Subscribe to Email List

Subscribe to the Fire News Releases email list

By participating on this list the Wisconsin Public Records Laws may subject your email address to disclosure to third parties. By selecting "Yes" you are requesting that we treat your email address that you have provided to this list as confidential and you are also stating that you would not participate in this service if the City is obligated to release your email address to such third party requesters.

Find News

City of Madison Fire Department

  • Administration Phone:
    (608) 266-4420
  • Dane County Communications Non-Emergency Line:
    (608) 255-2345
  • Fax: (608) 267-1100
  • Email:
  • Office Hours: M - F: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Stay Informed

Current News Releases

  • 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.

  • 05/30/2009 Bathroom Fire Causes $5,000 Damage

    An early morning fire caused approximately $5,000 damage to an apartment at 7634 Radcliffe Drive on Sunday. Nobody was in the apartment at the time of the fire and no injuries were reported.

  • 05/27/2009 Alert Neighbor Calls 911 for Chimney Fire

    A neighbor from the 101 of S. Whitney Way noticed smoke and flames coming from 5146 Juneau Road and called 911.

  • 05/23/2009 Fire Displaces Apartment Residents

    Fire damaged an east side apartment this morning leaving one family without a home. The fire at 222 Swanton Road was reported to firefighters at 3:29 AM.

  • 05/20/2009 Use Caution With Outdoor Fireplaces

    For many years, City of Madison residents have been warned of the dangers of unsafe grilling.

  • 05/18/2009 Fire Damages Home's Wall

    Fire caused an estimated $10,000 damage to a home at 2264 Monroe Street this morning. Firefighters were called to the scene at 6:59 AM when the residents noticed smoke in their home.

  • 05/15/2009 Fire Damages Eastside Warehouse

    City of Madison firefighters responded to a warehouse fire on the City's east side shortly before midnight. A neighbor called 911 at 11:36 with a report of smoke and flames in the building at 4413 Robertson.

  • 05/15/2009 MFD Celebrates EMS Week With 9 New Paramedics

    National Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Week is May 17-23. It coincides with the beginning of duties for the City's nine newest paramedics.

  • 05/08/2009 Arson Awareness Week Focuses on Arson for Profit

    It's Arson Awareness Week and this year the U.S. Fire Administration (USFA) is concentrating on arson for profit.

  • 04/14/2009 MFD Hosts CarFit, Car Seat Checks for Older Adults April 15

    As the summer travel season approaches, the City of Madison Fire Department is working with several partners to ensure it's a season of safety.

  • 04/12/2009 Fire Displaces Apartment Residents

    A fire at the Hanover Square Apartments heavily damaged four apartments and displaced eleven people Sunday afternoon. Firefighters were called to the sixteen-unit building at 2418 Old Camden Square at 4:20 PM.

  • 04/10/2009 Firefighter Receives Heroism Award

    The City of Madison Fire Department is proud to announce that Apparatus Engineer Todd Sailor has received Firehouse Magazine's 2009 Heroism and Community Service Award.