Career Fire Personnel

Current Staffing


Today the Madison has a staff of 14 career firefighters. Minimum staffing requirements from Monday-Friday during daytime hours are 5 firefighters.

1st Fireman


H. Parks Greer was the first "paid driver" and caretaker of the firehouse where he and his wife lived. He also raised and lowered the town flag every day. He was only 42 when he died of pneumonia in 1937. 
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1920-1950's Staff

Fireman Date of Hire
H. Parks Greer
August 8, 1921
E.J. Rathburn
July 8, 1935
John Grogan
March 1, 1937
Edward Daniher
April 12, 1945
John McLaughin
1946
Russ Smith
Unknown
James McLaughlin
Unknown
Herbert Holly  October 10, 1959
Firemen of the 1920s

1960s Hires

Fireman Date of Hire
Robert Flood
February 10, 1960
Walter Rommel
July 23, 1962
William Prentiss
December 15, 1962
Kenneth Cameron
December 22. 1962
Thomas Kiernan
June 17, 1963
Robert Johnson May 11, 1965
Ronald DeGraw May 9, 1966
James McLaughlin July 23, 1967
Jay Hagerich July 23, 1967

1970's Hires

Fireman Date of Hire
Peter Hampson September 20, 1971
Edward Pehowic  November 1, 1972
James McCormack June 14, 1976
Firemen of the 1950s
Firemen of the 1960s

1980s Hires

Fireman Date of Hire
Douglas Atchison
July 14, 1980
Louie DeRosa
May 11, 1983
Alan Rhodes
February 11, 1986
Stanley Godlewski
March 31, 1986
Daniel Phillips
August 1, 1989
Firemen of the 1980s

1990s Hires

Fireman Date of Hire
Joseph DeRosa May 1, 1991
John Dunne July 15, 1991
Brian Allen
July 13, 1992
G. David Carey
July 12, 1994
Kevin Williams
August 12, 1996
Kyle Wickman
July 15, 1997
Joseph Longo
September 2, 1999

Career Division 2001

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Career Division 2006

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2000-2015 Hires

Fireman Date of Hire
James Blair February 15, 2000
Brian Tappen
March 6, 2000
Edward Nunn, Jr.
March 10, 2003
Kevin Robinson
May 3, 2004
Bruce Barrios
December 6, 2004
Robert Dunne
April 29, 2008
Andrew Atchison
January 4, 2011
Sean Norek
August 23, 2011
Thomas Boylan
April 28, 2015

Career Division 2014

Firemen of the 2000s

Career Division 2015

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