Halls wreck injures four

Jeff BagwellHalls

At approximately 9:22 p.m., June 10, Rural Metro Fire was dispatched to a 2-vehicle accident on Maynardville Pike at Majors Road in North Knox County.
A pickup truck traveling southbound on …

Quick response to Hwy. 33 accident

Jeff BagwellHalls

At approximately 11:30 a.m. today (5/8/21), Rural Metro Fire Engine 230 and Truck 236, along with AMR ambulance, Knox County Rescue, KCSO and THP, responded to a 2-vehicle accident in …

Rural Metro Fire promotes Devlin

Jeff BagwellOur Town Heroes

Jeffrey Devlin has been promoted to assistant chief of Rural Metro Fire. He replaces Deputy Chief Gene Blaylock, who retired.
Devlin will be responsible for all Knox County operations. The 29-year …

Rural Metro: Driver safety tips for teens

Jeff BagwellFeature

In our September Safety Message, Rural Metro Fire wants to continue to talk about driver safety with our young teen drivers. We all need to realize and understand these new …