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Tom Barrett: Sales tax could raise $35 million a year for Milwaukee police, fire departments - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel


Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Tom Barrett: Sales tax could raise $35 million a year for Milwaukee police, fire departments
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett said a half-cent local sales tax could raise $35 million per year for the city's police and fire departments. The Democratic mayor called on Republican Gov. Scott Walker and state lawmakers to approve the proposal, warning ...

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Posted on Wed, 16 Aug 2017 19:37:00 GMT



House collapses in early morning fire in Milwaukee - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel


Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

House collapses in early morning fire in Milwaukee
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
A house collapsed after a fire broke out on Milwaukee's north side early Wednesday morning. The Milwaukee Fire Department arrived at a home on N. 24th St. and W. Concordia Ave. just before 4 a.m. to find the building in flames. Deputy Chief Aaron ...
Milwaukee home collapses after explosion, fireWISN Milwaukee

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Posted on Wed, 09 Aug 2017 14:46:18 GMT



Paul Conway Donates Thermal Imaging Cameras to Milwaukee Fire Department - FireEngineering.com


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Paul Conway Donates Thermal Imaging Cameras to Milwaukee Fire Department
FireEngineering.com
Above: Milwaukee (WI) Mayor Tom Barrett, Paul Conway, Fire Chief Mark Rohlfing, and Fire Lieutenant Thomas McMenamin (Milwaukee Fire Department Rescue 2). On Wednesday, August 2, 2017, Paul J. Conway, founder of Paul Conway Shields (and ...


Posted on Thu, 10 Aug 2017 00:45:00 GMT



Minor electrical fire reported on Amtrak train headed to Chicago ... - Chicago Sun-Times


Chicago Sun-Times

Minor electrical fire reported on Amtrak train headed to Chicago ...
Chicago Sun-Times
The Amtrak train was headed to Chicago from Milwaukee when a minor electrical fire was reported.

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Posted on Wed, 16 Aug 2017 03:59:00 GMT



3 adults, 1 child burned when grill exploded in Grant Park in South Milwaukee - fox6now.com


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3 adults, 1 child burned when grill exploded in Grant Park in South Milwaukee
fox6now.com
Officials with the South Milwaukee Fire Department said a small butane grill exploded, and three adults and a child were hurt. The mother and child were taken to the hospital. The other two adults were treated at the scene and ended up going to the ...


Posted on Sun, 13 Aug 2017 22:57:30 GMT



Former chief donates thermal imaging devices to Milwaukee Fire Department - WTMJ-TV (press release) (registration) (blog)


WTMJ-TV (press release) (registration) (blog)

Former chief donates thermal imaging devices to Milwaukee Fire Department
WTMJ-TV (press release) (registration) (blog)
The Milwaukee Fire Department received a gift that could help save the lives of people trapped inside burning buildings. Paul Conway, a former Milwaukee Fire Chief, donated eight new thermal imaging devices after a Milwaukee Fire Lieutenant fell from ...

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Posted on Wed, 02 Aug 2017 22:57:28 GMT



Man convicted in shooting death stemming from dispute over $300 Jordan sneakers - fox6now.com


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Man convicted in shooting death stemming from dispute over $300 Jordan sneakers
fox6now.com
Officials with the Milwaukee Fire Department were observed performing life-saving measures on Weary. The complaint says officers noted a black .40 caliber High Point semi-automatic pistol lying on the ground near Weary. MFD officials said they found ...


Posted on Wed, 16 Aug 2017 21:57:18 GMT



Suspected drunk driver crashes into own Milwaukee home - WTMJ-TV (press release) (registration) (blog)


WTMJ-TV (press release) (registration) (blog)

Suspected drunk driver crashes into own Milwaukee home
WTMJ-TV (press release) (registration) (blog)
Milwaukee Fire Department officials said it's unclear what caused the truck to catch on fire. The accident caused an estimated $70,000 worth of damage to the home and its contents, including the car. Garza said although her neighbor is the one who ...

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Posted on Sun, 13 Aug 2017 23:16:00 GMT



Urban Spelunking: MFD's former Third Ward fireboat station - OnMilwaukee.com


OnMilwaukee.com

Urban Spelunking: MFD's former Third Ward fireboat station
OnMilwaukee.com
But the city's water system was improving, along with fireproof construction and fire prevention, and fireboats became less necessary. By 1983, there was just a single fireboat station in Milwaukee and it was this one on Water Street. In just a few ...


Posted on Tue, 25 Jul 2017 14:18:55 GMT



Woman pulled from Lake Michigan at McKinley Marina, taken to hospital - fox6now.com


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Woman pulled from Lake Michigan at McKinley Marina, taken to hospital
fox6now.com
MILWAUKEE — One person was pulled from Lake Michigan at the McKinley Marina Sunday, August 13th. It happened around 7:00 p.m.. Officials with the Milwaukee Fire Department responded, and said the female victim was unresponsive. She was taken up ...


Posted on Mon, 14 Aug 2017 01:28:57 GMT



 

 
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