Rutherford County Fire Rescue Water Rescue Personnel Honored with Medal of Valor

Apr 28, 2021 at 09:52 am by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN—Four Rutherford County Fire Rescue personnel were recently honored with the esteemed medal of valor for rescuing a man and his thirteen-year-old da.... Read More

Reports of Rutherford County Water Rescue at Fate Sanders Marina Unfounded

Mar 31, 2021 at 02:50 pm by WGNS

There were reports of a water rescue at Fate Sanders Marina in Smyrna. Those reports were confirmed to be unfounded. Rutherford County Fire and Rescue’s water rescue tea.... Read More

UPDATE: Rutherford Co. Fire Rescue Responds to Two Water Rescues Overnight Involving Submerged Vehicles/To Report Significant Flooding Issues

Mar 29, 2021 at 09:57 am by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN—Rutherford County Fire Rescue (RCFR) responded to two more water rescue calls Sunday night, both involving submerged vehicles.The first call occurr.... Read More

Rutherford County Firefighters Save Dogs from Sinkhole

Feb 15, 2021 at 11:09 am by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN—Rutherford County Fire Rescue crews saved two small dogs stuck in a sinkhole on Yeargan Road around noon on Saturday.The sinkhole was around eight&.... Read More

Homeless Shelter in Murfreesboro is Utilized by Over 180 People

Feb 09, 2021 at 12:25 pm by WGNS

The Coldest Nights Shelter in Murfreesboro has been busy this year. Ed Grimes with the Murfreesboro Rescue Mission told WGNS NEWS how many people have been staying at the free.... Read More

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

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

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

LAURA Less Than Expected, Local Firefighters U-Turn And Head Home

Aug 27, 2020 at 07:03 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  A group of Murfreesboro firefighters, deployed to assist with the aftermath of Hurricane Laura, returned home late Thursday (8/27/2020) night af.... Read More

New Murfreesboro Fire and Admin Building in the Works

Aug 24, 2020 at 10:40 am by WGNS

A brand new Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue administrative building is in the works. Fire Chief Mark Foulks says that different divisons of the department are currently too sprea.... Read More

POSITIVE NEWS ALERT: Fire Victim Shows Appreciation to RCFR Crews Responsible for Saving Her Dog

Aug 20, 2020 at 10:35 am by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN—Shortly before midnight on June 17, 2020, Rosemary Faulk, a Rutherford County employee, was asleep in her Yeargan Road home when her dog “Pri.... Read More

Rutherford County Fire Rescue Confirms promotion of Engineer to the position of Lieutenant

Aug 14, 2020 at 11:48 am by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN—Rutherford County Fire Rescue (RCFR) announced Friday the promotion of Engineer Chris Molder to the position of Lieutenant.Molder, on with RCFR for.... Read More

Local Fire Fighters Rescue Kittens!

Jul 14, 2020 at 11:18 am by WGNS

You often hear about cat rescue's by Fire Department officials around the country, but seldom do you hear the local stories of such rescues. In Murfreesboro, firefighters.... Read More

To Date: 0 Positive COVID-19 Tests within the ranks of the Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue Personnel

Jul 09, 2020 at 11:47 am by WGNS

Over the COVID-19 Pandemic thus far, Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue personnel have continued to test negative for the coronavirus despite being dispatched to multiple calls invo.... Read More

Elderly Man Slipped, Trapped

Jul 08, 2020 at 09:37 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  On Wednesday (7/8/2020) an elderly male lost his balance and his foot slipped into a gap between his porch and the home. Neighbors here his pleas for help.... Read More