A Day In The Life Of A Madison Firefighter

  • Happy Nicholas S. Fisher Day! Posted 08/28/2013

    Happy Nicholas S. Fisher Day! Nick Fisher has been a strong contributing member of the City of Madison for many years.  A graduate of Memorial High School, Nick has been involved in the hockey programs at many levels, utilizing his strong managerial skills.  Nick works as a bagger and custodian at Copps Grocery Store.  He also finds time to volunteer at the Henry Vilas Zoo in the summer, working the lion cart and answering big cat questions. Read more »
  • Why do I see two or three fire trucks at my local grocery store every morning? Posted 01/10/2013

    This is a common question that many fire departments receive. The Madison Fire Department is staffed by firefighters, paramedics and fire officers who work 24-hour shifts.  A typical shift includes training, fire safety inspections, firehouse tours, checking the trucks and equipment, cleaning the station, shoveling the sidewalks, mowing the grass and responding to emergencies. Read more »