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Tennessee’s Rescue Squads Recognized for Life-Saving Volunteerism

May 22, 2017 | 1:53 pm

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Tennessee Rescue Squad Week is May 21 to May 27, 2017, and the Tennessee Emergency Management Agency (TEMA) is honoring the dedication of the hundreds of men and women in rescue squads across the state for their vital assistance and service. “Tennessee’s rescue squads risk their lives to save the lives of [...]

List of Alternate Emergency Numbers in Tennessee

March 8, 2017 | 9:54 pm

AT&T is reporting it has resolved the service outage in Tennessee impacting wireless calls to 9-1-1. Working with the State of Tennessee’s Emergency Communications Board, TEMA compiled the following regional, county-by-county, list of alternate numbers for emergency calls. This can be used as a resource in case there are lingering service issues and for future [...]

TEMA Watching Severe Weather Threat in Tennessee

February 28, 2017 | 4:17 pm

Severe weather expected across Tennessee over the next 24 to 48 hours. Be sure you stay informed as to weather conditions and threats in your area of Tennessee, and be ready to take cover if necessary. West: Middle: East: Huntsville, AL: TEMA is monitoring the severe weather threat in our 24-hour [...]