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Madison Fire Department
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Fire Prevention Division

"So often, communities and the media only recognize the men and women of the fire service when they respond to fires and other emergencies. One of the greatest accomplishments of America's fire service goes mostly unnoticed by the citizens of this nation. That accomplishment is those fires that are prevented. A fire that never starts can never harm or take lives of Americans, or firefighters." R. David Paulison, U.S. Fire Administrator. Ret. (2001)
The Fire Prevention Division, under the leadership of Fire Marshal Edwin J. Ruckriegel, is made up of three units representing the traditional 3 E's of Fire Prevention: