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Posted on Sat, 18 Nov 2017 14:02:39 GMT



Elevator panel overheats in Cobeen, Milwaukee Fire Department responds - Marquette Wire


Marquette Wire

Elevator panel overheats in Cobeen, Milwaukee Fire Department responds
Marquette Wire
Milwaukee Fire Department responded to the alarm and determined that an elevator panel overheated, causing smoke. According to university spokesman Chris Jenkins, residents are currently back in the building and there were no injuries. Print Friendly ...


Posted on Thu, 16 Nov 2017 05:18:38 GMT



'Like looking down on hell': When a Milwaukee dump caught fire and burned for months - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel


Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

'Like looking down on hell': When a Milwaukee dump caught fire and burned for months
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
The fire started in some debris. And it kept burning. And burning — even after the Fire Department said it was out. Beginning 49 years ago this week, the fire at the Geipel dump, 9906 W. Brown Deer Road, likely was the longest in Milwaukee's history ...


Posted on Tue, 14 Nov 2017 14:00:19 GMT



Kidde recalling fire extinguishers with plastic handles, 1 death reported - fox6now.com


fox6now.com

Kidde recalling fire extinguishers with plastic handles, 1 death reported
fox6now.com
MILWAUKEE — The Milwaukee Fire Department is re-issuing a warning about two potentially dangerous fire extinguishers. Kidde has recalled two styles of disposable fire extinguishers — both plastic handle fire extinguishers, and plastic push-button ...

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Posted on Mon, 13 Nov 2017 16:21:03 GMT



“A big deal for a lot of families:” Milwaukee firefighters donate coats to kids in need - fox6now.com


fox6now.com

“A big deal for a lot of families:” Milwaukee firefighters donate coats to kids in need
fox6now.com
That money comes from the people of Milwaukee to support the city's youngest citizens. “In June we go out and we collect money – three consecutive days -- the entire fire department, to actually purchase brand new coats for our city kids," said Johnson.

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Posted on Tue, 14 Nov 2017 23:26:49 GMT



$23K starting salary: MFD, MPD seeking fire cadets, police aides - fox6now.com


fox6now.com

$23K starting salary: MFD, MPD seeking fire cadets, police aides
fox6now.com
MILWAUKEE — The Milwaukee Fire Department is looking for new cadets, and the Milwaukee Police Department is seeking new police aides. Salaries start at $23,437 annually. They also receive 12 paid vacation days and 11 paid holidays per year and an ...

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Posted on Thu, 16 Nov 2017 20:46:00 GMT



1 dead, 1 hurt following incident on I-43 southbound at Holt Avenue - fox6now.com


Patch.com

1 dead, 1 hurt following incident on I-43 southbound at Holt Avenue
fox6now.com
The Milwaukee County Sheriff's Office tells FOX6 two vehicles were involved in the incident but have not disclosed exactly what occurred. The Milwaukee Fire Department said one person was in critical condition, another person was hurt and taken to an ...
Greenfield man struck, killed while standing outside disabled vehicle on I-43/94WTMJ-TV (press release) (blog)
One Dead, One Injured In I-43 Crash Late SaturdayPatch.com

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Posted on Sun, 12 Nov 2017 12:32:15 GMT



Metra MD-W train hits woman trying to cross tracks in Elgin, fire officials say - WLS-TV


NBC Chicago

Metra MD-W train hits woman trying to cross tracks in Elgin, fire officials say
WLS-TV
An inbound Metra Milwaukee District West train struck a woman in Elgin early Thursday morning. (WLS). WLS. Thursday, November 16, 2017 04:12PM. ELGIN, Ill. (WLS) --. An inbound Metra Milwaukee District West train struck a woman in Elgin early ...
Woman struck by Metra train near Elgin; witnesses say she tripped ...Chicago Tribune
Woman Killed By Train After Slipping, Falling In ElginPatch.com
Woman Dies After Slipping, Falling in Front of Metra Train: OfficialsNBC Chicago

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Posted on Thu, 16 Nov 2017 14:51:37 GMT



The Story Behind This Relic from Milwaukee's Newhall Fire - Milwaukee Magazine


Milwaukee Magazine

The Story Behind This Relic from Milwaukee's Newhall Fire
Milwaukee Magazine
With the open-topped shaft acting as a flue in the cold winter air, the fire spread with an alarming speed, overwhelming the overnight staff who tried to put it out. The staff failed to call the fire department until nearly 15 minutes after discovering ...


Posted on Thu, 16 Nov 2017 16:26:35 GMT



Assistant Milwaukee Police Chief William Jessup to become South Milwaukee police chief - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel


Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Assistant Milwaukee Police Chief William Jessup to become South Milwaukee police chief
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
The police and fire commission made the appointment Nov. 16, choosing Jessup over Christopher Botsch, deputy chief of the West Allis Police Department. Wellens has been with South Milwaukee for more than 28 years. Jessup was promoted to assistant ...


Posted on Fri, 17 Nov 2017 23:34:00 GMT



Milwaukee aldermen override Tom Barrett's veto on power to fire police and fire chief - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel


Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Milwaukee aldermen override Tom Barrett's veto on power to fire police and fire chief
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
"I'm very comfortable with my veto, and I'm going to continue to oppose making this department a politicized department." By state law, the Milwaukee Fire and Police Commission has the authority to appoint the chiefs of both the Police and Fire ...
Milwaukee aldermen override mayoral veto, renew fight for authority to oust police, fire chiefsWISN Milwaukee
Milwaukee Common Council Overrides Veto, Would Have Power to Fire Police ChiefWUWM
Milwaukee Common Council overrides Barrett veto, asks state for power to fire police chieffox6now.com

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Posted on Tue, 07 Nov 2017 21:24:42 GMT



 

 
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