Station 5’s crew on the ‘A’ shift, with assistance from Ladder 8, recently had the opportunity to participate in vehicle extrication training at Liberty Towing and Roman Auto Body on Madison's east side.
Urban and rural settings in and around Madison have the potential to present a variety of unexpected emergencies beyond the scope of standard Fire or EMS response. In some cases, that’s where the Madison Fire Department’s Heavy Urban Rescue Team (HURT) comes in.
Lake Rescue Team members have been getting their annual ice dives in while Madison's lakes are nice 'n' chilly. Our B-shift Dive Team set up on Lake Mendota last Friday. Scroll through the photos to learn more about their work: