Eleven of our members recently completed over sixty hours of classroom and hands-on learning in their new role as Lieutenant. This orientation covered subjects from elevator, natural gas, and electrical emergencies to management of personnel in the station setting.
The Lund University Cardiopulmonary Assist System, more commonly known as the LUCAS device, is a battery-powered device used to provide mechanical chest compressions during cardiac arrest for patients both in and out of the hospital setting.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we have not been able to welcome visitors to our fire stations since March. We know how much our neighbors enjoy stopping by to look at the fire trucks, meet the firefighters, and learn about life in the firehouse.
Urban and rural settings in and around Madison have the potential to present a variety of unexpected emergencies beyond the scope of standard Fire or EMS response. In some cases, that’s where the Madison Fire Department’s Heavy Urban Rescue Team (HURT) comes in.