Departmental Weekly Update
Weekly Summary

  • All stations participated in a September 11 Remembrance Ceremony.
  • The Board of Directors and Finance Committee are scheduled to meet on September 18. The Department's 2019 Budget will be discussed. 
  • Firefighter recruits are completing their first full week of training with the Joint Fire/EMS Training Academy. Two of the four recruits resigned from their positions this week for personal reasons.
  • Chief Whitaker attended two informational meetings on a potential development in Bayside at Port Washington and Brown Deer Rd.
  • Staff met with a developer regarding a CBRF development in Fox Point.
  • Chief Whitaker attended a monthly meeting with the North Shore Police Chiefs. The Brown Deer Police Department's new drone was demonstrated as a resource that is available to all agencies.
  • The Fire Commission held a review of the Heavy Equipment Operator Promotional Exam on September 11.
Help Us Recognize Our Outstanding Members

The Department's Member Banquet Committee is continuously seeking submissions for the employee appreciation event.  Please utilize this link for your submission for the following awards:  The Call to Duty Award, The Ben DeStefanis Award Customer Service Award, The John Harrington Outstanding Performance Award and The Call of the Year Award.  Definitions for each award can be found within the link.  Please join the Department in recognizing our members' efforts.  

Now Accepting Intern Firefighter Applications

The Department is now accepting applications for the position of Intern Firefighter.  The deadline is Friday, September 14 at 4:00 p.m.  Information and an application packet can be found here. 
PLEASE NOTE: Applications that are received after this deadline will be kept on file for the next application period.  The Department plans to tentatively evaluate applications on a quarterly basis.  Please feel free to share this link with those who you think may be interested in the process whether they meet all qualifications now or are enrolled in school working towards completion. The application will always be available on our website and candidates can submit an application at any time. 

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 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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