A family in Harrison loses home to fire 

January 25, 2020

This afternoon, fire destroys a family’s home in the Harrison Bay area. At 12:45 pm, a 911 call was made reporting a fire on the deck and spreading fast throughout the house.

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HCOEM personnel receives award

February 5, 2020

Partnerships for Families, Children & Adults Svs. Presented the Distinguished Advocate Award to the staff of HCOEM whom have impacted partnerships with the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Communities.


Fire destroys a house in Ooltewah

February 7, 2020

Hamilton County, TN --- Fire destroys a home in Harrison area this afternoon. At 2:00 p.m., a homeowner called 911 reporting a house fire located at 10055 Baker Boy Drive. Highway 58 Volunteer Fire Department responded and arrived on the scene reporting a fully involved house fire.Keep your clients up to date with what's happening. To make this content your own, just add your images, text and links, or connect to data from your collection.  


TN Severe Weather Awareness week

February 23, 2020


The National Weather Service is conducting Tennessee Severe Weather Awareness Week is Sunday, February 23 to Saturday, February 29, 2020 . This week is important in order to call attention to the peak of severe weather that occurs in the late winter and early spring season. Historically, the spring months – especially March, April and May are the most active for severe weather throughout Tennessee.  


HCOEM and News Channel 9 promote video on Emergency Preparedness

February 26, 2020


Hamilton County Office of Emergency Management enjoyed working on this project with BILL RACE, News Channel 9. Hopefully this video will remind everyone to make sure you are PREPARED for a WEATHER EMERGENCY!…/stay-weather-alert-where-to-go-a…


TN State Rep. Patsy Hazlewood donates 4,000+ gallons of bleach to Hamilton Co.EMA

August 14, 2020


State Representatives Patsy Hazlewood, Robin Smith and Esther Helton in coordination with the Women in Government Foundation, helped facilitate a donation of over 4,000 gallons of chlorine bleach from the American Chemistry Council's Chlorine Chemistry Division.  The American Chemistry Council members provide countless products that help to protect public health.  The Hamilton County Office of Emergency Management (HCOEM) is distributing  the bleach throughout Hamilton County to help rural communities and businesses who may have unmet cleaning and disinfecting needs.  “This donation will go a long way to help protect the health and safety of our community," says HCOEM Director, Chris Adams. “These are unprecedented times, and we appreciate Rep. Hazlewood, the American Chemistry Council, and the Women in Government for making this generous donation possible,” says Adams. 

HCOEM will disseminate the bleach out to the Tri-State Mutual Aid agencies, Chattanooga Fire Department, Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office, Southeast Regional Healthcare Coalition and various volunteer agencies.


Women in Government Foundation, Inc. (WIG) headquartered in Washington D.C. is a national non-profit, non-partisan organization of women state legislators that works resolves complex public policy issues to all women state legislators across the country.

Picture Enclosed: (L to R: Jenny Wolverton and Ken Tartar, Regional Healthcare Coalition; Chief Deputy, Austin Garrett and Deputy Chief Joe Fowler, Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office; Tera Roberts, Orange Grove Center; Chief Eric Mitchell, Signal Mountain Fire Deptartment; Eddie Phillips, Tri-State Mutual Aid Association; TN State Representative Patsy Hazlewood, Chief Rick Boatwright and Chief Phillip Hyman, Chattanooga Fire Deptartment; Director Chris Adams and Mark Ericson, Hamilton County Office of Emergency Management. )