• Calling All Volunteers! CampHERO Kicks Off Its 6th Season Posted 06/02/2017

    CampHERO, a summer camp that introduces girls to the protective services, is about to enter its sixth year! The Madison Fire Department has been a proud sponsor of CampHERO since its inception. 61 of our employees have volunteered for CampHERO, and 7 serve on the CampHERO leadership team. Read more »
  • Project SOAR and the MFD Posted 06/30/2016

    Recently the Madison Fire Department’s Management Team had an opportunity to sit down with Dr. Floyd Rose of the 100 Black Men of Madison.   I first met Dr. Rose several years ago after I had questions regarding educational trends occurring in our community. A trusted friend of mine said, “You should reach out to Dr. Floyd Rose and get his take on the situation.”    Read more »
  • Developing Tomorrow's Leaders: Recruits Visit East High LEAD Program Posted 11/03/2015

    Recruit Class 4 is set to graduate this Friday, November 6, 2015. As part of their continued learning in the 16-week academy, the training staff allows them to participate in service opportunities around the community.   Read more »
  • Friday Nights at the Y! Posted 05/29/2015

    Tonight we kick off the first of five MFD-themed events as part of the YMCA's "Friday Nights at the Y" series. We're happy to partner with the Madison Police Department and the Dane County Department of Human Services in providing a variety of fun activities for teens ages 13-18. I hope you'll join me and some of our firefighters tonight at the Lussier Family West YMCA, 5515 Medical Circle, from 8:00-11:30 p.m. I'll be playing basketball, and a few of us will be playing volleyball or dodge ball, too. Read more »
  • Neighborhoods Meeting Posted 02/17/2015

    I am excited about the opportunity to engage the community on Thursday, February 19, 2015, at Fire Station #13 located on 6350 Town Center Drive at 5:30 pm.  The Madison Fire Department would like to build a fire station that would efficiently serve the residents in the Southeast part of the city in future years.  Currently, members of the MFD command staff and other City staff are partnering with the Owl Creek Neighborhood Resource Team, social workers, advocates, and leaders to recruit neighborhood residents from the Great Grey, Horned Owl, Owl Creek neighborhood (located in the LaFollett Read more »