murfreesboro garage fire

Murfreesboro Fire Rescue responded to a duplex fire Friday night and a garage fire Saturday night.

Murfreesboro Fire Rescue’s Districts 1, 3, and 4 and Rescues 2 and 8 responded to a two-story duplex fire at 1036 Silver Court around 5:45 Friday night.

Crews arrived on scene to find one side of the duplex fully involved on the first and second floors.

According to Battalion Chief Daryl Alexander, crews got the fire extinguished quickly and were able to keep it from spreading to the other unit.

Several initial reports suggested that there were people inside the affected unit, but fortunately multiple searches confirmed no one was inside.

The cause of the fire is unknown at this time.

On Saturday night just before 6:30pm, Murfreesboro Fire Rescue Department’s District 8, Ladder 1, and Engines 3 and 4 responded to a garage fire at a house located at 1143 Woods Edge Drive.

Crews arrived on scene to find the garage fully involved.

According to Battalion Chief Tim Swann, the garage is a total loss, but the house only received some smoke damage.

The resident was displaced, but did not require assistance from the Red Cross.

The fire was accidental and fortunately no one was injured.