Red Flag Wind Warnings: NO OPEN BURNING!

Feb 12, 2022 at 09:21 am by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  Murfreesboro Fire Rescue Department (MFRD) has issued a ban on any open burning due to the current red flag warning issued by the National Weather Service.... Read More

Protecting your family from fire as the temperature continues to drop

Dec 07, 2021 at 07:49 am by WGNS

As the temperature continues to drop, officials with Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue say be careful when using your heater. Deputy Chief Roger Toombs stated…It is also i.... Read More

Debris Burn Permits Required Beginning Oct. 15

Oct 06, 2021 at 11:30 am by WGNS

National Fire Prevention Week is observed this week to educate citizens about fire prevention and safety. The Tennessee Department of Agriculture’s Division of Forestry.... Read More

Burn Permits Required Through May 15

Mar 04, 2021 at 11:23 am by WGNS

With the snow and ice behind us, warmer weather is springing up across the state. That’s a sign it’s time for yard and farm clean-up.With debris burning a useful t.... Read More

City implements new burn permit fee for commercial construction sites and public gathering bonfires

Aug 04, 2020 at 07:45 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – The City of Murfreesboro Building & Codes Department has established a new burn permit fee for open burning organic material on commercial cons.... Read More

Open Burning Not Allowed in Murfreesboro - What about homemade Fire Pits?

Jul 02, 2020 at 12:09 pm by WGNS

Open burning is not permitted in the city of Murfreesboro, as explained by Fire Chief Mark Foulks.  But, what about building your own firepit behind your home?Open burnin.... Read More