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We have firefighters currently out on Memory Lane in the area of Jim Thomas Road with power lines and trees down. Use caution when traveling in this area this morning. ... ExpandHide

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We want everyone to remain weather aware today. Consider your severe weather plans, and should you need us for any reason do not hesitate to dial 911. Our firefighters are at work, and ready to respond should any emergency arise. ... ExpandHide

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Blount County Schools will dismiss at noon today. ... ExpandHide

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Tonight firefighters have worked through training on their new equipment received through a grant. When time counts with a fire, firefighters must be familiar enough with their gear to don it within minutes.

At West Blount we believe it is important to learn our job to the best of our ability before we need to apply our skill, so that we may be more proficient when the time comes to apply what we know. Or firefighters are working hard to better learn their equipment, and be more proficient so that when life and property depend on seconds we can make the difference.
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