Chief Murray began his career with the Fayetteville Fire Department in 1991 after having worked as a volunteer and Training Officer for the Farmington Fire Department. He promoted to the rank of Captain with the Fayetteville Fire Department in 1998. He served as a Company Officer on a Rescue/Ladder truck until promoting to the rank of Battalion Chief in 2010. Murray served as the Shift Commander for A-Shift until promoting to the rank of Assistant Chief in 2012.
Chief Murray is undergoing intensive State and National training to qualify for positions on State and National Incident Management Team. He served on the Incident Management Team for the Faulkner County Arkansas tornado response in 2014. Chief Murray also responded to the 2011 Joplin, Missouri tornado as part of the Northwest Arkansas USAR team.