City of Fitchburg

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Posted on: August 28, 2015

Listening Session with Mayor Steve Arnold

Join Mayor Steve Arnold on Tuesday, September 1st from 6:30-8:00 p.m. at the Boys and Girls Club, 4619 Jenewein Road for a Listening Session. Come as you are and share your hopes and concerns for your neighborhood and the city as a whole. This event is op...Read on...

Posted on: August 26, 2015

Lacy Road Reconstruction Survey-Now Available

The City of Fitchburg is looking for your input on the proposed designs for Lacy Road from the Community Center east to S. Syene Road. We have developed an on-line public opinion survey which includes questions related to the project goals, multi-modal tr...Read on...

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Posted on: August 20, 2015

Brush Collection August 24 - 28

There will be curbside brush collection the week of August 24 - 28. Please have any brush you would like collected to the curb by 6:00 am on Monday August 24th.

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Posted on: August 6, 2015

Update to City's Comprehensive Park, Open Space, and Recreation Plan

The City of Fitchburg has begun the process of updating its Comprehensive Park, Open Space, and Recreation Plan and is looking to gather feedback from the public as it develops the Plan update.

City staff has prepared a public opinion survey to encoura...Read on...

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Posted on: August 4, 2015

2016-2020 Capital Improvement Plan Available On Website

The adopted 2016-2020 Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) is available on the website. Use the link provided below.

Access 2016-2020 CIP Here

Fire Department

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Posted on: August 5, 2015

Fitchburg Fire Department Extrication Training

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Fitchburg Fire Department extrication training, Tuesday, August 4. This type of training is an opportunity for members to get hands-on experience with the various hydraulic tools that are sometimes used when crews respond to car crashes. The assorted tool...Read on...

Posted on: August 5, 2015

Fitchburg Fire Department Helps with National Night Out

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On Sunday, August 2, the Fitchburg Fire Department participated in the National Night Out campaign hosted by the Fitchburg Police Department. Thank you to everyone who joined us in supporting our Police Department’s annual National Night Out Crime Day Pic...Read on...

Posted on: August 4, 2015

Why House Fires Spread So Quickly - ABC News Feature

"You used to have as much as 17 minutes to get out of your home; now we're looking at 3 minutes or less." - Steve Carver, Underwriter Laboratories. More than 2,700 Americans were killed in house fires in 2013 and ABC News' Matt Gut...Read on...

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Posted on: July 28, 2015

Congratulations to Firefighter Brockel!

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After serving the City of Fitchburg for four years, July 31 will be a bitter-sweet day for Fitchburg Firefighter Vaughn Brockel and the Fitchburg Fire Department. Firefighter Brockel has had one of his lifelong dreams come true; he will begin his career ...Read on...

Posted on: July 2, 2015

Sprinklers Save Apartment Complex

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City of Fitchburg Fire DepartmentWednesday, June 10, 2015

The Fitchburg Fire Department responded to an apartment complex on Post Road on Tuesday, June 9, just after 4 p.m. for a fire alarm. While responding to this address, the Dane C...Read on...

Posted on: June 4, 2015

NFPA Releases the 2015 Fire Prevention Week

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Keep your family safe with a working smoke alarm in every bedroom!

Did you know that roughly half of home fire deaths result from fires reported between 11 p.m. and 7 a.m., when most people are asleep?

Smoke alarms save lives. If there is a fire in ...Read on...

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Police Department News

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Posted on: August 20, 2015

Fitchburg Police Investigate Robbery

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Summary:
At approximately 6:10 p.m. on August 20th, 2015, Fitchburg Police Officers responded to a reported robbery at Neil's Liquor located at 3064 Fish Hatchery Road.

Store employees reported a male had taken a bottle of liquor and ran out o...Read on...

Click to view photos of the suspect

Police Department Press Releases

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Posted on: August 25, 2015

Arrest Made in Robbery Investigation

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Summary:
Fitchburg Police have made an arrest in the robbery of Neil's Liquor that occurred on Thursday, August 20th, 2015.

On Tuesday, August 25th, Johnny R. Dunlap, 18, was booked at the Dane County Jail on one count of armed robbery. Dunlap ...Read on...

Posted on: August 20, 2015

Fitchburg Police Investigate Robbery

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Summary:
At approximately 6:10 p.m. on August 20th, 2015, Fitchburg Police Officers responded to a reported robbery at Neil's Liquor located at 3064 Fish Hatchery Road.

Store employees reported a male had taken a bottle of liquor and ran out o...Read on...

Click to view photos of the suspect