Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Has #1 Honor Guard!

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Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department took first place on Friday (4/20/12) in the National Honor Guard Competition at the Fire Department Instructors Conference (FDIC) in Indianapolis, Indiana. The team participated in details such as a Full Dress Inspection, Posting of the Colors, Casket Watch (posting guard at a casket), and Flag-Folding. Team members were Captains Jeff Irvin and Mike Adams, Gary Hutchinson, Captain/Shift Inspectors Thomas McAdoo, Nora Smith, and Wade Williams, Driver Randy Shaw, and Firefighters Greg Burt and Charles Powell. MFRD competed against eight other departments from states ranging from Florida to Ohio. They received a trophy for the honor as well as the title “National Honor Guard Champions.”

Chief Cumbey Gaines commented, “We are so proud of our men and women who competed in this event. What an honor to be number one in the nation!”

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