Lieutenant Steve Tennant celebrated with his crew before signing off from Ladder Co. 2 one last time on Monday, January 4, 2021. He did so with gratitude for his colleagues, and for a career that never got old during his two and a half decades with the department.
Early voting and absentee voting are underway in Madison, and the City has made a number of ballot drop boxes available for your convenience. If you have a ballot that has been completed and signed by a witness, you can drop it off at your nearest fire station or Elver Park.
All fourteen of Madison's fire stations are lit up in red this Saturday to honor and remember those who made the ultimate sacrifice in the line of duty, and to show support for the families whose loved ones are being remembered.
Recruit Class 9 is now serving at a fire station near you! Get to know Madison's newest firefighters.
Where are you stationed?
Station 2 (Grand Canyon Blvd.), 'C' shift
What were you doing prior to MFD?
Back (L-R): Rory Ward, Bev Buhr, Denise Sullivan, Laura Smith
Front (L-R): Jan Jefferson, Pam Jacobson, Marcia Holtz
Not pictured: Mary Freitag
Forty years ago today, history was made at the Madison Fire Department. Eight women graduated the Fire Academy, becoming
The Madison Fire Department celebrates the graduation of Recruit Class 9 and welcomes our newest members to the field!
In a ceremony at the Monona Terrace Community & Convention Center on December 20, 2019, ten new recruits were sworn in and issued badges, signifying their place as
Earlier this year, Madison welcomed thirteen new firefighter/EMTs to your neighborhood fire station. Recruit Class 8 graduated the MFD Fire Academy in January, and some moved on to the MFD EMS Academy to receive their certification and license as Emergency Medical Technicians.
Firefighter/Paramedic Gail Campbell has retired from the Madison Fire Department, capping off a career that spanned three decades and served all corners of the city.
Campbell was first drawn to the MFD in the 1980s at the encouragement of her then-roommate, Jody Kurilla, now