Commerce & Insurance

State Issues Alternate Numbers for 9-1-1 Emergency Services in West Tennessee

Monday, September 15, 2014 | 11:50 am

West Tennessee Experiencing Disruptions to cellular 9-1-1 systems

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee Emergency Communications Board and the Tennessee Emergency Management Agency have issued a series of Wireless Emergency Alerts for several West Tennessee counties due to a disruption of routing for cellular calls to 9-1-1 centers for emergency services.

High Rise Safety Important for More Tennesseans Every Year

Friday, August 29, 2014 | 10:00 am

NASHVILLE – A steadily increasing number of Tennesseans live or work in multi-story or high-rise buildings, structures for human occupancy more than 75 feet above the lowest level. To protect personal health and safety in these buildings, residents need to be aware of unique challenges associated with height and the ability of first responders to provide services in an emergency.