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Tag Archives: Madison
05-18-11 -- After 29 years on the job, firefighter-paramedic Cindy Walters will be calling it a career with the Madison Fire Department. Walters spent her final day at Station 2, saying goodbye to her colleagues and retired firefighters who came back … Read More >
03-09-10 -- Division Chief Ronald Schwenn, Training Manager, Madison Fire Department “In the first week of the academy, I can easily read the thought bubbles over the heads of some of the men when they’re looking at their women classmates. ‘I wonder … Read More >
12-10-08 -- A customized version of Why I Chose Fire has just become another tool for Madison Fire Department’s commitment to recruiting and retaining a qualified, diverse, inclusive and safe fire workforce. Fire Chief Debra Amesqua is featured before the video and … Read More >
09-10-08 -- Debra Amesqua has 25 years of fire service experience—the last twelve as Fire Chief in Madison, Wisconsin. At the time of her appointment, she was one of only seven women chiefs among the 32,000 fire departments in the country. Debra … Read More >