Departmental Weekly Update
Milwaukee Strong

Our thoughts and prayers are with the MolsonCoors and Milwaukee communities as they work through the terrible tragedy that has affected them this week.

Events such as this one can trigger past (or intensify current) wounds for employees.  Please remember the Department offer's Aurora EAP to our members if you need it.  They are a simple phone call away, at 800.236.3231.
Strategic Plan Provides Organizational Direction
Weekly Update
  • Department Staff interviewed 17 candidates for Intern Firefighter positions on Thursday.
  • Firefighters being hired in March attended an orientation with their families on Monday at Fire Station 81. The new hires will start their careers with the Department on Monday.
  • Monthly Administrative Staff Meeting was held this Tuesday. Staff discussed organizational culture issues among other regular staff meeting topics.
  • Department members completed ice rescue refresher training this week.
  • Assistant Chief Maydak completed the transition of responsibility for fleet and building maintenance from other staff members as part of the restructure of the Command Staff this week. An updated organizational chart was released to all members as part of the transition.
  • EMS Staff met with Milwaukee County and the other Milwaukee County Fire Departments to discuss opportunities to move electronic patient care records to a joint server/vendor for all agencies.
Calls for Service This Week
Incident Type
Incident Count
Weekly Average (2019)
Emergency Medical
Weekly Average (2019)
Priority 1 & 2 Calls
Meeting Response Goal of 7:02
(goal of 90%)
Average Response Time
Priority 1 & 2 Calls
5 minutes 21 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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