Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue Department

Kirk Wade and Madelyn Scales Harris

Murfreesboro firefighter, dispatcher receive life-saver award

Jan 27, 2020 at 09:00 am by Voice Wire

A Murfreesboro firefighter and an Emergency Communications specialist were among those honored with the Jerry Anderson Hero Award from the Murfreesboro Branch of the NAACP Sat.... Read More
Murfreesboro Fire Station 11

New Murfreesboro Fire Station 11 should be operational this spring

Jan 23, 2020 at 09:05 am by Voice Wire

Work on Murfreesboro's newest fire station located on city land at Blaze Drive and Fortress Boulevard near Blackman High School is moving to the interior, with completion anti.... Read More
Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue Department

Fire displaces 20+ residents at Murfreesboro apartment complex

Jan 19, 2020 at 09:01 am by Voice Wire

An overnight fire Friday, Jan. 17 caused major damage to a 12-unit building and forced the evacuation of more than 20 residents, at the 1540 Place Apartments on Lascassas Pike.... Read More
Murfreesboro FAQ

What to do in an emergency

Jan 16, 2020 at 10:00 am by Michelle Willard

In case of any emergency, call 911. (What to know before calling 911) Rutherford County has four incorporated cities, the county system and a scattering of volunteer fire dep.... Read More
Rutherford County active shooter training

Rutherford emergency responders train together for active threat course

Jan 14, 2020 at 09:39 am by Lisa Marchesoni

Preventing an active shooter from killing people and saving lives was the goal of Rutherford County emergency responders who completed an Active Threat Integrated Response Cou.... Read More
Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue Department

Residents alarmed at smell of gasoline at Murfreesboro apartment complex

Jan 13, 2020 at 08:00 am by Voice Wire

Murfreesboro Fire Rescue Department crews monitored air quality at an apartment complex throughout the night after a worker with a paving company used gasoline to clean equipm.... Read More
Murfreesboro Police Department

Murfreesboro firefighters discover deceased woman in vehicle in a grocery store parking lot

Jan 07, 2020 at 04:27 pm by Voice Wire

Murfreesboro Police Department (MPD) detectives are investigating an unattended death of a woman found by firefighters, unresponsive in a vehicle in a grocery store parking lo.... Read More
House fire on Centertree Drive

Murfreesboro Fire: Father, daughter escape house fire unharmed

Jan 03, 2020 at 08:49 am by Voice Wire

A father and his daughter were able to safely get out of their burning home after a fire in a converted garage quickly spread Thursday morning, Jan. 2, according to a news rel.... Read More
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Murfreesboro Fire stresses the importance of sprinklers following a stove fire

Dec 13, 2019 at 10:00 am by Voice Wire

Sprinklers prevented a stove fire from spreading after dousing flames at The Blue Apartments, 2707 S. Rutherford Blvd., Thursday afternoon, Dec. 12, causing water damage.... Read More
In 2017, NIST demonstrated how an overly dry Christmas tree could be consumed by flames in less than a minute, turning a lovely yuletide setting into a deadly menace.

Tennessee State Fire Marshal’s Office: Don't burn your house down this winter

Dec 11, 2019 at 10:00 am by Voice Wire

With the first day of winter (Dec. 21) less than two weeks away, the Tennessee State Fire Marshal's Office, the Nashville Fire Department, and the National Fire Sprinkler Asso.... Read More