Station 13 is the department's newest firehouse. The station began operations at 6350 Town Center Drive in July 2014, filling a significant gap in emergency response to the city's far-east side.
- Engine 13 – a 2013 Pierce Quantum Engine with a 1500 gallons-per-minute fire pump and 500-gallon water tank along with ground ladders, fire hose, and tools. In addition, Engine 13 carries emergency medical equipment including a defibrillator, oxygen, and immobilization gear.
- 1 Lieutenant, station officer
- 1 Apparatus Engineer (driver) operating the engine
- 2 Firefighters staffing the engine
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 Thirteen's News
'Tactical Athlete' Program Aims To Reduce Injuries, Maximize Performance Posted 04/27/2018When a firefighter is injured, it’s critical they make a fast and thorough recovery before returning to duty. Not only does the community depend on a healthy workforce to perform heroic tasks at a moment’s notice, oftentimes physical injury can also take a psychological toll on the firefighter, who's sidelined as they recover. Read more »
Recruit Class 7 Graduates the MFD Fire Academy Posted 04/24/201818 firefighter recruits walked across the stage last Friday to receive their badges and pledge an oath to serve and protect the City of Madison with integrity, courtesy, respect, compassion, and trustworthiness. 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 Lieutenant Chris Hammes Posted 09/18/2017Six new lieutenants were recently promoted. Get to know them all week long on the MFD Blog!Where are you stationed? I'm at Station 13 (Town Center Drive) on the 'A' shift.Where were you previously? Read more »
Meet Firefighter Davy Calkins Posted 04/25/2017Eighteen 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 13 (Metro Place) on the B shift. Read more »