SFMO: Candle Fires Caused $12M in Damages, Claimed Nine Lives Since 2012

December 21, 2017

Nashville, TN (2017-12-20) Nothing spreads cheer quite like holiday decorations, but care must be taken to ensure your festive winter décor is fire-safe. To decrease the risk of a home fire, the Tennessee State Fire Marshal’s Office (SFMO) reminds consumers that popular holiday decorations such as candles and string lights can cause tragedy when not used correctly. [ Read More ]

TDOT Halts Highway Construction for Christmas Holiday

December 21, 2017

Nashville, TN (2017-12-20) Road construction won’t delay travelers during the Christmas and New Year’s holidays. The Tennessee Department of Transportation is once again halting all lane closure activity on interstates and state highways in anticipation of higher traffic volumes across the state. No temporary lane closures will be allowed for construction on Tennessee roadways beginning at 8:00 p.m. Friday, December 22, 2017 until 6:00 a.m. Tuesday, January 2, 2018. [ Read More ]

THP Urges Motorists to Watch Out for Deer

November 4, 2017

Nashville, TN (2017-11-03) The Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) cautions motorists to watch out for deer on or near the roadways. An increase in deer related crashes is more likely during November-December due to deer mating and hunting season. [ Read More ]

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