Family Pets Perish in Detached Garage Fire on One Mile Road in Smyrna

Mar 28, 2022 at 04:15 pm by WGNS


Smyrna, TN — Rutherford County Fire Rescue (RCFR), Almaville Volunteer Fire Department, and Smyrna Fire Department responded to a structure fire on One Mile Road in Smyrna around 12:30 Monday afternoon. One Mile Road is between Almaville Road and Baker Road in Smyrna.

Units arrived on the scene scene to find heavy smoke and flames coming from the detached garage of the residence.

Rutherford County Fire Rescue Chief Larry Farley says the fire started when a heating lamp ignited a doghouse in the backyard. This unfortunately resulted in three dogs perishing and the loss of the detached garage.

No other injuries were reported.



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