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Madison Fire Department
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Lori Wirth (608) 266-5947

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Bernadette Galvez      (608) 261-9844
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Posted on Mar 24, 2015:
Cause of Fire at 1138 Williamson Street has been Determined
The Madison Fire Department responded at 10:30 PM on Monday March 16th to a residential fire at 1138 Williamson Street. The Madison Fire Department …
Posted on Mar 21, 2015:
Firefighters Locate, Extinguish Eastside House Fire
City of Madison firefighters took less than one hour this afternoon to spot a fire in their territory, respond, call it in and extinguish …
Posted on Mar 17, 2015:
Firefighters Extinguish Truck Fire, Prevent Spread to Building
City of Madison firefighters were quick to extinguish an engine compartment fire in a milk truck this afternoon, preventing the spread of fire into …
Posted on Mar 17, 2015:
Fire On Williamson Street Displaces Two Residents
The Madison Fire Department responded last night to a residential fire at 1138 Williamson Street. Occupants could smell smoke, and were alerted by …
Posted on Mar 15, 2015:
Fire on Madison’s East Side Displaces 6 Occupants
City of Madison firefighters responded to an afternoon fire on the city’s east side today. Firefighters were called to 3818 Hoover Dr. at 3:45 p.m. …
Posted on Mar 14, 2015:
One Fatality, One Transported Following Rollover Crash
City of Madison firefighters and paramedics responded to the scene of a single vehicle rollover crash this evening at Stoughton Road near Hwy 30. …
Posted on Mar 13, 2015:
Fire on Madison's Southeast Side Displaces 7
A fire started early Friday morning on Madison’s Southeast Side.  Fire crews were called to the duplex at 5126 Great Gray Dr shortly before 2:00am …
Posted on Mar 4, 2015:
Fire In Apartment Force Two People To Jump from Second Story Balcony
A fire forced two people to jump from a second story balcony, along with a two year old that was dropped into the waiting arms of a resident on the …
Posted on Feb 28, 2015:
Sprinkler Douses Cooking Fire in 3rd Floor Apartment – No Injuries
Seventeen residents of a downtown apartment building are safe following a cooking fire in a 3rd floor apartment in the 500 block of West …
Posted on Feb 26, 2015:
One Firefighter Injured in High Rise Apartment Fire
One firefighter suffered minor injuries while fighting a fire in a high rise apartment complex.    The fire broke out at 344 W. Dayton Street, …
Posted on Feb 21, 2015:
Fire Causes $110,000 in Damage
A couple and their two dogs were not home when a fire broke out in their single family home.   The fire happened shortly before 10:00 am Saturday …
Posted on Feb 20, 2015:
One Transported Following Construction Site Collapse
Madison Fire Department paramedics transported a patient to UW Hospital this morning following a masonry collapse that briefly trapped a …
Posted on Feb 9, 2015:
Madison Firefighters Douse Residential Chimney Fire, No Injuries
City of Madison Fire Department responded to a reported house fire at 4102 Green Ave. today. As crews headed to the scene, additional callers …
Posted on Feb 6, 2015:
New Madison Firefighters Graduate
    City of Madison Fire Chief Steve Davis marked the end of another recruit class, his third as chief, on Friday, February 6, with commencement …
Posted on Feb 2, 2015:
City of Madison Fire Department to Remodel Station #1
City of Madison Fire Station #1 at 316 West Dayton Street, serving the Isthmus and downtown area will undergo remodeling and be temporarily closed …
Posted on Jan 30, 2015:
Madison Firefighters Contain Fire to Single Apartment, 4 Occupants Displaced
Four people were displaced following a fire in their 12-unit, Westside apartment building this evening. Madison firefighters were called to 1321 …
Posted on Jan 23, 2015:
Tabor Oaks Fire Kept in Check by Sprinkler System –Residents Evacuate Safely
Residents of Tabor Oaks Assisted Living received an unwelcome early morning wake-up call after a fire broke out in a second floor apartment this …
Posted on Jan 5, 2015:
Garage Fire Extinguished in Minutes
City of Madison firefighters quickly extinguished a garage fire late this afternoon, preventing any damage to the adjacent residence.   There were …
Posted on Dec 30, 2014:
Early Morning Fire Causes Extensive Damage to an East Side Home
Early this morning the Madison fire Department responded to a house fire at 222 Harding Street on Madison’s east side.  A guest in the home heard …
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