Current News Releases
07/03/2009 Focusing on Fireworks Enforcement
Officials from the Madison Fire Department and the Madison Police Department are focusing on enforcing the city ordinances regarding fireworks this holiday weekend.
06/30/2009 Fire, Police Departments Step Up Fireworks Enforcement
Even after Rhythm & Booms was postponed on Saturday night, it didn’t prevent the skies from lighting up in neighborhoods across the City.
06/28/2009 Technical Rescue Team Assists With Ferris Wheel Incident
The City of Madison Fire Department's Technical Rescue Team was called to assist in unloading passengers from a free-spinning Ferris wheel at Rhythm & Booms Sunday night.
06/27/2009 Man Burned in Car Fire on East Side
A 31-year-old man was transported by City of Madison paramedics to UW Hospital this evening after he suffered burns while working on a vehicle in a driveway at 106 Ohio Avenue. Firefighters were dispatched at 9:12 p.m.
06/26/2009 “Things to Know” About Fireworks & the 4th of July
The coming week promises spectacular pyrotechnics, heat, and plenty of festivities. The City of Madison Fire Department has some tips on how to enjoy all of it safely and legally.
06/23/2009 Basement Fire Damages West Side Duplex
City of Madison firefighters were called to 23 Mondale Court on the City's west side this evening for a basement fire.
06/19/2009 Investigators Looking Into Suspicious Vehicle Fire
City of Madison Police Detectives and Madison Fire investigators are looking into the circumstances surrounding a vehicle fire.
06/18/2009 Madison Safety Town Opens for 6th Season
Franklin Elementary School at 305 Lakeside St. has once again transformed itself into Safety Town.
06/11/2009 Safety Saturday Scheduled for June 13
Safety Saturday is returning to the Capitol Square on June 13 from 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM.
06/08/2009 Child With Lighter Caused Flower Lane Fire
City of Madison Fire investigators have determined that yesterday's fire at 7101 Flower Lane was caused by a 5-year-old boy playing with a lighter.
06/07/2009 One Injured, 8 Families Displaced in West Side Fire
Eight families, several with young children are out of their homes tonight after a fire at 7101 Flower Lane on the City's west side.
06/03/2009 Machinery Caused Robertson Warehouse Fire
City of Madison Fire Investigators have determined that hot embers from a notching machine used in the manufacture and repair of wooden pallets caused the fire at Madison Pallet Recycling on Robertson Road on May 16.