Current News Releases
02/26/2016 Madison Fire To Distribute Carbon Monoxide Detectors to Area Homes
Carbon monoxide (CO) alarms don’t last forever. Many local property owners installed alarms in 2008 or 2011 to comply with state laws requiring them in residential buildings.
02/18/2016 Weekend Warm-Up Puts Winter Activities On Thin Ice
A forecasted warm-up is expected to bring 50-degree weather to our area Friday, and daytime highs will likely remain in the mid- to upper-40s throughout the weekend.
02/01/2016 Madison Fire Department Offers Tips for Staying Safe, Healthy Through Winter Storm
As Wisconsin braces for “Groundhog Blizzard II,” the City of Madison Fire Department reminds residents to take small steps that will lead to big payoffs when it comes to health and safety:
01/13/2016 Lakes Are Frozen, But On-Ice Activities Should Wait
As a deep freeze sinks into Madison after a mild December, many are itching to enjoy winter activities on the city’s lakes. “Not so fast!” says the Madison Fire Department.
11/23/2015 Deck the Halls Safely This Season
November 23, 2015 – As you haul your favorite decorations out of storage, prepare to light the menorah or pick out the perfect Christmas tree, the Madison Fire Department asks you to keep in mind a few saf
11/16/2015 PulsePoint Honored With 2015 ‘M List’ Award
In recognition of its ability to bring life-saving skills to the pockets of everyday citizens, the PulsePoint app and Meriter Foundation received a
10/15/2015 MFD Fire Safety School Tours in Full Swing
In the spirit of Fire Prevention Week, which wrapped up last Saturday, the Madison Fire Department continues to make its way through area elementary schools to meet the high demand for fire safety education.
10/08/2015 Groups Join to Promote Smoke-Free Housing
October 4 kicks off Fire Prevention Week, a national event encouraging fire safety. Sadly, smoking cigarettes is the number one cause of fire deaths--and it´s completely preventable.
09/11/2015 Trucks & Treasures
Madison Parks is pleased to present Trucks & Treasures - a free, fun event for little kids and big kids to enjoy!
08/25/2015 MFD to Host Open House for Military Service Members
As the Madison Fire Department gears up to kick off its next firefighter recruitment campaign—the first in two years—it is specifically reaching out to an especially qualified group: Military service members.
06/29/2015 Help Keep July 4th Fun, Fire-Free
The Madison Fire Department wants everyone to enjoy a safe, injury- and fire-free Independence Day.
06/25/2015 MFD Division Chief Recognized For Emergency Medicine Partnership
Ché Stedman, Division Chief of EMS, received the first ever Friend of Emergency Medicine Award from the University of Wisconsin Emergency Medicine Residency Program on Tuesday, June 23.