Station 6 is located on Madison's south side and is staffed daily with four firefighters and two firefighter/paramedics who work 24-hour shifts.
Station 6 houses Ladder 6 and Medic 6.
It was built in 1986 and replaced the older firehouse located at Park Street and Fish Hatchery Road.
- Ladder 6 – a 2009 Pierce Aerial featuring a 105-foot aerial ladder. It has a 1500 gallons-per-minute fire pump and a complement of ground ladders, fire hose, tools, and extrication equipment.
- Medic 6 – a 2016 Ford E-450 with a Braun Advanced Life Support patient compartment. It carries a full complement of advanced life support medicine and equipment including a defibrillator, oxygen, and immobilization gear. To aide in patient and paramedic safety, it operates with a Stryker power-loading cot.
- Ladder 51 – a 2004 Pierce Quantum 105-foot aerial ladder which serves as a reserve ladder for the City.
- 1 Lieutenant, station officer
- 1 Apparatus Engineer (driver) operating the ladder truck
- 2 Firefighters staffing the ladder truck
- 2 Paramedics staffing the ambulance
Fire Stations 6, 7, 11, 12, and 13 have community rooms available for meetings. Please refer to our Policy for Use of Fire Station Meeting Rooms. To reserve a room, contact Dawn Turner at 608-261-9829.
Station Six's News
Bob Wallace Retires, Leaving A Legacy Of Patient-Focused Compassionate Care Posted 04/12/2018The Madison Fire Department said goodbye to its longest-serving paramedic last week as Bob Wallace put a cap on an incredible 28-year career mainly serving the city's south side. Read more »
Meet Firefighter Michael Samosky Posted 03/27/2018Seventeen new firefighters now serve at a fire station near you! Get to know them by subscribing to the MFD Blog. Where are you stationed? I am currently assigned to Station 6 (W. Badger Road) on the B shift. Read more »
Meet Firefighter Daniel Ramirez Posted 03/15/2018Seventeen new firefighters now serve at a fire station near you! Get to know them by subscribing to the MFD Blog. Where are you stationed? Ladder 6 (W. Badger Road) on the A shift. Read more »
MFD Bids Farewell To Retiring Apparatus Engineer Steve Dahlgren Posted 01/02/2018The new year opens a new chapter for Apparatus Engineer Steve Dahlgren, who retires from the Madison Fire Department today after 25 years of service. Read more »
Old Fire Hoses Find New Life At the Henry Vilas Zoo Posted 12/21/201716-year-old Kawan takes hold of the line. With speed and precision she reaches forward, grasping to the ropes and slings with her hands and feet as her body swings upward. Seconds later she’s out of sight, hugging the skylights high above all who watch. Read more »
Meet Paramedic Brandon Jones Posted 11/21/2017Where are you stationed? I’m at Station 6 (W. Badger Road) on the C shift. How long have you been with the MFD? September marked my 5th year with the department. Read more »
Special Delivery: “Beltline Jax” Makes A Grand Entrance Posted 06/09/2017“Where were you born?” For many of us, the answer is usually the name of a town or hospital. For little Jax of Monticello, Wis., the answer is extra special… Read more »
Meet Firefighter Brandon Douglas Posted 04/28/2017Eighteen new firefighters now serve at a fire station near you! Check back daily and get to know them. Where are you stationed? I'm at Station 6 (W. Badger Rd.) on the C shift. Read more »
Meet Apparatus Engineer Cole Christenson Posted 04/04/2017Where are you stationed? I'm at Station 6 (W. Badger Rd.) on the B shift. How long have you been with the MFD? I was hired on September 22, 2008. Where have you served previously? Read more »
Sable Flames "Second Alarm" Benefit Enters Its 24th Year Posted 02/10/2017Sable Flames, Inc., an organization comprised of black fulltime firefighters from around Dane County, is gearing up for its 24th Annual Second Alarm Benefit Dance. The event takes place Saturday, February 25th, 6:30 p.m., at the Concourse Hotel in downtown Madison. Read more »