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Free Smoke Alarms Helping to Save Lives in Tennessee
Free Smoke Alarms Helping to Save Lives in Tennessee

State fire data shows that Tennessee saw a 24% increase in structure fires and a 74% increase in fire deaths during the months of November through February last year.

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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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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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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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Teri Herron Joins Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue as New Logistics Manager
Teri Herron Joins Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue as New Logistics Manager

Murfreesboro Fire Rescue is pleased to announce an addition to the MFRD family, Teri Herron. Teri is the department's new Logistics Manager, selected from a list of qualified applicants.

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Murfreesboro Fire Engineer Retires after 33 Years of Service
Murfreesboro Fire Engineer Retires after 33 Years of Service

Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department bid farewell to Engineer Jack Black on Wednesday, August 9, 2017 after 33 years with the MFRD.

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Pavillion Collapses at John Pittard Elementary School
Pavillion Collapses at John Pittard Elementary School

Murfreesboro Firefighters responded to reports of a building collapse at John Pittard Elementary School Wednesday just after 3:30 pm, following a fast moving storm with high winds.

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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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Murfreesboro Fire Battalion Chief Retires with Nearly 40 Years of Service
Murfreesboro Fire Battalion Chief Retires with Nearly 40 Years of Service

Murfreesboro Fire Rescue Department Battalion Chief Dale Maynard is hanging up his helmet after nearly 40 years of service. Maynard's last day is Saturday, July 8.

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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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Murfreesboro Electric is growing and in need of new space
Murfreesboro Electric is growing and in need of new space

New Murfreesboro Electric General Manager P. D. Mynatt told WGNS that more space is needed for the growing electric department...

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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 in Murfreesboro at 406 Douglas Avenue
Fire in Murfreesboro at 406 Douglas Avenue

Murfreesboro Fire Rescue Department's Districts 1 and 2, Engine 4, and Rescue 8 responded to a fire at 406 Douglas Avenue just before noon Thursday.

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Fire at Oxford Hall Avenue
Fire at Oxford Hall Avenue

Murfreesboro Fire Rescue Department's Districts 1 and 2 responded to a house fire at 2729 Oxford Hall Avenue just after 10:30 Friday morning (3/3/17).

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Old housing complex in Murfreesboro is being transformed into a training ground now
Old housing complex in Murfreesboro is being transformed into a training ground now

The complex is now being transformed into a training ground.

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46% Install child safety seats incorrectly
46% Install child safety seats incorrectly

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration released a report in 2015 that showed 6% of parents don't use a child car seat and 2% of children are not buckled in at all.

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Four Year Old Raises over $350 for Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue During Christmas
Four Year Old Raises over $350 for Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue During Christmas

He may just be four years old, but Hayes Owen, son of David and Stacey Owen of Murfreesboro, had a BIG wish for Christmas.

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UPDATE: TEMA Releases current details on Gatlinburg wildfires
UPDATE: TEMA Releases current details on Gatlinburg wildfires

Gatlinburg officials say their goal is to let residents, businesses, and property owners back into the city at 7 a.m., EST, on Friday, Dec. 9

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Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue Final Crews in Gatlinburg Return Home
Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue Final Crews in Gatlinburg Return Home

Exactly one week after initial deployment, all of Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue's crews and personnel have returned from Gatlinburg...

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Second Team of Murfreesboro Firefighters Deploy to Gatlinburg
Second Team of Murfreesboro Firefighters Deploy to Gatlinburg

On Friday (12/2/16) morning, a second group of firefighters left Murfreesboro to report to the staging area in Sevierville, TN, to rotate with firefighters who have been at the scene since their deployment on Monday night.

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City/County Fire Agencies Offer Holiday Safety Tips
City/County Fire Agencies Offer Holiday Safety Tips

Thanksgiving festivities are going on this week and the Christmas season is right around the corner...

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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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Young boy recognized by the Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue Department
Young boy recognized by the Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue Department

Heroes come in all different sizes...some a little smaller than others. Five-year-old Jackson Peek was presented with a "Courage Award" from Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Chief Mark Foulks on Wednesday morning at Fire Administration.

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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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Young boy to receive Courage Award for helping his grandmother in Murfreesboro
Young boy to receive Courage Award for helping his grandmother in Murfreesboro

Young Jackson will be presented with the"Courage Award" at the Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue office located at 220 NW Broad Street on Wednesday, November 2 at 9:00 am.

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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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UPDATE: Mandatory ban on burning in Murfreesboro and Rutherford County
UPDATE: Mandatory ban on burning in Murfreesboro and Rutherford County

UPDATE: Effective immediately, Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department's, La Vergne Fire and the Rutherford County Fire Department all issued a mandatory ban on burning until further notice.

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Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department is now fully functioning in Basic Life Support (BLS) response
Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department is now fully functioning in Basic Life Support (BLS) response

Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department announced Wednesday that the department is now fully functioning in Basic Life Support (BLS) response.

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UPDATE: Franklin Heights on January Street to become comprehensive Fire and Police Training Center
UPDATE: Franklin Heights on January Street to become comprehensive Fire and Police Training Center

Dates for demolition and construction have not yet been announced, but more details are now released...

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Several Fire Personnel Recognized at Promotional Pinning Ceremony
Several Fire Personnel Recognized at Promotional Pinning Ceremony

Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department recognized several recently promoted personnel in Council Chambers at City Hall Thursday, August 11.

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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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Murfreesboro business buys a fire safety voucher
Murfreesboro business buys a fire safety voucher

The owner of a massage business on Memorial Boulevard called Murfreesboro police after she was swindled out of $100.

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 Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue Responded to Fire Caused by Lightning Strike
Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue Responded to Fire Caused by Lightning Strike

District 7, Ladder 6, Engine 4, and Rescue 8 responded to a fire call at 1165 Central Valley Road around 7:30 Thursday night.

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New Fire Station to Open Monday in Murfreesboro
New Fire Station to Open Monday in Murfreesboro

Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue Station number 10 will open next week on Veterans Parkway.

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New Training Facility For Fire and Police Departments approved by City Council
New Training Facility For Fire and Police Departments approved by City Council

The former Franklin Heights housing complex will soon be home to the Fire and Police Departments new training facilities.

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Take the Murfreesboro Citizens Fire Academy
Take the Murfreesboro Citizens Fire Academy

Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department is now accepting applications for the 14th Session of the Citizens Fire Academy.

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New Medical Center Parkway Fire Hall
New Medical Center Parkway Fire Hall

A new Murfreesboro fire hall will soon be a part of the Gateway area. Mayor Shane McFalrand stated...

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MFRD Water Rescue Has Interesting Twist
MFRD Water Rescue Has Interesting Twist

Crews were told that a woman was kayaking, her boat filled with water, and she was holding on to a tree limb somewhere on the Stones River along the 1500 block of Broad Street.

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Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department Driver Retires After 29 Years
Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department Driver Retires After 29 Years

Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department Driver Michael "Mike" Mitchell hung up his helmet Thursday after 29 years of service.

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Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue adding
Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue adding "Advanced Life Services" to Five Engine Companies

By the end of this fiscal year, five fire engine companies will be equipped with "Advanced Life Services." In the past, Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue have been outfitted with only "Basic Life Services."

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Murfreesboro Fire, Red Cross, and Experience Community Partner for Smoke Alarm Canvass
Murfreesboro Fire, Red Cross, and Experience Community Partner for Smoke Alarm Canvass

Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department, local volunteers from the American Red Cross, and teens from the High School Summer Service Camp at Experience Community Church are partnering next week to provide and install free smoke alarms in Murfreesboro.

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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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Murfreesboro Fire Dept. Rescues Patient from a Concrete Structure
Murfreesboro Fire Dept. Rescues Patient from a Concrete Structure

Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department's District 7 responded to a construction accident just before 2 pm Thursday, which left a worker injured 25-feet down in a concrete tank...

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Two Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department Captains Retire in July
Two Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department Captains Retire in July

Two Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department Captains will be hanging up their fire gear in July; Captain Joe Barrett after 38 years of service, and Captain Randy Jones with 34 years of service.

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Fire at Sir Pizza in the Barfield Area
Fire at Sir Pizza in the Barfield Area

Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department officials say the Sir Pizza located at 110 Veterans Parkway will be closed until further notice due to an early morning fire.

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Home on Georgetown Lane likely a total loss due to Thursday fire
Home on Georgetown Lane likely a total loss due to Thursday fire

Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department crews were back on the scene this morning at 1619 Georgetown Lane after an early morning fire rekindled.

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Capt. Robert Canterbury of the Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue Department Honored
Capt. Robert Canterbury of the Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue Department Honored

Last November, Capt. Robert Canterbury of the Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue Department (MFRD) heroically rescued two victims of a motor vehicle accident from their burning vehicle with the use of his tractor and a logging chain.

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MFRD Firefighter
MFRD Firefighter "Pays It Forward" by Donating Hair to Cancer Victims

A Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department Firefighter is "paying it forward" today by donating his hair to help cancer victims.

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Free Smoke Alarms to be installed on Wednesday as Firemen go Door to Door
Free Smoke Alarms to be installed on Wednesday as Firemen go Door to Door

The crews will be going door-to-door in various locations near the MTSU campus installing free smoke alarms and providing fire safety educational materials to residents.

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Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue Partners with Noon Exchange Club to Offer Free South Carolina Presentation to Public
Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue Partners with Noon Exchange Club to Offer Free South Carolina Presentation to Public

Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department and the Noon Exchange Club of Murfreesboro are partnering to offer a free presentation about MFRD's 2015 South Carolina deployment.

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Silo Fire in Murfreesboro Thursday Morning
Silo Fire in Murfreesboro Thursday Morning

Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department's Ladder 9, Rescue 9, Engine 5, and brush trucks from Stations 2 and 6 responded to a silo fire at the dead end of Covenant Boulevard just before 7:30 Thursday morning.

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Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department welcomed four new Firefighters this week
Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department welcomed four new Firefighters this week

All four are Advanced Emergency Medical Technicians and have a combined 19.5 years in the fire service.

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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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Fire at Just Love Coffee on Wednesday Afternoon
Fire at Just Love Coffee on Wednesday Afternoon

Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department responded to a fire at Just Love Coffee Roasters located at 129 MTCS Road around 2:15 Wednesday afternoon.

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Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue Hosted Steering Committee Meeting for Event in Nashville
Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue Hosted Steering Committee Meeting for Event in Nashville

On Friday, February 19, Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department hosted a Steering Committee Meeting for the Firehouse Expo to be held at the Music City Center in Nashville October 18-22, 2016.

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Firehouse Subs in Murfreesboro Help Local Fire Department
Firehouse Subs in Murfreesboro Help Local Fire Department

Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department personnel attended the official dedication of equipment purchased with funds from the Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation at Firehouse Subs in Murfreesboro...

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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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$68,307 in Fire Gear Donated to Local Fire Stations
$68,307 in Fire Gear Donated to Local Fire Stations

Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation is celebrating $68,307 worth of life-saving equipment grants awarded to Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department, WBTS-Volunteer Fire Station 3 and the Bell Buckle Volunteer Fire Station.

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Murfreesboro Fire investigating Possible Arson of a Truck
Murfreesboro Fire investigating Possible Arson of a Truck

A 1997 Ford F-150 caught fire in the driveway of a home on Mill Street in Murfreesboro.

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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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Severe winter weather lead to cancellation of 300+ blood drives
Severe winter weather lead to cancellation of 300+ blood drives

Severe winter weather since Jan. 1 has forced the cancellation of more than 300 blood drives, resulting in more than 9,500 donations uncollected...

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Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue to host a Blood Drive
Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue to host a Blood Drive

Most recently, the son of a MFRD Captain lost his battle, while a shift commander's daughter, just began hers. This sparked MFRD to want to help on a grander scale.

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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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Murfreesboro Firefighters Running the Special Kids Race for a Special Kid
Murfreesboro Firefighters Running the Special Kids Race for a Special Kid

Murfreesboro Firefighters are gearing up for the Special Kids Race to be held on Saturday, March 19, but they aren't just running for their health...

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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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Firework Rules for Murfreesboro on New Years Eve
Firework Rules for Murfreesboro on New Years Eve

Murfreesboro Rules: It shall be unlawful for any person within the City to use, possess, sell or offer for sale any bottle rocket.

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Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue had a busy Tuesday morning
Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue had a busy Tuesday morning

Just after 6:30 Tuesday morning, crews were called to 4050 Mercy Court (Little Embers Daycare) for reports of a fire.

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Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department recently filled two vacant positions within the department
Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department recently filled two vacant positions within the department

Driver Jeff Wright was promoted to Medical Training Coordinator and Assistant Fire Marshal Carl Peas was promoted to Fire Marshal.

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MFRD Benefits from Council Approval of Capital Improvement Plan (CIP)
MFRD Benefits from Council Approval of Capital Improvement Plan (CIP)

The $2.5 million budgeted for the Public Safety Training Facility rounds off the total funding for the project. "The property acquisition is under way," said Chief Foulks, "and the project should begin moving forward after the first of the year."

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Do you need help buying Christmas Gifts for your children?
Do you need help buying Christmas Gifts for your children?

Assistant Fire Marshall Michael Bartlett told News Radio WGNS that there is still time to sign up your kids to receive gifts.

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Congrats to Captain Robert Canterbury of the Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department
Congrats to Captain Robert Canterbury of the Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department

Captain Robert Canterbury of the Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department has been named STARS award recipient for November 2015.

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Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue install OVER 100 smoke alarms for free in Murfreesboro
Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue install OVER 100 smoke alarms for free in Murfreesboro

Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department not only met the challenge from the State Fire Marshal's Office (SFMO) to install 100 smoke alarms on Saturday, November 14, but the department far exceeded the goal!

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Local Fire Department Gears Up for 32nd Annual Toys for Tots Program
Local Fire Department Gears Up for 32nd Annual Toys for Tots Program

Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department (MFRD) is celebrating 32 years of helping children through the Toys for Tots program.

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The Fire Department in Murfreesboro will install a FREE smoke detector in your home
The Fire Department in Murfreesboro will install a FREE smoke detector in your home

If you would like the fire department to install a smoke alarm in your home for free this Saturday (Nov. 14, 2015), simply call the administration office at 615-893-1422.

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Fire at 1707 Bridget Drive in Murfreesboro was ruled as
Fire at 1707 Bridget Drive in Murfreesboro was ruled as "Accidental"

"There were conflicting reports that suggested the fire was suspicious due to the property being vacant," said Assistant Fire Marshal Carl Peas. "However, we determined that the fire was not intentionally set."

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Wednesday morning house fire in Murfreesboro
Wednesday morning house fire in Murfreesboro

When crews arrived on scene, they found a fully involved two story residence.

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Thirteen Graduate from MFRD's Citizens Fire Academy
Thirteen Graduate from MFRD's Citizens Fire Academy

Thirteen students graduated Tuesday night from the 13th session of the Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department's Citizens Fire Academy.

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South Carolina Teams Present Memorabilia to Fire Rescue Chief Foulks at City Council Meeting
South Carolina Teams Present Memorabilia to Fire Rescue Chief Foulks at City Council Meeting

The teams presented Chief Foulks that very flag, embroidered with the names of all the team members and "Joaquin Floods 2015."

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Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue Personnel Return from Deployment
Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue Personnel Return from Deployment

"I'm extremely proud of our two rescue teams that represented our department in South Carolina," said Chief Foulks. "We are happy that all of them returned home safely."

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Fire Safety: Close the Door When Sleeping
Fire Safety: Close the Door When Sleeping

October 4-10, 2015 is National Fire Prevention Week and the Tennessee State Fire Marshal's Office and Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department are telling the community to remember three simple words during a fire, "Close the door!"

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Bone Marrow Drive to help a young lady in Murfreesboro
Bone Marrow Drive to help a young lady in Murfreesboro

Next week, Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department will host two Bone Marrow Drives to attempt to find a match for MFRD Shift Commander Daryl's Alexander's daughter.

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Is your child safety seat in correctly?
Is your child safety seat in correctly?

The main goal for child passenger safety is to make sure that all parents and caregivers are correctly using the right restraint for their children's ages and sizes.

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NEW Fire Chief Mark Foulks in Murfreesboro
NEW Fire Chief Mark Foulks in Murfreesboro

Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department welcomed new Fire Chief Mark Foulks Monday morning, along with six new Firefighters.

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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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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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Murfreesboro Fire Marshall investigating a Thursday fire at a home that previously burned
Murfreesboro Fire Marshall investigating a Thursday fire at a home that previously burned

Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department's Fire Marshals' Office is investigating an intentionally set fire at a previously burned home located at 225 Wilson Avenue.

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Donation of a truck to the Rutherford County Fire and Rescue Department
Donation of a truck to the Rutherford County Fire and Rescue Department

The Consolidated Utility District is donating a Ford truck to the Rutherford County Fire and Rescue Department.

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Two vehicles go up in flames in Murfreesboro - Arson suspected
Two vehicles go up in flames in Murfreesboro - Arson suspected

Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department's Fire Marshals' Office is investigating two vehicle fires at the Summit Townhomes apartment complex.

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Child Safety Seat Inspections
Child Safety Seat Inspections

Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department will be hosting one Child Safety Seat Inspection Station a week over the next four weeks.

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Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue Department Awarded Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation Grant
Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue Department Awarded Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation Grant

Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department received word Tuesday that the department is the recipient of a Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation grant totaling $16,293.07.

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Retirement from the Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue Department
Retirement from the Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue Department

Two Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department Captains and one Driver will retire this month. Captain Ricky Jones will retire July 3 with 37 years of service, Driver Eddie Mitchell will retire July 3 after 31 years of service, and Captain/Shift Inspector Randy Rae will retire after 30 years of service on July 11.

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Murfreesboro Fire steps up safety measures for fireworks this week
Murfreesboro Fire steps up safety measures for fireworks this week

In Murfreesboro's city limits, fireworks may only be used between June 28 and July 5 between the hours of 10:00 am and 10:00 pm only; except that on the Fourth of July, fireworks may be used until 11:00 pm.

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Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department will begin accepting applications for Citizens Fire Academy
Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department will begin accepting applications for Citizens Fire Academy

Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department will begin accepting applications for the 13th session of the Citizens Fire Academy (CFA) on Wednesday, July 1.

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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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Storm damage in Murfreesboro
Storm damage in Murfreesboro

Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department's Engine 1 and Ladder 1 responded to a call at the Furniture Merchandise Outlet (FMO) located at 531 NW Broad Street around 5:15 Wednesday morning.

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Tuesday night fire in Murfreesboro

When crews arrived on scene, flames could be seen exiting a vent in the roof. The fire was located in the attic.

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Suspicious fire at Legal Aid Society office in Murfreesboro
Suspicious fire at Legal Aid Society office in Murfreesboro

Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department's Engines 1 and 4, Ladders 1 and 8, and Rescues 7 and 8 responded to a fire at 526 N Walnut Street...

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AWESOME: Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue part of Make a Wish!
AWESOME: Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue part of Make a Wish!

"We were so thrilled to have MFRD be a part of the presentation," said Edie Sessions, Siegel Middle School faculty member and Student Council Advisor. "Our Duck Race would not be as successful without their help."

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Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue Special Ops Personnel Attend Course at U.S. National Whitewater Center
Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue Special Ops Personnel Attend Course at U.S. National Whitewater Center

Several Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department Special Operations personnel recently attended a Swiftwater Rescue course at the U.S. National Whitewater Center (USNWC) in Charlotte, North Carolina.

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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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Car runs INTO Murfreesboro area apartment
Car runs INTO Murfreesboro area apartment

Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department's Ladder 8 and Rescue 8 responded to a single car motor vehicle accident at a four unit apartment located at 1455 Chariot Drive just before 3:00 Saturday morning.

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Wednesday morning accident in Murfreesboro
Wednesday morning accident in Murfreesboro

The female driver was pinned against the guardrail and had to be extricated.

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Smoking in bed leads to fire in Murfreesboro
Smoking in bed leads to fire in Murfreesboro

The man that lived in the affected unit told crews that he had been smoking in bed and fell asleep. He was transported to Saint Thomas Rutherford for smoke inhalation and burns to his head and face areas.

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UPDATE: Murfreesboro fire on Indian Park Drive
UPDATE: Murfreesboro fire on Indian Park Drive

An investigation into a fire at the Hawthorne South Apartments on 220 Indian Park Drive has been ruled an accident. According to Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue spokeswoman Ashley McDonald Assistant Fire Marshal Michael Bartlett reports the fire was started on the balcony near the vinyl siding wall.

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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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Welcome four NEW firefighters to Murfreesboro
Welcome four NEW firefighters to Murfreesboro

Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department welcomed four new members this week. Firefighters Corian Barrett, Jason Bonniger, Marcus Cartwright, and Eric Compton began orientation March 2.

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Congrats to the Murfreesboro Fire Department
Congrats to the Murfreesboro Fire Department

Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department's Drivers completed a Driver Simulator Course in February. MFRD was the first department to participate in the course which was recently added to the curriculum for the Tennessee Fire Service & Codes Academy (TFACA).

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Local Fire Department needs help with gaining new information on vehicle fire

Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department's Fire Marshal's Office is seeking assistance from the public in regard to a vehicle fire that occurred Wednesday morning around 6:30.

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Toys for Tots event by the Murfreesboro Fire Department a Success!
Toys for Tots event by the Murfreesboro Fire Department a Success!

The Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue Department personnel and many other volunteers throughout the community helped make Christmas special for several families in Murfreesboro...

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Thanksgiving safety tips and free smoke detectors
Thanksgiving safety tips and free smoke detectors

If you do not have working smoke detectors in your home, contact MFRD at 615-893-1422 Monday-Friday 8:00 am-4:30 pm to inquire about MFRD's free smoke alarm program!

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The Fire Department with the BEST landscaping is...
The Fire Department with the BEST landscaping is...

Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department Headquarters located at 202 East Vine Street received the "Community Landscape Award" from the City of Murfreesboro's Urban Environmental Commission Wednesday afternoon.

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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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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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14 Graduate from the 12th Session of Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department's Citizens Fire Academy
14 Graduate from the 12th Session of Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department's Citizens Fire Academy

The students completed a six-weeks course in which they participated in activities that MFRD personnel perform on the job.

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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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UPDATE: Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue at House Fire
UPDATE: Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue at House Fire

MFRD's District 4, Engine 1, and Rescues 7 and 8 are on the scene of a house fire at 923 Velma Lane.

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Commercial dryer destroyed in small motel fire in Murfreesboro
Commercial dryer destroyed in small motel fire in Murfreesboro

A Tuesday afternoon fire at the Murfreesboro Motel on Broad Street did not cause extensive damage to the structure, but...

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Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue aims to reduce fires
Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue aims to reduce fires

The cold weather is on its way and everyone will soon be trying to heat their homes. Did you know that heating...

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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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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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Two Injured in Accident involving Car and Motorcycle

MFRD's District 8 responded to a motor vehicle accident involving a car and a motorcycle at 2083 Lascassas Hwy (in front of Sonic) just after 9:00 Monday night.

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Work Continues on former Brad's Pool Shop Location After Fire
Work Continues on former Brad's Pool Shop Location After Fire

A June 2nd fire forced Brad's Pool Shop on Memorial Boulevard to relocate to a building just behind that location on East MTCS Road.

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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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Congrats to several Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue employees
Congrats to several Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue employees

Four Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department personnel received the City's STARS (Succeeding Through Attitudes Reflecting Service Excellence) Award at the City Council meeting on Thursday, August 7.

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Indian Hills house fire Thursday morning
Indian Hills house fire Thursday morning

Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department's Districts 1 and 2 and Rescue 9 responded to a house fire at 433 Indian Park Drive around 8:45 Thursday morning.

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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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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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Upgraded medical response service announced by Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue
Upgraded medical response service announced by Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue

Although MFRD will be providing a higher level of care, Rutherford County EMS will continue to provide patient transport.

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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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Broken tables and burned carpet at Blackman Elementary School

The Murfreesboro Police Department was called to Blackman Elementary School after unknown persons set fire to a roll of carpet.

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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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More retirements in the City of Murfreesboro
More retirements in the City of Murfreesboro

Captain/Shift Training Officer Robert “Bob” Decker will retire from Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department on July 13 after 27 years of service.

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Dude! Why did you set my chair on fire?

A white chair sitting in front of a Goodwill drop off center in Murfreesboro was set on fire. 

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UPDATE on FIRE at Brad's Pool Shop in Murfreesboro - Open Friday
UPDATE on FIRE at Brad's Pool Shop in Murfreesboro - Open Friday

The interior of the structure received heavy smoke damage and the business had to close its doors for several days.

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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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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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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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More ducks rescued in Murfreesboro
More ducks rescued in Murfreesboro

Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department’s District 9 rescues six baby ducks and their mama from a storm drain near Samurais on Thompson Lane Sunday afternoon.

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Good Job: Baby Ducks Rescued in Murfreesboro
Good Job: Baby Ducks Rescued in Murfreesboro

Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department’s Engine 1 and two sergeants from Murfreesboro Police Department jointly rescued 11 baby ducks from a storm drain on Southeast Broad Street near the Discovery Center Saturday morning.

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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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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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UPDATE on Car Fire in Murfreesboro - - man arrested,  but not for the car fire
UPDATE on Car Fire in Murfreesboro - - man arrested, but not for the car fire

WGNS confirmed that shortly after the fire was reported, Murfreesboro Police arrested 33-year old Amilido Rodriguez (pictured) who owned the car. He is not said to be a suspect in the possible arson, but he was wanted...

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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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Attempted arson or just weird coincidence in Murfreesboro? You decide.
Attempted arson or just weird coincidence in Murfreesboro? You decide.

No arrests have been made. The offense was described as an “Attempted Arson.”

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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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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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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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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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Thursday afternoon house fire on Holsted Drive extinguished
Thursday afternoon house fire on Holsted Drive extinguished

UPDATE: Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department’s District 9 and Engine 1 responded to a house fire at 2809 Holsted Drive just after 12:15 Thursday afternoon.

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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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Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue Make an Interesting Rescue - See the Pictures
Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue Make an Interesting Rescue - See the Pictures

Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department’s Ladder 9 responded to a unique rescue call just before 3:30 Monday afternoon at a home located at 5206 St. Ives Drive in Berkshire subdivision.

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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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Minor Fire Discovered and Contained by Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue

Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department’s Districts 1 and 8 responded to a fire call at 550 Crossway Drive (Cross Court Apartments) just before 1:00 Thursday morning.

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16-Year Old Not Harmed When Vehicle Flips and Lands on Side in Accident Along Oakleigh Drive
16-Year Old Not Harmed When Vehicle Flips and Lands on Side in Accident Along Oakleigh Drive

Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department’s District 7 responded to a one car motor vehicle accident at Oakleigh Drive and Sulphur Springs Road shortly before 8:00 Monday night.

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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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POSITIVE: Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue Saves Jack Russell Terrier in Motor Vehicle Accident
POSITIVE: Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue Saves Jack Russell Terrier in Motor Vehicle Accident

Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department’s Ladder 9 rescued a Jack Russell terrier from a motor vehicle accident on Franklin Road around 7:30 Sunday morning.

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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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UPDATE on Wednesday Afternoon Vehicle Fire

Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department’s District 8 and Engine 1 responded to a vehicle fire at 1617 Huntington Drive just before 3:00 Wednesday afternoon.

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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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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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Small Fire on Wednesday NOT Electric Transformer Related as Thought by Some Residents in Area
UPDATE: Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department crews were dispatched to Old Salem Highway around 10:15 Wednesday morning after reports that a transformer was on fire...
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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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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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Retired Murfreesboro Police Officer Donates to Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue
Retired Murfreesboro Police Officer Donates to Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue
Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department recently received a donation from Retired Murfreesboro Police Officer Joanna Medlen that will assist Firefighters with the rescue of pets at a house fire or on other emergency incidents
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Busy Monday for Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue Department
Busy Monday for Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue Department
Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department crews have been busy Monday morning, with two fire incidents within one hour’s time.
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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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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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Annual Murfreesboro Fire Department Luncheon was Held on Wednesday (Photos)
Annual Murfreesboro Fire Department Luncheon was Held on Wednesday (Photos)
The annual Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue Department luncheon was held on Wednesday at Patterson Park Community Center.
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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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House Fire Reported on Rucker Lane Friday Morning in Murfreesboro
Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department’s Districts 9 and 5 were dispatched to a house fire just after 5:00 Friday morning at 1027 Rucker Lane.
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Murfreesboro Firefighters Fight Stones River Apartment Fire
Murfreesboro Firefighters Fight Stones River Apartment Fire
Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department’s Districts 1, 2, and 9 responded to an apartment fire at 205 Warrior Drive (Stones River Apartments) around 11:30 Thursday 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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Three Juveniles Accused of Starting Murfreesboro Fire
According to Assistant Fire Marshal Carl Peas, the fire was intentionally set using dry vegetation and bottles filled with what appeared to be gasoline. 
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Two Murfreesboro Fire Trainees Graduate 10-Week Recruit Class
Two Murfreesboro Fire Trainees Graduate 10-Week Recruit Class
“We are proud of these two gentlemen and what they accomplished over the last 10 weeks,” said Assistant Chief Swader. “We look forward to seeing how they apply the knowledge and skills they obtained in class.”
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Two Car Accident on Ransom Drive in Murfreesboro Tuesday Night
Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department’s Engine 3 and Rescues 2 and 8 responded to a two car motor vehicle accident at the intersection of Ransom Drive and South Rutherford Boulevard around 5:45 Tuesday evening.
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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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Scottish Drive Fire in Murfreesboro on Wednesday
Scottish Drive Fire in Murfreesboro on Wednesday
Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department’s Ladder 9 responded to a grass fire at the dead end of Scottish Drive just after 12:30 Wednesday afternoon.
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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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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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Garbage Truck Catches Fire in Kohl's Parking Lot on Friday
Garbage Truck Catches Fire in Kohl's Parking Lot on Friday
Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department’s District 9 responded to a garbage truck on fire on Old Fort Parkway near Saint Andrews Drive just after 8:30 Friday morning.
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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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Local School Evacuated After Gas Line Ruptures in Murfreesboro
Local School Evacuated After Gas Line Ruptures in Murfreesboro
Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department’s District 2 and Engine 1 responded to a gas leak at 2320 Southgate Boulevard (Rutherford Academy) just after 12:30 Tuesday afternoon.
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Sunday Evening Fire in Murfreesboro
Sunday Evening Fire in Murfreesboro
Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department’s Ladder 6, Engines 1 and 4, and Rescues 7 and 8 responded to a house fire located at 610 Federal Court shortly after 5:00 Sunday evening.
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Local Firefighters Receive Awards at Murfreesboro Exchange Club Luncheon
Local Firefighters Receive Awards at Murfreesboro Exchange Club Luncheon
Five local heroes were honored at the Annual Murfreesboro Noon Exchange Club Crime and Fire Prevention Awards Luncheon at Stones River Country Club Thursday at noon.
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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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BIG CAR FIRE Reported in Murfreesboro Tuesday Morning (See Picture)
BIG CAR FIRE Reported in Murfreesboro Tuesday Morning (See Picture)
Just after 8:15 Tuesday morning, Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department’s Engine 5, Ladder 9, and District 7 responded to a multi-vehicle fire at RT Auto Sales located at 5615 NW Broad Street.
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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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Fire "Response" in the KUC on the MTSU Campus Wednesday Evening
Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department’s Engine 3 and Districts 1 and 8 responded to a fire alarm at 1768 MTSU Boulevard (Keathley University Center) on Middle Tennessee State University’s (MTSU) campus.
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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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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: Tractor Trailer Vs. Honda Ridgeline
Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department’s Ladder 6 and Rescue 8 responded to a motor vehicle accident involving a tractor trailer and a Honda Ridgeline truck at 3371 Memorial Boulevard (near McDonald’s restaurant) around 10:30 Friday night.
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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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Three Murfreesboro Fire Fighters Deliver Baby
Three Murfreesboro Fire Fighters Deliver Baby
“We can’t get over how much bigger Molly is in just five weeks,” said Firefighter Spivey. “This was such a unique experience for us and something we will never forget.”
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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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County Commissioner Matt Young Now Certified as a Hazardous Materials Specialist
County Commissioner Matt Young Now Certified as a Hazardous Materials Specialist

Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department Firefighter Matt Young learned Thursday that he obtained his certification from the Tennessee Emergency Management Agency as a Hazardous Materials Specialist.

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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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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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AWESOME: To Remember 9/11, Murfreesboro Firefighters Climb 110-Stories with 80-Pounds of Gear
AWESOME: To Remember 9/11, Murfreesboro Firefighters Climb 110-Stories with 80-Pounds of Gear
It was not a “Stairway to heaven” as noted by the Led Zeppelin band, but it probably felt like it for Murfreesboro firefighters.
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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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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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Rutherford County Inching Closer to Insisting on New Homes to be Outfitted with Fire Sprinkler System
Rutherford County Inching Closer to Insisting on New Homes to be Outfitted with Fire Sprinkler System
Despite pleas from homebuilders suggesting the added expense will hurt business, it appears as if the county is inching closer and closer to the idea of insisting on home fire sprinkler systems. 
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Friday Evening Fire in Murfreesboro Still Under Investigation
Crews arrived on scene to the house, which was sectioned off into four units, and discovered smoke in the bedroom of Unit D.
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Contents of a 53' Trailer Catch Fire at Scene of Murfreesboro Accident
Contents of a 53' Trailer Catch Fire at Scene of Murfreesboro Accident
Engine 4 was able to get the driver of the truck out safely just before the contents of the trailer ignited.
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UPDATE: Fire on Bridge Avenue in Murfreesboro
Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department's Districts 1 and 9 responded to a fire call at an apartment located at 613 Bridge Avenue around 5:45 Thursday evening.
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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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Former Murfreesboro Assistant Fire Chief Accepts New Position with County Fire Department
Former Murfreesboro Assistant Fire Chief Accepts New Position with County Fire Department

The Rutherford County Fire Rescue department has announced the addition of Ken Honeycutt to their staff.

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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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Fire in Murfreesboro, Fire Crews Respond to Duplex

According to Shift Commander Daryl Alexander, a neighbor heard the smoke alarm in the unit, went around back, and spotted fire in the kitchen.

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Participate in the Murfreesboro Fire Department "Citizens Fire Academy"

Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department is now accepting applications for their 11th Citizens Fire Academy (CFA). 

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Several Murfreesboro Firefighters Celebrate One Year Anniversary - See Pictures

Congratulations to MFRD Firefighters...

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July 4th Fire at Murfreesboro Duplex

When crews arrived on scene, heavy black smoke and flames were visible from the back side of the unit.

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Murfreesboro Fire Crews Respond to Possible Apartment Fire - No Fire, Only Smoke?

Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue Department’s District 8, Engine 1, and Engine 3 responded to a possible residential fire at 910 Brown Drive just after 7:00 Wednesday evening.

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Fire Dept. and Police Dept. to Work Together this July 4th in Murfreesboro
Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department and Murfreesboro Police Department are working together to make this Fourth of July safe for all in the community.
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UPDATE: The Pink Firetrucks in Murfreesboro... Pink?

No one could miss the unmistakable array of pink apparatus at Middle Tennessee Medical Center Wednesday as the Pink Heals Tour made its first visit to Murfreesboro. 

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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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Local Firemen Honor Young Children at Baseball Event
Imagine being a little kid and being honored by firemen for a good baseball game during awards night... Several Murfreesboro youngsters felt like hero's earlier this week when the fire department arrived at their event.
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Murfreesboro Police and Fire Working Together this 4th of July - Cracking Down on Fires and Drunk Driving
Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue remind residents that fireworks can ONLY be fired between certain dates in the city limits. 
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Driver William “Bubba” Daniel Retires from the Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue Department with 36-Years of Service
Daniel began his career with MFRD in May 1977 as a Firefighter. In September 1999, he was promoted to Driver and holds that position today.
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Murfreesboro Fire Extinguished Flames at Local Townhome
MFRD’s Districts 1 and 2 were dispatched to a fire call at a two story townhome located at 417 Kubota Drive around 7:15 on Tuesday evening.
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Fire Call at Newly Renovated First Baptist Church on East Main Street
According to Engine 15 Captain Jamie Bigelow, the smoke appeared to have been the result of a burned up air conditioning motor.
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18 of 19 Child Safety Seats Installed Incorrectly in Murfreesboro
In just three hours, 19 child safety seats were checked. 
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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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Murfreesboro is All About Kid Safety and Car Seat Installation
Twenty additional personnel from Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department became Child Safety Seat Technicians Wednesday after completing a three day course at the Tennessee Fire and Codes Academy in Deason, Tennessee.
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CAR FIRE at the End of the School Day in front of Scales Elementary
There was a car fire at the entrance of Scales Elementary School on Tuesday afternoon. 
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Sad Sunday: Residents See Home Destroyed by Fire
Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue Department's District 9 responded for mutual aid to a house fire at 4742 Franklin Road in Rutherford County around 1:45 Sunday afternoon.
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UPDATE: Murfreesboro Fire Department Responds to Thursday Night Fire
A total of two families were displaced, but were assisted by the American Red Cross. No injuries were associated with this incident.
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Murfreesboro Fire Department one of the lowest workers comp rates
Using statistics from the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics, it was determined that MFRD had 6 percent less injuries than the average for Fire Protection entities in the State of Tennessee and 9.5 percent less than the average for Fire Protection entities nationwide.


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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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UPDATE: Fire in garage of home on Grassmere Court in Murfreesboro
UPDATE: Cause of fire released... Crews extinguished the fire in just minutes. “We got a good stop on it,” said Chief Cumbey Gaines.
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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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Monday afternoon fire on January Street
Monday afternoon fire on January Street
Upon arrival, crews discovered heavy smoke and flames coming from the home. “The blaze was rolling, but crews got in there and extinguished the fire quickly,” said Shift Commander Daryl Alexander. 
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Monday afternoon fire on Bartway Drive in Murfreesboro
Monday afternoon fire on Bartway Drive in Murfreesboro
Upon arrival, crews discovered heavy smoke coming from a roof vent and flames shooting from the right roof vent. Crews entered the house and quickly extinguished the fire. Damage was contained to the kitchen area and attic area above the kitchen.
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Wednesday morning fire at Regal Inn on South Church St. being investigated
Upon arrival, the crews discovered heavy smoke coming from Room 410. The fire was extinguished quickly. Assistant Fire Marshal Carl Peas was called to the scene to conduct an investigation. So far, the cause of the fire has not been released.
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UPDATE: Message left on mirror in hotel room where fire took place on Wednesday morning
A message on a mirror in the hotel room stated, “What comes around goes around. I have always been faithful unlike you.”
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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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