MFRD Responds to Fire at Riverdale High School Concessions


Murfreesboro, TN— Just after 5:30 pm, Murfreesboro firefighters from District 2, and District 1 responded to a reported fire at the concession stand of Riverdale High School, located at 802 Warrior Drive.

When the first companies arrived, they found flames coming through the roof of a concession building located near the football field. According to Acting Battalion Chief Lehew, crews quickly put out the fire and the structure suffered moderate damage. At the time of the fire, the field was in use as well as the concession building. Lehew states that it appears the fire is unintentional due to a grease fire while cooking.

There were no injuries and the Fire Marshal’s Office is conducting a routine investigation.

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