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City of Madison Fire Department

  • Administration Phone:
    (608) 266-4420
  • Dane County Communications Non-Emergency Line:
    (608) 255-2345
  • Fax: (608) 267-1100
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  • Office Hours: M - F: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

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Current News Releases

  • 01/31/2019 Severe Weather Update - 1/31/2019

    With record setting low temperatures, City of Madison staff remain on duty assisting not only residents of Madison, but in one instance, residents of the small neighboring community of Brooklyn.

  • 01/30/2019 Severe Weather Update

    Madison employees including Police, Fire, Streets, Water, Engineering, Madison Metro, Traffic Engineering, Building Inspection, Fleet Service and others are continuing to brave the cold to assure City residents that essent

  • 10/06/2018 Annual Fire Truck Parade Canceled

    Due to the weather forecast slated for this weekend, the annual Fire Truck Parade scheduled to take pl

  • 08/29/2018 City of Madison Flooding Update - Wednesday, 8/29

    We are incredibly fortunate that, although we had a severe weather forecast for our area last night, the majority of the rain went to the north and south of Madison.  That meant that although there were some minor lane clo

  • 08/28/2018 ALERT: Flash Flooding Risks City-wide

     Conditions are favorable for urban flash flooding with 2-3" of rain in the next two hours with 1" later in the evening. Don't drive. Move cars from low-lying areas. Turn around; don't drown.

  • 08/13/2018 Statement From the Madison Fire Department Regarding The OutReach Pride Parade

    The City of Madison Fire Department is proud to serve and care for each and every member of our city’s diverse community.

  • 08/01/2018 “First Responders Bowl” To Benefit Local Youth

    Madison’s hometown heroes take to the field this Sunday, August 5, for a flag football game to benefit area youth.

  • 05/05/2018 Three people displaced in an apartment fire

    An aggressive fire attack by Madison firefighters kept an apartment fire contained to the room of origin, preventing extensive damage to the 20-unit apartment building.

  • 04/02/2018 Richard Garner, Madison Firefighter/Paramedic, Has Died

    It is with deep sorrow the Madison Fire Department and Fire Fighters Local 311 report the unexpected passing of Firefighter/Paramedic Richard Garner. Garner suddenly collapsed in Mt.

  • 03/29/2018 Madison Fire Department Issues Springtime Reminders

    As warmer temperatures inspire residents to get outside and shake off the cabin fever, the Madison Fire Department has some important fire safety reminders. Fire Pits & Outdoor Fires

  • 03/27/2018 Kidde Announces Smoke Alarm Recall

    One of America’s popular brands of home smoke alarms announced last week a safety recall on certain models, and your home may be impacted.

  • 11/21/2017 SCAM ALERT: Beware Of Calls From ‘The Fire Department’

    The Madison Fire Department has been notified of a telemarketer-style scam that may be gaining traction in the area, and we want to prevent unsuspecting citizens from falling victim to it.