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 Fire At Old Veterans Home On Highway 99
Fire At Old Veterans Home On Highway 99

A part of local history went up in smoke around 6:00 o'clock Sunday morning. Rutherford County Fire and Rescue responded to a fire at the old VA building on Highway 99.

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Local Fire Departments Battle 10-15 Acre Wheat Field Fire
Local Fire Departments Battle 10-15 Acre Wheat Field Fire

Murfreesboro Fire Rescue Department (MFRD) crews were dispatched to a brush fire located in a field at Kingdom Drive and Veterans Parkway around 2:50 Tuesday afternoon.

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Tennessee has Downward Trend in Reduction of Fire Deaths
Tennessee has Downward Trend in Reduction of Fire Deaths

Tennessee, which has historically ranked among the highest states with civilian fire deaths, is now ranked No. 11 in the nation for fire deaths by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) with 14.6 deaths per million from 2011 - 2015.

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Thursday Night Chase Ends In Fiery Crash In Smyrna
Thursday Night Chase Ends In Fiery Crash In Smyrna

Here's an update on Thursday night's high speed chase in Smyrna that ended with a fiery crash on the Sam Ridley Parkway.

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Second Fire, Same Home
Second Fire, Same Home

On Tuesday (2/11/19) morning at 4:30 am, Rutherford County Fire and Rescue responded to a structure fire at a single-story home on Keystone Road.

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Bus Transporting State of TN Workers Catches Fire
Bus Transporting State of TN Workers Catches Fire

A GrayLine bus carrying State of Tennessee workers to Nashville from Clarksville caught fire early Thursday (01/03/19) morning.

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Sunday House Fire at 2214 Liberty Court
Sunday House Fire at 2214 Liberty Court

Murfreesboro Fire Rescue's Districts 4 and 7, Engine 1, and Rescue 8 responded to a two-story house fire at 2214 Liberty Court around 8:00 Sunday night.

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Duplex Fire Displaces Five Adults and Three Children
Duplex Fire Displaces Five Adults and Three Children

Murfreesboro Fire Rescue Department's Engine 4 and Ladder 6 and District 7 responded to a duplex fire at 812 Corner Court around 3:15 Saturday morning.

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MFRD Responds to House Fire at 1320 Diana Street
MFRD Responds to House Fire at 1320 Diana Street

Murfreesboro Fire Rescue Department's Districts 1, 3, and 8 and Rescue 9 responded to a house fire at 1320 Diana Street just before 10:00 Friday morning.

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Christiana Fire Damages Home
Christiana Fire Damages Home

Rutherford County Fire and Rescue responded to a fire at 223 Eidolon Court in Christiana. The call came in around 10:30am and was quickly brought under control.

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Late Night Semi Truck Fire on 840
Late Night Semi Truck Fire on 840

The eastbound lanes of 840 at Exit 55 (Broad Street) were blocked by the Tennessee Highway Patrol and local law enforcement for several hours Monday night and early Tuesday morning due to a semi-truck fire.

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Grain Fire in Train Container
Grain Fire in Train Container

Rutherford County Fire and Rescue crews responded to a fire on a train this (Thursday) morning.

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Blackman Area Fire Destroys Home
Blackman Area Fire Destroys Home

Fire destroys a home in the Blackman area, near Browns Chapel Elementary School.

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Mulcher Catches Fire in Murfreesboro
Mulcher Catches Fire in Murfreesboro

Murfreesboro Fire Rescue responded to a mulcher on fire at the City of Murfreesboro's Solid Waste Department located on Florence Road just after 11:00 Monday morning.

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Murfreesboro Police Officer to Honor his Fire Fighting Uncle this Saturday
Murfreesboro Police Officer to Honor his Fire Fighting Uncle this Saturday

Murfreesboro Police Officer Jacob Lamb is participating in the Nashville Walk To End Pancreatic Cancer this Saturday (9/29/18).

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Couchville Pike Home Fire
Couchville Pike Home Fire

Rutherford County Fire and Rescue crews are among the various emergency responders on the scene of a structure fire at 8038 Couchville Pike.

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Batesville Casket manufacturing plant catches fire in nearby Manchester
Batesville Casket manufacturing plant catches fire in nearby Manchester

Thursday afternoon just after 5pm Manchester Fire & Rescue were notified of a fire at Batesville Casket manufacturing plant at 175 Monogard Drive in Manchester.

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Murfreesboro Fire Rescue Department Announces Promotion to Captain
Murfreesboro Fire Rescue Department Announces Promotion to Captain

Murfreesboro Fire Rescue Department's Richard Crick was recently promoted to Captain.

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Large grant to be awarded to the Rutherford County Fire and Rescue Department
Large grant to be awarded to the Rutherford County Fire and Rescue Department

With the grant money, it expands the possibility of opening another location to better serve the growing population...

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Investigation and a Photo Leads to Arrests of Arson Suspects
Investigation and a Photo Leads to Arrests of Arson Suspects

The witness quickly took a photograph of the Tahoe and shared the photo with the sheriff's office. Dispatchers sent the photo and information to neighboring law enforcement agencies.

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Third Generation of Walls Firefighters Begins Career at Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue
Third Generation of Walls Firefighters Begins Career at Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue

Caleb Walls' first day on the job as a Fire Trainee was August 6, exactly 28 years after his dad, Captain Clay Walls, started his firefighting career at Murfreesboro Fire Rescue Department.

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Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue says to Remember in Fires:
Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue says to Remember in Fires: "Close the door!"

The Tennessee State Fire Marshal's Office and Murfreesboro Fire Rescue Department (MFRD) are telling the community to remember those words during a fire.

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Fire at MTSU Tennis Courts
Fire at MTSU Tennis Courts

The Fire Marshal is investigating a fire at the Bouldin Tennis Center on the MTSU campus. Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue responded to the fire just after 4 o'clock Saturday afternoon.

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Small Fire at Cheddar's in Murfreesboro
Small Fire at Cheddar's in Murfreesboro

Murfreesboro Fire Rescue Department officials are investigating a small fire that occurred at the Cheddar's restaurant.

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Murfreesboro Police and Fire with Rapper Big Smo Collaborate on Lip Sync Challenge
Murfreesboro Police and Fire with Rapper Big Smo Collaborate on Lip Sync Challenge

Murfreesboro Fire Rescue and Police Departments are slated to release their Lip Sync Challenge video this week. The two departments collaborated with country rap musician "Big Smo..."

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Grant for Volunteer Fire Departments Available
Grant for Volunteer Fire Departments Available

The Tennessee Department of Agriculture Division of Forestry is accepting grant applications for the 2018-19 Volunteer Fire Assistance (VFA) program from now until Sept. 14, 2018.

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Suspicious Fire of Flat Rock Road Home
Suspicious Fire of Flat Rock Road Home

A Flat Rock Road home is a total loss after a fire.

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SFMO Urges Parents to Practice Fire Safety during Summer Months
SFMO Urges Parents to Practice Fire Safety during Summer Months

The Tennessee State Fire Marshal's Office (SFMO) is reminding parents and caregivers of the necessity of child fire safety education this summer in light of a recent analysis of state fire data that reveals an ongoing increase in child fire fatalities during this time of year.

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Murfreesboro woman shot in Nashville - Realizes it was a bullet the next day
Murfreesboro woman shot in Nashville - Realizes it was a bullet the next day

A Murfreesboro woman was shot in Nashville on the 4th of July, but didn't realize she had been hit by a bullet until the following day.

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Good Samaritans Extinguish Grass Fire in Murfreesboro Area
Good Samaritans Extinguish Grass Fire in Murfreesboro Area

Thompson told WGNS that the fire may have been caused by someone throwing their cigarette out the window.

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Murfreesboro Fire and the Red Cross recently installed smoke alarms
Murfreesboro Fire and the Red Cross recently installed smoke alarms

Murfreesboro Fire Rescue and local volunteers from the American Red Cross recently canvassed selected neighborhoods in Murfreesboro this past Saturday, February 3.

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MFRD Responds to Fire at 2363 Crown Hill Drive
MFRD Responds to Fire at 2363 Crown Hill Drive

Murfreesboro Fire Rescue's Engine 4, Ladder 6, and District 7 responded to a house fire located at 2363 Crown Hill Drive just after 1:30 Friday afternoon.

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Murfreesboro family working to recover after loss of everything in home
Murfreesboro family working to recover after loss of everything in home

WGNS has an update on a family of six that lost everything in a recent fire.

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Beware of Holiday Fires
Beware of Holiday Fires

The holiday season is the time of year when most people are thinking about shopping for gifts, office parties, and spending time with family and friends. Sadly, this is also the time when home fires peak. Approximately one-third of home fires and home fire deaths occur during December, January and February.

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Smyrna Apartment Fire on Thursday afternoon
Smyrna Apartment Fire on Thursday afternoon

A fire broke out in Smyrna on Thursday afternoon. The fire occurred at Chalet Apartments on Joyner Drive.

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Fire at a Duplex in Murfreesboro, TN on Wednesday
Fire at a Duplex in Murfreesboro, TN on Wednesday

Murfreesboro Fire Rescue's Districts 1, 3, and 8 responded to a duplex fire located at 819 Vine Street just before 10:00 am Wednesday.

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Riverdale Football Homecoming On Despite Concession/Restroom Fire
Riverdale Football Homecoming On Despite Concession/Restroom Fire

Riverdale High School has been working feverishly to get ready for their homecoming football game despite a fire which destroyed their concession stand and restrooms.

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Early Morning Fire on College Street Suspicious
Early Morning Fire on College Street Suspicious

Murfreesboro Fire Rescue Department (Engine 4, District 4 and 7, and Rescue 8) responded to a reported fire at a business located at 1106 W. College Street at 1:46 am on Monday morning.

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Riverdale Football Concession Stand Burns Prior to Game
Riverdale Football Concession Stand Burns Prior to Game

As Riverdale was preparing to take on Oakland in freshman football action, the concession stand caught fire.

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Tuesday morning fire at Poplar Village Apartments
Tuesday morning fire at Poplar Village Apartments

Fire Marshal Carl Peas responded to the scene to conduct a routine investigation and states that the fire was unintentional due to unattended cooking.

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VIDEO: Car catches on fire Sunday at local car wash
VIDEO: Car catches on fire Sunday at local car wash

A car fire disrupted those who were washing their car on Sunday evening at a car wash on Cason Lane in Murfreesboro.

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Fires and Statistics
Fires and Statistics

Per the Center for Campus Fire Safety, since 2000, 91 fatal fires have been documented that occurred on a college campus...

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Two Murfreesboro Firefighters Retire After Serving the City for More Than Seven Decades
Two Murfreesboro Firefighters Retire After Serving the City for More Than Seven Decades

Murfreesboro Fire Rescue Department Engineer Kenneth Richmond and Firefighter Wayne Reed worked their final shift together on Friday, July 7, at Station 5 on Florence Road. Their years of service total seventy-one (71).

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Fire damages Blackman Middle wrestling building
Fire damages Blackman Middle wrestling building

School district officials were alerted late Sunday night to a fire at the wrestling building on the campus of Blackman Middle School. - Fire was accidental.

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Fire Department Asking for Public's Assistance with Fire Investigation (258 N Rutherford-Campus Crossings)
Fire Department Asking for Public's Assistance with Fire Investigation (258 N Rutherford-Campus Crossings)

Murfreesboro Fire Rescue Department's Fire Marshal's Office is asking for the public's assistance with an investigation resulting from an early morning fire at Campus Crossings apartments over the weekend.

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Fire in Lakewood Park of Beechgrove
Fire in Lakewood Park of Beechgrove

A fire in nearby Beechgrove, Tennessee between Murfreesboro and Manchester, destroyed a home.

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UPDATE: Gun found outside apartment that caught fire in Murfreesboro previous night of blaze
UPDATE: Gun found outside apartment that caught fire in Murfreesboro previous night of blaze

What has sparked the curiosity of the police is that a rifle was found outside the same building the night before the blaze.

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Walter Hill House Fire on Monday morning
Walter Hill House Fire on Monday morning

UPDATE: A fire around 8:30 Monday (4/3/2017) morning broke out in a home on Greenway Drive in Walter Hill.

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Tractor Trailer Truck catches fire at Pilot Gas Station in Murfreesboro
Tractor Trailer Truck catches fire at Pilot Gas Station in Murfreesboro

A fire broke out on Tuesday afternoon at 3:00 that left an 18 wheeler destroyed....

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Fire at Rutherford County Adult Detention Center
Fire at Rutherford County Adult Detention Center

Sheriff Mike Fitzhugh says all inmates are safe after a small fire was extinguished immediately by detention officers Tuesday night.

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House fire in nearby Wartrace
House fire in nearby Wartrace

Coffee County Deputy Joey Ricco responded to a call around 4am Tuesday at 1344 French Brantley Road in Wartrace due to a structure fire.

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Beware of the 12 Holiday Fire Horrors!
Beware of the 12 Holiday Fire Horrors!

The holiday season is the time of year when most people are thinking about shopping for gifts, office parties, and spending time with family and friends. Sadly, this is also the time when home fires peak.

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Friday Morning Blaze--Total Loss!
Friday Morning Blaze--Total Loss!

Firefighters saw the flames of the old Eubank's Electric building early this Friday morning as they neared the site. The structure was a total loss.

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Sad update to Franklin County, TN fire - 4 year old dies
Sad update to Franklin County, TN fire - 4 year old dies

Tragically 4-year-old Sophie Burks died from her injuries after being taken to Southern Tennessee Regional Healthcare in Winchester.

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Mobile Home Fire Takes Life of Three in DeKalb Co. - Names Released
Mobile Home Fire Takes Life of Three in DeKalb Co. - Names Released

UPDATE: A tragic story from nearby DeKalb County. Three people, including a child, have died in a mobile home fire in Smithville.

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State Agencies Provide Guidance as Devastating Wildfires Impact Residents
State Agencies Provide Guidance as Devastating Wildfires Impact Residents

Smoke from wildfires that caused widespread damage in east Tennessee may contain particles that can create a range of impacts to human health, from minor irritation of the eyes...

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Local Fire Crews Help Battle Smokies Wildfire
Local Fire Crews Help Battle Smokies Wildfire

More now on Rutherford County's help to battle wildfires in Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge.

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Field Fire on Manchester Highway
Field Fire on Manchester Highway

Smoke could be seen for miles Wednesday from a field fire on the Manchester Highway in the Buchanan area.

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Ground Broken For  DOUG YOUNG PUBLIC TRAINING CENTER
Ground Broken For DOUG YOUNG PUBLIC TRAINING CENTER

At 11:00 o'clock Tuesday morning (11/8/2016), city officials, family and friends of Vice Mayor Doug Young participated in the ground breaking of the DOUG YOUNG PUBLIC TRAINING CENTER.

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Fire Department Responds to Car Fire at I-24 and Medical Center Parkway
Fire Department Responds to Car Fire at I-24 and Medical Center Parkway

According to Acting Shift Commander Mark McCluskey, the driver made contact with a metal light pole (that illuminates the interstate at Medical Center Parkway).

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 Sunset Avenue fire in Murfreesboro Thursday Morning
Sunset Avenue fire in Murfreesboro Thursday Morning

Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue responded to a house fire at 611 Sunset Avenue just after 4:00 Thursday morning.

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Ban again in place on open burning
Ban again in place on open burning

Rutherford County Fire-Rescue Chief Larry Farley has re-issued the ban on open burning in Rutherford County.

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Thursday morning fire at Sitting Bull Crossing in Murfreesboro
Thursday morning fire at Sitting Bull Crossing in Murfreesboro

Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department (Engines 4, 9, and 10 and Rescues 7 and 9) responded to a two-story townhouse fire at 1043 Sitting Bull Crossing around 3:30 Thursday morning.

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Murfreesboro Noon Exchange Honors Fire and Police
Murfreesboro Noon Exchange Honors Fire and Police

Two firefighters and two law enforcement officers were named Firefighters of the Year and Officers of the Year on Thursday (10/27/2016) at the Murfreesboro Noon Exchange Club's Annual Crime and Fire Prevention Awards Luncheon at Five Senses restaurant.

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Fire at 3418 Blaze Drive
Fire at 3418 Blaze Drive

When crews arrived on scene the fire looked pretty bad, according to Acting Shift Commander Raymond Smith.

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Juvenile accused of starting Murfreesboro fire Wednesday
Juvenile accused of starting Murfreesboro fire Wednesday

A juvenile is believed to be responsible for a set fire that occurred at 2018 Bradyville Pike Wednesday morning.

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Become a Volunteer Fire Fighter in Rutherford County
Become a Volunteer Fire Fighter in Rutherford County

The Fosterville / Midland Volunteer Fire Department is the recipient of a sizable grant. The FEMA grant is known as the Recruitment / Retention Grant.

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MFRD Responds to House Fire at 1835 Susan Drive; Seven Pets Die
MFRD Responds to House Fire at 1835 Susan Drive; Seven Pets Die

Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department's Engines 1 and 4, District 7, and Rescue 8 responded to a house fire at 1835 Susan Drive around 9:45 Friday morning.

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Early Friday morning fire in Murfreesboro
Early Friday morning fire in Murfreesboro

Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue's District 9, Engine 1, and Engine 10 responded to a two story house fire at 2311 Molly Trail just before 2:00 Friday morning.

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July 4th Fire in Rutherford County under investigation
July 4th Fire in Rutherford County under investigation

On July 4th at approximately 9:30 in the evening, The Lascassas Volunteer Fire Department, Kittrell Volunteer Fire Department, and Rutherford County Fire and Rescue firefighters were dispatched to an apartment on fire.

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La Vergne Fire Department ISO Rating Could Lower Your Insurance Premium
La Vergne Fire Department ISO Rating Could Lower Your Insurance Premium

La Vergne residents could see a decrease in their homeowner's and commercial property insurance premiums thanks to new initiatives pushed forward by The La Vergne Fire Department.

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UPDATE: MFRD Battles Houses Fire on Saint Andrews
UPDATE: MFRD Battles Houses Fire on Saint Andrews

Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue Department's Ladders 1 and 9, Engine 1, and Rescues 2 and 9 responded to a house fire at 1715 Saint Andrews Drive just after 9:00 Saturday night.

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Man Accused of Trying to Set Courthouse on Fire in Smithville
Man Accused of Trying to Set Courthouse on Fire in Smithville

It is never a good idea to set a building on fire, but a courthouse?

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House Fire on Joseph Ct in Murfreesboro
House Fire on Joseph Ct in Murfreesboro

According to Fire Marshal Peas on the scene, the daughter of the homeowners is credited with preventing the home suffering more damage by her swift call to 911...

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Man in nearby Coffee County Accused of Setting Woman on Fire
Man in nearby Coffee County Accused of Setting Woman on Fire

A warrant states that while getting the victim's clothes and pouring gasoline on them, he poured gasoline on the victim as well and set fire to her and the clothing.

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MFRD Responds to Roof Fire at General Mills
MFRD Responds to Roof Fire at General Mills

Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department's Ladders 1, 2, and 9, Engine 1, and Rescues 2 and 9 responded to the main building of General Mills at 2533 General Mills Way just after 9:30 Wednesday morning.

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Thursday morning fire in Murfreesboro
Thursday morning fire 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.

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MFRD's Fire Marshal's Office Arrests Juvenile for Setting Five Fires
MFRD's Fire Marshal's Office Arrests Juvenile for Setting Five Fires

Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department's Fire Marshal's Office arrested a 17 year old juvenile Saturday in connection with five set fires in Murfreesboro during the month of February.

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Home destroyed by fire Tuesday night on Bradyville Pike - See all the photos
Home destroyed by fire Tuesday night on Bradyville Pike - See all the photos

WGNS has added new photos from a Tuesday night house fire at 5239 Bradyville...

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Bradyville Pike Home Destroyed by Fire
Bradyville Pike Home Destroyed by Fire

Firefighters battled the cold weather and flames at a Bradyville Pike home for many hours. The home was a total loss.

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Purposeful
Purposeful "Prescribed Fire" at the Stones River Battlefield in Murfreesboro

The Zone Fire Management Officer for the National Park Service has notified Murfreesboro Fire Marshal Carl Peas that prescribed burns will be conducted at Stones River National Battlefield Tuesday, January 12 through Friday, January 15.

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House fire on Thanksgiving Morning in Rutherford County
House fire on Thanksgiving Morning in Rutherford County

Rutherford County Fire Rescue stations 1 and 2 responded to a structure fire on Trotters Lane in Rockvale at 5:45 Thanksgiving morning.

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100 Year Old Eagleville Home Destroyed by Fire
100 Year Old Eagleville Home Destroyed by Fire

A one-hundred year old home in Eagleville is destroyed by fire.

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Two cooking fires in two days in Murfreesboro
Two cooking fires in two days in Murfreesboro

MFRD's Engines 1 and 3 and Rescue 8 responded to a fire at a quadruplex on Jordan Avenue Sunday evening.

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Local ministry that helps those in need lose medical equipment and food after fire
Local ministry that helps those in need lose medical equipment and food after fire

At this time the facility that housed the donated items is believed to be a total loss. We are told that all of the equipment....

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Mock Drill at the Murfreesboro Municipal Airport on Monday
Mock Drill at the Murfreesboro Municipal Airport on Monday

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.

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Sad news out of DeKalb County - Three horses die in fire
Sad news out of DeKalb County - Three horses die in fire

Lieutenant Brian Williams of the DeKalb County Volunteer Fire Department told partner station WJLE that firefighters were called to the scene at 7:51 a.m. The owner of the barn is Billy Hendrixson but Jeffery Carter had it rented.

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Fire in Medical Office at RCSO
Fire in Medical Office at RCSO

A nurse suffered smoke inhalation during a medical office fire Saturday afternoon at the Rutherford County Adult Detention Center. Sheriff Robert Arnold said Rutherford County Emergency Medical Services paramedics took the nurse to St. Thomas Rutherford Hospital for treatment.

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House Fire in Murfreesboro on Birch Drive
House Fire in Murfreesboro on Birch Drive

When crews arrived, the two-story already had flames shooting through the roof and was fully involved.

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Thankful Family Brings Lunch to First Responders
Thankful Family Brings Lunch to First Responders

It's not every day that emergency responders get a chance to meet face to face with the people they save during their career...for Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department's District 2 and Rutherford County Emergency Medical Services' Medic 1 that happened Friday afternoon around a firehouse kitchen table.

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MFRD Fire Marshals' Office Investigates Old Salem Rd. Suspicious Fires
MFRD Fire Marshals' Office Investigates Old Salem Rd. Suspicious Fires

Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department's Ladder 1 and Engine 1 responded to a fire located at 521 Old Salem Road around 11:45 Monday night. That's the location of the Experience Community Church and Mayday Brewery.

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MFRD Responds to Fire at 607 Carver Ave
MFRD Responds to Fire at 607 Carver Ave

Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department's Engines 1, 3, and 4 and Rescues 2 and 8 responded to a house fire at 607 Carver Avenue just after 6:00 Sunday evening.

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Murfreesboro Fire Crews SMOKE the Competition
Murfreesboro Fire Crews SMOKE the Competition

Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department's Cooking with Fire "smoked" the competition at the 3rd Annual "Backyard BBQ Festival" on Saturday at Cannonsburgh Village.

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MFRD Responds to Fire at Altitude Apartments on Bradyville Pike
MFRD Responds to Fire at Altitude Apartments on Bradyville Pike

Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department's Engines 1 and 3, Ladder 1, and Rescue 8 responded to a fire call at 1306 Bradyville Pike (Altitude Apartments) just after 3:00 Monday afternoon.

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Rocky Fork Road Fire

A Rocky Fork Road home fire leaves a family displaced. It happened around 11 Sunday night at 7399 Rocky Fork Road.

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Almaville House Fire
Almaville House Fire

A house fire in Almaville sends two people to the hospital and kills a family dog. NewsChannel 5 reports the fire happened at 1:30 Friday morning on Watauga Way in Almaville.

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Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue responded to a fire on Tuesday
Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue responded to a fire on Tuesday

Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue units responded to Chelsea Place Apartments on Bradyville Pike early Tuesday morning for a fire on the deck area of an upstairs unit

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MFRD Responds to Duplex Fire at 1507 Middleborough Court
MFRD Responds to Duplex Fire at 1507 Middleborough Court

Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department's District 8, Engines 1 and 3, and Rescue 7 responded to a duplex fire at 1507 Middleborough Court just after 9:00 Tuesday night.

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Silverado Way House Fire
Silverado Way House Fire

A two-story house fire on Silverado Way kept Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue busy Tuesday afternoon. They were dispatched to fire around 4:13 at 1130 Silverado Way. District 8, District 6, Engine 1 and Rescue 7 could see heavy black smoke before arriving on the scene.

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Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue Department Responds to Two Fires
Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue Department Responds to Two Fires

Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department's District 1 and District 2 were dispatched to a truck fire at the Pilot gas station at 2441 S. Church at around 10 p.m. on Saturday Night. MFRD's Engine 5 and District 9 responded to a possible house fire at 4228 Birch Drive around 3:30 a.m. on Sunday morning.

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Early Morning Murfreesboro House Fire on Power Avenue Displaces Family
Early Morning Murfreesboro House Fire on Power Avenue Displaces Family

Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department's Engine 1, 15, Ladder 9 and Rescues 2 and 9 were dispatched to a house fire at 225 Power Avenue at around 3:30 a.m. Friday morning.

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MFRD Responds to Transformer Fire on Chaffin Place
MFRD Responds to Transformer Fire on Chaffin Place

Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue was on the scene of a transformer failure with an explosion and fire. The incident occurred at around 5:00 p.m. Friday and caused numerous power outages in the area.

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Morning Fire on Crescent Road

Local firefighters spent several hours on the scene of a fire. Just after 4 Monday morning, flames were reported at a home on Crescent Road at Lester Fleming Drive.

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Arthur Drive Home Fire
Arthur Drive Home Fire

An Arthur Drive Home may be damaged beyond repair after a Wednesday morning fire. The home at 2934 Arthur Drive, in the southeastern part of the county near Dilton Mankin Road, was in flames when several county fire departments responded just before noon.

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Cold Weather: Fire Hazards Increase
Cold Weather: Fire Hazards Increase

As people work to stay warm during this arctic outbreak, a word of warning. Murfreesboro Police Chief Glenn Chrisman tells NewsRadio WGNS alternative heat sources, like space heaters and kerosene heaters can be dangerous.

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Fire Destroys Garage; Damages Home in Almaville
Fire Destroys Garage; Damages Home in Almaville

A fire destroyed a garage and damaged a home on McNeil Street, which is just off Highway 96 in the Almaville area. It happened Saturday afternoon and NewsRadio WGNS listener James Sweet captured several photos.

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MFRD Fire At EZ Mart On Memorial
MFRD Fire At EZ Mart On Memorial

Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department's Districts 1 and 8, Engine 4, and Rescue 7 were dispatched to a commercial fire call at the Marathon EZ Mart located at 728 Memorial Boulevard around 5:15 Friday night.

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$40,000 of Equipment burned in Murfreesboro
$40,000 of Equipment burned in Murfreesboro

Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department's District 9 was dispatched to Almar Knot Drive for a report of construction equipment on fire around 11:45 Wednesday morning.

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Weekend Fire at La Vergne Hotel
Weekend Fire at La Vergne Hotel

There were no injuries after a fire inside a La Vergne hotel. The incident happened Saturday around 11am at the Oasis Motel on Charter Place.

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Saturday Morning Fire At Amazon

Around 1:00 Saturday morning MFRD crews were called to the Amazon Fulfillment Center on Joe B Jackson Parkway.

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Fire hydrant flushing is underway in La Vergne

The La Vergne Fire Department is testing fire hydrants throughout the city to ensure proper water supply, water flow, and water pressure.

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Well it looks like someone didn't want to pay rent this month...
Well it looks like someone didn't want to pay rent this month...

Haynes Manor Apartments called the police after someone set the night drop box on fire.

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Suspicious vehicle fire in Murfreesboro - One arrested, but not for the fire
Suspicious vehicle fire in Murfreesboro - One arrested, but not for the fire

UPDATE: A suspicious vehicle fire was reported early Wednesday morning on Battleground Drive in Murfreesboro.

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Tuesday night fire at City Auto Sales in Murfreesboro
Tuesday night fire at City Auto Sales in Murfreesboro

Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department's Districts 1 and 9 and Rescue 2 responded to a fire call at 1023 Bridge Avenue (City Auto Sales) just after 10:30 Tuesday night.

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MFRD Responds to Fire in Outdoor Bathroom at Patterson Park Community Center
MFRD Responds to Fire in Outdoor Bathroom at Patterson Park Community Center

Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department's Districts 1, 3, and Rescue 2 were dispatched to a fire call at 521 Mercury Boulevard (Patterson Park Community Center) around 2:15 Wednesday afternoon.

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House Fire in Murfreesboro on Belle Rive Drive
House Fire in Murfreesboro on Belle Rive Drive

Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department's Districts 1 and 9 and Rescue 2 were dispatched to a fire call at 2631 Belle Rive Drive just after 11:30 Thursday night.

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First female firefighter in Murfreesboro to retire
First female firefighter in Murfreesboro to retire

Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department’s first female Firefighter is retiring after 32 years of service. Mary Madding began her career with MFRD in July 1982.

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Have you taken the Citizens Fire Academy in Murfreesboro?
Have you taken the Citizens Fire Academy in Murfreesboro?

Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department is now accepting applications for the 12th session of the Citizens Fire Academy (CFA).

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Smyrna Police Lieutenant saves woman from burning apartment - Victim in Critical Condition Now
Smyrna Police Lieutenant saves woman from burning apartment - Victim in Critical Condition Now

Smyrna Lieutenant Bart Myers made entry into the apartment and began crawling on his stomach and located Ms. Starnes approximately 10 feet into the apartment. 

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Four People Displaced by Weekend Fire
Four People Displaced by Weekend Fire

The cause of a weekend fire at the Grove Apartments on Journey Drive is still under investigation. Four people were displaced by the fire, which occurred at 5am Saturday morning.

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MFRD Responds to Saturday Morning Apartment Fire

Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department's District 8 and Engine 1 responded to an apartment fire at 1325 Journey Drive (The Grove Apartments) around 5:15 Saturday morning.

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MFRD Responds to House Fire at 3306 Overhill Court
MFRD Responds to House Fire at 3306 Overhill Court

(MURFREESBORO) - 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.

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A special rescue by the Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue Department
A special rescue by the Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue Department

On Wednesday, Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue received a very important call…

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Family of ten still needs help after fire destroys home and everything

In a follow up about a fire this past weekend, a family of 10 is still in need of assistance.

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Two Charged with Reckless Endangerment after Truck Fire
Two Charged with Reckless Endangerment after Truck Fire

Jonathan Bess, 22, of 411 Tyne Road and William Billy Hodge, 23, of 1315 E. Castle Street, were arrested and charged with reckless endangerment following a truck fire incident at Windcrest Apartments (1315 E. Castle Street) Wednesday afternoon. 

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Wednesday Truck Fire - Two Arrested in Connection with Blaze
Wednesday Truck Fire - Two Arrested in Connection with Blaze

Just before 3:30, Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department’s Districts 3 and 8 and Engine 1 were dispatched to a vehicle fire at the apartment complex.

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Need a smoke detector? Simply call the Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue Department
Need a smoke detector? Simply call the Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue Department

If you live in the city limits of Murfreesboro and are in need of smoke detectors, need your batteries changed, or just need more information, please contact MFRD at 615-893-1422.

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Deadly House Fire at 705 Minor Street
Deadly House Fire at 705 Minor Street

Name of victim killed in Tuesday fire in Murfreesboro released by the fire department. 

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Deadly House Fire at 705 Minor Street
Deadly House Fire at 705 Minor Street

Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department’s Engines 1 and 3 and Rescue 8 responded to a deadly house fire at 705 Minor Street just before 4:00 Tuesday afternoon. 

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Massive fire in Christiana destroys sizable portion of family business
Massive fire in Christiana destroys sizable portion of family business

Black smoke could be seen for miles in Christiana on the Shelbyville Highway as a several residents watched their family business go up in flames…

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Murfreesboro Fire Department Names Suspect in Motel Car Fire from Monday - Do you know him?
Murfreesboro Fire Department Names Suspect in Motel Car Fire from Monday - Do you know him?

The persons of interest in the Murfreesboro Motel car fire that occurred early Monday morning have been identified as...

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Oops: Stove fire at apartment complex in Murfreesboro

Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department’s Districts 1 and 8 responded to a stove fire in a unit in Building 6 at The Grove apartments located at 1320 Journey Drive around 5:15 Friday morning.

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Thursday morning fire reported in Murfreesboro
Thursday morning fire reported in Murfreesboro

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.

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UPDATE: MFRD Fire Marshal's Office Charges Juvenile in Connection with Hay Bale Fires
UPDATE: MFRD Fire Marshal's Office Charges Juvenile in Connection with Hay Bale Fires

Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department’s Fire Marshal’s Office took out a petition Wednesday morning charging a juvenile with setting fire to personal property or land in connection with Tuesday afternoon’s hay bale fires on a farm near the VA golf course.

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MFRD Battles Blaze on Farm Involving 75-100 Bales of Hay
MFRD Battles Blaze on Farm Involving 75-100 Bales of Hay

Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department’s Ladder 6, Engine 7, and the brush truck are currently battled 75-100 bales of hay on fire at a farm located in front of the VA golf course on Lebanon Pike. 

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MFRD Crews Respond to Shed Fire at 723 Poplar Avenue
MFRD Crews Respond to Shed Fire at 723 Poplar Avenue

Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department’s District 1 responded to a shed on fire located at 723 Poplar Avenue just after 1:00 Tuesday afternoon. When crews arrived on scene, they discovered flames and smoke coming from a metal out building. 

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Structure Fire on Bilbro Avenue in Murfreesboro
Structure Fire on Bilbro Avenue in Murfreesboro

Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department’s Engine 1, Ladder 6 (running as Engine 15), Engine 3, and Rescues 2 and 8 responded to a fire at a triplex located at 112 South Bilbro Avenue just before 2:30 Thursday afternoon.

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Letters of Commendation for Murfreesboro Firefighters who delivered a baby girl
Letters of Commendation for Murfreesboro Firefighters who delivered a baby girl

Four Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department personnel received Letters of Commendation from Fire Chief Cumbey Gaines Thursday morning for successfully delivering a baby girl on February 24.

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Tuesday Night Fire At Motel 6 Started By Plumber

Shortly after 5:00 o'clock Tuesday night, Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue was called to Motel 6 on Chaffin Place.

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MFRD Crews Respond to Car Fire at 1710 Avon Road
MFRD Crews Respond to Car Fire at 1710 Avon Road

Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department’s Districts 4 and 7 responded to a car fire next to the home located at 1710 Avon Road around 1:30 Friday afternoon. Spokesperson Ashley McDonald says this incident was unrelated to the early morning car fire which resulted in one arrest.

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Fire at Camino Real off of East Main St. in Murfreesboro
Fire at Camino Real off of East Main St. in Murfreesboro
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MFRD Crews Respond to Fire at Camino Real
MFRD Crews Respond to Fire at Camino Real

Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department’s Districts 3 and 8 and Engine 1 responded to a fire call at the Camino Real restaurant at 105 Lasseter Drive just after 11:30 Wednesday afternoon.

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Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue to hold special ceremony
Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue to hold special ceremony

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...

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FIRE at Smyrna Ready Mix on Friday Afternoon (Pictures)
FIRE at Smyrna Ready Mix on Friday Afternoon (Pictures)

A large and dangerous fire destroyed a building at Smyrna Ready Mix Concrete just off Jefferson Pike Friday. Around 30 volunteer firefighters responded to the blaze around 4pm. The metal building that once housed the Smyrna Ready Mix offices ripped through the metal building.

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Locally Owned Gas Station Re-opens After Fire in Murfreesboro

The University BP Gas Station on Middle Tennessee Boulevard has reopened. The locally owned and operated gas station that was badly damaged in a fire that occurred this past November, reopened this week.

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Family Loses Most of Their Belongings in Thursday Morning Fire - Find Out How You Can Help!

A local cheerleading coach is now leading an effort to collect clothing for the family that lost most of their belongings in the Thursday morning fire. 

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Home Fire Reported in Rutherford County Thursday Morning
Home Fire Reported in Rutherford County Thursday Morning

At 9:31 Thursday morning members of Rutherford County Fire and Rescue Stations 1 and 2 along with Almaville Fire Department responded to a residential house fire at 10550 Franklin Road.

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No Outdoor Burning Thursday - Similar Conditions May Exist Friday
No Outdoor Burning Thursday - Similar Conditions May Exist Friday

Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department’s Fire Marshal’s Office urged citizens to cease all outdoor burning Thursday.

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Two New Assistant Fire Chief's Hired in LaVergne
Two New Assistant Fire Chief's Hired in LaVergne

Two highly experienced emergency services professionals, Christopher C. Clark and Mike Culberson, have been selected as the new assistant fire chiefs of La Vergne.

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Neighbor Purchased Fire Hydrant Saves The Day

A fire hydrant purchased by neighbors helped Rutherford County Fire Rescue firefighters combat fire inside a detached garage Wednesday on Orchard Park Drive, said Fire Chief Larry Farley.

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Saturday Morning Fire Displaces Three in Murfreesboro

An early Saturday morning fire has displaced three residents from their apartment in Northfield Commons (2325 Willowbrook Drive). 

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Roof of Mobile Home Caves In During Monday Fire, Volunteer Fire Departments Fight the Blaze
Roof of Mobile Home Caves In During Monday Fire, Volunteer Fire Departments Fight the Blaze

Firefighters from Rutherford County Fire Rescue and Kittrell and Lascassas Volunteer Fire Departments responded to the home where they found light smoke coming from the residence

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UPDATE: House Fire on Greenland Drive Looks to be a Total Loss
UPDATE: House Fire on Greenland Drive Looks to be a Total Loss

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.

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UPDATE: Fire in Murfreesboro on West College Street at 9:45 AM Thursday (Pictures)
UPDATE: Fire in Murfreesboro on West College Street at 9:45 AM Thursday (Pictures)

A fire was reported at Associated Masonry Products in Murfreesboro Thursday morning around 9:45. Jim Willis was on the scene of the blaze and he told us...

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Baird Lane Fire Started in the Garage (With Pictures)
Baird Lane Fire Started in the Garage (With Pictures)

 “It appears that the fire started in the electric panel box in the garage, which had been converted into a storage area,” Bartlett said.

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Fires, Fires and More Fires?
Fires, Fires and More Fires?

Murfreesboro is not the only area that has seen its fair share of fires in recent days. A well known business in nearby Manchester caught fire on Thursday afternoon and was deemed a total loss.

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UPDATE: Large Truck Fire in Murfreesboro on I-24 (See the Video)
UPDATE: Large Truck Fire in Murfreesboro on I-24 (See the Video)
A large tractor trailer truck fire occured on I-24 near Medical Center Parkway in Murfreesboro Saturday night. Reports indicate the fire happened at about 8:45 pm - See the video of the fire here... 
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UPDATE: Two Female Teens that Allegedly Started Fires on Christmas Day in Murfreesboro Have Since Been Arrested
UPDATE: Two Female Teens that Allegedly Started Fires on Christmas Day in Murfreesboro Have Since Been Arrested
Two juvenile females were arrested in connection with several fires that appeared to be intentionally set in the area of Agri Park Drive on December 25. 
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OOPS: Tractor Trailer Leaks Up to 150-Gallons of Fuel on Thursday Morning
OOPS: Tractor Trailer Leaks Up to 150-Gallons of Fuel on Thursday Morning
When crews arrived on scene, they were able to locate the owner/operator of the tractor trailer. 
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ARSON in Murfreesboro - Fire Took Place Late Wednesday Night
ARSON in Murfreesboro - Fire Took Place Late Wednesday Night
According to Assistant Fire Marshal Michael Bartlett, two key witnesses saw a person in the area at the time of ignition. They also reported seeing the same person flee the scene. 
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The City of LaVergne BUYS a Fire Department? There Must be More to This Story...
The City of LaVergne BUYS a Fire Department? There Must be More to This Story...

The total purchase price of $4 million will be paid in two installments, one in January of 2014 and one in January 2015.

 
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Early Morning Apartment Fire in Murfreesboro on Saturday
Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department’s District 8 and Engines 1 and 3 responded to a fire at Redwood Park Apartments, 3020 South Rutherford Boulevard, just before 6:00 Saturday morning.
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FIRE at Murfreesboro Apartment on Wednesday Night
FIRE at Murfreesboro Apartment on Wednesday Night
Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department’s Districts 1 and 8 responded to an apartment fire at 1110 Palmer Drive just after 8:00 Wednesday night.
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Another Fire Reported in Murfreesboro... This Fire Occurred Saturday Morning - Residents Displaced as We Enter Christmas Season
Another Fire Reported in Murfreesboro... This Fire Occurred Saturday Morning - Residents Displaced as We Enter Christmas Season
Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department’s Engine 3, District 2, Ladder 8, and Rescue 7 responded to a fire at Brookwood Terrace Apartments located at 2743 South Rutherford Boulevard around 2:30 Saturday morning.
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Thanksgiving Afternoon Fire in Murfreesboro
Thanksgiving Afternoon Fire in Murfreesboro
Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department’s District 1, District 4, and Rescues 2 and 8 responded to a house fire with possible entrapment at 215 E McKnight Drive around 4:30 Thursday afternoon.
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UPDATE:
UPDATE: "Accidental" Fire in Murfreesboro at BP Gas Station
“It was odd,” said Shift Commander Tim Swann. “Light smoke was presenting from the rear of the building when we arrived, but after a search with our TIC (thermal imaging camera), we learned that the fire was actually in a void area in the attic space in the front of the building, just above the insulation in the ceiling.”
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Rutherford County Helps Fight Massive Fire that Destroys Large Section of Historic Woodbury Square (See Pictures and Hear Interview)
Rutherford County Helps Fight Massive Fire that Destroys Large Section of Historic Woodbury Square (See Pictures and Hear Interview)
A propane tank behind one of the businesses on West Main Street exploded in the fire which caused a storage building to go up in flames as well. Pictures Here.
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Friday Morning Car Fire in Murfreesboro Reported near Golds Gym
Friday Morning Car Fire in Murfreesboro Reported near Golds Gym
Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department’s busy Friday morning continues, as crews responded around 11:00 to a Murfreesboro Electric Department vehicle on fire in a parking lot near the Gold’s Gym on Memorial Boulevard.
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UPDATE: Fire at Murfreesboro Apartment Unit Controlled by Water Sprinklers System, According to Fire Department
UPDATE: Fire at Murfreesboro Apartment Unit Controlled by Water Sprinklers System, According to Fire Department
Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department’s District 9 responded to a kitchen fire at 490 Fortress Boulevard (Cross Creek at Victory Station Apartments) just before 7:30 Tuesday evening.
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Murfreesboro Fire on Rutledge Way Monday Afternoon
Murfreesboro Fire on Rutledge Way Monday Afternoon
Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department’s Districts 1 and 2 responded to a machine fire at 1307 Rutledge Way (Paulo Products) just after 1:30 Monday afternoon.
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Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department’s Combat Challenge Team Participated in Alabama Challenge
Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department’s Combat Challenge Team Participated in Alabama Challenge
Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department’s Combat Challenge Team participated in the Scott Firefighter Combat Nationals October 11-12, 2013 in Montgomery, Alabama.
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Have You Ever Seen Burned Tennis or Basketball Courts? The Fire Department Want's YOUR Help in Solving This Case!
Have You Ever Seen Burned Tennis or Basketball Courts? The Fire Department Want's YOUR Help in Solving This Case!
Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department’s Fire Marshal’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance with a fire investigation concerning the October 12th early morning fire at the basketball court near the clubhouse in Berkshire subdivision.
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Murfreesboro Fire Friday Night Started in Kitchen
Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department’s Districts 1 and 8 responded to a kitchen fire at 1106 Main Street just after 8:00 Friday evening.
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Mt. Tabor Rd. Fire on Wednesday Night Reported
Mt. Tabor Rd. Fire on Wednesday Night Reported
A fire on Wednesday night destroyed a mobile home on Mt. Tabor Road. Mt. Tabor is off of the Manchester Highway in Rutherford County.
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Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Welcomes a Brand New Fireman (With Photo)
Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Welcomes a Brand New Fireman (With Photo)
Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department welcomed a new Firefighter this week. Brent Stephens began his orientation with the department October 14. 
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Did You Know a BURN PERMIT is Required for you to Burn Your Leaves or Sticks?
Did You Know a BURN PERMIT is Required for you to Burn Your Leaves or Sticks?
You can burn ONLY Leaves, branches, trees, stumps and grass clippings right now in Rutherford County IF you have a proper burn permit.
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Weekend Fires Under Investigation
Weekend Fires Under Investigation
Two weekend fires are being investigated by the local fire marshal. Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue responded to a fire around 5:20 Satruday morning on St. Ives Drive, near the clubhouse in the Berkshire subdivision. 
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UPDATE: Four Adults and Three Children Displaced After Monday Fire that Started in Children's Bedroom
UPDATE: Four Adults and Three Children Displaced After Monday Fire that Started in Children's Bedroom
The bedroom received significant fire damage. The rest of the apartment received heavy smoke and heat damage, but only minor water damage.
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Murfreesboro Fire Department Investigates Two Saturday Fires
Murfreesboro Fire Department Investigates Two Saturday Fires
Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department’s Fire Marshal’s Office has been quite busy Saturday with two fire investigations.
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UPDATE: Fire in Murfreesboro at 444 Forrest Street This Past Friday
UPDATE: Fire in Murfreesboro at 444 Forrest Street This Past Friday
Upon arrival, crews discovered heavy smoke coming from one of the units. They were able to locate the fire in the kitchen area of the unit and quickly extinguished the flames.
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FIRE in LaVergne - Home a Total Loss
Multiple fire crews have responded to a home fire in LaVergne. The fire was reported on Laurel Ledge Drive in the Woodland Hills Subdivision.
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New Subdivision Regulations in Rutherford County Could Be Costly
New Subdivision Regulations in Rutherford County Could Be Costly
The Rutherford County Commission may soon require NEW homes to be built with a fire sprinkler system, which would cost homeowners several thousand more dollars. 
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Rutherford County Fire Dept. Sets Fire to Show How Good Fire Sprinklers Work
Rutherford County Fire Dept. Sets Fire to Show How Good Fire Sprinklers Work
If you built a new house in the county and the home was not near a fire hydrant, would you install a home fire sprinkler system?
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House Fire in Rockvale
Fire damaged about 80 percent of a home late Thursday night in the Rockvale community. Chief Larry Farley of Rutherford County Fire Rescue says the exterior kitchen door was engulfed in flames and smoke was visible from the windows when Deputy Christopher Erwin arrived.
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Home in Beechgrove a Total Loss After Fire (See Picture)
Home in Beechgrove a Total Loss After Fire (See Picture)
The occupants said they were taking a nap when they were awakened by some popping sounds in the bathroom...
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Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue Department Receives Certificate of Appreciation from the Tennessee Fire and Codes Academy
During the Fiscal Year 2012-2013, MFRD achieved Platinum status, by accumulating a total of 4,450 student contact hours at the academy. 
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Lascassas Volunteer Fire Department Invites You to Free Concert and Family Event
Lascassas Volunteer Fire Department Invites You to Free Concert and Family Event
The Lascassas Volunteer Fire Department is inviting the community to participate in a night full of great family entertainment on August 2nd.
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9-Year Old Burned After Setting His Shirt on Fire

One 9-year-old boy remains in stable condition after suffering burns while apparently playing with a lighter Monday at his aunt’s home in Rockvale. Detective Randy Groce says the boy, who lives on Rockvale Road, was staying nearby with his aunt and six siblings and cousins when he apparently set his shirt on fire.

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UPDATE: Fire in Indian Hills Subdivision in Murfreesboro - With Video
UPDATE: Fire in Indian Hills Subdivision in Murfreesboro - With Video

Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue Department’s Districts 1, 2, 3 and Rescue 9 responded to a residential fire at 522 Council Bluff Parkway just before 4:00 Tuesday afternoon. The home is in the Indian Hills subdivision.

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Possible House Fire was Legal Burn Pile
Lascassas Fire Department responded to a possible house fire Monday afternoon, just before 2:30. When units arrived to the Lascassas Pike home, firefighters found a legal burn pile, being attended to by the owner. 
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Saturday Fire on DeJarnette Lane Being Investigated: Do You Have Any Clues for the Fire Marshal?
Saturday Fire on DeJarnette Lane Being Investigated: Do You Have Any Clues for the Fire Marshal?
Crews arrived to find heavy white smoke and smoldering flames coming from the bales and immediately began trying to extinguish as much of the flames as possible.
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UPDATE: House Fire on Thompson Road Makes House Inhabitable, Possible Cause of Fire is Lightning
A house fire at 3598 Thompson Road was reported shortly after 9:00 Wednesday morning. 
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La Vergne Home Fire

A La Vergne family is unharmed, but picking up the pieces after an overnight fire. It happened just before four this (Monday) morning on Fergus Road. 
 

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Early Tuesday morning fire in Riverview Subdivision area
District 7, Ladder 6, Engine 1, and Rescue 8 discovered flames in the garage of the home upon arrival.
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Car catches fire Thursday morning directly next to victims' home
Fire Chief Larry Farley told WGNS that the crew from Station 1 was able to quickly knock down the flames before they spread to the victims’ home.
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Thursday Afternoon Blaze Badly Damages Saxony Ct. Home
Thursday Afternoon Blaze Badly Damages Saxony Ct. Home

Several units from Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue arrived around 4:00 o'clock Thursday afternoon to a home at 1715 Saxony Court that was fully engulfed in flames.

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Rutherford County Fire and Rescue receives new lower ISO rating
The lowering of the rating is actually a good thing. This lower rating benefits the citizens of Rutherford County in lowering the Insurance cost on their home owners insurance.
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Smyrna Looking At Police / Fire Services
The Smyrna Town Council will hold a couple of workshops this week to discuss an analysis of staffing and services provided by the city's police and fire departments. 
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9,900 Square foot home on Sanford Dr. destroyed in Saturday night fire
9,900 Square foot home on Sanford Dr. destroyed in Saturday night fire
Fire crews tackled a massive house fire on Sanford Drive Saturday night. The home where the fire occurred was nearly 10,000 square feet in size...
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Murfreesboro Paramedics, Police and Fire Crews Free Woman from Storm Drain - Victim Now Recovering
A 64-year old woman injured her leg when she fell into a storm drain. The misstep occurred this past Friday afternoon (3:15 p.m. on 1/11/13) in Murfreesboro as Candice Burns stepped into the street to cross North Rutherford Boulevard with her daughter when she accidently stepped into a damaged storm drain.
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Cause of Fire That Destroyed Murfreesboro Home on New Year's Day Has Been Determined
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. The house was destroyed. 
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