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02/19/2014 Staying Safe Between Storms
A day or two gap in the relentless winter of 2013-14 offers an opportunity to maintain safety in and around your home.
02/02/2014 Firefighters Respond to Afternoon Apartment Fire; No Injuries
Rapid, aggressive firefighting held an apartment fire to a single unit this afternoon at Porchlight, Inc., 306 North Brooks Street. Madison firefighters responded to the scene at 2:26 p.m.
01/29/2014 Investigation Continues into Atlas Avenue Warehouse Fire
Madison firefighters have left the scene of a stubborn warehouse fire at 314 Atlas Avenue on the city’s east side.
01/29/2014 Firefighters To Train In Donated Homes
On Thursday, January 30th, City of Madison Firefighters will have the opportunity to perform live training exercises in several houses.
01/22/2014 Fire Sprinkler System Prevents Repeat of Major Fire At Apartment Complex
On July 14th, 2007, a fire caused $3.5 million damage to a 41-unit building in the Glacier Hills Apartment complex.
01/22/2014 Firefighters Prevent Gas Leak Disaster
A potential disaster was averted by Firefighters when a gas leak was found in a home on Adobe Way. Firefighters from Engine 7 were preparing to install Carbon Monoxide alarms when they smelled natural gas.
01/17/2014 Carbon Monoxide Alarm Saves Man’s Life
It’s called the silent killer, and early Thursday it threatened a Madison home. Shortly after midnight, a carbon monoxide alarm alerted a sleeping east side resident to the presence of carbon monoxide gas in his home.
01/09/2014 Three Transported to UW Hospital After Inhaling Chemical Fumes
Three people were transported to UW Hospital after they inhaled fumes from the chemical, Chlorine Dioxide.
12/19/2013 Team of Responders Brings Back Shopper at West Towne Mall
Amidst the flurry of Christmas shoppers at West Towne Mall today, a 70-year-old woman is alive after a cardiac arrest with the help of Madison police and paramedics.
12/12/2013 Harrowing Rescue for Crash Victim and First Responders
A 20-year-old man was taken to the UW Trauma Center last night following a one-car crash that left him impaled by the upper rail of a chain link fence. The incident was a challenging extrication for responders.
12/11/2013 No Injuries After Car Severs Building Gas Meter
Around 10:00 this morning, a car crashed into a 4-unit apartment complex at 2413 Fish Hatchery Road. The female driver hit a traffic signal light at the intersection of Park and Badger before hitting the building and seve
12/10/2013 City Employees Work Together to Help Families in Need
A number of Madison area families will have holidays a little brighter thanks to the generosity of Madison City employees.