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Hundreds of Wisconsin firefighters protest planned Milwaukee fire station closures - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel


Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Hundreds of Wisconsin firefighters protest planned Milwaukee fire station closures
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
More than 200 firefighters from across Wisconsin rallied in support of the Milwaukee Fire Department, which is facing steep cuts in Mayor Tom Barrett's proposed budget. The firefighters marched to City Hall Tuesday, chanting, "Save lives, no cuts" and ...
Firefighters, aldermen disapprove of budget plan: “Milwaukee is in one hell of a mess”fox6now.com

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Posted on Tue, 10 Oct 2017 22:36:56 GMT



MFD recruits applicants for firefighter for first time in a decade - WTMJ-TV (press release) (blog)


WTMJ-TV (press release) (blog)

MFD recruits applicants for firefighter for first time in a decade
WTMJ-TV (press release) (blog)
The last time Milwaukee fire accepted applications for firefighter positions was 2007. Over the years when jobs open the Fire and Police Commission go to the list created at that time. Recruiter Kischa Buford said the commission exhausted the list so ...

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Posted on Fri, 13 Oct 2017 02:23:00 GMT



“We will never forget:” Milwaukee Fire Department pays tribute to 128 fallen firefighters - fox6now.com


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“We will never forget:” Milwaukee Fire Department pays tribute to 128 fallen firefighters
fox6now.com
MILWAUKEE -- Taking a moment to remember those who gave their lives, the Milwaukee Fire Department on Wednesday, October 11th honored 128 Milwaukee firefighters killed in the line of duty. "They served with courage, honor and integrity," said ...


Posted on Wed, 11 Oct 2017 21:38:56 GMT



Mayor Tom Barrett blocks measure giving Milwaukee aldermen power to dismiss police, fire chiefs - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel


Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Mayor Tom Barrett blocks measure giving Milwaukee aldermen power to dismiss police, fire chiefs
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
By state law, the Milwaukee Fire and Police Commission has the authority to appoint the chiefs of both the Police and Fire Departments. The plan would require state approval to give aldermen the power to fire either chief. Although the measure would ...
Milwaukee Common Council wants authority to fire police chiefWTMJ-TV (press release) (blog)
Council Votes for Authority to Fire Flynnurbanmilwaukee
Council forwards resolution that would allow firing of police, fire chiefs with 2/3 votefox6now.com

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Posted on Tue, 17 Oct 2017 19:28:01 GMT



Neighbors 'devastated' about possible Milwaukee fire station closure off Brady St. - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel


Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Neighbors 'devastated' about possible Milwaukee fire station closure off Brady St.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
That's how Donna Olson felt when she learned the fire station next door was one of six slated to close under Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett's 2018 budget plan. Olson owns Hosed on Brady, a tavern next door to Fire Station 6 at the corner of Franklin Place ...
Milwaukee Biz Blog: Mayor Tom Barrett's budget addressBizTimes.com (Milwaukee)

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Posted on Thu, 28 Sep 2017 19:35:07 GMT



Six Milwaukee fire stations are slated to close in 2018. Here's what that means for residents. - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel


Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Six Milwaukee fire stations are slated to close in 2018. Here's what that means for residents.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Six fire stations are slated to close under Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett's 2018 budget proposal. The Milwaukee Fire Department announced the plans after Barrett's budget address on Tuesday. "It's always difficult to lose capacity," Fire Chief Mark ...
Milwaukee Budget Proposal Will Close Six StationsFirehouse.com (press release) (blog)
Proposed cuts to protective services are nonsensicalurbanmilwaukee (press release)

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Posted on Wed, 27 Sep 2017 16:51:02 GMT



“Seconds can be the difference:” Milwaukee Fire Dept. kicks off Fire Prevention Week - fox6now.com


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“Seconds can be the difference:” Milwaukee Fire Dept. kicks off Fire Prevention Week
fox6now.com
Another message from the Milwaukee Fire Department -- make sure you have a working smoke alarm. If you live in the City of Milwaukee and don't have a smoke alarm, arrangements can be made for Milwaukee firefighters to come to your residence and ...
How to plan ahead to escape a fireMilwaukee Neighborhood News Service

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Posted on Mon, 09 Oct 2017 21:40:09 GMT



“Only so much money:” 2018 budget plan may close fire stations, add response times across Milwaukee - fox6now.com


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“Only so much money:” 2018 budget plan may close fire stations, add response times across Milwaukee
fox6now.com
MILWAUKEE -- Cuts to public safety are raising eyebrows, especially within the Milwaukee Fire Department. The department will end up closing six of its fire stations across the city. The impact to you may be a slower response time in emergencies. "I ...
Six Milwaukee fire stations set to close under Mayor Tom Barrett's 2018 budgetMilwaukee Journal Sentinel
Barrett's 2018 budget: Higher taxes, fewer fire stations and police officersWISN Milwaukee
Barrett Introduces Difficult 2018 Budgeturbanmilwaukee

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Posted on Wed, 27 Sep 2017 03:04:36 GMT



Milwaukee police: Fire that killed 2 kids not considered suspicious - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel


Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Milwaukee police: Fire that killed 2 kids not considered suspicious
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
The children's father, Steve Robinson, was injured in the blaze and remained hospitalized Monday, according to family and the Milwaukee Fire Department. Firefighters were called to a unit at the Woodlands apartments at 9031 N. Swan Road about 5:15 a.m. ...
Milwaukee Fire Department distributing free smoke detectorsWTMJ-TV (press release) (blog)
“Please get smoke detectors:” After 2 children die in fire, family encourages fire safetyfox6now.com

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Posted on Mon, 25 Sep 2017 23:41:08 GMT



Fire Departments hold high rise drill after Vegas mass shooting - WTMJ-TV (press release) (blog)


WTMJ-TV (press release) (blog)

Fire Departments hold high rise drill after Vegas mass shooting
WTMJ-TV (press release) (blog)
Right here in the Cream City more and more high rises are going up and Thursday afternoon multiple fire departments in Milwaukee County held a fire drill at one of the tallest buildings downtown. City leaders say they always need practice. Wauwatosa ...

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Posted on Thu, 05 Oct 2017 23:21:10 GMT



 

 
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