ELIZABETHTON — Candles or smoking material was suspected of starting an early morning fire Thursday in an apartment building at 711 W. H St. Three families were left temporarily without shelter as a result of the fire, which caused fire damage to
Aug 18, 2017 at 9:33 PM
"I think they are the greatest. They saved my life."
ELIZABETHTON — A benefit ride in memory of Dustin Curtis will be held this weekend. Curtis was a firefighter with the Elizabethton Fire Departmentwho was killed in a motorcycle accident on Mother's. Day.
Thousands of folks across the region participated in the many events happening across Northeast Tennessee for Independence Day. Here is a roundup of the Fourth of July festivities that happened in Elizabethton, Erwin and Johnson City.
ELIZABETHTON — In a policy change made this week, residents of Elizabethton will be required to obtain a burn permit in order to have a fire larger than a campfire.
ELIZABETHTON — A small dog died in an apartment fire on Lynn Avenue on Tuesday afternoon.
ELIZABETHTON — The Kiwanis Club of Elizabethton presented its first Distinguished Service Award to firefighters from the Elizabethton Fire Department and the Hampton Volunteer Fire Department who went to Gatlinburg last month to fight the wildfires that destroyed sections of that community.
ELIZABETHTON — Hundreds of structures were burned in Gatlinburg this week, but that figure could have been much higher if some firefighters from Elizabethton, Hampton and Rogersville had not made a stand at the Gatlinburg Falls Parkview Resort early Tuesday morning.
As of 11 a.m., the Johnson City Fire Department had dispatched 17 personnel, which included two engines and two ladder trucks.
ELIZABETHTON — Imagine being in Gatlinburg and not being able to spend money. Imagine every store in town is closed and there is no way for a parched firefighter to purchase a bottle of water or buy an energy bar at the end of a long shift on the
Nov 29, 2016 at 5:10 PM
ELIZABETHTON — Two-year-old Sara Keeling lost her battle for life Friday, just a day after her mother, Dana Keeling, 20, died at Johnson City Medical Center.
A fire Wednesday in an Elizabethton apartment claimed a second life Friday, according to the Elizabethton Police Department.
ELIZABETHTON — A mother told 911 dispatchers she and her daughter were trapped in their burning apartment Wednesday evening, staying on the line until she lost consciousness.
The Elizabethton Fire Department has issued a ban on open burning until further notice. At this time, the ban does not include grilling or burn pits.
ELIZABETHTON — Some of the newest firefighters in the region spent Monday and Tuesday learning all the fundementals of using ladders.