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Manufactured Home Safety

Manufactured homes are transportable structures that are fixed to a chassis and specifically designed to be towed to a residential site. They are not the same as modular or prefabricated homes, which are factory-built and then towed in sections to be installed at a permanent location. The federal government regulates the construction of manufactured housing.

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Heating Hazards: Portable Heaters

Tennessee suffered 22 deaths from portable heater fires from 2010-2014. An average of 47 portable heating fires and $1.67 million dollars in property loss are reported each year in Tennessee.

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Winter Weather

The threat of winter fires is real. Use these national statistics to help citizens understand the severity and prevalence of winter fires. Although at its highest in December, residential building fire incidence
is collectively highest in the 3 winter months of January, February, and March.

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Dangers of Carbon Monoxide

3.1 Dangers of Carbon Monoxide

3.1.1 Carbon monoxide (CO) is a gas you cannot see, taste, or smell. It is often called “the invisible killer.” It is created when fossil fuels, such as kerosene, gasoline, coal, natural gas, propane, methane, or wood do not burn completely. CO gas can kill people and pets.

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Home Heating Safety

 9.1.1 Have a 3-foot (1 meter) “kid-free zone” around open fires and space heaters.

9.1.2 Supervise children whenever a wood or oil stove or other space heater is being used. Use a sturdy metal screen to prevent contact burns, which are more common than flame burns.

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Contact Us

Fire Code Enforcement
120 Gary Wade Blvd.
Sevierville, TN 37862
Fax 865.453.5518

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday
8:00am - 5:00pm

Fire Marshal JC Green
Office 865.868.1709