Departmental Weekly Update
Bayshore Safety Day Great Success!

Visit our Facebook Page for pictures and great videos of events at Bayshore Safety Day from June 1. This years event was another great success thanks to the efforts of our members, our partners in law enforcement and the event sponsors!
Congratulations to Retiring Heavy Equipment Operator Jon Holcomb

Heavy Equipment Operator/Paramedic Jon Holcomb retired from the Department this past week. Jon served the North Shore Communities for twenty-six years. A send-off event was held at Fire Station 84 in Whitefish Bay, Jon's most recent assigned station on May 31.

Weekly Summary
  • As the school year comes to an end, the Department participated in several "ride a fire truck to school" events throughout the communities. The Department provides a limited number of certificates for these events to community groups as donations towards fundraising auctions throughout the year.
  • Chief Whitaker met with Milwaukee County Sheriff Richard Schmidt to discuss agency interaction and potential partnerships as part of both agencies' initiatives to keep communities safe.
  • Assistant Chief Harris and several Battalions Chiefs met with representatives of North Shore Professional Firefighters Local 1440 to update a memorandum of understanding relating to daily staffing issues.
  • The Fire Department Board of Directors will meet on Tuesday June 12.
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 23 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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