Madison Fire Department

12/21/2023

To the citizens of Madison,

   I would like to thank everyone that helped us ( Madison Fire ) out with tree removal from many of the roadways. Special thanks to Rob & Ryan Emery and the other two that I didn’t get their names, that helped us out on Thurston Hill. Also SPECAIL THANK to Madison Fire Personal , Madison Highway and Madison Electric  that worked for many hours to get our road ways open and power restored.

Don French

Fire Chief

Madison Fire Department

 

Madison Fire is an active fire department averaging 250 calls a year. Up to 30 members serve two companies (Company 1 in Madison and Company 2  in East Madison)  All members are trained to Firefighter I Standards and many are trained as E.M.T.s.  As a volunteer-paid per call department, we have to rely heavily on mutual aid with Anson and Skowhegan to help cover local calls.

Chief Roger Lightbody retired June 30, 2014 after 25 years of service to the Madison FD.  For about a year Madison shared Chief Shawn Howard with Skowhegan.  As of July 1, 2016 former Deputy Chief Don French was appointed as Madison's Fire Chief and Deputy Chief Dan Bosworth helps with oversight of the East Madison Company 2.

In 2018 the department received its second award from FEMA's Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program.  This $45,000 grant will provide for new extrication equipment also known as "Jaws of Life".  In 2014 the Department earned a $180,000 grant to replace dozens of outdated pieces of firefighting equipment, keeping personnel safe and helping to recruit new members.

Contact information for Madison Fire Department

In case of an emergency, dial 9-1-1.

To leave a message call 207 696 4146 or call the Town Office at 696 3971

Fax number for Fire Department is 207 696 5623

Physical Locations:

26 Weston Avenue (Company 1)     1110 East Madison Road (Company 2)

Mailing Address:  PO Box 190 Madison Maine 04950

 

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