Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department personnel are dedicated to providing outstanding fire protection for the City of Murfreesboro. Our ultimate goal is to deliver the highest level of emergency response with the greatest margin of safety in the most fiscally responsible way. The individual members of the department are the most important and valuable assets. They work for the citizens of Murfreesboro to create a better quality of life. The MFRD works hard to help provide a safe, progressive, and healthy community for its citizens. Personnel train daily to be better prepared to perform their jobs and to meet state and national standards. The department's newsletter, The Extinguisher, is available monthly as is its Annual Report. If you have any questions regarding fire related issues, please contact the Fire Administration office at 615-893-1422 Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
The Rutherford County Fallen Firefighter Memorial was dedicated on Jan. 20. The Memorial recognizes the Murfreesboro and Rutherford County heroes for their ultimate sacrifice. Here is more information.
Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department maintains an honor/color guard that is trained to be available for occasions such as official funerals and public events. In April 2012, MFRD's Honor Guard won the title of "National Honor Guard Champions" at the Fire Department Instructors Conference in Indianapolis, Indiana. Pictured are the "Champions" after being officially recognized by Murfreesboro City Council prior to its May 17 meeting. Front row from left are Captain/Shift Inspector Thomas McAdoo, Captain Mike Adams, Driver Randy Shaw, and Firefighter Charles Powell. Left to right, back row, are Captain Jeff Irvin, Firefighter Greg Burt, Captain/Shift Inspector Nora Smith, and Captain/Shift Inspector Wade Williams. Not pictured: Captain Gary Hutchinson.
The Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department has a Class 2 ISO rating. For more information, click here.
Murfreesboro's city staff has prepared a basic emergency preparedness guide that includes, among other things, a list of basic supplies one should have in case of an emergency. This document is based on a version published by the American Red Cross.