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08/29/2018 City of Madison Flooding Update - Wednesday, 8/29
We are incredibly fortunate that, although we had a severe weather forecast for our area last night, the majority of the rain went to the north and south of Madison. That meant that although there were some minor lane clo
08/28/2018 ALERT: Flash Flooding Risks City-wide
Conditions are favorable for urban flash flooding with 2-3" of rain in the next two hours with 1" later in the evening. Don't drive. Move cars from low-lying areas. Turn around; don't drown.
08/13/2018 Statement From the Madison Fire Department Regarding The OutReach Pride Parade
The City of Madison Fire Department is proud to serve and care for each and every member of our city’s diverse community.
08/01/2018 “First Responders Bowl” To Benefit Local Youth
Madison’s hometown heroes take to the field this Sunday, August 5, for a flag football game to benefit area youth.
05/05/2018 Three people displaced in an apartment fire
An aggressive fire attack by Madison firefighters kept an apartment fire contained to the room of origin, preventing extensive damage to the 20-unit apartment building.
04/02/2018 Richard Garner, Madison Firefighter/Paramedic, Has Died
It is with deep sorrow the Madison Fire Department and Fire Fighters Local 311 report the unexpected passing of Firefighter/Paramedic Richard Garner. Garner suddenly collapsed in Mt.
03/29/2018 Madison Fire Department Issues Springtime Reminders
As warmer temperatures inspire residents to get outside and shake off the cabin fever, the Madison Fire Department has some important fire safety reminders. Fire Pits & Outdoor Fires
03/27/2018 Kidde Announces Smoke Alarm Recall
One of America’s popular brands of home smoke alarms announced last week a safety recall on certain models, and your home may be impacted.
11/21/2017 SCAM ALERT: Beware Of Calls From ‘The Fire Department’
The Madison Fire Department has been notified of a telemarketer-style scam that may be gaining traction in the area, and we want to prevent unsuspecting citizens from falling victim to it.
11/09/2017 Millions Of Fire Extinguishers Recalled -- Yours Could Be One Of Them
On November 2, 2017, Kidde and the Consumer Protection Safety Center (CPSC) initiated a nationwide recall of fire extinguishers that do not perform as intended in case of emergency.
10/09/2017 City Crews Respond to Weekend Storm Damage
Madison crews were out in force Saturday night through Sunday responding to damage created by a very unexpected tornado that touched down on Madison’s Eastside Saturday evening.
10/03/2017 Madison Firefighter Receives National Preparedness Award
Madison Firefighter Chad Workman is a 2016 recipient of a National Preparedness Award from the United States Department of Defense.