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Murfreesboro Fire Department


Photos and story by Sabrina Tyson / Contributing Writer On Tuesday and Wednesday, the Murfreesboro Fire Department hosted hands-on trainings, in which firefighters demonstrated how to react in live fire situations.  The exercises took place on the future grounds of the Murfreesboro Public Safety Training Facility. The multiple live fires that the firefighters were working …

Photo by Eric Goodwin / Assistant News Editor Gov. Bill Haslam announced on July 21 that the City of Murfreesboro received a $1 million federal grant to build sidewalks along Mercury Boulevard. The road connects Broad Street to Middle Tennessee Boulevard and Rutherford Boulevard. Numerous community centers and businesses sit adjacent to Mercury Boulevard, such …

Photo Courtesy of City of Murfreesboro Murfreesboro Firefighter Britt Gammon resumed his duties on July 8 following the outcome of a TBI investigation into allegations that Gammon was involved in statutory rape, sexual exploitation of a minor and child pornography. Gammon faces a two-day unpaid suspension at the beginning of August. Gammon was placed on …

One of the two air conditioning units within the MTSU Recreation Center pool had a pipe burst on Sunday afternoon causing the area to be evacuated and the pool to be closed for the remainder of the day. The copper elbow responsible for the heating and cooling of the pool ruptured, releasing around 100 pounds …

Murfreesboro Police responded to reports of a fire at The Grove apartments on Sunday. The victim, an MTSU senior, advised that she entered to her apartment to gather some belongings when she noticed a burning smell. She went back to the front door, where she found a white male standing outside. She also reported that …