Author Archives: Deputy Chief Simpson

Ice Causes Accident on Maynardville Highway

Sharps Chapel VFD was dispatched to an accident on Maynardville Highway just north of the 33 Bridge this morning around 9:30 A.M. Freezing rain in the area has turned roadways into ice. Rescue 51 responded to the accident. A Sharps … Continue reading

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SCVFD Responds to House Fire

Sharps Chapel VFD was dispatched to a structure fire on Thursday, November 30, 2017. The call was at around 11:34 PM on Cox Road. Sharps Chapel Engine 51, Engine 52 & Engine 54 responded to the scene. Upon arrival, neighbors … Continue reading

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SCVFD Responds to Brush Fire

Sharps Chapel VFD was dispatched to a brush fire on Tuesday, November 28, 2017, at around 3:38 PM. The fire occurred on Monroe Lane. The property owner was burning a small brush fire that got out of control and reached … Continue reading

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SCVFD Visits Sharps Chapel Elementary for Fire Prevention Week

The Sharps Chapel Volunteer Fire Department made their yearly visit to Sharps Chapel Elementary School this past week for Fire Prevention Day at the School. Chief Chris Upton along with Deputy Chief Mason Simpson, Lt. Adam Brantley and Probie Johnathon … Continue reading

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House Fire on McNerling Lane

The Sharps Chapel Vol. Fire Department was dispatched to a house fire on McNerling Lane on Saturday, October 14, 2017 around 7:06 A.M. Engine 51, Engine 52, and Engine 53 all responded. Upon arrival, the home was over 50% involved … Continue reading

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Sharps Chapel VFD Earns 2016 Life Safety Achievement Award

Sharps Chapel VFD Earns 2016 Life Safety Achievement Award Sharps Chapel, TN -The Sharps Chapel Volunteer Fire Department was recently presented with a Life Safety Achievement Award for its fire prevention accomplishments in 2016 by the National Association of State … Continue reading

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VIDEO: SCVFD F500 Training

Sharps Chapel Volunteer Fire Department members, along with other fire agencies in Union County, completed training on the use of F-500 Encapsulated Agent on Saturday. What is F-500? First, F-500 EA has a remarkable ability to cool a fire and … Continue reading

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Sharps Chapel Festival in the Park

We would like to thank everyone who stopped by for our first Festival in the Park, we hope to make this a yearly event and have already began making plans for next year.   Thanks to Savannah and Chapel Hill … Continue reading

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Residential Fire on Lakeview Circle

Sharps Chapel VFD was dispatched to a residential fire on Lakeview Circle on Saturday, April 22, 2017 around 3:30 PM. Sharps Chapel Engine 51, Engine 52, and Engine 53 all responded (Engine 53 responded to its first structure assignment in Sharps Chapel). … Continue reading

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Sunset Bay Donates to SCVFD

On behalf of the Sunset Bay Owners Association, SBOA President Henry Smith presented a donation check of $1000 to Chief Chris Upton for use by the Sharps Chapel Volunteer Fire Department. We really appreciate the support.

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