Madison Fire EMS

  • Expanding Emergency Medical Services In Our Community Posted 03/01/2016

    The Madison Fire Department (MFD) has been studying the delivery of Emergency Medical Services in our city for a number of years.   Read more »
  • Ambulances To Remain Stationed At Willy, Monroe Streets Posted 11/24/2015

    It’s time to move back.   On November 30, 2015 the Madison Fire Department will be moving back into Fire Station #1. The crews have been displaced since January of 2015 due to a reconstruction of the facility.    When the vehicles and people move back, they will be absent an ambulance.    Read more »
  • PulsePoint Posted 02/06/2015

    I am excited to introduce a project that the MFD is supporting in conjunction with the Dane County EMS office and funded by Meriter Hospital. The project is called Dane PulsePoint. The purpose is to save more lives by increasing the rates of bystander chest compressions and Automated External Defibrillators (AED) use in cases of sudden cardiac arrest. Read more »
  • Madison Fire Emergency Medical Services Technology Posted 01/07/2015

    Madison Fire Emergency Medical Services continues to use technology to streamline administrative processes, improve service to our patients, and deliver training for our EMTs and Paramedics. Read more »
  • Ebola Response Posted 10/16/2014

    The Madison Fire Department is actively working with the CDC, Dane County Emergency Management, local hospitals, and the 911 Center to ensure that we have a safe and effective Ebola response plan.  We recognize the significance of our role in safely transporting possibly infected patients to local hospitals while protecting our community from spread of the Ebola virus. Read more »
  • 911 Center Update Posted 04/28/2014

    911 Center Update In a reaction to recent displeasures from Dane County emergency providers, County Executive Joe Parisi ordered 911 Center Director John Dejung to implement a "pre-alerting" procedure that would alert fire units to structure fires, outside fires, car fires, and special rescue situations.  Read more »
  • Happy St. Patrick's Day! Posted 03/17/2014

    Happy St. Patrick's Day! The Madison Fire and Police Departments have a thriving Scottish bagpipe and drum band: Madison Pipes and Drums.  They are a very active group in our community, playing at many different ceremonies including promotions, parades, funerals, and other events in southern Wisconsin and northeastern Iowa. The following information, by Damion Roberts, from Lone Star Piper.com, reveals more about the history of bagpipes in the fire service: Read more »
  • CampHERO Kickoff! Posted 03/13/2014

    March 13, 2014 kicked off the start of CampHERO in the City of Madison.  CampHERO is an all-girls camp that educates girls and young women on non-traditional career choices in the field of public safety.  The camp was started here in the City of Madison by our female public safety responders as a way to introduce girls to careers in police, fire, and emergency medicine.  Madison College and the Girl Scouts of America are two key sponsors of the program.  CampHERO offers programs for girls of all ages, from those entering kindergarten through recent graduating seniors in high school.  Partic Read more »
  • Why do we send a fire truck when you call for an ambulance? Posted 12/03/2012

    This is the #1 question that members of the department are asked by members of our community. Read more »