TOP PHOTO: The Town of Caryville’s emergency warning siren sits high above the town on Davis Road.

La Follette’s emergency warning siren sits on top of the main La Follette Fire Hall.

CARYVILLE/LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) – Caryville Fire Chief Eddie Hatmaker, La Follette Fire Chief Jimmy Pack and Jacksboro Fire Chief Jason Shetterly announce that The Town of Caryville, the City of La Follette and the Town of Jacksboro will sound their emergency warning sirens this morning at 10:30am (Wed., Feb. 23, 2022).

Caryville’s emergency warning siren sits way above the town.

Sun., Feb. 20 through Sat., Feb. 26, 2022, is Tennessee Severe Weather Awareness Week. In observance and in preparation, on Wed., Feb. 23 at 10:30am EST the Town of Caryville and the City of La Follette will be testing their emergency warning sirens. The test will last for 3 three-minutes. This is to insure the proper operation of the siren and to familiarize you with the sound of the siren in case of an actual emergency. Please spread the word throughout the area about the test.

The emergency warning siren at La Follette is in the heart of town at the corner of Beech St. and Tennessee Ave.
This is a photo of the old La Follette Shirt Factory building on First Street at Mill Street. The siren set on the roof near where the chimney
comes up. It was installed in the 1940s and operated until the early 1970s when the La Follette Fire Department was in this building.
The Town of Jacksboro’s emergency warning siren towers above Jacksboro Middle School and will be activated this morning at 10:30am.