […]

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Bartlett Fire delivers $5K of local meals

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The Bartlett Fire Department expressed its appreciation over the past weekend for its reserve firefighters and their families who care enough to contribut to the community. Everyone’s efforts paid off when the department was able to buy groceries to help people through the Christmas holiday. Funds were raised through the recent annual pancake breakfast. Chief […]

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‘Pink Heals’ T-shirts net $3,500 donation

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The Bartlett Fire Department (BFD) presented a $3,500 check to the West Cancer Clinic at the Nov. 24 Bartlett city board meeting. The funds raised came from the sales of the BFD “Pink Heals” T-shirts. At the meeting, the department expressed appreciation for all who supported the cause by buying the shirts. Additional shirts from […]

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Shelby County News in Brief for Oct. 22, 2015

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Shelby County Fire Marshall issues burn ban Because of current weather conditions in the Mid-South, The Shelby County Fire Department has issued an immediate ban on all open burning throughout the areas the department serves in unincorporated Shelby County. This ban includes all residential trash, construction over use and open pit burning with and without […]

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