4th of July Apartment Blaze...MFRD Saves Bedridden Woman and Dog

Jul 05, 2024 at 05:57 am by WGNS

Murfreesboro, TN - The 4th of July ended with a late night blaze shortly after 11:00 o'clock at row apartments in the 500 block of North Maple Street. The apartment was a loss.... Read More

No Injuries in Vehicle Fire along I-24 on Sunday

Jun 23, 2024 at 07:57 pm by WGNS News

SMYRNA, TN - A vehicle fire sent first responders to Interstate 24 East on Sunday afternoon. The incident occurred between the Sam Ridley Parkway and Almaville Road exits at.... Read More

From Firefighter to Advocate: Gary Farley's Four Decades of Service

Jun 12, 2024 at 11:34 am by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - Earlier this year, on March 26, 2024, the Tennessee Department of Commerce & Insurance (TDCI) announced the retirement of Assistant Commissioner fo.... Read More

Sunday: La Vergne Home Fire

Apr 14, 2024 at 08:11 pm by WGNS

La Vergne, TN - On Sunday (4/14/2024) La Vergne Fire Rescue responded to a residential structure fire on Quail Drive. Upon arrival, firefighters encountere.... Read More

Assistant Commissioner Gary Farley Retires After Distinguished Service

Apr 07, 2024 at 06:08 pm by WGNS

Murfreesboro, TN - Murfreesboro celebrates the retirement of Assistant Commissioner for Fire Prevention, Gary Farley, who has dedicatedly served the community since 2018..... Read More

Over 400,000 KIA SUV's Recalled

Mar 30, 2024 at 09:50 pm by WGNS News

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), KIA is recalling a large number of 2020 through 2024 Telluride SUVs. The vehicle is apparently known.... Read More

Small Exterior Building Catches Fire Behind Carolyn Court Home in Murfreesboro

Feb 14, 2024 at 04:52 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, TN - A fire broke out at a home on Carolyn Court in Murfreesboro on Wednesday afternoon. Carolyn Court is situated near Rutherford Boulevard and is directl.... Read More

Charting Success: Julia Pitt's Ascension to Training Coordinator at MFRD

Jan 16, 2024 at 03:25 pm by Chandelar Williams

Murfreesboro Fire Rescue Chief Mark McCluskey has proudly announced the promotion of Julia Pitt to the esteemed role of training coordinator. Julia, who joined MFRD in Decembe.... Read More

Local Family Escapes Unharmed as Firefighters Contain Blaze to Garage

Jan 12, 2024 at 12:04 pm by WGNS News

Murfreesboro, TN - In a swift response to an emergency call, Murfreesboro Fire Rescue Department (MFRD) firefighters successfully contained a fire that erupted in the attached.... Read More

Two Afternoon Fires in Murfreesboro Only 57-Minutes Apart

Dec 19, 2023 at 10:32 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, TENN  - In a heated sequence of events on Tuesday, Murfreesboro faced not one but two separate fires in less than an hour of each other. The first inciden.... Read More

Fire Engulfs Carport Destroying Car and Damaging Home on Diana Street

Dec 15, 2023 at 11:53 am by WGNS News

  MURFREESBORO, TN - At 12:51 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 14, the Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue Department swiftly responded to a blazing carport and storage room that caught.... Read More

Gas Leak in Murfreesboro has been Contained

Nov 07, 2023 at 11:13 am by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, TN - Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue responded to a gas leak at Rogers Petroleum on Bridge Avenue in Murfreesboro Tuesday morning. Once on site, they headed to th.... Read More

Small Fire Shuts Down Local Eatery for a Short Time on Monday

Oct 31, 2023 at 09:36 am by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, TN - On Monday morning, firefighters with the Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department along with Murfreesboro Police, showed up in full force at the McDonald.... Read More

Rutherford County Firefighter Receives 2023 Firefighter of the Year Award  

Oct 19, 2023 at 11:03 am by WGNS News

Rutherford County, TN - Rutherford County Firefighter Dillian Parton was awarded the 2023 Firefighter of the Year Award through the Noon Exchange Club Wednesday. Rutherford.... Read More

City/County Fire Marshal’s Ban All Open Burning Until Further Notice Due to Lack of Rainfall

Sep 27, 2023 at 12:22 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – The fire marshals for the Murfreesboro Fire Rescue Department (MRFD) and Rutherford County Fire & Rescue Department (RCFR) have issued a mandat.... Read More

1-Vehicle Car Crash-Fire Monday AM in Smyrna

Sep 25, 2023 at 10:43 am by WGNS

(SMYRNA, TN) On Monday (9/25/2023) morning there was a one-vehicle crash in front of the Smyrna YMCA on Sam Ridley Parkway at Motlow College Blvd.  Initial reports show.... Read More

Moss Rd. Fire Friday PM

Sep 16, 2023 at 06:09 am by WGNS

(La VERGNE, TN) A Friday afternoon blaze on Moss Road displaced one Rutherford County family. La Vergne Fire-Rescue got the call around 3:30PM. Fire-Rescue officials said the.... Read More

High School Student Sues After Suspension for Posting Off-Campus Cat Meme

Jul 24, 2023 at 04:13 pm by WGNS News

TULLAHOMA, Tenn. - A high school student in nearby Coffee County has filed suit against his school system after being suspended for posting satirical Instagram memes while o.... Read More

Monday Afternoon Apartment Fire in Smyrna

Jul 03, 2023 at 08:34 pm by WGNS

(SMYRNA, TN) There was a structure fire Monday afternoon in the G building at the Grove at Enon Springs, 417 Enon Springs Road East in Smyrna.  Smoke was coming from one.... Read More

Garbage Truck Catches Fire on I-24 East near the New Salem Hwy Interchange

Jun 26, 2023 at 09:43 am by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN – A garbage truck caught fire on Monday morning along I-24 East at exit 80, the New Salem Highway. The burning truck was reported at 9:03 AM in the.... Read More