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Posted on: October 26, 2020

MPD AND MFRD offer COVID-19 Halloween safety tips

COVID-19 HALLOWEEN TIPS

Halloween is just around the corner and there are more than ghosts and goblins people should be wary of this year. The City of Murfreesboro Public Safety officials want everyone to have fun but stay safe on Halloween during this COVID-19 pandemic.

Murfreesboro, TENN. – Halloween is just around the corner; there are more than ghosts and goblins people should be wary of this year.  That’s why the City of Murfreesboro Public Safety officials want everyone to have fun but s...

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Fire & Rescue
Posted on: October 12, 2020

Fire allegedly set by patient in emergency room at Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital

St. Thomas Hospital ER Fire

Nurses prevented a catastrophe by extinguishing a fire at St. Thomas Rutherford Hospital’s Emergency Department. Medical oxygen was allegedly set on fire by a patient, causing damage to one room and medical equipment on Sunday, Oct. 11.

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Nurses prevented a catastrophe by extinguishing a fire at St. Thomas Rutherford Hospital’s Emergency Department. Medical oxygen was allegedly set on fire by a patient, causing damage to one room and medical equipm...

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Fire & Rescue
Posted on: October 8, 2020

TN Task Force 2 Deploys to Louisiana for Hurricane

MFRD Firefighters deploy to help with Hurricane Delta

TN Task Force 2 Deploys to Louisiana for Hurricane

 
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (October 8, 2020) – The Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue Department (MFRD) will join The Nashville Fire Department and other agencies from Middle Tennessee and deploy to Louisiana to aid in search and rescue efforts follow...
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Fire & Rescue
Posted on: October 1, 2020

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

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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. 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 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 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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