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
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Cause of wildfires in East Tennessee Released

Apr 14, 2022 at 09:00 pm by WGNS

The Tennessee Department of Agriculture’s (TDA) Agricultural Crime Unit (ACU) completed their investigation into the cause of two recent Sevier County wildland fires (Cl.... Read More

Total of 343 fires in the Murfreesboro area last year - fires involving medical grade oxygen taking an uptick

Apr 11, 2022 at 04:26 pm by WGNS

There has been a spike in fire calls that involve smokers and oxygen tanks. Murfreesboro Assistant Chief Brian Lowe said he recently confirmed with the fire marshal's office.... Read More

Rutherford County Fire-Rescue Units Head To East Tennessee

Mar 31, 2022 at 05:28 am by WGNS

(RUTHERFORD COUNTY) Several fire departments in Rutherford County are sending equipment and manpower to help battle the Sevier County wildfire in East Tennessee after a r.... Read More

Nolensville Fire & Rescue “Push-In” Ceremony

Mar 24, 2022 at 04:00 pm by WGNS

A short drive off of I-840 in Nolensville, Tennessee, the Nolensville Fire & Rescue department are planning to celebrate with a “Push-In” Ceremony. The ev.... Read More

Thursday Night Structure Fire In Smyrna

Mar 19, 2022 at 06:02 am by WGNS

(SMYRNA, TN)  At 7:31PM Thursday evening (3/17/2022) Smyrna Fire Department (SFD) personnel were dispatched to a  structure fire in the 400 block of Clarkston Drive..... Read More

Rutherford County Fire and Rescue Responds to Chimney Fire on Shelbyville Highway

Mar 15, 2022 at 04:25 pm by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN — Rutherford County Fire Rescue (RCFR) responded to a chimney fire at a home located on the 3000 block of Shelbyville Highway Tuesday morning aroun.... Read More

Ground breaking for Kittrell public safety and health building

Mar 14, 2022 at 05:44 pm by WGNS

Rutherford County Mayor Bill Ketron, county commissioners and first responders helped break ground Thursday for the Public Safety and Health Building to serve the Kittrell c.... Read More

Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue Department Receives Greenlight to Move Forward with Building New Administration Facility

Mar 03, 2022 at 04:36 pm by WGNS

Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue is moving closer to building a new administration building, which will be built at the Doug Young Public Safety Training Center…That was Fi.... Read More

Thursday Night Structure Fire In Smyrna

Feb 24, 2022 at 10:14 pm by WGNS

(SMYRNA, TN)  Shortly before 7:00 o'clock Thursday night (2/24/2022), Smyrna Fire-Rescue was called to a structure fire in the 600 block of Nissan Drive.  A-Shift p.... Read More

Rutherford County Fire Marshal’s Office Charges Smyrna Woman with Arson

Feb 17, 2022 at 01:16 pm by WGNSRadio

Rutherford County, TN — Rutherford County Fire Marshal’s Office has charged Melissa Ann Murphy, 38, of Smyrna with arson following a May 2021 fire at her residence.... Read More
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Wednesday Night Propane Tank Explosion Heard All Over

Feb 17, 2022 at 10:51 am by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  Shortly before 10:00 o'clock Wednesday night (2/16/2022), a downtown explosion at Old Salem Road next to the railroad tracks was heard as far away as te.... Read More
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Murfreesboro Fire Crews Stay Busy This Week

Feb 16, 2022 at 05:00 pm by WGNS

CLICK ABOVE PHOTO FOR MORE PICTURES - Firefighters in Murfreesboro have been busy this week, starting with a commercial fire alarm that sounded off on Sunday (Feb. 13, 20.... Read More

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

Kittrell Volunteer Fire Department is resuming Country Ham Breakfast fundraisers

Feb 10, 2022 at 11:10 am by WGNS

The Kittrell Volunteer Fire Department is resuming their Country Ham Breakfast events that were extremely popular pre-COVID-19.During the height of COVID in 2020, the Kittrell.... Read More

Rutherford County to Break Ground on Public Safety Building in Rockvale

Jan 26, 2022 at 09:13 am by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN - Rutherford County will break ground this week on the first of four public safety buildings to be positioned in the rural areas of the County. &nbs.... Read More

Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Chief Mark Foulks "LIVE" from Adams Place

Jan 06, 2022 at 09:19 am by Producer

WGNS' Bart Walker was joined by Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue Chief Mark Foulks. The Thursday morning edition of the Action Line was held “LIVE” at Adams Place on M.... Read More

Rutherford County Fire & Rescue Urges Residents to Use Safe Practices for Heating Homes this Winter

Dec 30, 2021 at 07:15 am by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN—With cooler temperatures expected toward the end of the week as a cold front pushes its way across the state, Rutherford County Fire Rescue (RCFR).... Read More