Current News Releases

  • 11/24/2009 Thanksgiving Day is #1 for Cooking Fires

    The City of Madison Fire Department and the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) are calling on cooks to include fire safety in their recipes this week. Thanksgiving is the leading day for home cooking fires. U.S.

  • 11/23/2009 Fire Damages Duplex, Displaces Nine Occupants

    Fire caused approximately $200,000 damage to a duplex on Madison's east side early this morning. The duplex suffered heavy fire damage in one half of the building and smoke damage throughout the building.

  • 11/18/2009 New Report Highlights Holiday Hazards

    A new report from the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) is an updated picture of the hazards some families encounter when decorating for the holidays.

  • 11/12/2009 Fire Causes $100,000 Damage to Several Businesses

    On November 12, 2009 at 1:57 am, City of Madison Fire Department personnel responded to a fire at Lazybones Laundry & Storage Service, located at 4309 Neptune Court.

  • 11/08/2009 Firefighters Rescue Man Pinned Under Car

    City of Madison firefighters and paramedics responded to a rollover car crash this morning at 7202 Watts Road.

  • 10/29/2009 This Year - Change Your Clocks & Smoke Alarms

    For years, the City of Madison Fire Department has used the switch from Daylight Savings Time as a reminder to change smoke alarm batteries.

  • 10/26/2009 MFD Station #12 Wins National Design Award

    The City of Madison Fire Department's newest fire station will be featured in the November issue of Fire Chief Magazine as the recipient of the publication's Silver place 2009 Station Style Design Award.

  • 10/18/2009 Fire Causes $75,000 Damage to Kraft Foods - Oscar Mayer

    Extensive smoke damaged mural artwork in walkway, along with items in large locker room area of Kraft Foods-Oscar Mayer on Sunday, October 18, 2009, causing $75,000.

  • 10/18/2009 Oct 18 - Fire Destroys Rimrock Hills Rental Office

    City of Madison Fire Investigators are trying to find what caused the Rimrock Hills Rental Office to be destroyed by fire. The office portion of the building suffered major fire damage.

  • 10/15/2009 Sprinklers Contain Fire to Renee' Glass Factory

    Renee' Glass Factory located at 100 S. Baldwin Street, suffered minimal damage after sprinklers extinguished a fire.

  • 10/07/2009 SafeKids Coalition, MFD to Deliver Fire Prevention to Homeowners

    The City of Madison Fire Department is partnering with the Madison Area SafeKids Coalition and Pizza Hut to deliver fire prevention in the form of education about smoke alarms and carbon monoxide alarms as part of this wee

  • 10/02/2009 20 New Recruits Chosen for Upcoming Academy

    Twenty individuals have been selected, approved by the Police and Fire Commission, and notified for the City of Madison Fire Department's Recruit Academy that begins on October 19, 2009.