Murfreesboro Fire

Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue Department’s District 1, Engine 4, District 8, and Rescue 7 responded to a single story duplex fire at 719 North Maney Avenue just before 11:00 Tuesday night.

Crews arrived to find heavy smoke and fire showing in the attic area of the home.

According to Shift Commander Daryl Alexander, crews did an excellent job of knocking the fire down quickly.

Residents from both sides of the duplex will be displaced. However, only one family required assistance from the Red Cross.

The Fire Marshal’s Office will conduct a routine investigation.

More information will be given as it becomes available.

UPDATE: Wed Oct 5- According to Fire Marshal Carl Peas, the fire was ruled as accidental and appears to have started in the attic. It is possible that a condenser was the cause.