Current News Releases
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.
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.