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City of Madison Fire Department

  • Administration Phone:
    (608) 266-4420
  • Dane County Communications Non-Emergency Line:
    (608) 255-2345
  • Fax: (608) 267-1100
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  • Office Hours: M - F: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

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  • 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.

  • 09/12/2014 Promotion Ceremony to Honor MFD Achievement

    The City of Madison Fire Department is pleased to announce the following promotions approved by the Police and Fire Commission. Fire Chief Steven A.

  • 09/09/2014 Never Forget Blood Drive - September 11

    Each year, as September 11th approaches, firefighters and other first responders are asked to reach back and remember that day in 2001.  They reflect on how it affected them as firefighters and, in some cases, how it drove

  • 08/30/2014 Two People Displaced Following Candle Fire in Apartment

    An aggressive fire attack by Madison firefighters last night kept an apartment fire contained to the room of origin, preventing extensive damage to the 8-unit apartment building.

  • 08/29/2014 Fire Chief, UWPD Chief Support Initiative to Improve Campus Fire Safety

    UWPD Chief of Police Susan Riseling and the family of Peter Talen will join Madison Fire Chief Steven A. Davis at Firehouse #1, 316 W. Dayton St., on September 2 at 4:00 p.m.

  • 08/25/2014 Lightning Strikes Cause Two Fires

    Lightning strikes caused two fires on Monday morning as storms rolled through Madison. One home and an apartment complex were damaged as a result of lightning strikes. Luckily both were witnessed strikes.

  • 08/20/2014 MFD Responds to Condominium Fire

    This morning, at approximately 9:00AM, Madison Fire Department was called for a report of a structure fire at 3138 Dorchester Way.  While enroute, Ladder 7 reported black smoke showing from McKee Rd.  Medic 7 was first on

  • 08/19/2014 Local 311 Fire Fighters Help Area School Children

    Grassroots charity School Supplies For Kids and Fire Fighters Local 311 will team up Wednesday afternoon, August 20, to deliver donated school supplies to East High School.  

  • 08/15/2014 Fourteen Homes Suffered Heat Damage From Apollo Way Fire

    Fourteen homes on and around Apollo Way, suffered heat damage as a result from Friday’s fire.