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Murfreesboro to host "Celebration Under the Stars" July 4

The City of Murfreesboro will host its annual "Celebration Under the Stars" Thursday, July 4 at McKnight Park. Festivities kick off with a "Rock the Pool" party from 10 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. at Boro Beach...

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Free Car Seat Safety Check SATURDAY
Free Car Seat Safety Check SATURDAY

The Law Offices of John Day, P.C. will be partnering with the Murfreesboro Fire Rescue Department on Saturday (April 13th) for a "Car Seat Check" event the whole family can enjoy!

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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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Fire at Vintage at the Park Apartments Veterans Parkway
Fire at Vintage at the Park Apartments Veterans Parkway

MFRD's Districts 1, 2, and 9 and Engine 3 were dispatched to a fire at Vintage at the Park (261 Veterans Parkway) just before 11:30 Sunday night.

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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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Local Fire Organizations to Install 1,000 Smoke Alarms
Local Fire Organizations to Install 1,000 Smoke Alarms

To commemorate the 100th smoke alarm canvass through the lifesaving "Get Alarmed, Tennessee!" program, the Tennessee State Fire Marshal's Office (SFMO) will coordinate volunteers from four agencies who will attempt to install 1,000 free smoke alarms in a day's time in Middle Tennessee communities on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018.

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MFRD and LVFRD Personnel Complete Second In-House Motlow State EMT Class
MFRD and LVFRD Personnel Complete Second In-House Motlow State EMT Class

Last week wrapped up an intense accelerated Emergency Medical Technician-Basic (EMT-B) class provided by Motlow State Community College (MSCC) for personnel from Murfreesboro and La Vergne Fire Rescue Departments.

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Thanksgiving Safety Tips from MFRD
Thanksgiving Safety Tips from MFRD

Murfreesboro Fire Rescue wants to remind everyone of some important safety information for this Thanksgiving.

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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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Firefighters Have Thanksgiving Lunch with Local Elementary Students
Firefighters Have Thanksgiving Lunch with Local Elementary Students

What started out as an idea from a Murfreesboro Fire Rescue Department (MFRD) Captain, became an amazing partnership between MFRD and the school systems to deliver some holiday joy to some local elementary students.

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MFRD Crews Respond to Apartment Fire at 1321 Dudley Street
MFRD Crews Respond to Apartment Fire at 1321 Dudley Street

Murfreesboro Fire Rescue's Districts 1, 4, 8, and Rescue 7 responded to an apartment fire located at 1321 Dudley Street just before 11:00 Wednesday morning.

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MFRD Recruits Graduate from the Tennessee Fire and Codes Enforcement Academy
MFRD Recruits Graduate from the Tennessee Fire and Codes Enforcement Academy

Four Murfreesboro Fire Rescue Recruits graduated from the Tennessee Fire and Codes Enforcement (TFACA) in Bell Buckle.

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Rutherford County and Murfreesboro Rescue Workers Headed to South Carolina
Rutherford County and Murfreesboro Rescue Workers Headed to South Carolina

Several members of Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue along with Rutherford County Fire and Rescue deployed Wednesday to assist in hurricane recovery efforts in South Carolina.

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Saturday Morning Blaze Destroys 1319 Dodd Trail Home
Saturday Morning Blaze Destroys 1319 Dodd Trail Home

There was an early blaze around 4:00AM Saturday morning at 1319 Dodd Trail. That home is near the Stones River Greenway and Cason Lane Trailhead.

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Four Long-Time Employees Retire from MFRD
Four Long-Time Employees Retire from MFRD

Four long-time Murfreesboro Fire Rescue Department employees are retiring after a combined 131 years of service to the City.

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MFRD and MPD coordinate safety efforts for Fourth of July
MFRD and MPD coordinate safety efforts for Fourth of July

As the Fourth of July approaches, Murfreesboro Fire Rescue Department and Murfreesboro Police Department are coordinating efforts to keep our community safe.

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MFRD Conducts Car Seat Safety Checks
MFRD Conducts Car Seat Safety Checks

Statistics show three out of every four car seats are installed wrong. That's why Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue will be doing car seat safety checks.

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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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Exchange Club of Murfreesboro Donates 200 Stuffed Animals to MFRD
Exchange Club of Murfreesboro Donates 200 Stuffed Animals to MFRD

The Exchange Club of Murfreesboro donated 200 stuffed animals to Murfreesboro Fire Rescue Department (MFRD) Tuesday.

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Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Participate in #NoShaveNovember
Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Participate in #NoShaveNovember

Murfreesboro Fire Rescue's District 1 (B-Shift) shows off their #NoShaveNovember stubble!

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MFRD to Unveil Restored Steam Engine and New 100' Aerial
MFRD to Unveil Restored Steam Engine and New 100' Aerial

Murfreesboro Fire Rescue will be unveiling a restored steam fire engine along with a brand new 100' aerial apparatus on Wednesday.

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Busy Monday Night for MFRD (One House Fire/Two Shed Fires)
Busy Monday Night for MFRD (One House Fire/Two Shed Fires)

Murfreesboro Fire Rescue Department personnel have had a busy Monday night...responding to one house fire and two shed fires less than two hours apart.

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Murfreesboro Firefighter Returns to Duty Following Investigation
Murfreesboro Firefighter Returns to Duty Following Investigation

Murfreesboro firefighter Britt Gammon is no longer on administrative leave following an internal investigation to determine whether there were any actions that violate City of Murfreesboro policies.

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Fireworks legality in the City of Murfreesboro and more
Fireworks legality in the City of Murfreesboro and more

Citizens in the city must also be aware that there are specific times that use of fireworks is permitted inside the city limits. According to City Code, "Fireworks may be used between 10:00 am and 12:00 am (midnight) on December 31st, and between 12:01 am (midnight) and 1:00 am and 10:00 am and 11:00 pm on January 1st."

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MFRD Welcome 10 New Recruits (Fire Trainees)
MFRD Welcome 10 New Recruits (Fire Trainees)

Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department welcomed 10 new Fire Trainees this week.

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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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Planning to shoot off fireworks in Murfreesboro this year?
Planning to shoot off fireworks in Murfreesboro this year?

Residents who live in the City Limits of Murfreesboro have until 10 PM, Tuesday to shoot off their last round of fireworks for the season.

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MFRD Announces Upcoming Opening of Veterans Parkway Station
MFRD Announces Upcoming Opening of Veterans Parkway Station

The City of Murfreesboro and Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department are proud to announce the long-awaited opening of Fire Station 10 located at 2563 Veterans Parkway.

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MFRD and MPD Coordinate Safety Effort for Fourth of July
MFRD and MPD Coordinate Safety Effort for Fourth of July

As the Fourth of July weekend approaches, Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department and Murfreesboro Police Department are coordinating efforts to keep the citizens and visitors of Murfreesboro safe during the holiday.

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Power Outage at MPD, MFRD, City Hall and WGNS
Power Outage at MPD, MFRD, City Hall and WGNS

Faulty equipment within a sectionalizing cabinet near the radio station caused a power outage and took your "Good Neighbor Station" off the air. It happened around 7:45 Thursday morning.

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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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National Public Safety Telecommunications Week Celebrated Locally
National Public Safety Telecommunications Week Celebrated Locally

The Murfreesboro Police Department, Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue Department, and the City of Murfreesboro will honor local public safety Telecommunicators, the "first" first responders, this week in honor of National Telecommunicators Week.

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MFRD Reminds You to Change Smoke Alarm Batteries When You SPRING FORWARD
MFRD Reminds You to Change Smoke Alarm Batteries When You SPRING FORWARD

Daylight Saving Time begins Sunday at 2:00 am. When you SPRING FORWARD one hour, Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department also urges you to change the batteries in the smoke alarms in your home.

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Promotion of Assistant Fire Marshal at Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue
Promotion of Assistant Fire Marshal at Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue

Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department's Charles "Clay" Malone was recently promoted to the position of Assistant Fire Marshal. He will officially assume his new position March 7.

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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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Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue Announces Captains Promotions
Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue Announces Captains Promotions

Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department's Fire Rescue Chief Mark Foulks recently announced the promotion of four personnel to Captains positions within the department.

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MFRD Honors Employees at 5th Annual Years of Service Awards Presentation
MFRD Honors Employees at 5th Annual Years of Service Awards Presentation

Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department honored employees at the 5th Annual Years of Service Awards Presentation September 26 at Patterson Park Community Center.

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MFRD Welcomes New Firefighter
MFRD Welcomes New Firefighter

Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department welcomed a new Firefighter this week.

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MFRD and MPD Conduct Drill During Airport Closure
MFRD and MPD Conduct Drill During Airport Closure

Murfreesboro's Fire & Rescue and Police Departments conducted a mock drill at the Murfreesboro Municipal Airport located at 1930 Memorial Boulevard around 8:30 Monday morning.

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Get Wet Thursday at Barfield Crescent Park

It's Splash Out time at Barfield Crescent Park. Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue Department will douse the crowd between 1:30 and 3pm on Thursday at the park.

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MFRD Responds to Early Morning Fire at Parker's Window Tinting
MFRD Responds to Early Morning Fire at Parker's Window Tinting

Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department's Engines 1 and 4, Ladder 1, and Rescues 7 and 9 responded to a fire at 1119 Hanson Street (Parker's Window Tinting) around 2:45 Saturday morning.

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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 Rescues Young Boy from Tree

An interesting call for Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue. It's nothing for a crew to get called to rescue a cat out of a tree, but Thursday, Ladder 1 was dispatched to rescue a 10 year old boy stuck in a tree.

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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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Duplex Fire Intentionally Set
Duplex Fire Intentionally Set

Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department's Fire Marshals' Office is investigating an intentionally set fire Monday morning. The FMO was called to investigate a suspicious fire at a duplex located at 1561 Center Point Drive after MFRD units responded to the address around 6:00 pm Sunday night.

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Car Crashes Inside SE Broad Home
Car Crashes Inside SE Broad Home

Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department's Ladder 1 and Rescue 2 responded to the scene of a one car motor vehicle accident at 1306 SE Broad Street around 12:45 Monday afternoon.

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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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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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Fire Chief Cumbey Gaines Announces Retirement
Fire Chief Cumbey Gaines Announces Retirement

Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department will soon be looking for a new chief. Fire Chief Cumbey Gaines announced his plans to retire this week after 35 years of dedicated service to the citizens of Murfreesboro. Gaines' retirement will be effective August 13, 2015.

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UPDATE: Gas Leak at Manson Pike and Fortress Blvd Repaired

The gas leak at Manson and Fortress has been shut off by Atmos Energy. Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue and Murfreesboro Police Department crews have cleared the scene and all roads have opened back up.

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MFRD to Begin Annual Hydrant Flow Testing and Maintenance
MFRD to Begin Annual Hydrant Flow Testing and Maintenance

Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department will start its annual hydrant flow testing program on today (Monday, March 16).

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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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Saturday Morning Crash With Injuries
Saturday Morning Crash With Injuries

Around 10:30 Saturday morning (1/31/2015) there was a multi-vehicle accident with injury at the intersection of Northfield Boulevard and Sulphur Springs Road.

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House Fire at 225 Wilson Avenue
House Fire at 225 Wilson Avenue

Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department's Districts 1 and 3 and Rescues 2 and 8 responded to a house fire at 225 Wilson Avenue just before 2:00 Sunday morning.

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Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department announces
Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department announces "Know Your Heroes" Project

Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department announces "Know Your Heroes" November, a project that will allow MFRD's Facebook friends to learn interesting tidbits about individual members of the department.

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Saturday's Open House at Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department's Headquarters was a great success!
Saturday's Open House at Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department's Headquarters was a great success!

In 1964, the now existing Headquarters located at 202 East Vine Street was built.

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Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue Honors Employees at 4th Annual Years of Service Awards Presentation
Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue Honors Employees at 4th Annual Years of Service Awards Presentation

Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department honored employees at the 4th Annual Years of Service Awards Presentation September 29 in the Council Chambers at City Hall.

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One Extricated, Three Transported after Head-on Collision
One Extricated, Three Transported after Head-on Collision

Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department, Murfreesboro Police Department, and Rutherford County Emergency Medical Services were dispatched to a motor vehicle accident involving a car and SUV in front of the McDonald's on South Rutherford Boulevard around 4:30 Monday morning.

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MFRD and Blackman HS Football Team Installs 26 Free Smoke Alarms
MFRD and Blackman HS Football Team Installs 26 Free Smoke Alarms

Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department, with the assistance of Blackman Blaze football players and Coach Philip Shadowens, canvassed three high risk areas in Murfreesboro Saturday morning and installed a total of 26 free smoke alarms in the community.

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MFRD and Blackman High School Football Team to Partner for Fire Safety Outreach

Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department, Blackman High School Football Coach Philip Shadowens, and members of the Blackman Blaze football team will hit the streets on Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. to install free smoke alarms in some of the high-risk areas of Murfreesboro.

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MFRD and Blackman High School Football Team to Partner for Fire Safety Outreach

Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department, Blackman High School Football Coach Philip Shadowens, and members of the Blackman Blaze football team will hit the streets on Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. to install free smoke alarms in some of the high-risk areas of Murfreesboro.

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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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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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MPD and Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue TEAM UP for 4th of July Weekend
MPD and Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue TEAM UP for 4th of July Weekend

MPD will have residential patrols as well as increased traffic enforcement over the holiday weekend. Officers will strictly enforce speeding, seat belt, DUI, and other traffic related laws as well as the City fireworks regulations.

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MFRD Places Two New Heavy Rescues in Service
MFRD Places Two New Heavy Rescues in Service

Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department recently placed two new heavy rescue trucks in service. The new rescues were assigned to Stations 7 (North Thompson Lane) and 9 (Cason Lane)

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MFRD Responds to Gas Leak on Chaffin Place
MFRD Responds to Gas Leak on Chaffin Place

Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department’s District 9 and Rutherford County Emergency Management Agency responded to a gas leak incident on Chaffin Place just before 9:00 Tuesday morning.

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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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Memorial Day Fire in Murfreesboro
Memorial Day Fire in 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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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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Longtime Murfreesboro Fireman Honored on Thursday
Longtime Murfreesboro Fireman Honored on Thursday

Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department Training Coordinator Billy Vinson was honored Thursday morning in recognition of his 40 years of service with the department.

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Murfreesboro Fire Fighters Association announces who they endorse in Murfreesboro races
Murfreesboro Fire Fighters Association announces who they endorse in Murfreesboro races

The Murfreesboro Firefighters Association (I.A.F.F. Local # 3035) has announced who they are supporting with their latest press release outlining political endorsements for the April 15th Murfreesboro city election.

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Don't Panic: Set burn at the Stones River Battlefield
Don't Panic: Set burn at the Stones River Battlefield

WGNS has received multiple phone calls about the fires. This is a planned Fire Management burn at the battlefield. 

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Thursday night fire in Murfreesboro
Thursday night fire in Murfreesboro

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.

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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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MFRD Crews Respond to House Fire at 906 Hawk Ridge Drive

Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department’s Districts 7 and 8 and Engine 1 responded to a house fire at 906 Hawk Ridge Drive just after 9:00 Friday night.

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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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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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Murfreesboro Fire Dept. Ready for Airplane Disaster, Should One Occur
Murfreesboro Fire Dept. Ready for Airplane Disaster, Should One Occur
With the increased aircraft traffic in Middle Tennessee, Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department is taking proactive measures to prepare personnel for responding to aircraft and airfield emergencies.
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Did You See All the Fire Trucks in Barfield Park Tuesday Night?
Did You See All the Fire Trucks in Barfield Park Tuesday Night?
If you were in the area of Barfield Park on Tuesday night, you may have seen a fire engine pump truck, a ladder truck and several other emergency vehicles. The Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department...
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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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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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Murfreesboro Fire Department Receives Grant for New Trailer With Help of Fema
Murfreesboro Fire Department Receives Grant for New Trailer With Help of Fema

Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department has been awarded $28,000.00 in grant funds from FEMA’s Assistance to Firefighters grant program. See the pictures of the trailer here. 

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Three Firemen Added to Award Winning Honor Guard in Murfreesboro
Three Firemen Added to Award Winning Honor Guard in Murfreesboro

Deputy Chief Roger Toombs announced this week the addition of three members to Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department’s award-winning Honor Guard.

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Murfreesboro Assistant Fire Marshal Receives National Recognition
Murfreesboro Assistant Fire Marshal Receives National Recognition

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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Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue Releases Tips for Campus Fire Safety
Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue Releases Tips for Campus Fire Safety
Each year college and university students living both on and off campus are involved in devastating fires.
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Multiple Murfreesboro Fire Employees Honored!
Multiple Murfreesboro Fire Employees Honored!
Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department honored employees at the Third Annual Years of Service Awards Presentation September 9 in the Council Chambers at City Hall.
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Murfreesboro Fire Department Places 5th in Combat Challenge
Murfreesboro Fire Department Places 5th in Combat Challenge
Twenty teams from all over the eastern region, including Michigan, Canada, and Oklahoma, faced off in tasks such as climbing a 5-story tower, hoisting, chopping, dragging hoses, and rescuing a life-sized, 175lb. opponent against the clock.
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Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department Promotes One to Captain Position
Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department's Kurt McMahan was promoted to Captain effective Saturday, August 10.
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Teen Dies at Manson Pike Dam; Third Incident There This Week

For the third time in as many days, an incident at the Manson Pike Dam has sent rescue crews to the scene. This time, however, the results were tragic. Nineteen-year old James Patton of Cricket Lane drowned there Tuesday afternoon, near the Manson Pike Trailhead.

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City Responds to Manson Pike Dam Incidents

The city is responding to three incidents in three days at the Manson Pike Dam, one including the death of a teen. 

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Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department’s Honor Guard presented their 2013 National Championship trophy to Chief Cumbey Gaines
A copy of the proclamation was presented to City Manager Rob Lyons to display at City Hall. 
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A Big Congrats to the Murfreesboro Fire Department - FIRST PLACE in Out of State Competition!!
Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department’s Honor Guard placed first for the second year in a row in the National Honor Guard Competition at the Fire Department Instructors Conference (FDIC) in Indianapolis, Indiana Friday afternoon.
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Commendation Letters for Murfreesboro Firefighters who Performed
Commendation Letters for Murfreesboro Firefighters who Performed "“Life Saving Efforts"
Four Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department personnel received commendations letters from Chief Cumbey Gaines today for their “life saving efforts."
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