• Madison Firefighters Join the Fight For Clean Air, Healthy Lungs Posted 03/21/2016

    Ascending the stairs of a high-rise building in a selfless act of duty is oftentimes just another demand of the job. Then there are times firefighters choose to do it in a charitable pursuit of another greater good – in this case, clean air and healthy lungs. Read more »
  • MFD Fitness Challenge! Posted 01/18/2013

    One of the many goals of the Madison Fire Department is to promote the health and fitness of our personnel and that of the community.  Recent research shows that rates of overweight and obese individuals in the fire service are higher than those found in the general public.   Traditionally, some occupational factors place firefighters at higher risk for weight gain, such as shift work, sleep disruption, and unhealthful eating patterns in the firehouse.  I am proud to say that these statistics don't pertain to the Fire Department staff here in Madison Read more »