Protecting your family from fire as the temperature continues to drop

Dec 07, 2021 at 07:49 am by WGNS


As the temperature continues to drop, officials with Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue say be careful when using your heater. Deputy Chief Roger Toombs stated…



It is also important to keep the interior doors of your home closed, according to Assistant Chief Jeff Wright…



It is important to note that most homes constructed in the past 10 to 20-years have more combustibles in them, when compared to homes built in years past...

 

Some materials used in the construction of today’s homes are chosen to save time and money, without thought to safety.

Of course, the number one thing you can do to ensure your safety and the safety of your family is to make sure you have a good working smoke detector. Scroll down for more information on free smoke detectors...


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Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue has free smoke detectors for you – simply call 615-893-1422 to learn more.

Smoke Detector Information Outside of the Murfreesboro City Limits:

If you live in the county, call the Rutherford County Fire and Rescue Department at (615) 867-4626. The LaVergne (615-793-6223) and Smyrna (615-459-9735) Fire Departments will also install a free smoke detector in your home. Simply call the department that serves your area.

 

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