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Tag: Public Safety
February 24, 2014 1:19 PM
The issues the City of Madison Fire/Police Departments are having with the Dane County 911 Center are not just City vs. County issues.  The issues go much deeper into a problem at the County level.  The Madison Fire Department’s primary concern is time of dispatch; namely, delays in dispatch … [read more]
Label: Uncategorized
Tags: Public Safety
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
April 28, 2014 10:01 AM
911 Center Update In a reaction to recent displeasures from Dane County emergency providers, County Executive Joe Parisi ordered 911 Center Director John Dejung to implement a “pre-alerting” procedure that would alert fire units to structure fires, outside fires, car fires, and special … [read more]
Label: 911 Center
Tags: Madison Fire EMS, 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 16, 2014 10:11 AM
Earlier this week the Madison Police and Fire Departments, in conjunction with Madison College, kicked off the 3rd Annual CampHERO.  CampHERO is the product of a vision of local women in protective services to introduce girls to non-traditional job choices in the field of public safety.  … [read more]
Label: Uncategorized
Tags: Camp Hero, Public Safety
July 17, 2014 11:29 AM
Safety Town 2014 comes to an end this Friday!  Safety town is a week-long program that teaches children how to be safe in their community and is brought to you by the Madison Fire Department, Madison Police Department, and the Safe Kids Coalition. Safety Town is designed for children ages … [read more]
Label: Fire Prevention
Tags: 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
October 16, 2014 10:28 AM
The Madison Fire Department is actively working with the CDC, Dane County Emergency Management, local hospitals, and the 911 Center to ensure that we have a safe and effective Ebola response plan.  We recognize the significance of our role in safely transporting possibly infected patients to … [read more]
Label: Health/Wellness
Tags: Health/Wellness, Madison Fire EMS, 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 6, 2015 11:01 AM am excited to introduce a project that the MFD is supporting in conjunction with the Dane County EMS office, and funded by Meriter Hospital. The project is called Dane PulsePoint, and the purpose is to save more lives by increasing the rates … [read more]
Label: Emergency Medical Services
Tags: Health/Wellness, Madison Fire EMS, Public Safety
February 17, 2015 7:45 AM
I am excited about the opportunity to engage the community on Thursday, February 19, 2015, at Fire Station #13 located on 6350 Town Center Drive at 5:30 pm.  The Madison Fire Department would like to build a fire station that would efficiently serve the residents in the Southeast part of the … [read more]
Label: Community
Tags: Community, Fire Stations, Public Safety
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