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01/12/2009 Chimney Fire Causes $50,000 Damage
City of Madison firefighters were dispatched to 508 S. Prospect this morning at 3:08 for a chimney fire.
01/12/2009 Shop Fire at MATC Damages Equipment
City of Madison Firefighters responded to a fire on MATC's Truax campus Saturday at 6:44 a.m. The call came in as an alarm sounding at the main building of the campus, 3550 Anderson St.
12/29/2008 Two People, Two Cats Escape Burning Home
A couple and their two cats are safe following a fire in their home this morning. All four escaped from the fire that caused approximately $25,000 damage to their home at 1709 Hooker Avenue.
12/26/2008 Fire Extinguished at Carpet Cleaning Business
City of Madison firefighters extinguished a fire at White Knight Carpet Cleaning located at 2517 Advance Road late Friday night.
12/26/2008 Carelessly Discarded Cigarette Starts Fire
A carelessly discarded cigarette is listed as the cause of a fire that damaged the Paradise Liquor Store on Tuesday, December 23.
12/18/2008 Not Just Hydrants - Clear Snow and Ice from Emergency Exits
With more snow on the way, the City of Madison Fire Department reminds all residents to help keep fire hydrants clear. But there are other areas that require special attention.
12/17/2008 Snow-Covered Ice Results in Increased Falls
Yesterday's snowfall masked slippery spots on streets and sidewalks that resulted in an unusual number of emergency calls for falls.
12/17/2008 Children Injured in Cooking Mishap
Two City of Madison children - a 3- and a 4-year-old - were injured in a cooking accident attheir home Monday night.
12/10/2008 Christmas Tree Safety
Each year, fire departments respond to an average of 210 structure fires caused by Christmas trees. Keep your holiday safe by following some simple guidelines:
12/08/2008 Fire on Glenway Street Causes $50,000 Damage to Home
On Tuesday, December 9, 2008 at 12:35 AM, City of Madison Firefighters were called to a structure fire at 40 Glenway Street.
12/04/2008 MFD Flags at Half-Staff in Memory of Retired Assistant Chief Carl Saxe
Flags at all City of Madison firehouses are at half-staff following the death of former Assistant Chief Carl Saxe. Saxe died at his home yesterday morning.
11/25/2008 Fire Chief Amesqua presents Reading Rocks Chairs to Elementary Students
City of Madison Fire Chief Debra Amesqua read to Jean Kokott's 1st grade class at Mendota Elementary School from a brand new wooden rocking chair after presenting six new chairs to the Madison Metropolitan School Dist