Meet Carter Station 26 Green Shift

Sandra ClarkFeature, Northeast Knox

Information submitted by Captain Jeff Bagwell, public information officer for Rural Metro Fire.
This month, we introduce to our East Knox County community, Strawberry Plains Station 26 “Green Shift.” This shift …

Summer safety tips from Rural Metro

Sandra ClarkFeature

Continuing with our summer safety message, Rural Metro Fire wants to urge everyone to exercise extreme safety when it comes to boating and riding ATVs or side-by-sides.
We see accidents every …

Rural Metro saves house on Whitcomb

Sandra ClarkFeature, Powell

A Sunday (5/27) morning fire in Broadacres was quickly squelched with no injuries reported.
Rural Metro Fire responded at 6:50 a.m. to a report of structure fire at 7824 Whitcomb Road. …

Rural Metro touts summer safety

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Article by Captain Jeff Bagwell
As summer approaches, it’s time to think about roadway safety. Why now? Summertime brings more people driving from place to place and brings potential hazards. A …

Rural Metro Fire organizes mock wreck

Sandra ClarkFeature, Powell

Rural Metro Fire coordinated several emergency service providers to give Powell High juniors and seniors an up-close look at the aftermath of a vicious wreck. The scene was set on …

Meet the people of Rural Metro Fire – Halls

Sandra ClarkHalls

Over the next few articles, Captain Jeff Bagwell will introduce you to the people who make up Rural Metro Fire. Rural Metro is a private fire department that’s served most …