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12/03/2014 Red Robin Restaurant
Madison firefighters responded to a fire today at the Red Robin Restaurant on the Eastside at 2440 East Springs Drive in Madison.
11/30/2014 Basement Fire Displaces a West Side Family
The Madison Fire Department was called to a single family home at 6601 Piedmont Road late Saturday afternoon. The homeowner discovered the fire around 4:15 PM, and called 911.
11/27/2014 Balancing Safety & Security During the Holiday Shopping Season
As shoppers search out their deals on Black Friday and beyond, Madison's Fire Marshal has a few tips to keep shoppers mindful of safety.
11/26/2014 Early Morning Fire At West Side Auto Service Center
The Madison Fire Department responded to an early morning fire at The Goodyear Auto Service Center at 437 Commerce Drive on Madison’s west side.
11/25/2014 Thanksgiving Day is Leading Day for Home Cooking Fires
Preparing a meal can be hectic from timing ingredients, to the phone ringing, to the kids calling. With these added pressures, it’s no wonder we can be distracted when cooking.
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.