Current News Releases
02/17/2009 Apartment Fire Causes $75,000 Damage
City of Madison Fire Crews responded to a structure fire on Friday, February 13, 2009 at 2116 Fisher Street at 6:00 AM.
02/13/2009 Firefighter Recruit Class #29 Graduates
The City of Madison Fire Department Firefighter Recruit Group 29 will graduate from the Department's fire academy today at 2 p.m.
01/30/2009 I-Stan™ Begins Work for MFD
The City of Madison Fire Department is preparing to put a new "employee" to work. I-Stan™ is an electronic patient simulator designed for paramedic training.
01/22/2009 Gas Leak Brings Vehicle and Pedestrian Traffic to a Halt
On Thursday, January 22, 2009 at 11:04 AM, a construction company working on an addition to the Bio Chemical Building located at 433 Babcock Drive, was replacing a new sewer when a water line broke.
01/22/2009 Landlord Increases Safety Education in Student Housing
In the wake of multiple incidents over the past 18 months, safety and security in Madison's student housing has become a topic of increased interest.
01/21/2009 Box Truck Containing Waterproofing Materials Ignite
On Wednesday, January 21, 2009 at 11:35 AM, a box truck at a construction site located at 333 N. Orchard and University Avenue, containing waterproofing materials ignited.
01/21/2009 Heat From Torches Caused Recent Fires
City of Madison fire investigators have determined that the heat from torches caused two recent structure fires.
01/20/2009 Business and Three Apartments Damaged by Fire
Fire and smoke caused an estimated $200,000 damage to an east side business and three apartments this morning. Firefighters were called to the fire at 2750 East Johnson Street at 11:24 AM.
01/16/2009 Sprinkler System Limits Damage at Madison Newspapers
Four sprinkler heads were all that was needed to extinguish an early morning fire at Madison Newspapers today.
01/15/2009 One Person Injured in Apartment Fire
One person received non-life-threatening injuries at an apartment fire late last night. Madison Fire Department paramedics transported the occupant to St. Mary's Hospital for treatment of his injuries.
01/15/2009 Fire Causes $50,000 Damage
The residents of a campus apartment building are safe tonight following a fire that caused $50,000 damage. A resident of 321 Walnut Street discovered the fire in her apartment and went outside.
01/14/2009 MFD Partners With County, Libraries, Red Cross for Citywide CCR Training
City of Madison Community Education officers will join with Red Cross volunteers to provide free cardio cerebral resuscitation (CCR) training at six City of Madison library branches.