Station 7

  • Retiring Lieutenant Tim Binger Reflects On "A Wonderful Life" Posted 12/22/2016

    After 40 years in the fire service, and 29 at the MFD, Lieutenant Tim Binger says he’s ready for a new adventure.   Binger first put his feet to the fire in 1976 as a volunteer with the Town of Madison Fire Department. He was eventually hired with the Janesville Fire Department in 1980 and then moved to the Madison Fire Department in 1987, where he’s remained until December 21 of this year.   Read more »
  • Partnerships With Fitchburg Fire, 54th CST Make Hands-On Hazmat Training Possible Posted 03/02/2016

    Fire Chief Steven Davis and members of the Madison Fire Department Hazardous Incident Team (HIT) recently paid visits to the 54th Civilian Support Team (CST) and the Fitchburg Fire Department to thank them for their assistance training our newest firefighters on January 6, 2016.  Read more »
  • Meet Firefighter Marcus Bobholz Posted 12/11/2015

    Eighteen new firefighters graduated the MFD Fire Academy on November 6, 2015. We introduce them to you on the MFD Blog throughout December. Current station assignment: Station 7 (McKenna Blvd.) Why did you want to be a firefighter? Read more »
  • Meet Firefighter Michael Olson Posted 12/09/2015

    Eighteen new firefighters graduated the MFD Fire Academy on November 6, 2015. We introduce them to you on the MFD Blog throughout December. Current station assignment: Station 7 (McKenna Blvd.)   Why did you want to be a firefighter? Read more »
  • Meet Firefighter Paul Schecklman Posted 12/07/2015

    Eighteen new firefighters graduated the MFD Fire Academy on November 6, 2015. We introduce them to you on the MFD Blog throughout December. Current station assignment: Station 7 (McKenna Blvd.)   Why did you want to be a firefighter?  Read more »
  • Meet Firefighter Cameron Gasaway Posted 12/03/2015

    Eighteen new firefighters graduated the MFD Fire Academy on November 6, 2015. We introduce them to you on the MFD Blog throughout December. Current station assignment: Station 7 (McKenna Blvd.) Why did you want to be a firefighter? Read more »
  • Hazmat Exercises Mimic Reality To Put Skills To the Test Posted 11/20/2015

    The Madison Fire Department's Hazardous Materials Incident Team (commonly known as "Hazmat") is trained, equipped, and ready to respond to hazardous situations including leaks, explosions, and other threats to life and the environment. Being prepared, though, requires routine specialized training. The Madison Fire Department works with the local Civil Support Team to augment the abilities of hazardous materials response. Both agencies came together recently for two unique exercises. Air Monitoring At Camp Randall Read more »
  • MFD Mailbag: Kudos For the Crew of Engine 7A Posted 07/07/2015

    When our firefighters take an oath to protect life and property, sometimes it means going the extra mile in some of the most unexpected situations. A grateful citizen wished to express her sincere thanks after a few of our A-shift firefighters took time to help a family of ducks in distress on Sunday, July 5. She writes: Read more »

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