Departmental Weekly Update
Have A Safe & Happy 4th!

Look for us in one of the community July 4 Celebrations and make sure you wave! We look forward to seeing you and celebrating safely. 

Weekly Summary

  • Recruit Firefighters Newville and Larson (left to right) started their assignments on Green Shift on Tuesday this past week. FF Newville is assigned to Station 81 in Brown Deer and FF Larson is assigned to Station 82 in Glendale.
  • A 68 year old female that was found pulseless and not breathing in her home was resuscitated by Engine 85, Truck 83, Milwaukee Med 4 and River Hills Police on June 28. She was transported to Columbia St. Mary's-Ozaukee with pulses and breathing on her own. 
  • A carbon monoxide leak from a faulty commercial stove ventilation system caused high levels of carbon monoxide to accumulate in a restaurant in Oakland Avenue in Shorewood on June 29. The building was ventilated and turned over to the owner for repair. No injuries were reported.
  • Administrative Staff held their monthly staff meeting on June 27. The meeting included organizational culture training/discussion.
  • Paramedic staff continued to attend the Summer Paramedic License Refresher Cycle at various sites throughout Milwaukee County. In an effort to provide this training within the Department Budget, paramedics attend on duty which increases the reliance on mutual aid for assistance during these periods.
  • Professional Development Training for members assigned to the three shifts was delivered Wednesday, Thursday and Friday of this week.
  • Chief Whitaker and Assistant Chief Harris held a monthly meeting with North Shore Firefighters Local 1440 Officers.
Calls for Service This Week

Incident Type
Incident Count
Weekly Average (2015 & 2016)
Emergency Medical
Weekly Average (2015 & 2016)

Documents of Interest

2017 Department Strategic Plan 

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