When a firefighter is injured, it’s critical they make a fast and thorough recovery before returning to duty. Not only does the community depend on a healthy workforce to perform heroic tasks at a moment’s notice, oftentimes physical injury can also take a psychological toll on the firefighter, who
18 firefighter recruits walked across the stage last Friday to receive their badges and pledge an oath to serve and protect the City of Madison with integrity, courtesy, respect, compassion, and trustworthiness.
"On Christmas Eve, Madison’s Fire Station 10, with truck and crew, escorted Santa and Mrs. Claus around the Cherokee neighborhood. This is a time-honored tradition in which Mr. and Mrs. are driven by elves (who happen to own a convertible.) The light snow and mild temp allowed for endless children
16-year-old Kawan takes hold of the line. With speed and precision she reaches forward, grasping to the ropes and slings with her hands and feet as her body swings upward. Seconds later she’s out of sight, hugging the skylights high above all who watch.
It's become a northside Madison tradition: Engine 10 led the Halloween parade in the North Lake Mendota neighborhood. This event has included Engine 10 for years, and we're grateful to be a part of the Halloween fun!
Engine 10 members pictured: Lt. Greenlee, AE Radock, Firefighter Kidd,
“I’m not done giving back to the community,” says retiring Assistant Chief Laura Laurenzi, who’s been serving the City of Madison since October 1988.
Her journey to the Madison Fire Department came on a road less traveled.