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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.
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.