|Published: 7:03 PM, 12/27/2013
||Last updated: 7:04 PM, 12/27/2013
Author: Nelson Morais
Source: The Newport Plain Talk
NEWPORT-County and city firefighters say they have enjoyed an unusually quiet period during the Christmas holiday season - so far, at least.William Smallwood, chief of the Cocke County Fire Department, said on Friday, Dec. 27, that he was thanking "the good Lord" for the out-of-the-ordinary quiet period since Christmas Eve, when no calls for residential or commercial building fires have come in.Tim
Pack, supervisor at the Newport Fire Department, said that the NFD got a call on an alarm activation that turned out to be a malfunction, and a very small brush fire set by a man preparing to bury his dog, in the early morning of Thursday, Dec. 26.For
more details, please see the weekend edition of the Newport Plain Talk.
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