When a firefighter is injured, it’s critical they make a fast and thorough recovery before returning to duty. Not only does the community depend on a healthy workforce to perform heroic tasks at a moment’s notice, oftentimes physical injury can also take a psychological toll on the firefighter, who
18 firefighter recruits walked across the stage last Friday to receive their badges and pledge an oath to serve and protect the City of Madison with integrity, courtesy, respect, compassion, and trustworthiness.
16-year-old Kawan takes hold of the line. With speed and precision she reaches forward, grasping to the ropes and slings with her hands and feet as her body swings upward. Seconds later she’s out of sight, hugging the skylights high above all who watch.
Halloween only comes around once a year, and the firefighters of Station 3 were ready to celebrate with their east side neighbors!
Engine 3 led the Halloween parade for the Yahara Park neighborhood and stuck around for the party that followed. Firefighters and their costumed neighbors
After three decades immersed in a career he describes as rewarding, challenging, and gratifying, Captain Todd Steyer retires from the Madison Fire Department.
Steyer first took interest in emergency medical service in 1981 while a member of the National Ski Patrol, working alongside a
What are you stationed?
Engine 3 (Williamson St.) on the C shift
Where were you previously?
I was a firefighter/paramedic on Medic 6 (W. Badger Rd) on the C shift.
How long have you served with the MFD?
Why did you want to be a driver?