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11/18/2014 Fire In Single Family Home Sends One To Hospital
One person was transported to UW Hospital with non-life threatening injuries after a fire in a single family home which six cats perished. The fire began around 11:49 a.m. at 1409 Acewood Boulevard.
11/15/2014 $150,000+ in Damages At East Side Restaurant Fire
Madison firefighters responded to a fire today at the Great Dane Pub Eastside at 876 Jupiter Drive in Madison.
11/14/2014 Madison Firefighters Extinguish Chimney Fire; Prevent Further Damage
City of Madison firefighters rushed to the scene of a chimney fire this afternoon after a neighbor across the street from the home saw flames coming from the chimney.
11/12/2014 Firefighters Help Resident to Safety Following Apartment Fire
Madison firefighters responded to an apartment fire this evening at 5:30 p.m.
11/06/2014 Freakfest 2014
MPD is pleased with the behavior of the vast majority of those who were downtown for Freakfest 2014; however, the sheer number of celebrants in this size of event always gives the department reason for pause and concern.
11/05/2014 Mayor Soglin Authorizes Study of Collaboration Between Local Fire Departments
Madison Mayor Paul Soglin is introducing a resolution authorizing the Madison Fire Department to examine the costs and benefits of border dropping. According to Mayor Soglin, “In 2013 we reached an agreement to provide fi
11/03/2014 Five People Displaced After Electrical Fire
Five people were displaced and $30,000 of damage was done to a 2-flat apartment, after an electrical fire occurred to the structure.
10/21/2014 Two People Injured at West Side Fire
One firefighter and one civilian were transported to UW Hospital with non-life threatening injuries after a fire broke out at 7030 Parker Hill Drive.
10/19/2014 1 Person Transported to Hospital After Kitchen Fire
One person was transported to Meriter Hospital after a fire broke out inside a 2-flat apartment on Mifflin Street.
10/03/2014 Annual Fire Truck Parade This Sunday
The Annual Dane County Fire Chiefs Association Fire Truck Parade is taking place this Sunday, October 5.
09/17/2014 Madison Fire Promotes Campus Fire Safety
Today, the Madison Fire Department will be reaching out to students on the University of Wisconsin campus with a message of fire safety. September is Campus Fire Safety Month, and we are setting up shop right in the heart
09/12/2014 Homeowner Displaced After Kitchen Fire
Madison Fire Department firefighters were able to quickly contain and extinguish a kitchen fire in a single family home on the west side late Thursday afternoon.