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Madison fire officials lay out Ebola response plan

MFD partners with CDC, emergency management, local hospitals, 911 Center

Officials with the Madison Fire Department said Thursday they are working to ensure they have a safe and effective Ebola virus response plan in place.

Fire dept.: Closer crews should assign themselves to emergencies

More than 100 complaints filed over computer-aided dispatch system

Madison Fire Department officials have told their members to assign themselves to emergencies throughout the city if they think they can get somewhere quickly. This comes after the department has experienced numerous computer-related problems with the Dane County 911 Center.

New Orleans's first woman firefighter dies in Wis.

Kathy Wilkerson joined department in 1992

The New Orleans Fire Department said its first woman firefighter -- a mother of two who got off welfare and into a 1992 recruit class -- has died of complications from cancer.

Topnotch Teacher for September

Wirth handles educational programs for the Madison Fire Department

You'll often find her on the frontlines of big stories in Madison. But she's also a fixture in classrooms teaching kids how to stay safe. It's time to meet this month's Topnotch Teacher, Lori Wirth.

Topnotch Teacher for September

Wirth handles educational programs for the Madison Fire Department

You'll often find her on the frontlines of big stories in Madison. But she's also a fixture in classrooms teaching kids how to stay safe. It's time to meet this month's Topnotch Teacher, Lori Wirth.