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Community Service Is What We Do!
Peer Support Program Offers A Helping Hand To First Responders Coping With Stress, Trauma
Stop The Bleed Campaign Equips 'First Care Providers' To Help Save Lives
Meet Medical Director Dr. Megan Gussick
Annual EMS Banquet Honors First Responders And Cardiac Arrest Survivors
EMS Q&A: Where can I learn CPR?
EMS Q&A: Did you know MFD paramedics are also firefighters?
EMS Q&A: What should I expect after calling for an ambulance?
EMS Q&A: What’s the difference between an EMT and a Paramedic? How many paramedics are on duty?
EMS Q&A: Why does a fire truck come when I call for an ambulance?
Fire Station 6 Brings Fire Station, Rig Tours To You
'Because Of You…’ A Tribute to the First Women of MFD
Local 11-Year-Old Continues Quest To Get Pet Oxygen Masks For Every Fire Department
Separate Lake Rescue Incidents Prompt Call To 'Get the Lead Out' Of Our Lakes
New Special Team Bolsters MFD's Fire Investigation Capabilities
MFD Says Goodbye To Retiring Apparatus Engineer Dan McCosky
Ten New Firefighters Join the Ranks
Routine Medical Call Leads Engine Co. 13 To A ‘Kindness Angel’
DHS Brings 'Resilient Wisconsin' Campaign To Fire Admin and Station 1
Madison Needs A Ninth Ambulance Now
Engine 1 Helps Woman Who Dropped Keys Down Parking Ramp Grate
Our Firefighter Application Period Is Halfway Over!
Station 3 Helps Man Experiencing Car Trouble Next Door
Two MFD Members Recognized As 'Hometown Heroes' At State Capitol
Apply Now To Join Our Team!
Service Dog In Training Gets To Know Firefighters At Station 5
8th Annual “Never Forget” Blood Drive Draws Record Turnout
MFD To Host Three Recruitment Open Houses This Fall
Engine 10, Medic 8 Reunite With Baby Who Burst Into the World Feet First
Station 10 Gets Creative After Neighbor's Cell Phone Falls In Sewer
Meet Firefighter Dontrell McIntyre
Meet Firefighter Michael Sepulveda
Meet Firefighter Allie Feys
Meet Firefighter Chelsea Utzerath
Meet Firefighter Heather Seeber
Meet Firefighter Devin Rogers
Meet Firefighter Jessie Bowden
Meet Firefighter Seth Dahmen
Meet Firefighter Josh Popanz
Meet Firefighter Ryan Liss
Meet Firefighter Lexi Wagner
Meet Firefighter Julie Griessmeyer
Meet Firefighter Jay Watson
Meet Recruit Class 8!
Assistant Chief Clay Christenson Retires From MFD
Station 7 Hosts Seven-Year-Old Noah Sanger For Special Make-A-Wish Dinner
Meet Apparatus Engineer Kirk Munden
Meet Apparatus Engineer Wes Buchholz
Meet Apparatus Engineer David Guthrie
Remembering Richard Garner
'Unsung Heroes' At Bureau Of Maintenance Keep Our Rigs Rolling
Madison Firefighters Raise Funds To Fight Lung Cancer
Rick Mulhern, Leader In Technical Rescue and Peer Support, Retires From MFD
Burn Awareness Week: About UW Hospital's Burn Center
Burn Awareness Week: Identifying and Treating Burns
Burn Awareness Week: Sunburn and Frostbite
Burn Awareness Week: Home Oxygen Safety
Burn Awareness Week: Preventing Cooking-Related Scalds and Burns
Engine 14 Brings Faster Fire, EMS Response To Madison's Southeast Side
Northside Firefighters Assist Man Off Roof, Finish Cleaning His Gutters
Meet Firefighter D'Juan Roberts
Meet Firefighter Derek Epps
Meet Firefighter Mark Norton
Meet Firefighter Jameson Duhr
Meet Firefighter Rob Wand
Meet Firefighter Cody Jones
Meet Firefighter Brennan Boughton
Meet Firefighter Mike Lothe
Meet Firefighter Mitch Hanson
Meet Firefighter Sam Coenen
Meet Firefighter Marshall Angst
Meet Firefighter Brandon Courts
Meet Firefighter Tom Shannon
Meet Firefighter Joe Parrillo
Meet Firefighter Ryan Dostalek
MFD Introduces Recruit Class 7!
MFD's Community Education Division Teaches Kids To BE AWARE
LEARN Two Ways Out Of Every Room
LISTEN For The Sound Of The Smoke Alarm
LOOK: Fire Hazards May Lurk In Your Home
Captain Jen Román Receives National Honor For Work With CampHERO
First Annual Richard Garner Memorial Ride Raises Over $14,000 For Scholarship Fund
Meet Lieutenant Zak Smith
Meet Lieutenant Eric Mills
Meet Lieutenant Liza Tatar
Meet Lieutenant David Crossen II
Four New Lieutenants Assume Position At Area Fire Stations
New Aerial Platform Ladder Truck Hits The Road On Madison's West Side
Show Us Your Smarts: Take the Home Fire Sprinkler Quiz!
Fire Sprinkler Protection: See the Difference!
Hiding In Plain Sight: Choosing Concealed Fire Sprinklers
The Truth About Home Fire Sprinklers
Seconds Matters: How Home Fire Sprinklers Save Lives
'Tactical Athlete' Program Aims To Reduce Injuries, Maximize Performance
Lieutenant Tracy Recob Is Ready For Take-Off
Station 7 Makes Wishes Come True For Local Third Grader
Recruit Class 7 Graduates the MFD Fire Academy
Bob Wallace Retires, Leaving A Legacy Of Patient-Focused Compassionate Care
Meet Firefighter Michael Samosky
Meet Firefighter Nickolas George
Meet Firefighter Desmond Leidich
Meet Firefighter Kyle Kampmeier
Meet Firefighter Jonathan Clinkscale
Meet Firefighter John Clooten
Meet Firefighter McKinnan Stamschror
Meet Firefighter Ryan Raisbeck
Meet Firefighter Daniel Ramirez
Meet Firefighter Brett Bower
Meet Firefighter Bryce Powell
Meet Firefighter Daniel Congdon
Meet Firefighter Larry Moen
Meet Firefighter Charles Campbell
Meet Firefighter Casey Endres
Meet Firefighter Benjamin Nevarez
Recruit Class 6 Reports For Duty
Meet Paramedic Richard Garner
110 Years Ago: The Rhoads Opera House Tragedy Spurs Stronger Fire Codes
Apparatus Engineer Mindy Huitt Retires From MFD
MFD Bids Farewell To Retiring Apparatus Engineer Steve Dahlgren
MFD Mailbag: 'A Rousing Thank You to Fire Station 10'
Old Fire Hoses Find New Life At the Henry Vilas Zoo
Crews Practice Extrication Skills Using New Battery-Powered Equipment
Engine 10 Celebrates Halloween With the North Lake Mendota Neighborhood
Engine 3 Celebrates Halloween With East Side Neighbors
New Solar Panels Installed At Fire Station 12
CampHERO for Women Coming Up Saturday!
Madison Launches 'PulsePoint Verified Responder' Pilot Program
Meet Lieutenant Jeffery Vogen
Meet Lieutenant Chris Hammes
Meet Lieutenant Wes Ecker
Meet Lieutenant Chris Carbon
Meet Lieutenant Linnea Anderson
Meet Lieutenant Dan Williams
MFD Introduces Six New Lieutenants!
Upcoming Community Events!
Farewell to Intern Abe Ruiz
New Garden Places Fire Station 9 On the Monarch's Map
A Look Back: Three Teens Rescued From Abandoned Mine
Madison Health Careers Camp Visits Fire Station 4
ER Docs Dive Into Firefighting During 'Doc Ops Day'
MFD Lends Helping Hand At Gilbert Brown Football Camp
Special Delivery: “Beltline Jax” Makes A Grand Entrance
New Lease On Life: Oregon Man Reconnects With Crew That Helped Save Him
Captain Todd Steyer Wraps Up A Fulfilling 30-Year Career With MFD
Calling All Volunteers! CampHERO Kicks Off Its 6th Season
Meet Firefighter Maj-Britt Williams
Meet Firefighter Adam Thimmig
Meet Firefighter Ruth Savard
Meet Firefighter Mike Reisman
Meet Firefighter Trent Meicher
Meet Firefighter Jonathon McCray
Meet Firefighter Adam Lesser
Meet Firefighter Patrick Johnson
Meet Firefighter Kyle Homan
Meet Firefighter Joe Gangler
Meet Firefighter Justin Fehrenbach
Meet Firefighter Matthew Dykstra
Meet Firefighter Brandon Douglas
Meet Firefighter Tamara Dinkel
Meet Firefighter Marta Darrow
Meet Firefighter Davy Calkins
Meet Firefighter Ryan Beckwith
MFD Introduces 18 New Firefighters!
A Greener Firehouse: How Fire Station 12 LEEDs the Way
Meet AE Brad Vogen
Meet AE Vince Soto
Meet AE Chad Powell
Meet AE Daniel Pazurek
Meet AE Todd Mahoney
Meet Apparatus Engineer Cole Christenson
Meet AE Derek Brown
New Apparatus Engineers Now Serving In Your Neighborhood!
MFD Behind The Scenes: Grain Bin Rescue Training
EMS Training Officer Beth Risler Retires From MFD
Two New Fire Engines Are About To Hit The Road!
MFD Behind The Scenes: Lake Rescue Team Ice Dive Training
Dane County EMS Banquet Honors Survivors, Responders Involved In Cardiac Saves
On This Day In History: The First 911 Call Is Placed In 1968
PHOTOS: Getting Up Close With The Lake Rescue Team
Sable Flames "Second Alarm" Benefit Enters Its 24th Year
Madison's Iranian Community Comes Together To Honor Firefighters
Building Connections, Inspiring Kids: Engine 12 At Olson Elementary School
Farewell To Administrative Assistant Velma Avalos
MFD T-Shirts For Sale!
Proud Westsider Rick Miyagawa Retires From MFD
AE Eddie Emberson Retires With 28 Years Of Service In the Rear-View Mirror
Sixth-Generation Firefighter Marc Behrend Retires from MFD
Retiring Lieutenant Tim Binger Reflects On "A Wonderful Life"
REACH-A-Child Provides Books For Children In Need
Thank You And Farewell To Nancy Robinson
Recruits Participate In Educational House Burn
Lieutenants Receive 'Patriotic Employer Awards' From ESGR
MFD Behind The Scenes: Fire Recruit Fitness Training
26 MFD Members Celebrate Career Achievements In 2016
Welcome Home: Cooper's Hawk Returns To Willy Street
The Results Are In: 91 Donations Collected During the “Never Forget” Blood Drive
Meet AE Ethan Dade
Meet AE Wade Raddatz
Meet AE Lance Radock
Meet AE Jacob Conner
Meet AE Dan Smith
Meet AE Kevin Hembrook
National Preparedness Month: Special Needs Disaster Planning
Meet AE Tom Winter
Meet AE Lori Karst
MFD Introduces Eight New Apparatus Engineers
Generous Grant Brings New "Jaws Of Life" Equipment To Ladder 6
National Preparedness Month: Creating Communication and Evacuation Plans
National Preparedness Month: Don't Wait. Communicate.
Farewell To Interns Shauna and Michael!
MFD Mailbag: "The Miracle Wedding"
Firefighter Fun Day, Now Double The Fun!
A Lake Rescue Legacy Lives On As City Names New Boat 'The Ralph Chamberlin II'
“Doc Ops Day” Gives ER Docs A Taste Of Firefighter Life
Two Years After Accident, Family And First Responders Celebrate 'A Miracle'
“It’s Been A Great Ride," Says Retiring Driver John Lucille
A Thank-You Gift For All To Enjoy
“Friday Nights At the Y” Returns In 2016
Learn Hands-Only CPR - Saturday, May 21
Meet Lt. Lisa Becher
Meet Lt. Derek Teff
Meet Lt. Casey Preimesberger
Meet Lt. Sue Juedes
Meet Lt. Ted Higgins
Meet Lt. Matthew Mialik
Meet Lt. Michael McCartney
MFD Introduces Seven New Lieutenants
Madison Firefighters Join the Fight For Clean Air, Healthy Lungs
Division Chief Mike Dibble Retires, Passing On "The Caring Gene"
Partnerships With Fitchburg Fire, 54th CST Make Hands-On Hazmat Training Possible
MFD Says Farewell To Elevator Inspector Jim Ruszkowski
MFD Firefighters, Paramedics Honored At Dane County EMS Survivor Banquet
Black History Month Is A Time To Reflect As We Also Invest In Our Future
Edgewood Students Donate Stuffed Animals For Kids Experiencing Trauma
Apparatus Engineer "Recon Bob" Says Goodbye After 25 Years Of Service
New Training Technology Aims to Offer Full Immersion, Minus the Risks
In the Midst Of Transitions, Our Crews Don't Miss A Beat
Finance Manager Rita Johnson Retires After 44 Years With the City
Farewell to West District Captain Tom Reiter
Meet Firefighter Caluster Buie
Meet Firefighter Steven Foulks
Meet Firefighter Richard Miyagawa
Meet Firefighter Joshua Balli
Meet Firefighter Matthew Boyle
Meet Firefighter Oscar Castillo
Meet Firefighter David Bartkowiak
Meet Firefighter Christopher Staveness
Meet Firefighter Michael Guerten
Meet Firefighter Marcus Bobholz
Meet Firefighter Joshua Ramsey
Meet Firefighter Michael Olson
Meet Firefighter Eric Popovich
Meet Firefighter Paul Schecklman
Meet Firefighter Brian Tremain
Meet Firefighter Cameron Gasaway
Meet Firefighter Vaughn Brockel
Why We Do What We Do: Remembering the Our Lady of the Angels Fire
Meet Firefighter Brian Bieganski
MFD Introduces Eighteen New Firefighters
Hazmat Exercises Mimic Reality To Put Skills To the Test
MFD Community Educators and Firefighters Bring Fire Safety To A School Near You!
Farewell to Fullmore Intern Edson Garcia
Donate to the "Never Forget" Battle of the Badges Blood Drive
The Alix Olson Award for the Promotion of a Tolerant and Just Community
New Emergency Care Clinic Opens On Far East Side
Farewell To AASPIRE Intern Casey Tubbs
Meet Lt. Tim Hagen
Meet Lt. Jeff Mast
Meet Lt. Matt Thomas
Meet Lt. AJ Greenlee
Meet Lt. Chris Homman
MFD Introduces Five New Lieutenants
Safety Saturday 2015: A Day In Photos
Firefighter Fun Day 2015 is Saturday, August 8
Retired Firefighter Tim Healy Inducted Into Madison Sports Hall Of Fame
Firefighter Ty Stebbins Sworn In
IT'S BACK: Madison Women In Fire/EMS Workshop
Hiring Timeline: An Overview Of the 2017-2018 Application Process
Now Accepting Firefighter Applications!
MFD To Host Four Recruitment Open Houses
Next Firefighter Application Period To Open October 1
Resources For Candidates Preparing For the Physical Ability Test
MFD Now Accepting Applications For Firefighter
MFD Announces Application Period for Academy Class 5
Upcoming Open Houses Get You "Fired Up" for Recruitment!
Join The Team Current News
Community Paramedic Gail Campbell Rocks On To Retirement
New Boat Enhances MFD Lake Rescue Capabilities
With Gratitude, Division Chief Ron Schwenn Bids Farewell To the MFD
Giving Thanks To MG&E
New Engine Now In Service On City's North Side
Engine 10 Helps Reunite Mama Duck With Four Stranded Ducklings
Engine 10 Named After Richard Garner, Jr.
Retiring Asst. Chief "Little" Laura Laurenzi Leaves Behind Big Shoes To Fill
Fire Station 13 is Open for Response
Charity Flag Football Game Raises Funds For Local Youth
An Unexpected Call At Station 3
Saving Santa at Station 3
Meet Firefighter Grahm Yahn
National EMS Memorial Bike Ride Pays A Visit To Station 4
Station 5 Offers A Lift, And A Helping Hand
Special Dinner At Station 5 Lends Support To Grieving Firefighters
Meet Paramedic Brandon Jones
MFD Mailbag: Kudos For the Crew of Engine 7A
Meet Apparatus Engineer Justin Jenkins
The Heavy Urban Rescue Team Practices Life-Saving Skills
Keep Your Holidays From Going Up in Flames!
Tips For A Safe Thanksgiving
Fire Prevention Week: Fire Prevention Quiz
Fire Prevention Week: Easy-To-See House Numbers Help Us Find You Faster!
Fire Prevention Week: Practice Your Escape Plan!
Fire Prevention Week: How To Make A Home Fire Escape Plan
Fire Prevention Week: Every Second Counts -- Know 2 Ways Out!
235 New Smoke Alarms Move Into Sherman Terrace!
With Safety and Fire Prevention For All...
Generous Scholarships Give More Kids A “Head Start” In Safety
Madison Fire Aims To Keep Injuries Well Under Par At PGA Championships
Inside The Galaxie: Making Madison's Newest High Rise Safer For All
The Madison Fire Department Prepares For Inaugural "Shake the Lake" Event