Rutherford County Fire-Rescue

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
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
Rutherford County Fire-Rescue respond to Deer Run Road fire

No one was injured in Aug. 8 house fire on Deer Run Road

Aug 08, 2019 at 11:16 am by Voice Wire

At 6 p.m. Aug. 7, Rutherford County Fire-Rescue responded to a structure fire on Deer Run Road outside of Murfreesboro. Heavy smoke and fire were seen upon arrival with flame.... Read More
Rutherford County Fire-Rescue

Rutherford County man burns mother's property after asked to leave

Jul 22, 2019 at 01:33 pm by Voice Wire

After a 34-year-old Rutherford County man was asked to leave his mother's property, he reportedly burned it with gasoline, according to Rutherford County Fire Rescue. Ju.... Read More
Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue Dept

What's that smoke? Blackman wheat field fire burns nearly 15 acres

Jul 02, 2019 at 06:00 pm by Voice Wire

Murfreesboro Fire Rescue Department crews were dispatched to a brush fire located in a field at Kingdom Drive and Veterans Parkway around 2:50 Tuesday afternoon. Upon arriv.... Read More
Tyler Hammontree

Bell Buckle man arrested for arson

Jun 06, 2019 at 08:28 am by Voice Wire

On Wednesday, June 5, the Fire/Arson Investigation Unit of Rutherford County Fire Rescue has successfully identified and charged 26-year-old Tyler Hammontree as the arsonist r.... Read More
Battle of Badges

Cops win inaugural Battle of Badges

May 16, 2019 at 11:15 am by Voice Wire

Law Enforcement won the inaugural Rutherford County-wide Battle of the Badges, the Heart of Tennessee Red Cross announced. 
Rescue Readers Project

Want to help a kid in crisis? It's as easy as buying a book.

May 08, 2019 at 07:00 am by Voice Wire

On Saturday, May 11, Barnes & Noble at The Avenue is sponsoring a Book Fair for the Woman's Club of Murfreesboro and their Rescue Readers Project. The Rescue Readers.... Read More
Tennessee's 'Yellow Dot' program

Rutherford Fire offers Tennessee's 'Yellow Dot' program to the public

Apr 17, 2019 at 09:00 am by Voice Wire

Rutherford County Fire Rescue is excited to announce that it is now a distributor for the Tennessee "Yellow Dot" Program. The "Yellow Dot" Program is designed.... Read More