Current News Releases

  • 11/12/2013 Gas Leak Closes Williamson Street

    A severed natural gas line inside of a business caused the evacuation of several buildings and the closure of Williamson Street late Tuesday morning.

  • 11/09/2013 2-Alarm Fire Injures 3, Displaces Residents

    Three people, two of them firefighters, were transported to UW Hospital overnight following a 2-alarm fire at 2302 University Avenue just before midnight.

  • 11/08/2013 Firefighter Recruitment Open House

    The City of Madison Fire Department is hosting the third and final Firefighter Recruitment Open House at Fire Station #6 on Sunday, November 10 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Fire Station #6 is located at 825 W.

  • 10/31/2013 Recruits Near End of Academy with Live Fire Training

    City of Madison Fire Department recruits are coming down the home stretch of the current academy. This week, recruits will be taking on the challenge of Smoke Divers training.

  • 10/25/2013 MFD, DOT Promote Halloween Safety for Trick-or-Treaters

    The City of Madison Fire Department is partnering with the Wisconsin Department of Transportation to help trick-or-treaters stay safe on their rounds Halloween night.

  • 10/16/2013 1 Dead Following Apartment Fire

    City of Madison firefighters responded to 6425 Bridge Road this afternoon at 3:45 p.m. after neighbors reported smoke in the building.

  • 10/14/2013 Firefighter Recruitment Open House This Thursday

    The City of Madison Fire Department is hosting a Firefighter Recruitment Open House at Fire Station #7 on Thursday, October 17 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Fire Station #7 is located at 1810 McKenna Blvd.

  • 10/09/2013 Fire Damages Home & Neighbor's House

    An afternoon fire caused approximately $325,000 to an eastside home and $20,000 damage to the neighbor's home. At 2:03 p.m. firefighters were sent to a structure fire at 22 La Crescenta Circle.

  • 10/01/2013 Shorewood Hills Fire Protection News Conference

    Village of Shorewood Hills and City of Madison officials will hold a news conference to discuss the village's fire protection agreement. The news conference will be held at 2:00 p.m.

  • 10/01/2013 Fire Prevention Month Activities to Include Parade & Education

    The City of Madison Fire Department returns to elementary schools this month for Fire Prevention activities. This year's programming centers on preventing kitchen fires.

  • 09/30/2013 Garage Fire Causes $4,000 Damage

    City of Madison firefighters responded to a garage fire at 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Upon arrival at the scene in the 1900 block of Kropf Ave., Engine Company 10 observed smoke coming from a detached garage in the back.

  • 09/27/2013 Firefighter Recruitment Open House

    The City of Madison Fire Department is hosting a Firefighter Recruitment Open House at Fire Station #5 on Wednesday, October 2 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Fire Station #5 is located at 4418 Cottage Grove Road.