Congratulations to the 13 New Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Recruits

Jan 15, 2021 at 02:00 pm by WGNS

Congratulations to thirteen new recruits who recently joined the ranks of the Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue Department. The new fire fighters made the pledge on January.... Read More

Thursday Morning Fire in Murfreesboro is Under Investigation

Jan 15, 2021 at 11:20 am by WGNS

On Thursday (1/14/21), there was an early morning apartment fire at The Harrison, located at 261 Veterans Parkway in Murfreesboro. Fire and Rescue crews were dispatched t.... Read More

UPDATE: Saturday Evening Fire Behind Warehouse - Burning Without Permit

Jan 13, 2021 at 10:10 am by WGNS

Passing motorists called 9-1-1 when they saw a fire in the rear of a large warehouse that sits behind CO-OP. The fire could be seen from the South Church Street Bridge near th.... Read More

Rutherford County Fire Rescue and Almaville Fire Crews Battle House Fire Late Monday Night

Jan 12, 2021 at 11:00 am by WGNS

  Rutherford County, TN—Rutherford County Fire Rescue and Almaville Fire Department battled a house fire on Franklin Road around 10:00 Monday night.Captain Matthew.... Read More

Black Smoke Seen from Miles Away, Yet Manchester Highway Fire was not as Large as the Clouds Appeared

Jan 05, 2021 at 06:22 pm by WGNS

Smoke from a fire that was next to a home on the Manchester Highway had residents concerned as the billowing black clouds could be seen from miles away. However, once on the.... Read More

UPDATE: The 911 System was Down in Rutherford County and Beyond - How was it Handled?

Jan 01, 2021 at 11:16 am by WGNS

On Christmas day the bomb in Nashville wreaked havoc on communities across Middle Tennessee, due to 9-1-1 lines being disabled. Rutherford County Mayor Bill Ketron stated....... Read More

Keep Your Lights Up for Healthcare/Frontline Heroes

Dec 30, 2020 at 01:53 pm by WGNS

Smyrna, Tenn., December 30, 2020 – TriStar StoneCrest Medical Center in Smyrna began a new campaign last week called “Keep Your Lights Up for Healthcare and Frontl.... Read More

Woman seriously injured in early morning house fire

Dec 15, 2020 at 12:03 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn (December 15, 2020) – Murfreesboro Fire Rescue Department (MFRD) fire investigators are investigating an early morning fire where an elderly woman sus.... Read More

As Temperatures Drop, Concern Grows over Home Fire Safety in Tennessee

Nov 27, 2020 at 09:16 am by WGNS

According to the state of Tennessee fire records in 2020, there have been 81 fire fatalities across the state. That is the same number as the total fire fatalities from 2019..... Read More

Arrest after Series of Fires in DeKalb County / Center Hill Lake Area

Nov 25, 2020 at 12:05 pm by WGNS

An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and deputies with the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Department has resulted in the arrest of a Sm.... Read More

Fire on Murfreesboro Greenway kept Firefighters Busy on Thursday

Nov 20, 2020 at 10:39 am by scott

A vegetation fire kept Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue personnel busy Thursday afternoon. Due to high winds and dry conditions, the fire was in a location that was.... Read More

North Highland Avenue Fire in Murfreesboro is Under Investigation

Nov 18, 2020 at 11:14 am by WGNS

A Murfreesboro firefighter is recovering after being injured while battling a house fire on North Highland Avenue Tuesday.  Officials say the firefighter suffered minor i.... Read More

Increasing COVID-19 Numbers Leads to Cancelation of Kittrell Volunteer Fire Department Breakfast on Saturday

Nov 16, 2020 at 11:37 am by WGNS

The Kittrell Volunteer Fire Department has had to cancel their upcoming Country Ham Breakfast that was scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 21st. The breakfast fundraiser was called o.... Read More

Firefighters Save Family’s Home from Grease Fire

Nov 04, 2020 at 08:45 am by WGNS

Quick response times and fast-moving firefighters saved one family’s home from a grease fire.Family members who live at the home on the 100 block of Mason Circle called.... Read More

Red Cross Urges Families to Test Smoke Alarms and Plan an Escape During Fire Prevention Week

Oct 05, 2020 at 11:30 am by WGNS

National Fire Prevention Week is October 4-10, and the American Red Cross Tennessee Region urges residents to test their smoke alarms and practice their escape plan as home fi.... Read More

Library, Fire Department Team Up for Fire Prevention Week

Sep 30, 2020 at 07:00 am by WGNS

To celebrate the end of Fire Prevention Week the La Vergne Fire Department is teaming up with the La Vergne Public Library to put on a special children’s program.This ye.... Read More

Tennessee Sends Resources to Florida for Hurricane Sally Response

Sep 17, 2020 at 07:00 am by WGNS

The State of Tennessee deployed urban search and rescue resources to Florida today to support emergency officials and the on-going Hurricane Sally response.The team was origin.... Read More

Tractor Trailer Truck Brakes Catch Fire on I-24 Tuesday

Sep 16, 2020 at 11:15 am by WGNS

There was a tractor trailer truck fire on I-24 Tuesday, just before the lunch hour. Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue responded to the scene at 11:13am. When units arrived, they re.... Read More

Powdery Substance Mailed to a Downtown Murfreesboro Business

Sep 10, 2020 at 08:48 am by WGNS

Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue along with police responded to a Haz-Mat situation on the downtown square Wednesday evening (9/9/20).The incident was at 10 N. Public Square, whic.... Read More

RCECD 9-1-1 Administration and Training Center to be Named After John D. Hood

Sep 09, 2020 at 11:35 am by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN—Rutherford County Emergency Communications District’s (RCECD) 9-1-1 Administration and Training Center will be displaying a new name on Frida.... Read More