City of Madison Fire Department's statement of purpose
We are an innovative, nationally recognized fire department providing a quality service to the city of Madison and surrounding areas.
We are proud of the strength and diversity of our workforce and emphasize continuous service improvement, focusing on the preservation of life, property and the environment.
The City of Madison Fire Department facilitates public safety through fire prevention, community education, and policy initiatives.
We recognize the value of our employees. Using participatory management, their input is solicited to improve department decisions.
We value compassion, honesty, integrity, teamwork and inner strength. These values are in balance with the traditional focus of physical strength and courage.
The Madison Fire Department is prepared to handle all emergencies, including major disasters, that may occur in our community.