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TEMA/DOE Emergency Management Forum Oct. 14 and Oct. 15 in Oak Ridge

October 6, 2015 | 9:24 am

The Tennessee Emergency Management Agency (TEMA) and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Oak Ridge Office (ORO) and Tennessee Emergency Management Agency (TEMA) will be discussing Oak Ridge Reservation (ORR) emergency management issues at a two-day forum, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., ET, on Wed., Oct. 14 and Thurs., Oct. 15, 2015, at the [...]

Tennessee Deploys Swift Water Rescue Teams to South Carolina for Catastrophic Flood Response

October 4, 2015 | 6:20 pm

Nashville, Tenn. –The Tennessee Emergency Management Agency (TEMA), Tennessee’s Fire Marshal’s Office, and another 14 state and local agencies are providing swift water rescue personnel and equipment to South Carolina today as the state faces catastrophic flooding from Hurricane Joaquin. Tennessee is sending nine swift water rescue teams to South Carolina, with a total of [...]

Activation at Level IV – Elevated to Monitor Hurricane Joaquin Impacts

October 1, 2015 | 4:48 pm

The State Emergency Operations Center (SEOC) in Nashville is at a Level IV – Elevated activation as of 4:30 p.m., CT, today (10-1-15) given the potential for heavy rainfall in East Tennessee from Hurricane Joaquin. Hurricane Joaquin is currently a Category 4 storm with maximum sustained winds of 130 m.p.h., and will impact the central [...]