Fire station 5

Fire Station 5

Liza Tatar came to Madison in 1998 after college at the University of Virginia, where she played varsity soccer.

She was working in a coffee shop when a conversation with a customer, a female Madison firefighter, changed her life. The firefighter suggested Tatar consider a firefighting career.

Fire station 4

Firefighter Matt Murray cooked Saturday brunch recently at Madison’s Fire Station Number One. (Photo by Jeanan Yasiri Moe)

Fire station 6

Top to bottom: Eliana Olayo, Isabella Olayo and Avri Miller during their visit to Madison’s Fire Station Number One. (Photo by Jeanan Yasiri Moe)