Steven Davis Named City of Madison Fire Chief

January 6, 2012

On Tuesday, January 3, 2012 the Police and Fire Commission announced Steven Davis as the new City of Madison Fire Chief at a press conference held at Fire Station #1. Chief Davis served as a Lieutenant at Fire Station #1 since 2000.

Chief Steven Davis has been with the Department since 1989. He has served in the capacity of Firefighter, Paramedic, Training Officer and Fire Lieutenant. Chief Davis is a State of Wisconsin Certified Fire Instructor, and has been involved in developing many training programs locally, as well as district-wide. Chief Davis has also been involved in Lake Rescue, hazardous materials, and the Heavy Urban Rescue team. He is a Padi Dive master, the former Lake Rescue Team coordinator, and an original member of the Department's Technical Rescue team. He was promoted to Division Chief in January, 2011.

  • Bernadette Galvez, 608-261-9844
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