Well known television news reporter Larry Flowers has agreed to serve as public information officer (PIO) for the Murfreesboro Police Department. In addition, Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue's PIO Ashley McDonald has been promoted to assistant public information officer serving in the City Manager's office.
Exactly one week after initial deployment, all of Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue's crews and personnel have returned from Gatlinburg...
Heroes come in all different sizes...some a little smaller than others. Five-year-old Jackson Peek was presented with a "Courage Award" from Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Chief Mark Foulks on Wednesday morning at Fire Administration.
District 7, Ladder 6, Engine 4, and Rescue 8 responded to a fire call at 1165 Central Valley Road around 7:30 Thursday night.
Crews were told that a woman was kayaking, her boat filled with water, and she was holding on to a tree limb somewhere on the Stones River along the 1500 block of Broad Street.
Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department Driver Michael "Mike" Mitchell hung up his helmet Thursday after 29 years of service.
Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department officials say the Sir Pizza located at 110 Veterans Parkway will be closed until further notice due to an early morning fire.
Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department crews were back on the scene this morning at 1619 Georgetown Lane after an early morning fire rekindled.
Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department's Ladder 9, Rescue 9, Engine 5, and brush trucks from Stations 2 and 6 responded to a silo fire at the dead end of Covenant Boulevard just before 7:30 Thursday morning.
On Friday, February 19, Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department hosted a Steering Committee Meeting for the Firehouse Expo to be held at the Music City Center in Nashville October 18-22, 2016.
Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department personnel attended the official dedication of equipment purchased with funds from the Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation at Firehouse Subs in Murfreesboro...
Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department's Engines 1 and 3 and Rescue 8 responded to two cars on fire in the parking lot of Richland Falls Apartments (526 Dill Lane) just before 7:00 Thursday morning.
The drive was held in honor of Jenna-Leigh Beasley, daughter of MFRD Shift Commander Daryl Alexander, who is currently battling cancer, and also in memory of Chase McMahan, son of MFRD Captain Kurt McMahan, who passed away from the disease last October.
Most recently, the son of a MFRD Captain lost his battle, while a shift commander's daughter, just began hers. This sparked MFRD to want to help on a grander scale.
Murfreesboro Rules: It shall be unlawful for any person within the City to use, possess, sell or offer for sale any bottle rocket.
Just after 6:30 Tuesday morning, crews were called to 4050 Mercy Court (Little Embers Daycare) for reports of a fire.
Driver Jeff Wright was promoted to Medical Training Coordinator and Assistant Fire Marshal Carl Peas was promoted to Fire Marshal.
The $2.5 million budgeted for the Public Safety Training Facility rounds off the total funding for the project. "The property acquisition is under way," said Chief Foulks, "and the project should begin moving forward after the first of the year."
Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department not only met the challenge from the State Fire Marshal's Office (SFMO) to install 100 smoke alarms on Saturday, November 14, but the department far exceeded the goal!
Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department (MFRD) is celebrating 32 years of helping children through the Toys for Tots program.
"There were conflicting reports that suggested the fire was suspicious due to the property being vacant," said Assistant Fire Marshal Carl Peas. "However, we determined that the fire was not intentionally set."
When crews arrived on scene, they found a fully involved two story residence.
Thirteen students graduated Tuesday night from the 13th session of the Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department's Citizens Fire Academy.
"I'm extremely proud of our two rescue teams that represented our department in South Carolina," said Chief Foulks. "We are happy that all of them returned home safely."
October 4-10, 2015 is National Fire Prevention Week and the Tennessee State Fire Marshal's Office and Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department are telling the community to remember three simple words during a fire, "Close the door!"
The main goal for child passenger safety is to make sure that all parents and caregivers are correctly using the right restraint for their children's ages and sizes.
Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department welcomed new Fire Chief Mark Foulks Monday morning, along with six new Firefighters.
Murfreesboro's Fire & Rescue and Police Departments will be conducting a mock drill at the Murfreesboro Municipal Airport located at 1930 Memorial Boulevard on the morning of Monday, August 17.
Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department's Fire Marshals' Office is investigating two vehicle fires at the Summit Townhomes apartment complex.
Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department will be hosting one Child Safety Seat Inspection Station a week over the next four weeks.
"We were so thrilled to have MFRD be a part of the presentation," said Edie Sessions, Siegel Middle School faculty member and Student Council Advisor. "Our Duck Race would not be as successful without their help."
Several Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department Special Operations personnel recently attended a Swiftwater Rescue course at the U.S. National Whitewater Center (USNWC) in Charlotte, North Carolina.
Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department's Cooking with Fire "smoked" the competition at the 3rd Annual "Backyard BBQ Festival" on Saturday at Cannonsburgh Village.
Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department's Ladder 8 and Rescue 8 responded to a single car motor vehicle accident at a four unit apartment located at 1455 Chariot Drive just before 3:00 Saturday morning.
The female driver was pinned against the guardrail and had to be extricated.
The man that lived in the affected unit told crews that he had been smoking in bed and fell asleep. He was transported to Saint Thomas Rutherford for smoke inhalation and burns to his head and face areas.
An investigation into a fire at the Hawthorne South Apartments on 220 Indian Park Drive has been ruled an accident. According to Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue spokeswoman Ashley McDonald Assistant Fire Marshal Michael Bartlett reports the fire was started on the balcony near the vinyl siding wall.
In 1964, the now existing Headquarters located at 202 East Vine Street was built.
Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department is now accepting applications for the 12th session of the Citizens Fire Academy (CFA).
Captain/Shift Training Officer Robert “Bob” Decker will retire from Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department on July 13 after 27 years of service.
The interior of the structure received heavy smoke damage and the business had to close its doors for several days.
Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department’s Districts 4, 6, 7, and 8 responded to a house fire at 3306 Overhill Court just before 9:00 Monday night.
Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department’s Districts 5, 7, and 9 responded to a house fire at 3458 Hardwood Drive just before 1:30 Thursday morning.
Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department’s District 1 and Rescue 8 responded to a house fire at 427 State Street just after 8:00 Thursday night.
UPDATE: Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department’s District 9 and Engine 1 responded to a house fire at 2809 Holsted Drive just after 12:15 Thursday afternoon.
The ceremony will take place on the northwest side of the public square at the site of the Fallen Firefighters Memorial. MFRD’s national award-winning Honor Guard will perform...
Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department’s Districts 1 and 8 responded to a fire call at 550 Crossway Drive (Cross Court Apartments) just before 1:00 Thursday morning.
Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department’s Ladder 9 rescued a Jack Russell terrier from a motor vehicle accident on Franklin Road around 7:30 Sunday morning.
Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department’s District 8 and Engine 1 responded to a vehicle fire at 1617 Huntington Drive just before 3:00 Wednesday afternoon.
An early Saturday morning fire has displaced three residents from their apartment in Northfield Commons (2325 Willowbrook Drive).
Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department’s Districts 1 and 8 and Rescue 7 responded to a house fire at 724 Greenland Drive (corner of Greenland Drive and Givens Court) around 5:45 Wednesday evening.
On Monday, September 23, MFRD Assistant Fire Marshal Tracy Summar received official notice from the National Association of Fire Investigators (NAFI) that he is now a Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator (CFEI).
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