Murfreesboro Fire Helping Gallatin Tornado Victims

Dec 10, 2023 at 04:19 pm by WGNS

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MADISON, TN - 3-Individuals Fatally Injured In Saturday's Severe Storm Identified - The three individuals fatally injured in Saturday evening’s severe storm are identified as Joseph Dalton, 37, Floridema Gabriel Perez, 31, and her son, Anthony Elmer Mendez, 2. Dalton was inside his mobile home on Nesbitt Lane when the strength of the storm rolled it on top of Perez’s residence.


Perez’s 7-year-old son and Dalton’s 10-year-old son were both inside their respective homes at the time. Both were transported to Vanderbilt Pediatrics with non-life threatening injuries.

GALLATIN, TN - Murfreesboro Fire Helping Gallatin Tornado Victims - Murfreesboro and Rutherford County certainly know what it's like to be devestated by a tornado, and Murfreesboro Fire-Rescue was one of the first response teams heading north.  Engine Company 9 with five personnel and Rescue Company 1 with four personnel are assisting resident in Gallatin suffering from severe storm damage.

A staging manager assigned Murfreesboro Fire-Rescue crews to calls where they were needed the most.

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