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Posted on: December 15, 2020

Woman Seriously Injured in Early Morning House Fire

Sycamore Circle Fire

Murfreesboro Fire Rescue Department (MFRD) fire investigators are investigating an early morning fire where an elderly woman sustained serious injuries but was able to escape the burning home on Tuesday, Dec.15.

She was transported to Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford with burn injuries.  She was then transported to Vanderbilt Medical Center Burn Unit. There is no update on her condition.

 The woman was outside the home, located at 2214 Sycamore ...

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Fire & Rescue
Posted on: November 24, 2020

Arson suspect arrested in connection with N. Highland Avenue fire

McGhee

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (November 24, 2020) - Murfreesboro Fire Rescue Department (MFRD) fire investigators arrest an arson suspect in connection with a house fire that occurred on Tuesday, Nov. 17.

 Kassandra McGhee, 43, of Murfreesboro, faces aggrav...

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Fire & Rescue
Posted on: November 23, 2020

Murfreesboro Fire Rescue Department encourages everyone to keep safety in mind during Thanksgiving

MFRD Patch

Murfreesboro, Tenn [November 23, 2020] — From stuffing to turkey, everyone has a favorite Thanksgiving menu. As you plan your holiday meal, the Murfreesboro Fire Rescue Department (MFRD) offers safe cooking and turkey frying tips to help...

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Fire & Rescue
Posted on: November 8, 2020

Citizens’ actions help injured motorcyclist trapped under vehicle after crash

Wreck SUV showing how civilians and firefighters lifted the SUV using car jacks, blocks and wooden b

Emergency responders are crediting several civilians for saving the life of a motorcyclist trapped underneath a vehicle following a crash on Saturday, November 7th.

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Emergency responders are crediting several civilians for saving the life of a motorcyclist trapped underneath a vehicle following a crash on Saturday, Nov. 7.

 

The civilians sprang into action, using car ja...

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Fire & Rescue
Posted on: November 5, 2020

Exchange Club of Murfreesboro honors Fire Fighter / Advanced EMT of the Year Matt Roeger

Firefighter of the Year

Matt Roeger Driver/Engineer and Advanced EMT who is assigned to Ladder 11 C-Shift, was awarded as City of Murfreesboro Fire / Rescue Employee of the Year by The Exchange Club of Murfreesboro on Wednesday November 4, 2020.

      Matt Roeger Driver/Engineer and Advanced EMT who is assigned to Ladder 11 C-Shift, was awarded as City of Murfreesboro Fire / Rescue Employee of the Year by The Exchange Club of Murfreesboro on Wednesday ...

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Fire & Rescue
Posted on: October 30, 2020

Quicker alarm response time expected in Murfreesboro with implementation of ASAP

Dispatch Center Photo

Murfreesboro becomes the 7th Emergency Communications Center in Tennessee to decrease processing and response times for home and business alarm-related calls by implementing The Monitoring Association’s Automated Secure Alarm Protocol program or ASAP.

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Murfreesboro becomes the 7th Emergency Communications Center in Tennessee to decrease processing and response times for home and business alarm-related calls by implementing The Monitoring Association’s A...

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Fire & Rescue
Posted on: October 1, 2020

Murfreesboro Fire Rescue’s Class 1 ISO Rating takes effect October 1

Fire Station 11

The City of Murfreesboro Fire Rescue Department recently received a top rating of Class 1/1X from the Insurance Service Office. The new rating could lead to lower insurance premiums for some homeowners and businesses.

Murfreesboro, Tenn. –  The City of Murfreesboro Fire Rescue Department (MFRD) recently received a top rating of Class 1/1X from the Insurance Service Office (ISO), improving from Class 2/2X rating in 2016. The new rating could lead to l...

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Fire & Rescue
Posted on: August 3, 2020

City implements new burn permit fee for commercial construction sites and public gathering bonfires

MFRD Patch

The City of Murfreesboro Building & Codes Department has established a new burn permit fee for open burning organic material on commercial construction sites and for organizations hoping to host public gathering bonfires.

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – The City of Murfreesboro Building & Codes Department has established a new burn permit fee for open burning organic material on commercial construction sites and for organizations like schools, churches or neighborhood ...

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