Current News Releases
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.
05/15/2015 New Ladder Truck Goes Into Service with the City of Madison Fire Department
The City of Madison Fire Department has added new Ladder Truck to its fleet.
04/29/2015 Busy Day for MFD Firefighters; Multiple Outdoor Fires
Seven fire calls kept firefighters on the move on Tuesday, several of them the result of outdoor burning.
04/17/2015 Two Escape East Side Duplex Fire
Two people escaped a fire in a two-story duplex on Madison’s East side overnight. Firefighters were dispatched to the 3100 block of Old Gate Rd. at 1:38 a.m. after a smoke alarm awoke the occupants.
04/16/2015 MFD Firefighters Fight East Side House Fire
A family is displaced following a fire in their home on Madison’s East side this afternoon.
03/28/2015 Apartment Fire Displaces Three People
Three people were displaced when a fire damaged their apartment at 802 Vernon Avenue this morning. The call for a working structure fire was dispatched at 11:01 am and firefighters arrived within four minutes.
03/24/2015 Cause of Fire at 1138 Williamson Street has been Determined
The Madison Fire Department responded at 10:30 PM on Monday March 16th to a residential fire at 1138 Williamson Street.
03/21/2015 Firefighters Locate, Extinguish Eastside House Fire
City of Madison firefighters took less than one hour this afternoon to spot a fire in their territory, respond, call it in and extinguish it.
03/17/2015 Firefighters Extinguish Truck Fire, Prevent Spread to Building
City of Madison firefighters were quick to extinguish an engine compartment fire in a milk truck this afternoon, preventing the spread of fire into an adjacent building.
03/17/2015 Fire On Williamson Street Displaces Two Residents
The Madison Fire Department responded last night to a residential fire at 1138 Williamson Street. Occupants could smell smoke, and were alerted by a smoke alarm to a fire in the rear area of the home.