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Murfreesboro firefighters rescue man from 10-foot-deep trench

Sep 21, 2022 at 02:44 pm by WGNS News

  MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Murfreesboro Fire Rescue Department (MFRD) firefighters rescued a construction worker who fell into a 10-foot-deep trench on Tuesday a.... Read More

Rutherford County Fire Rescue Responds to Fire at Bill Rice Ranch

Aug 29, 2022 at 04:00 pm by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN—Rutherford County Fire Rescue (RCFR) responded to a commercial fire at the Bill Rice Ranch located at 627 Bill Rice Road around 9:23 a.m. Monday mo.... Read More
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Fire Crews in Rutherford County were swamped by calls this past week (w/photos)

Aug 15, 2022 at 12:17 pm by WGNS

UPDATE: The Rutherford County Fire & Rescue Department was busy this past week responding to fire calls, at times, one-after-another.  Two calls were relatively close.... Read More

SCAM: Unknown Caller Claims to Represent Fire & Rescue and Asks for Donations for Those Who Lost Their Home to Fire

Aug 11, 2022 at 05:45 pm by WGNS

One of the latest scams that has hit the area involves a phony phone call from an unknown caller claiming to be with the fire department. The subject has evidently told severa.... Read More

Battalion Chief Tim Swann to serve as the Interim Assistant Chief of operations for Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue

Jul 27, 2022 at 09:36 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. - Murfreesboro Fire Rescue Department (MFRD) Battalion Chief Tim Swann will be stepping up to serve as the Interim Assistant Chief of operations, accordi.... Read More

Burn Ban Lifted in Rutherford County

Jul 11, 2022 at 01:24 pm by WGNS

  Rain has helped to lift the burn ban that was issued on June 24, 2022. Rutherford County Fire & Rescue are asking that residents remember that while State Forestry.... Read More

Arson under investigation in the Leanna Community

Jul 08, 2022 at 06:41 pm by WGNS

Authorities are working to solve an arson that occurred earlier this month. Currently, the Rutherford County Fire Marshal's Office is seeking help from the public after the re.... Read More

Heat Index will remain dangerously HIGH until Saturday - Murfreesboro Fire Chief Reminds Residents to Avoid Risks of Heat Exhaustion

Jul 07, 2022 at 11:27 am by WGNS

The continued high heat index is expected to stick around and that hazardous weather outlook remains in place, according to the National Weather Service. Reports indicate Ruth.... Read More

La Vergne Fire Marshal’s Office Issues Citywide Burn Ban / Rutherford County and Murfreesboro Previously Issued Ban

Jun 25, 2022 at 05:32 pm by WGNS

(La Vergne, Tenn.) After much consideration and observation of the vegetation conditions in La Vergne, the City’s fire marshal has issued a burn ban on all open bur.... Read More

City/County fire marshals place ban on all outdoor open burning until further notice

Jun 24, 2022 at 04:28 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – The fire marshals for the Murfreesboro Fire Rescue Department (MRFD) and Rutherford County Fire & Rescue Department (RCFR) have issued a m.... Read More
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UPDATE: Truck spilled macaroni and cheese all over I-24 in Murfreesboro area

Jun 20, 2022 at 01:53 pm by WGNS

Macaroni and cheese were all over the interstate this past weekend - - it happened early Sunday morning (06/19/22) on Interstate 24 East in the Murfreesboro area….... 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

Home on Cutoff Road in Walter Hill Destroyed by Fire on Tuesday

Jun 07, 2022 at 08:45 pm by WGNS

Around 1:30 on Tuesday morning, Rutherford County Fire & Rescue responded to Cutoff Road in the Walter Hill community after receiving reports of a structure fire. Upon a.... Read More

Arrest made after Thursday night fire in Rutherford County

May 27, 2022 at 11:52 am by WGNS

(Rutherford County, Tenn) Just after 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 26, Rutherford County Fire & Rescue, Kittrell Volunteer Fire Department and the Lascassas Volunteer Fire Depar.... Read More
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Big Rig Blaze Tuesday At Love's Truck Stop

May 25, 2022 at 03:38 pm by WGNS

  (CHRISTIANA, TN)  On Tuesday (5/24/2022), units from Rutherford Fire-Rescue were dispatched to a tractor trailer truck fire at Love's Truck Stop on Buchanan Road.... Read More

Tractor Trailer Truck catches fire Saturday on I-24

May 21, 2022 at 10:19 pm by WGNS

  UPDATE. There were no injuries in the incident involving a tractor trailer truck that caught fire on Saturday afternoon on I-24 East at the I-840 interchange in Mu.... Read More

Arson Investigation Continues in 2021 Fire on Alsup Mill Road in Rutherford County

May 20, 2022 at 12:12 pm by WGNS

The Rutherford County Fire and Rescue department is asking for the publics assistance in solving an arson case from 2021.Following an investigation spanning multiple months, a.... Read More

Two arrested in nearby Coffee County face arson charges and are accused of causing hundreds of thousands of dollars in damages to businesses

May 12, 2022 at 06:30 am by WGNS

(Coffee County, TN) Just 20-minutes East of Murfreesboro, two people have been arrested and charged with arson, among other things, in connection with the Woodland Plaza Fire.... Read More

Officer, resident taken to hospital for smoke inhalation after overnight fire; several tenants displaced

May 08, 2022 at 02:29 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn.  - A Murfreesboro Police officer was treated for smoke inhalation after helping to evacuate tenants at an early morning apartment fire on Friday (May.... Read More
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Kittens saved in residential fire on Franklin Road (HWY 96) in Rutherford County on Wednesday

Apr 20, 2022 at 06:00 pm by WGNS

Several kittens were rescued from an outbuilding on Wednesday (04/20/22) when a structure and a nearby vehicle caught fire. The blaze took place at a home on Franklin Road (HW.... Read More