The International Code Council (ICC), a membership association dedicated to building safety and fire prevention, has voted to require fire sprinklers in all new townhouses and single-family dwellings as part of the next ed
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Fire Code Moves Closer to Mandatory Residential Sprinklersposted
Apartment Fire Leaves 16 Occupants Displaced - Updatedposted
City of Madison Fire investigators have determined that the September 9 fire at 2101 Pike Drive was caused by careless use of smoking material.
Stubborn Odana Court Fire Keeps Firefighters On Duty Overnightposted
City of Madison firefighters were assigned to keep watch at 5 Odana Ct. all day yesterday and overnight as the remains of the building continued to smolder and occasionally flare up.
Fire Destroys West Side Office Buildingposted
City of Madison firefighters were called for a smoke investigation early this morning that turned out to be a spectacular fire seen from blocks away.
Spontaneous Combustion Cause of Restaurant Fireposted
City of Madison Fire Department investigators have determined that spontaneous combustion of cotton towels caused the fire at Dimitri's Gyros last night.
Heavy Rescue Training at St. Raphael'sposted
The City of Madison Fire Department will begin two weeks of heavy rescue training on the site of St. Raphael's Cathedral, 401 E. Main St., beginning Monday, July 7.
Increased Fireworks Enforcement Beginsposted
Teams from the City of Madison Fire Department and Police Department will begin patrols Thursday, July 3, as part of an initiative to reduce the use of illegal fireworks.The move comes in response to hundreds of citizen co
Department Marks a Century of Professional Firefightingposted
July 1, 2008 marks an historic milestone for the City of Madison Fire Department. On that date 100 years ago, the City saw the birth of its first fully paid career fire department.
MFD, MPD to Build Additional Enforcement into Fireworks Safetyposted
Each year, as we near the 4th of July holiday, the City of Madison Fire Department works to educate the public on dangers related to fireworks - both legal and illegal.
City of Madison Weather Radio Sales Near Conclusionposted
The City of Madison Fire Department is going out of business - at least when it comes to sales of weather radios.