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Tag: A Day In The Life Of A Madison Firefighter
January 10, 2013 12:49 PM
This is a common question that many fire departments receive. The Madison Fire Department is staffed by firefighters, paramedics and fire officers who work 24-hour shifts.  A typical shift includes training, fire safety inspections, firehouse tours, checking the trucks and equipment, … [read more]
Label: Learn About The Madison Fire Department
Tags: A Day In The Life Of A Madison Firefighter, Join the Team, MFD Frequently Asked Questions
August 28, 2013 12:37 PM
Happy Nicholas S. Fisher Day!   Nick Fisher has been a strong contributing member of the City of Madison for many years.  A graduate of Memorial High School, Nick has been involved in the hockey programs at many levels, utilizing his strong managerial skills.  Nick works as a bagger … [read more]
Label: Learn About The Madison Fire Department
Tags: A Day In The Life Of A Madison Firefighter
March 13, 2014 1:46 PM
March 13, 2014 kicked off the start of CampHERO in the City of Madison.  CampHERO is an all-girls camp that educates girls and young women on non-traditional career choices in the field of public safety.  The camp was started here in the City of Madison by our female public safety responders … [read more]
Label: Learn About The Madison Fire Department
Tags: Camp Hero, A Day In The Life Of A Madison Firefighter, Join the Team, Madison Fire EMS, Madison Police
March 17, 2014 2:19 PM
Happy St. Patrick’s Day! The Madison Fire and Police Departments have a thriving Scottish bagpipe and drum band: Madison Pipes and Drums.  They are a very active group in our community, playing at many different ceremonies including promotions, parades, funerals, and other events in … [read more]
Label: Learn About The Madison Fire Department
Tags: A Day In The Life Of A Madison Firefighter, Join the Team, Madison Fire EMS, Madison Police, MFD Frequently Asked Questions, Public Safety
June 2, 2014 3:27 PM
After several years of planning, drawings, and staffing and response planning, Fire Station #13 opened for service today 0700 hours.  The Department is very excited and proud to be providing a high level of EMS and Fire service to the citizens on the far east side of the city.  As Madison … [read more]
Label: Learn About The Madison Fire Department
Tags: Fire Stations, A Day In The Life Of A Madison Firefighter, Public Safety
July 22, 2014 1:11 PM
On Saturday, August 2, 2014 City of Madison Firefighters at Fire Station #5 will present "Firefighter Fun Day" for children, youth, and families.  This event is part of the Madison Fire Department's Community Outreach Program which is a subcommittee of the Human Relations Steering … [read more]
Label: Community
Tags: A Day In The Life Of A Madison Firefighter, Fire Stations, Public Safety
January 28, 2015 10:39 AM
As of today, Fire Station #1 at 316 W. Dayton Street is temporarily closed for remodeling.  We have relocated the 12-person crews who work from that station to locations around the downtown area.  We do not anticipate any interruption or delays in service based on the resource … [read more]
Label: Community
Tags: A Day In The Life Of A Madison Firefighter, Fire Admin Project, Fire Stations, Public Safety
February 4, 2015 2:06 PM
This day, February 4th, 2015, marks the 35th anniversary of women joining the Madison Fire Department (MFD).  The Department was in its 144th year in February of 1980, and the idea of women entering this “last male bastion,” as it has been referred to by Rory Ward, the eldest of the 10 … [read more]
Label: Recuitment and Hiring
Tags: A Day In The Life Of A Madison Firefighter
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