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Truck Fire in Dunlap

On Monday, around 3:20 PM CST, the Dunlap Fire Department responded to a vehicle fire in the overlook pull-off on Hwy 111, going up Lewis Chapel Mountain. The driver and his dog were taking a break, and the vehicle started smoking in the engine compartment. By the time firefighters arrived, the vehicle was fully involved. …

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Injured Rock Climber Rescued Sunday on Fredonia Mountain

On Sunday (4-7-24), at 6:23 PM CST, the Dunlap Fire Department responded to the Woodcock Climbing Area on Fredonia Mountain for an injured rock climber needing assistance to get out. The victim had a leg injury and was below the bluff line. The victim had gone as far as he could but could not make …

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Large Wildlife Fire Under Control

On Saturday, Tennessee Forestry Fire crews responded to a large wildfire on the side of Signal Mountain above Kell Loop. As many as four dozers were deployed along with a helicopter for water drops. Dunlap Fire ported to the scene for structural protection and assistance with helicopter water pickup. The fire was near the Kell …

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Hang Glider Rescued near Lewis Chapel Ramp

At 1:36 PM CST Friday, 3/29/2024, the Dunlap Fire Department was dispatched to a hang-gliding accident on Lewis Chapel at the ramp. The glider crashed into the top of a tree and was stuck in the tree approximately 100 feet high, just under the bluff line. The pilot was not injured but was unable to …

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Truck Fire Shuts Down Highway in Dunlap

On Thursday, 3/14/2024, the Dunlap Fire Department responded to a vehicle fire on SR 111/8 just below the waterfall’s pull-off. A pickup, towing a trailer loaded with a truck, caught fire going up the mountain. The incident required closing the highway while firefighters extinguished the fire. Dunlap Fire and Sequatchie County EMA, Cagle VFD, Sequatchie …

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Hang Glider Rescued after Crash Landing in Dunlap

At 2:45 PM CST, Monday 2/5/2024, the Dunlap Fire Department was called to assist a hang glider who crash-landed in a tree off East Valley Road. An unexpected shift in the wind caused the glider to hit the trees instead of the pasture. The individual was not injured, and firefighters were able to rig a …

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Saturday Night Fire in Dunlap

At 10:47 Saturday night, January 20, 2024, the Dunlap Fire Department responded to a structure fire at the corner of Cherry Street and 2nd Avenue. The fire started on an outside wall in the living room and traveled up to the attic. The occupants were able to get out of the home, and firefighters retrieved …

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Fire Damages Mobile Home in Dunlap

Wednesday morning (12/27/2023) at 10:43, the Dunlap Fire Department responded to a structure fire on Heard Street. Dunlap Police was first on scene and advised the occupant was out of the residence. The fire was on the front deck and in the living room area of the older single-wide mobile home. Firefighters extinguished the fire, …

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Fire Destroys Log Home in Dunlap

On Sunday morning (December 17, 2023), around 11:30, the Dunlap Fire Department responded to a residential fire on Tram Trail near Highway 111. The log home was constructed approximately 120 years ago. Upon arrival, firefighters entered the residence and began search operations. Approximately 30 minutes later, firefighters received word that the occupant was not home. …

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Semi-Truck Crash Thursday on Cagle Mountain

At 6:24 PM Thursday, 12/7/2023, the Dunlap Fire Department was dispatched to a semi-truck accident on Cagle Mountain Hwy 111. The accident was just below the top of the mountain, and the truck had gone over the side and was resting against trees approximately 30 to 40 yards down an embankment. The truck was on …

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