Station 13 opened its doors at 6350 Town Center Drive in July 2014, filling a significant gap in emergency response to the city's far-east side. The station boasts a number of "green" features, including a patio garden, and houses special equipment ready to be deployed at a moment's notice.
- 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 News
January 10, 2020This week we say goodbye to Apparatus Engineer Dan McCosky, who retires after nearly 32 years of service! McCosky joined the Madison Fire Department on March 21, 1988. Previously, he was a firefighter at the Milwaukee Fire Department and also served with the National Guard. Before that, he was a volunteer firefighter and EMT at the Maple Bluff Fire Department. Read more »
December 23, 2019A routine medical call one recent evening led Engine Co. 13 upon a happy accident— and a simple message: Be kind. When the Dane County 911 Center received an alarm from a home medical device, it sent Engine 13 and Medic 5 to the home of an east-side resident named Doris. Details of the call were slim, and crews weren’t sure the extent of injuries or the nature of illness. Read more »
July 8, 2019Recruit Class 8 is now serving at a fire station near you! Get to know Madison's newest firefighters. Where are you stationed? I'm at Station 13 (6350 Town Center Drive) on the B shift. Read more »
July 7, 2019Earlier this year, Madison welcomed thirteen new firefighter/EMTs to your neighborhood fire station. Recruit Class 8 graduated the MFD Fire Academy in January, and some moved on to the MFD EMS Academy to receive their certification and license as Emergency Medical Technicians. Read more »
May 10, 2019The Madison Fire Department said goodbye last week to Assistant Chief Clay Christenson, whose vision and commitment to public safety leaves a lasting legacy that will benefit the community for years to come. Read more »