Weekly Update
Weekly Summary
  • The Department participated in a regional demonstration and press conference highlighting the high-rise fire response plan that was implemented earlier this year in Milwaukee County. A high-rise building at 111 E. Kilbourn Ave in Milwaukee was evacuated and a demonstration of a fire suppression in a high rise building was conducted for local media. To see a TV news report on this, click here.
  • Firefighters and community relations staff conducted 29 fire prevention and safety presentations in North Shore Schools this week as a kick-off to our annual fire prevention campaign in October. The Department will be presenting at many more schools throughout the month.
  • The application period for the firefighter recruitment and testing process managed in conjunction with the Wauwatosa and West Allis Fire Departments closes on October 6.
  • The Chief and Finance Director presented information on the Department's Long Range Financial Plan to the Whitefish Bay Village Board on Monday October 2.
Retirement & Swearing In Celebrations
  • Join us to send Lt. Peter Brierton off into retirement on October 7 at 8 AM. See the invite here.
  • You are invited to the swearing in ceremony for the Department's newest EMS Lieutenant and Fire Lieutenant, Paul Lange and Jeremy Boehlke.
    When:                  Tuesday, October 10th- 1630 hours
    Where:                 Station 81, Brown Deer
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 20 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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