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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.
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.