Fire Stations

  • A Greener Firehouse: How Fire Station 12 LEEDs the Way Posted 04/20/2017

    Students studying Sustainable and Renewable Energy Systems at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville recently visited Fire Station 12 on Madison's far west side, the Madison Fire Department's only LEED Platinum-certified facility. The fire station, which opened in 2009, features “green” construction elements that promote sustainability and water and energy conservation. Read more »
  • Giving Thanks To MG&E Posted 11/25/2015

    This Thanksgiving, we at the Madison Fire Department wish to say “Thanks!” to Madison Gas & Electric (MGE) for providing housing accommodations to Station 1 personnel during our temporary relocation from 316 W. Dayton Street. Read more »
  • Firefighter Fun Day 2015 is Saturday, August 8 Posted 06/12/2015

    Meet us without the emergency! Join us at Fire Station 5 (4418 Cottage Grove Road) on Saturday, August 8 for Firefighter Fun Day. From 1:00-4:00 p.m., we’ll have food, face painting, activities, fire prevention resources, rig tours, a balloon twister, music, and more.   We will take you on station tours, and you’ll have the opportunity to meet your neighborhood firefighters! Station 5 houses the following vehicles: Read more »
  • Fire Station 13 is Open for Response Posted 06/02/2014

    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 continues to expand into the surrounding countryside, the Fire Department has faced challenges on how to meet the demand for calls for service in a timely fashion.  As we have seen in the past, a new fire station sometimes looks lonely in a field at first, but then one day it is surrounded by the hustle an Read more »