Highway 58 VFD on standby to help with fire emergencies during Chattanooga water outage
The Highway 58 Volunteer Fire Department is on standby to help with any emergencies that could happen during the water crisis in Chattanooga.
Officials with the Highway 58 VFD say crews have been deployed as part of the Tanker Task Force.
Members of the department are on standby at the Chattanooga Fire Training Center with 2,000 gallons of water stored in a tanker truck to help with any fires that happen in the city.
“We are participating in this as a result of our membership in the Tri-State Mutual Aid Association, which ensures all resource needs of the tri-state area are met when major emergencies occur,” said the Highway 58 VFD in a Facebook post.
Crews are rotating shifts to make sure there are no response issues to possible fires.
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