Weekly Update

  • The Department welcomed four new firefighters on April 11. Probationary Firefighters Paul Franzowiak, Derek Depies, Cory Carlin and Thomas Yank were sworn in and started recruit training.
Thank You For Your Service!

Shorewood Village President Guy Johnson, who also serves as the North Shore Fire Department Board President, chaired his last meeting as a member of the Board of Directors on April 10. President Johnson elected to not run for re-election in the Village of Shorewood in the April Election. Guy has been Village President and a member of the Board of Directors for twelve years. For two of those years, Guy served as the Fire Department Board of Directors President. Thank you for your service to the community!
911 Telecommunicator Week

This week, the Department and Bayside Communications celebrated 911 Telecommunicator Week. Often times, the work of the 911 Telecommunicators go unnoticed, however, they are integral to our Department providing excellent service to the public and keeping our members safe. Thank you for all the great work!
Weekly Summary

  • The Board of Directors met April 10 at Shorewood Village Hall. The Board took action to approve a labor agreement with the North Shore Professional Firefighters Association for 2018 and 2019 and approved an amendment to the Department's Investment Policy. 
  • Staff attended a pre-construction meeting for N. Wilson Dr. and also a pre-emergency planning meeting, both for the Village of Shorewood.
  • The Department presented plans to place an emergency generator on the exterior of the fire station in Whitefish Bay to the Village's Appeals Board. The Board approved the placement.
  • Two people sustained serious injuries in a motor vehicle accident that occurred on April 10 at W. Brown Deer Rd. and N. Range Line Rd. in River Hills.

Calls for Service This Week
Incident Type
Incident Count
Weekly Average (2017)
Emergency Medical
Weekly Average (2017)
Priority 1 & 2 Calls
Meeting Response Goal of 7:02
(goal of 90%)
Average Response Time
Priority 1 & 2 Calls
5 minutes 11 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.

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