As the Fourth of July holiday approaches, the City of Madison Fire Department reminds everyone to enjoy the holiday safely.
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Firefighters Issue Safety Reminders Ahead Of July 4 Weekendposted
Medic 14, City's Ninth Ambulance, Now In Service On Dairy Driveposted
Medic 14 is now in service and responding to emergency medical calls on Madison’s southeast side, bringing additional advanced life support (ALS) emergency services to the area.
Fire Chief Steven Davis Announces Retirementposted
After 32 years of dedicated service to the City of Madison, Fire Chief Steven Davis announces his retirement from the Madison Fire Department effective April 1, 2022.
Madison Fire, Police, Red Cross Observe 9/11 Anniversaryposted
The Madison Fire Department, Madison Police Department, and the American Red Cross of Wisconsin invite the public to give the gift of life through blood donation during the 10th annual “Never Forget” Blood Drive.
Alternative Emergency Response Initiative Launches Sept. 1posted
A new initiative designed to provide alternative emergency response for individuals who are in crisis is set to launch next week.
Madison Public Library’s It Takes A Village Community Resource Fair Brings Together South Side Resources for Local Residentsposted
MADISON, WI -- Madison Public Library is hosting an in-person, outdoor resource fair at Penn Park on Tuesday, June 29 from 12-5 p.m.
City to Present, Gather Input About Alternative Crisis Response Teamposted
In its ongoing efforts to re-imagine public safety, the City of Madison is planning a virtual public information session to seek public input on an innovative new pilot program called CARES.
Madison Fire Acquires First-Ever Electric Municipal Fire Engineposted
The Madison Fire Department, City of Madison, Pierce Manufacturing and Oshkosh Airport Products introduce the revolutionary Volterra™ platform of electric vehicles for the fire and emergency market.
City of Madison Unveils Secure Absentee Ballot Drop Boxesposted
The City of Madison Clerk’s Office has purchased 14 secure ballot drop boxes that are being placed at 13 Madison Fire stations and at Elver Park shelter.
New Rescue Boat, 'Yapper,' Honors Retired Fire Lieutenantposted
The Madison Fire Department’s Lake Rescue Team announces the acquisition of a new rescue airboat dedicated in honor of retired Lieutenant and Lake Rescue Team co-founder Craig H. Yapp.
Firefighters Seek Local Artist for Fire Station Mural Projectposted
The firefighters of Madison’s Fire Station 6 on West Badger Road are looking to beautify the station with original works by a local artist using repurposed station materials.
Madison Fire: Skip the Fireworks This Fourth of Julyposted
The COVID-19 pandemic put a pause on public fireworks displays this year, but the Madison Fire Department reminds the public not to take a “do it yourself” approach to the Fourth of July.