Their jobs are to rescue victims of flooding, especially flash flooding, many times risking their own lives in the process.
The Bedford County Emergency Management Agency started the program in 2007 and has since grown to include 13 tornado shelters.
It’s not the light that causes harm, but radiation, and it comes in two forms.
Amy Boggess said she suggests those looking at assisted living facilities to talk to them about how they prepare their residents.
Josh Landrum of the Tennessee Wildlife Resource Agency has seen firsthand how the weather can turn a peaceful day on the lake into a dangero…
Over the past 30 years, heat stands out as the No. 1 reason for weather-related fatalities.
In the last 30 years, there have been 64 flood-related deaths in the state.
Be sure to watch our Summer Weather Safety Day stories all day Wednesda beginning at 4 a.m. through News 2 at 10.
Of the 76 fatal fires in 2016, which resulted in 109 deaths, the State Fire Marshal’s Office reported smoke alarms were only clearly present…
Poison Control Center workers say no matter what precautions parents take, there is no such thing as child proofing your home.
More than 6,600 child restraint device violations were issued by the Tennessee Highway Patrol last year.
Grab bars near showers and elevated toilet seats are recommended in bathrooms, while keeping appliances at eye level can prevent accidents i…
The Department of Health says guns in the home should be secured at all times, in a safe, unloaded and locked.
Young men under the age of 25 have the highest risk of drowsy driving.
Experts from Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital’s Pediatric Trauma Injury Prevention Program use the wheel to educate families about dang…
According to the Tennessee Department of Health, in 2015, 890 children died before their 18th birthday, and 142 of those children were infan…
Smoke alarms are the first line of defense against a fire.
Glenn McLendon is the state director for AAA and uses the company’s mobile app to monitor his kids’ driving.
Concussions are a real concern for parents of kids playing high school football and those going off to play at the college level.
News 2 will focus on new information and recommendations to help families stay safe beginning Thursday in every newscast.