Governor's COVID-19 Grant Funds Six New Cardiac Monitors for Rutherford County Fire & Rescue

Dec 28, 2021 at 04:04 pm by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN — Rutherford County Fire Rescue (RCFR) recently purchased a total of six Lifepak 15 cardiac monitors with funds from Gov. Bill Lee and the General.... Read More
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Rutherford County Fire & Rescue Hosts Inaugural Awards Ceremony

Dec 15, 2021 at 11:02 am by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN—(December 15, 2021) Rutherford County Fire Rescue (RCFR) held its first annual awards ceremony on Saturday, December 11 in Rockvale High School&rsq.... Read More

Rutherford County Fire & Rescue Warns that Open Burning Can Lead to Brush Fires and Other Consequences

Dec 10, 2021 at 10:59 am by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN— Rutherford County Fire Rescue (RCFR) warns that open burning, if not done properly, can lead to large brush fires and additional consequences.The.... 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

Sunday Night E. Jefferson Pike Home Fire

Dec 05, 2021 at 10:29 pm by WGNS

(WALTER HILL) On Sunday evening (12/5/2021) firefighters were called to a structure fire in the 300 block of East Jefferson Pike, that's between Hedgeapple Road and the Middle.... Read More

Early Saturday Morning Blaze

Dec 04, 2021 at 10:46 am by WGNS

An early Saturday morning (12/4/2021) blaze destroyed a structure on East Gum Road. Firefighters arrived to find the detached garage fully involed. Flames were quickly ex.... Read More

3-Vehicle Crash / Fire On Veterans @ S. Church

Nov 27, 2021 at 08:50 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO) Around 1:15 Saturday afternoon (11/27/2021), Murfreesboro Fire-Rescue was called to a three-vehicle crash at the intersection of Veterans Parkway and South Chur.... Read More

Rutherford County Fire & Rescue Urges Residents to Practice Fireplace Safety

Nov 23, 2021 at 03:41 pm by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN— Fireplaces and chimneys represent a significant source of home heating fires.Rutherford County Fire Rescue (RCFR) is offering safety tips to.... Read More

Victim Safe After House Fire on Tuesday in Murfreesboro

Nov 17, 2021 at 10:03 am by WGNS

A house fire was reported on Tuesday night in the area of Mitchel Neilson Schools area. WGNS’ Ron Jordan has more... More Details: One person is safe after escaping.... Read More

10 Residents Displaced By Sunday Morning Blaze

Nov 14, 2021 at 12:07 pm by WGNS

(SMYRNA, TN)  Smyrna Fire Department personnel were dispatched to a structure fire in the 100 block of Mitchell Drive around 9:37 Sunday morning (11/14/2021). U.... Read More

Friday Night Fire Damaged Town Home

Oct 30, 2021 at 07:06 am by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  Around 8:15PM Friday night (10/29/2021) Murfreesboro Fire-Rescue was dispatched to a duplex at 1916 Medora Court. Crews entered the home and extingui.... Read More

UPDATED: Fatal Fire on Murray Kittrell Road Remains Under Investigation

Oct 19, 2021 at 04:47 pm by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN (October 19, 2021)—Rutherford County Fire Rescue’s (RCFR) Fire Marshal’s Office is investigating a fatal house fire at a mobile home.... Read More

Construction of a New Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Headquarters Could Get Underway in Late 2022

Sep 07, 2021 at 10:41 am by WGNS

There has been talk of a new fire administration building for quite some time, but plans were placed on the backburner when the COVID Pandemic hit in 2020. One year later, tal.... Read More

Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department prepares for potential flood as Tropical Storm Ida approaches

Aug 30, 2021 at 04:23 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (August 30, 2021) – Murfreesboro Fire Rescue Department (MFRD) is asking residents to do their part to help prevent flooding and keep safety in.... Read More

Rutherford County Fire & Rescue Seeks Public’s Assistance with Investigation of Big Springs Road House Fire

Aug 16, 2021 at 03:13 pm by WGNS

  Rutherford County, TN—Rutherford County Fire Rescue’s (RCFR) Fire Marshal’s Office seeks the public’s assistance with the investigation into a.... Read More

ATF hosted a Post Blast Investigative Techniques Course in Bell Buckle, Tennessee (See Videos)

Aug 11, 2021 at 10:33 am by WGNS

Nearby Bell Buckle, Tennessee was explosive this past week, thanks to a special course for first responders.The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), Nash.... Read More

Location app helps save two teens lost in park

Aug 10, 2021 at 09:00 am by WGNS

Murfreesboro, Tenn. – The what3words location app helped to find two teenage girls lost in Barfield Park on Saturday, Aug. 7. The girls spent an hour after nightfal.... Read More

Two Teens Become Lost in Barfield Park Saturday Night

Aug 08, 2021 at 10:11 am by WGNS

Murfreesboro Police and Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue were called to Barfield Park after two teenagers went missing on Saturday night. Evidently, the two girls said they became.... Read More

Rutherford County Emergency Medical Services Promotes Three to Lieutenant

Aug 04, 2021 at 09:57 am by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN—Rutherford County Emergency Medical Services (RCEMS) promoted three to lieutenant this week.RCEMS Director Carl Hudgens announced Monday that Chris.... Read More

Murfreesboro Fire Rescue creates shift training safety officer positions; announces promotions

Aug 03, 2021 at 05:30 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (August 3, 2021) – Murfreesboro Fire Rescue Department (MFRD) Chief Mark Foulks has announced the promotions of three employees to newly created.... Read More