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Posted on: September 22, 2020

MFRD firefighters return home after helping with recovery efforts after landfall of Hurricane Sally

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Three Murfreesboro Fire Rescue Department (MFRD) firefighters are back home after helping with recovery efforts in the aftermath of Hurricane Sally.

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Three Murfreesboro Fire Rescue Department (MFRD) firefighters are back home after helping with recovery efforts in the aftermath of Hurricane Sally.

MFRD Captain Matt Welcome, Engineer Mitchell Whittenburg, and Engineer Jim ...

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Fire & Rescue
Posted on: September 14, 2020

Three Murfreesboro firefighters deployed to Louisiana ahead of Tropical Storm Sally

MFRD HURRICANE SALLY

A team of three Murfreesboro Fire Rescue Department (MFRD) firefighters will join other agencies from Middle Tennessee deploying to Louisiana ahead of Tropical storm Sally.

JOINT MEDIA RELEASE:

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (September 14, 2020) – The Nashville Fire Department will join with other agencies from Middle Tennessee and deploy to Louisiana to aid in search and rescue efforts following Tropical Storm Sally’s ...

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Fire & Rescue
Posted on: August 27, 2020

Deployment canceled; Murfreesboro firefighters returning home

Captain Brain Burgess, Captain Gary Hutchinson, Engineer Justin Anderson

A group of Murfreesboro Fire Rescue Department (MFRD) firefighters, deployed to assist with the aftermath of Hurricane Laura, is returning home after being told the task force team was not needed.

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – A group of Murfreesboro Fire Rescue Department (MFRD) firefighters, deployed to assist with the aftermath of Hurricane Laura, is returning home after being told the task force team was not needed.

MFRD Captain Brian Burgess,...

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Fire & Rescue
Posted on: August 27, 2020

Three Murfreesboro firefighters join team deployed to Louisiana to assist with Hurricane aftermath

Captain Brain Burgess, Captain Gary Hutchinson, Engineer Justin Anderson

Three Murfreesboro Fire Rescue Department (MFRD) firefighters are joining a team of others traveling to Louisiana, to assist with the aftermath of Hurricane Laura.

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Three Murfreesboro Fire Rescue Department (MFRD) firefighters are joining a team of others traveling to Louisiana, to assist with the aftermath of Hurricane Laura.

MFRD Captain Brian Burgess, Captain Gary Hutchinson, and Fir...

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Fire & Rescue
Posted on: August 21, 2020

Husband and wife escape house fire unharmed

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A man and his wife were able to safely get out of their burning home after a fire in their garage quickly spread Friday, Aug. 21.

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – A man and his wife were able to safely get out of their burning home after a fire in their garage quickly spread Friday, Aug. 21.

There were no reported injuries.

The preliminary investigation revealed the fire may have start...

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Fire & Rescue
Posted on: August 11, 2020

U.S. Census takers begin visiting homes that have not responded

CENSUS WORKERS

Beginning August 11, the U.S. Census Bureau will begin sending census takers to visit homes that have not yet responded to the census.

Beginning August 11, the U.S. Census Bureau will begin sending census takers to visit homes that have not yet responded to the census. This is an important activity because the number of people counted in our community determines how much federal funding ...

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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

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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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Fire & Rescue
Posted on: July 6, 2020

MFRD receives improved ISO Rating, could lead to lower insurance rates for homes and businesses

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The City of Murfreesboro Fire Rescue Department recently received a top rating of Class 1/1X from the Insurance Service Office (ISO). 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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