Current News Releases
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.
12/08/2013 One Person Injured at Apartment Fire
One person was transported to the hospital with serious injuries following an apartment fire at 3209 Ridgeway Avenue early Sunday morning. A second person was rescued from a second floor balcony without injury.
11/22/2013 Smoky Fire Causes Evacuation of Chamberlin Hall
A very smoky fire caused minor damage and the evacuation of Chamberlin Hall on the UW Madison campus this afternoon. A full structure fire response from the Madison Fire Department was sent to 1150 University Avenue at 1:
11/21/2013 Fire Causes $150,000 in Damage
At 12:35 pm, City of Madison Firefighters were dispatched to 2410 Daniels Street for a report of a vehicle on fire in a garage.
11/15/2013 Second Recruit Academy Under Chief Steve Davis Graduates
City of Madison Fire Chief Steve Davis marks the end of another recruit class, his second as chief, on Friday, November 15, with commencement ceremonies at Monona Terrace. The ceremony begins at 2:00 p.m.