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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.
08/11/2014 City Of Madison Fire Department Requesting Photos or Videos from Apollo Way Fire
City of Madison Fire Department is asking the public to send any photos or video they may have of the Apollo Way fire, to the following e-mail address MFD@cityofmadison.com.
08/09/2014 Fire Crews, Investigators Remain at Scene of Eastside Apartment Fire
Madison firefighters remain at the scene of last night's fire on Madison's east side. Two crews maintained fire watch overnight to battle hot spots.
08/09/2014 Massive Fire Destroys Apartment Building Under Construction
Madison firefighters battled a fast-moving fire for two hours Friday night before bringing it under control. Calls began coming in shortly after 7:30 p.m.
08/06/2014 Hazardous Incident Team Neutralizes Reaction
The Madison Fire Department Hazardous Incident Team (HIT) responded to Oscar Mayer Foods this afternoon to neutralize a chemical reaction.
08/01/2014 Firehouse #5 Hosts Firefighter Fun Day
On Saturday, August 2, 2014 City of Madison Firefighters at Fire Station #5 will present "Firefighter Fun Day" for children, youth, and families. Meet Fire Chief Steve Davis!
07/14/2014 'National Pet Fire Safety Day' Prevention Tips to Keep Pets from Home Fires
To help reduce the estimated 500,000 pets affected by home fires each year, The American Kennel Club and ADT Security Services
07/07/2014 Fisherman Pulls Young Man Into The Safety Of His Boat
Shortly after 7:00 pm, a fisherman pulled a young man into the safety of his boat on Lake Mendota.
07/03/2014 Madison Firefighters Quickly Douse Apartment Fire
City of Madison firefighters made quick work of an apartment fire this afternoon on the city’s east side. Crews were dispatched to the 5000 block of Camden Road at 1:46 p.m.
07/01/2014 Kitchen Fire Damages Apartment
A kitchen fire caused approximately $10,000 damage to an efficiency apartment at 2120 University Avenue Tuesday night. City of Madison firefighters received the call for a structure fire at 8:43 pm.
07/01/2014 “Safe & Sane” Fireworks? No Such Thing.
As sure as dandelions crop up in the spring, the onset of summer brings a surge of fireworks stands in anticipation of the 4th of July holiday.
06/30/2014 Two People Displaced by House Fire
City of Madison firefighters battled a house fire late last night on the city’s near east side. Engine Company 3 was dispatched at 11:23 p.m. Sunday for a fire in the 1200 block of Rutledge St.