All fourteen of Madison's fire stations are lit up in red this Saturday to honor and remember those who made the ultimate sacrifice in the line of duty, and to show support for the families whose loved ones are being remembered.
Back (L-R): Rory Ward, Bev Buhr, Denise Sullivan, Laura Smith
Front (L-R): Jan Jefferson, Pam Jacobson, Marcia Holtz
Not pictured: Mary Freitag
Forty years ago today, history was made at the Madison Fire Department. Eight women graduated the Fire Academy, becoming
The Madison Fire Department celebrates the graduation of Recruit Class 9 and welcomes our newest members to the field!
In a ceremony at the Monona Terrace Community & Convention Center on December 20, 2019, ten new recruits were sworn in and issued badges, signifying their place as
When Simon Berna was ready to make his grand entrance into the world on June 9, 2019, he jumped in feet first. Nobody saw it coming.
“He wasn’t breeched at my last appointment,” recalls Simon’s mother, Ines, who had an otherwise normal pregnancy.
After about two hours of labor
For one north side neighbor, the call for help to the MFD had to be made in person after he stumbled on a bit of bad luck...
Firefighters at Station 10 were paid a surprise visit recently when a young man stopped by with a special request: He had accidentally dropped his cell phone into
Earlier this year, Madison welcomed thirteen new firefighter/EMTs to your neighborhood fire station. Recruit Class 8 graduated the MFD Fire Academy in January, and some moved on to the MFD EMS Academy to receive their certification and license as Emergency Medical Technicians.
Firefighter/Paramedic Gail Campbell has retired from the Madison Fire Department, capping off a career that spanned three decades and served all corners of the city.
Campbell was first drawn to the MFD in the 1980s at the encouragement of her then-roommate, Jody Kurilla, now
One year ago today, our department was shaken by the untimely death of our dear friend and brother Richard Garner. One year later, Rick's friend and ambulance partner David Guthrie shares these memories of a man we all remember as generous, caring, gregarious, and kind: