When a firefighter is injured, it’s critical they make a fast and thorough recovery before return
Apparatus Engineer Mindy Huitt steps down from the driver’s seat of Ladder 2 one last time this week, wrapping u
16-year-old Kawan takes hold of the line.
In a department comprised of more than 350 commissioned members, few can say they know every name and recognize every face.
The Madison Fire Department Lake Rescue Team is trained and equipped to perform water rescues, but did you know we do ice rescues, too?
To keep our skills fresh, we take to the lakes year-round for routine training.
Lake Rescue Team members have been getting their annual ice dives in while Madison's lakes are nice 'n' chilly. Our B-shift Dive Team set up on Lake Mendota last Friday. Scroll through the photos to learn more about their work: