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.

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.

Board suspends 911 call-answering protocols

Statistics: Questions dispatchers ask have dramatically increased length of call times

The Dane County 911 Center Board is temporarily suspending the list of questions required for every emergency caller that needs a police response.