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Monthly Archive

January 2018

Welcome to our Archives page. On this page you will find a total of 5 of our articles broken down into Months and Years.
Programs
502

Knox HomeBox

Knox HomeBox grants fire departments access to your home and loved ones during an emergency without property damage. Visit their website for more information.... read more..

SFD News
395

Kidde Recalls Fire Extinguishers with Plastic Handles Due to Failure to Discharge and Nozzle Detachment: One Death Reported

Posted 01-22-18 Recall Summary Name of Product: Kidde fire extinguishers with plastic handles Hazard: The fire extinguishers can become clogged or require excessive force to discharge and can fail ... read more..

Fire Prevention
548

Manufactured Home Safety

Overview: 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 hom... read more..

Fire Prevention
490

Heating Hazards; Portable Heaters

Overview: Tennessee suffered 33 deaths from portable heater fires from 2011-2016. An average of 98 portable heating fires and $2.37 million dollars in property loss are reported each year in Tennessee... read more..

Fire Prevention
485

Wood Stoves/Alternative Heating

Overview: Heating is one of the primary known causes of fires during the cold months (December, January, and February) in Tennessee. From 2011-2014, heating was responsible for 7% of all structure fir... read more..

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