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12/16/2019 Madison Fire Makes Switch To PFA-free Foam
The Madison Fire Department has acquired and placed into service a brand of firefighting foam shown to be PFA-free, according to manufacturer claims and an independent test of the product.
11/25/2019 Home Cooking Fires Most Likely To Occur On Thanksgiving
Cooking-related home fires spike across the country during the holidays, with more than three times as many home cooking fires occurring on Thanksgiving Day as compared to a typical day of the year, according to
09/18/2019 Fire at Cowboy Jack's
The cause of an early-morning structure fire at Cowboy Jack’s is currently under investigation.
08/06/2019 Home Fire Sprinklers Mean Greater Flexibility for Homeowners Under Proposed Ordinance
A proposed City ordinance to be introduced at the August 6, 2019, Common Council meeting would allow more flexibility for owners of single- and two-family homes which use the basement as a sleeping area.
07/19/2019 City Update on Power Outage from Mayor Rhodes-Conway’s Press Conference
We are aware that the power outages have plagued MG&E and the City are not over. This report is to serve as a recap of the day at this point.
07/18/2019 Fire Hazard Bulletin: Dehumidifier Safety
07/11/2019 Food Prep Technique To Blame For Several Recent Restaurant Fires
Earlier this spring, two separate fires damaged sushi restaurants in the City of Madison.
06/12/2019 Statement of Madison Mayor Satya Rhodes-Conway on Recent Deaths of Half Ironman Competitors
My thoughts are with the families and loved ones of the two athletes who died while competing in the Half Iron Man on Sunday.
06/11/2019 Second Ironman 70.3 Wisconsin Athlete Has Died
On Sunday, June 9, the City of Madison Fire Department treated and transported two Ironman 70.3 Wisconsin athletes who were rescued from Lake Monona during separate emergencies.
06/05/2019 PulsePoint App Helped Save Student Experiencing Cardiac Arrest
In recognition of National CPR and AED Awareness Week, Dane County hospitals and emergency responders came together to celebrate the success of the PulsePoint app in helping to save a 28-year-old student at Madison College
05/14/2019 City earns LEED Platinum certification for fire station 14
The City of Madison Engineering Division is proud to announce Madison Fire Station 14 has achieved Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Platinum certification by the U.S. Green Building Association.
04/04/2019 Getting Out the Grill? Remember These Tips!
With warmer temperatures on tap this weekend, many will be inspired to light up the grill. Before doing so, it’s important to review these safety tips: