Rutherford County Fire & Rescue

Asher Sullivan, Son of County Schools Director, Passes Away Saturday

May 18, 2024 at 10:50 pm by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - The son of the Director of the Rutherford County Schools has passed away after becoming trapped in a storm drain (See previous news story here). Asher.... Read More

Facing Unthinkable Choices as the Family of Asher Sullivan Navigate Heartache and Tragedy

May 13, 2024 at 12:38 pm by WGNS News

  RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - WGNS is continuing to follow the tragedy involving the son of the Rutherford County Schools Director, Dr. Jimmy Sullivan. Tragedy that has now.... Read More

Rutherford County Schools’ Administrators, First Responders Focus on School Safety

Jan 08, 2024 at 09:00 am by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - Rutherford County Schools’ leaders received assurance teams of first responders throughout the county would respond to school emergencies to prot.... Read More

Farm Credit Enables RC Fire-Rescue To Get Thermal Imaging Camera

Oct 20, 2023 at 05:00 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO) Farm Credit in Murfreesboro donated $940 to Rutherford County Fire to purchase a new thermal imaging camera. These cameras are instrumental in locating vi.... Read More

Rutherford County Seeing Public Safety Growth to Keep Pace with Population

Oct 04, 2023 at 02:07 pm by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN – With the September opening of another Public Health and Safety facility, Rutherford County is quickly seeing an all encompassing approach to.... Read More

Flag Raising Ceremony to Mark the Opening of the Kittrell Public Health & Safety Building

Sep 21, 2023 at 10:03 pm by WGNS News

  Rutherford County, TN – A large number of Rutherford County officials will come together this Sunday and hold a flag raising ceremony. The special event will off.... Read More

Cummings Graduates from Rutherford County Fire and Rescue Training

Sep 19, 2023 at 06:45 am by WGNS News

Rutherford County, TN - Rutherford County Fire and Rescue Firefighter(RCFR) Brian Cummings graduated from Recruit Training on September 18, 2023. Cummings began with RCF.... Read More

Grand Opening on Sunday for New Rockvale Public Health & Safety Building

Aug 25, 2023 at 09:07 am by WGNS News

  RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - The new Rockvale Public Health & Safety Building will have its Grand Opening this Sunday, August 27, beginning at 2:00 with openi.... Read More

UPDATE: Name of Man Killed in Christiana House Fire Released

Aug 21, 2023 at 02:50 pm by WGNS News

  RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN – WGNS has more details on a fire that claimed the life of a Christiana man this past Friday night. The identity of the victim has been con.... Read More

Fatal Christiana Home Fire Friday Night

Aug 19, 2023 at 01:52 pm by WGNS

  (CHRISTIANA, TN) Fire officials are in the midst of an investigation into what caused a fire this past Friday night in Christiana, Tennessee. When emergency crews fi.... Read More

Cause of Blaze near Gresham Lane and Franklin Road in Murfreesboro Remains Under Investigation

Aug 16, 2023 at 08:01 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, TN - Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue responded to a house fire on Almar Knot Drive on Wednesday afternoon at 4:05 p.m. Almar Knot sits near the intersection of Gr.... Read More
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First Graduating Class of the Rutherford County Fire Rescue Department

Apr 24, 2023 at 06:15 am by WGNS News

  Rutherford County, TN - The Rutherford County Fire Rescue Department is continuing their growth with new fire stations and firefighters. After going through a vet.... Read More
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UPDATE: Christiana House Fire Remains Under Investigation - ATF and TBI are Now Assisting with the Case

Apr 19, 2023 at 09:51 pm by WGNS News

Rutherford County, TN – WGNS has learned the TBI and the ATF are now assisting in the investigation of a house fire that occurred on April 11, 2023 in the Christiana a.... Read More

Rutherford County Fire & Rescue Warns of Battery Recall that May Impact Some UTV and Golf Cart Owners

Mar 09, 2023 at 07:35 pm by WGNS Radio News

The Rutherford County Fire & Rescue Department has reported that area residents should be aware of a recent battery recall. The batteries being recalled are used in golf c.... Read More
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Murfreesboro Area Fire Displaces 8 on Valentine's Morning

Feb 14, 2023 at 03:30 pm by WGNS News

Rutherford County, TN - Eight people were displaced as a result of a Tuesday morning fire on Aurora Drive near Murfreesboro, Rutherford County Fire Rescue Department reported..... Read More
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Rutherford County Fire-Rescue GROWING!

Feb 09, 2023 at 06:52 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO) Rutherford County Fire-Rescue is adding another class of firefighters to protect the community.  In addition to the training here in Murfreesboro, hands-o.... Read More

RC Fire Chief Larry Farley on Homeland Security Council

Jan 14, 2023 at 02:09 pm by WGNS

(NASHVILLE) Tennessee Governor Bill Lee appointed Rutherford County Fire-Rescue Chief Larry Farley to serve the Homeland Security Council as a Representative of Fire.... Read More

RCFR and TWRA Rescue Owl Trapped in Chicken Coop

Oct 11, 2022 at 02:10 pm by WGNS News

Rutherford County, TN —Rutherford County Fire Rescue (RCFR) and Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) had a unique rescue Monday—an owl was trapped in a net o.... Read More

Fire & Rescue and Sheriff's Office Arrest Man for Multiple Charges Following Labor Day Domestic Disturbance Call

Sep 06, 2022 at 04:30 pm by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN -- Rutherford County Fire Rescue's (RCFR) Fire Marshal's Office and the Rutherford County Sheriff's Office (RCSO) arrested Kenneth Gibbs, 42, of Rutherfo.... Read More

Arson Suspect in Mobile Home Fire Scheduled for Criminal Hearing in Rutherford County Courts

Jun 16, 2022 at 05:14 pm by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN — An 18-year-old charged with arson after an investigation by the Rutherford County Fire Marshal’s Office reportedly determined a mobile ho.... Read More