• 17 Recruits Graduate Fire Academy Class 6 Posted 12/14/2017

    I am excited to announce the graduation of the Madison Fire Department's Recruit Class 6. They will graduate from our fire academy in a ceremony held this Friday, December 15, 2017.  This group has met the physical and educational competencies needed to continue on in the department for a long and healthy career. Read more »
  • Recruits Participate In Educational House Burn Posted 11/04/2016

    The Rodefeld farmstead has been situated at the corner of Cottage Grove Road and Sprecher Road since 1861. Four generations of Rodefelds lived there until a couple of years ago, when the property was sold to make way for new developments.   Read more »
  • MFD Welcomes Twenty New Recruits! Posted 10/03/2016

    Today marks the beginning of Recruit Class 5 at the Madison Fire Department.   A total of 20 recruits were hired from a pool of over 1,600 applicants. These candidates went through a written (video-based) exam followed by a series of interviews with community members, department members, and the Fire Chief. Lastly, they all passed a physical ability test (PAT) to ensure they will be able to perform the very demanding physical tasks this job requires.   Read more »
  • Partnerships With Fitchburg Fire, 54th CST Make Hands-On Hazmat Training Possible Posted 03/02/2016

    Fire Chief Steven Davis and members of the Madison Fire Department Hazardous Incident Team (HIT) recently paid visits to the 54th Civilian Support Team (CST) and the Fitchburg Fire Department to thank them for their assistance training our newest firefighters on January 6, 2016.  Read more »
  • Firefighter Ty Stebbins Sworn In Posted 06/01/2015

    While his Fire Academy classmates took the oath at their commencement ceremony on February 6, 2015, Ty Stebbins watched from Japan via video conference. Stebbins was deployed in the midst of his firefighter training for a four-month assignment with the Wisconsin Air National Guard. Read more »