Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue Department

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
Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue Department

Murfreesboro family escapes house fire unharmed

Dec 09, 2019 at 11:04 am by Voice Wire

A Murfreesboro family managed to safely escape a burning home overnight but will not be able to stay in the home because of smoke and fire damage. At approximately 11:58 p.m..... Read More
Fire at Jackson Motel in Murfreesboro

Updated: Jackson Motel fire determined to be electrical

Nov 26, 2019 at 03:00 pm by Voice Wire

Murfreesboro Fire Rescue Department (MFRD) Fire Marshal's Division has determined the possible cause of the fire at the Jackson Motel to be electrical in nature, due to an ove.... Read More
Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue Department

Couple escapes burning apartment unharmed after stove catches fire

Nov 16, 2019 at 09:58 am by Voice Wire

Two people escaped a burning apartment unharmed after a stove fire quickly spread Friday afternoon, Nov. 15 at Rivermont Apartments on North Thompson Lane.  The prelimin.... Read More

Kim Lawson retires from Fire Dept. after 40-year career

Nov 02, 2019 at 10:00 am by Voice Wire

Murfreesboro Fire Rescue Department Assistant Chief-Medical Services Kim Lawson retires after a combined four decades of fire-medical services, spending the past five years wi.... Read More

How to have a safe Halloween

Oct 28, 2019 at 08:00 am by Voice Wire

It's that time of year for trick-or-treating, haunted houses and all things ghosts and goblins, but the spooky fun can easily turn dangerous if you're not careful. That's why.... Read More

Rainy weekend means you can burn stuff again

Oct 24, 2019 at 08:00 am by Voice Wire

Effective October 22, 2019, the "burn ban" has been lifted within the city limits of Murfreesboro.   Murfreesboro Fire Rescue Department's Fire Marshal Carl Peas ha.... Read More
Swift Water Rescue

Father-daughter rescued Sunday, Oct. 20 from Stones River

Oct 21, 2019 at 10:16 am by Voice Wire

Murfreesboro Fire Rescue Department (MFRD) Swift Water Rescue team along with Rutherford County Special Operations Dive Rescue safely rescued a father and daughter who became.... Read More
Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue Department's 2019 Firefighter of the Year

Tim Rowlett named Murfreesboro's 'Firefighter of the Year'

Oct 14, 2019 at 01:36 pm by Voice Wire

Murfreesboro Fire Rescue Department's Tim Rowlett has been named, "Firefighter of the Year," by the Noon Exchange Club of Murfreesboro. The award was presented at the No.... Read More
Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue Department

2 cats seen running from the burning home on Boyd Drive

Sep 19, 2019 at 02:55 pm by Voice Wire

Two Murfreesboro families are displaced after fire destroyed one home and spread to a neighboring home on Boyd Drive Thursday morning.  Murfreesboro Fire Rescue Departme.... Read More

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