Where are you stationed?I'm an 'A' shift Apparatus Engineer on the road.Where were you previously? Firefighter at Station 7, Hazmat Team, on the 'B' shift.
Located at Nelson Road and Morgan Way, Station 11 provides coverage to the far-northeast side of Madison and EMS services to the Town of Burke. Engine 11 covers many newly-developed commercial and residential areas, including The American Center and Oakwood Village East.
Engine 11 also provides first-in response to the Interstate (I90/I94) between the Badger interstate and Highway 19 in Windsor. Station 11 opened in 2005 and has a modern design with architectural and energy-saving features.
Station 11 is home to the Madison Fire Department's Fire Investigation Team (FIT). The station takes pride in its rural setting close to the Interstate System and several major highways. The crew of Engine 11 works closely with the State Patrol and Dane County Sheriff to coordinate Interstate rescue operations while keeping traffic flowing on this vital thoroughfare. Station 11 also trains with several mutual-aid departments to provide water supply and fire suppression in areas without fire hydrants.
- Engine 11 – a 2017 Pierce Quantum Pumper manufactured in Appleton, WI with a Hale fire pump rated at 1250 gallons per minute. It has a 500-gallon booster tank and carries an additional 20 gallons of foam for Class A fires. It contains four pre-connected fire attack lines and a compliment of 5” and 2 ½” supply lines. In addition to firefighting and rescue tools, E11 carries a full complement of EMS equipment. Engine 11 has a gross vehicle weight of 46,800 pounds and is powered by a 400 hp Cummins diesel engine which provides a top speed of 65 miles per hour.
- Reserve Rigs – Station 11 is often the home to several reserve apparatuses.
- Car 80 – 2009 For F250 pickup truck, specially outfitted with cabinets to carry investigation equipment
- ATV units – Station 11 houses three specialized ATVs. These are used as a Medical Transport Unit and a specialized 6'x6' mini-ambulance used to facilitate patient transport at special events and from remote off-road locations.
- 1 Lieutenant, station officer
- 1 Apparatus Engineer (Driver) operating the engine
- 2 Firefighters staffing the engine
Fire Stations 6, 7, 11, 12, 13, and 14 have community rooms available for meetings. Please refer to our Policy for Use of Fire Station Meeting Rooms. To reserve a room, contact Erica Carlson at 608-261-9829.