Ryan Moore, University of Tennessee Public Safety PIO Over the summer, emergency personnel from multiple agencies participated in a […]
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The University of Tennessee Office of Emergency Management will conduct a test of the Wireless Emergency Alert (WEA) capability of UT Alert on Wednesday, November 2 at 1:30pm to ensure the system is effective in warning the public about campus wide emergencies.
As Volunteers, we recognize the call to serve those recently impacted by Hurricane Ian. Communities are dealing with the loss of loved ones, displacement from their homes, damaged businesses and infrastructure, transportation hardships, and a lack of basic necessities.
The university will test the UT Alert mass notification system at 1:35 p.m. on Friday, September 16. As part of the test, campus blue phones and most fire alarms will be activated.
Temperatures in Knoxville are going to be in the 90s on Friday 8 July but it will feel like above […]
The University of Tennessee Office of Emergency Management will conduct a test of the Wireless Emergency Alert (WEA) capability of UT Alert on Thursday, July 14 at 8:30 a.m. to ensure the system is effective in warning the public about campus wide emergencies.
On June 15, the U.S. Department of Energy in partnership with the Knoxville Utilities Board and Knoxville Fire Department will conduct an exercise at the Kuwahee Wastewater Treatment Plant at 2015 Neyland Drive. UT and other first responder agencies will also participate.
Local government and agencies once again rose to the challenge posed by wildfires in the Great Smoky Mountains, which began at the end of March. Public safety professionals from across East Tennessee, including Brian Gard and Brad Walker from the UT Office of Emergency Management, responded to help the residents of Sevier County.