Madison explores 'border dropping' to speed up emergency response

Mayor Soglin requests study into sharing public safety responders based on proximity, not jurisdiction

The City of Madison is taking the first steps to work with its neighbors to ensure the closest fire engine would be sent to an incident regardless of which municipality it happens to be in.

Family sues Dane County for records on fatal fire

Chris Williams' family wants records on incident with dispatch delay

The family of a man who died in a south side fire is suing Dane County to get access to public records related to the Oct. 16, 2013, incident.