The Madison Fire Department is pleased to announce Bill Sullivan has been appointed to the position of Fire Marshal for the City of Madison. Sullivan assumed the duties on March 6, 2023.
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Bill Sullivan Named Madison Fire Marshalposted
New Documentary Explores 40 Years of Women in the Madison Fire Departmentposted
The Madison Fire Department and the City of Madison IT Media Team announce the release of its first-ever feature length film, a documentary called In Her Boots.
Madison Fire Celebrates Four Sprinkler Saves During Month of Januaryposted
The Madison Fire Department rang in the new year celebrating four "sprinkler saves," where automatic fire sprinklers were credited with catching and containing fires that occurred in our community.
Several Properties Damaged From Burst Pipes and Water Leaksposted
Madison Fire Issues Reminders About Renters Insurance, Protecting Pipes
Tips for Safe Use of Your Electric Bikes, Scooters, and Skateboardsposted
Is there an electric bicycle, scooter, or skateboard on your holiday shopping list this year? With the growing popularity of these battery-powered devices, the instances of fires related to them have risen nationwide.
Madison Fire Marshal Ed Ruckriegel Announces Retirementposted
Ed Ruckriegel, Fire Marshal and Emergency Management Coordinator for the City of Madison, will retire effective December 29, 2022 after 32 years of dedicated service.
Madison CARES, City’s Mobile Emergency Service for Behavior Health Calls, Releases End-of-Year Reportposted
The CARES program was launched in September of 2021 and is now releasing an end-of-year report.
Remembering Peter Talen and the Lessons We Learnedposted
15 years ago today, tragedy struck at 123 N. Bedford Street, where a fire broke out on the porch as four people slept inside. There was only one working smoke alarm in the two-story house.
Madison Fire Now Hiring Firefighter/EMTsposted
For the first time since 2019, the Madison Fire Department is accepting applications for the position of fulltime firefighter/EMT.
Madison Fire to Host Virtual Recruitment Open Housesposted
For the first time ever, the Madison Fire Department (MFD) hosts a series of virtual recruitment open houses aimed at introducing new audiences to the idea of becoming a career firefighter/EMT.
11th annual 9/11 'Never Forget' Blood Driveposted
MADISON, Wis. (Aug. 30, 2022) - The American Red Cross and the Madison Fire and Police Departments are hosting the 11th annual Never Forget Blood Drive Saturday, Sept. 10 from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Firefighters Issue Safety Reminders Ahead Of July 4 Weekendposted
As the Fourth of July holiday approaches, the City of Madison Fire Department reminds everyone to enjoy the holiday safely.