MFD Visits Schools for Fire Prevention
Volunteer firefighters from Walnut St. Fire Company No. 4, N. Madison Volunteer Fire Company No. 5, and Clifty 6 visited E.O. Muncie today to teach fire prevention to the elementary students.
Area Firefighters Share Training
Firefighters from Madison, Hanover, Dupont, Madison Township and Milton and Bedford, KY participated in training Tuesday at IKEC in Madison. Training included rescue of trapped or lost firefighters in a structure and in controlling propane gas fires. IKEC provides the training annually to its employees through a contractor, American Emergency Response Training, and provides an extra session for area firefighters.
The Ones Celebrate 175 Years of Service
Indiana’s oldest fire company, Fairplay Fire Company No. 1 celebrated 175 years of service on September 17, 2016, hosting firefighters from other city and county fire companies as well as from nearby communities. Presentations were also made by the Indiana State Fire Marshall and other agencies and officials.
Torch Journey Through Madison
Firefighter John Schoenstein, representing the firefighters of Madison and Jefferson County, carried the Indiana bicentennial torch on a portion of its journey through Madison. He rode with driver Frank Taff aboard a 100-year-old Ahrens Fox pumper that served Madison Fire Company No. 2 from 1916 to 1947. The torch will pass through all 92 Indiana counties.
Madison Fire Dept. Training
The Madison Fire Department recently held a joint company rescue training operation at an abandoned house.
MFD Donates Supplies to Local Grade Schools
Madison fire companies donated to a program sponsored by Kroger to provide school supplies to underprivileged grade school students and delivered the supplies to the schools.
Madison Fire Department Performs Rescue
The City of Madison was called to a motor vehicle accident with entrapment in Jefferson County on State Road 7.
MFD Hosts Regional Class
Madison Fire Department hosted a specialized response class for our region of southern Indiana.
Pit fire protection during the Madison Regatta.
When Duty Calls…
Wires down during the July 7 storm.