Weekly Update
Wishing You 
Happy Holidays

Chief Whitaker & Everyone at North Shore Fire/Rescue

Weekly Summary
  • Congratulations to Lt Steven Salerno, HEO Michael Ekstrom and HEO Christopher Chiappa who all retire from the Department this week. Lt. Salerno started his career with the Village of Shorewood Fire Department in 1985. Both HEO Ekstrom and HEO Chiappa started their careers in the Village of Whitefish Bay in 1990. HEO Ekstrom and Lt. Salerno are shown in the picture to the right.
  • Chief Whitaker presented information on potential remodeling/reconstruction of a fire station in Shorewood to the Shorewood Village Board.
Calls for Service This Week
Incident Type
Incident Count
Weekly Average (2016)
Emergency Medical
Weekly Average (2016)
Priority 1 & 2 Calls
Meeting Response Goal of 7:02
(goal of 90%)
Average Response Time
Priority 1 & 2 Calls
5 minutes 37 seconds
(goal of 6 minutes)

*Priority 1 & 2 calls are calls for service which the Department sends an initial responding unit to a scene with lights and sirens operating. Priority 3 calls are responses that are considered non-emergent.

Documents of Interest

2017 Department Strategic Plan 

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