MURFREESBORO, TN (WSMV) - A Murfreesboro family was unharmed after their home suffered extensive damage after an early morning fire on Thursday.

The mom and two children safely escaped the home, located at 1537 Lews Court, just after 1:30 a.m.

Firefighters arrived and found smoke and flames coming from the home. A family pet died in the fire.

The Red Cross arrived to assist the family.

Murfreesboro Fire Rescue Battalion Chief Joe Bell said the fire appeared to have started near the attached garage.

WSMV.com is now with you on the go! Get the latest news updates and video, 4WARN weather forecast, weather radar, special investigative reports, sports headlines and much more from News4 Nashville.

>> Click/tap here to download our free mobile app. <<


Copyright 2019 WSMV (Meredith Corporation). All rights reserved.

Recommended for you

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.