The Benjamin Franklin axiom that “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure” is as true today as it was when Ben Franklin made the quote. Although many use the quote when referring to health, Franklin actually was addressing fire safety…and we couldn’t agree more! It is with this in mind that we offer the following holiday fire safety tips. Madison Fire & Rescue wishes each of you a Merry Christmas!
Christmas Safety Tips Christmas Tree Safety Tips
We are pleased to publish our 2014-2019 Strategic Plan. Many thanks to our external stakeholders who provided input into this plan. Also thanks to our internal stakeholders who used that input to shape the direction of Madison Fire & Rescue for the next five years. Please follow the link 2014-2019 Strategic Plan to view.
2013 Fire Department Statistics
101 Mill Rd.
Madison, AL 35758
Ph: (256) 772-3326
Fx: (256) 772-4423
Administrative Offices Open
Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
The Madison Fire Department is a progressive organization that provides a variety of services. Services include:
- Fire Suppression
- Emergency Medical Services
- Technical Rescue
- Public Safety Education
- Fire Prevention
- Hazardous Situation Mitigation
These services are delivered to a population of just over 43,000 persons. This Department currently has an ISO rating of three.
The Department consists of seven administrative personnel and 63 shift personnel, who responded to over 3,100 incidents in 2010. The coverage of the Department is approximately 29 square miles.
The mission of Madison Fire & Rescue is to minimize the loss of life and property to the community through our commitment to prevention, preparedness, and effective emergency response.
The membership of Madison Fire & Rescue envisions that we will be widely recognized as an industry leader in the provision of services to our community, as well as the regional partners who request our assistance. Professionalism, integrity, honesty, and empathy will be evident in our external communications efforts and in the customer service we provide to those who place their trust in us.
Well-executed physical resource management and a plan for resource demands will ensure we are supported to address current and future needs and risks of our community. Teamwork will be fostered by improved internal communications, safety practices will ensure we remain able to continue providing high-quality services, and well-executed workforce planning and development will invest in our human resources as our most valued asset.
While performing our mission, living our guiding principles, and achieving our goals, we will meet or exceed the expectations of our community and realize our vision for a continuously improving Madison Fire & Rescue.
Honesty * Accountability * Professionalism * Communication
Customer Service * Integrity * Safety * Teamwork* Empathy