Rutherford County Fire Fighter of the Year 2021 Honored by The Exchange Club of Murfreesboro

Nov 04, 2021 at 01:00 pm by WGNS

Austin Hill of the Rutherford County Fire Rescue (RCFR) Department was recognized for his dedication and hard work on November 3, 2021 by The Exchange Club of Murfreesboro. Firefighter Hill was presented a special recognition plaque for his honor.

RCFR Assistant Chief Josh Sanders said that Firefighter Austin Hill was one of the first full time hires when the County Fire Department was formed. Hill has continuously shown dedication to the Department including recruitment of new firefighters as well as taking ownership of his duties. Hill often will do research on his own time to better the department.

Services provided by The Rutherford county Fire Department are Fire Suppression, Vehicle Rescue (Extrication), Medical First Response, Hazardous Materials Response, and

Swift Water Rescue. For more information visit

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Community service is the lifeline of The Exchange Club. The Program of Service is the one that most allows The Exchange Club of Murfreesboro to identify leaders in our community who accept the challenge of excellence in their position at Rutherford County Fire Department.

For more information on The Exchange Club of Murfreesboro, chartered in 1951, follow them on Facebook or visit or call 615-641-0121. Their Mission Statement: Exchange, inspiring communities to become better places to live. Core Values are: Family, Community, Country. The Club’s vision is: A strong America, safe communities, and unified people.


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