Cause of Fire That Destroyed Murfreesboro Home on New Year's Day Has Been Determined

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We have more information on a New Year's Day fire that occured in a home at 2527 English Hill Drive off Dejarnette Lane in Murfreesboro. The Fire Marshal's Office says the blaze appeared to have originated in the fuse box and was unintentional. No one was at home at the time of the fire. The house was a total loss. 

The fire department is also investigating two car fires. The first of the two was at 2032 Empress Drive. Unknown persons wicked the gas tank of a 2008 Chevrolet Cobolt. The car was badly damaged.  

The second car fire occured around 2:00 Wednesday morning. It was a 1974 Chevy Impala at 1403 Eagle Street.


Assistant Fire Marshal Carl Peas was called to the scene to investigate. Peas said the second fire was also intentionally set and the trunk, hood, and front windshield of the vehicle sustained over $3,000 worth of damage.

The cause of these two car fires has not been determined. 


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Carl Peas, digital newspaper, English Hill Drive, Fire, Murfreesboro Fire, Rutherford County, Tennessee, TN, total loss, WGNS
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