• 92% of all structure fire deaths resulted from home fires.
• On average, eight people die in U.S. home fires every day.
Cooking is the leading cause of home
fires and home fire injuries.
Unattended cooking is the leading factor
contributing to these fires.
Frying is the leading type of activity associated with cooking fires.
More than half of all cooking fire injuries
occurred when people tried to fight the fire
Dear Fire Fighter Supporters:
I would like to take this opportunity to thank each and everyone who is supporting us through the purchase of ticket/vouchers to our family oriented events.
The Murfreesboro Fire Fighters Association represents approximately 140 Fire Fighters in Murfreesboro. Our members are employed by the city of Murfreesboro.
We represent the Association and not the city.
For your information, we are not a charity, but a non-profit Professional Organization., therefore, your ticket/voucher purchases are not tax deductible as charitable contributions for Federal Income Tax.
Mark McCluskey, President
Murfreesboro Fire Fighter Safety Programs
Coats For Kids: Providing local underprivilaged children with brand new warm winter coats.
Increasing Public Awareness About Fire Prevention: To help save homes and lives.
Seeking To Create Better Fire Safety Standards: To help Firefighters in the performance of their duties.
Working Toward Improved Pay and Benefits: For Firefighters as well as benefits for those injured or killed in the line of duty.
Helping With The Cost Of Ongoing Training: For Firefighters and also supporting Critical Incident Stress Debriefing.
Providing Coloring Books To Elementary Schools: Throughout Rutherford County
which teaches children fire safety and fire prevention.
Supporting Community Organizations: Such as the Rutherford County Food Bank,
the Family Resource Center, the Community Cares Nursing Home
and Rutherford County Red Cross.
Supporting Youth Athletic Programs: Including Rutherford County Baseball,
Cheerleading and Basketball Teams.
The Tennessee Professional Fire Fighters Association: Is an association that
supports professional Fire Fighters throughout the state of Tennessee.