Couple of Video’s: High Rise Fire in Milwaukee, WI With Multiple Rescues



Top Video is from Todays TMJ 4 and shows fire blowing out the third floor window of an 8 story High Rise Apartment.

Bottom Video shows quick shots of the apparatus and has a list of who all responded.  Bottom video was posted by Milwaukee Fire Wire His description of apparatus that responded will be listed below the video.

“Engine 1 was first due to 1032 E Knapp with smoke showing from the 3nd floor. Multiple residents called 911 saying they were trapped, and a dozen residents had to be rescued by a ladder truck from their windows. The facility had a fire drill in July and possibly helped produce the positive outcome of a potential disaster. MILWAUKEE FIRE Car 3 (Take home deputy chief vehicle) Deputy Chief ?? Car 18(Incident Safety Officer) FIU ??(Fire Investigation Unit) Battalion 1 Battalion 3 Battalion 4 Engine 1(1st due engine) Engine 2 Engine 11 Engine 13 Engine 18 Engine 21 Engine 23 Engine 26 Engine 27(2nd due engine) Engine 30 Engine 32 Truck 3 Truck 5(1st due truck co) Truck 9 Truck 16 Truck 25 Rescue 1 Rescue 2 Medic 6 Medic 18 NORTH SHORE FIRE Battalion 8 Truck 82 Truck 83 Medic 81 *Medic 82 and Medic 83 were placed out of service because one firefighter from each had to jump onto a ladder company for it to qualify as a mutual aid truck company into the City of Milwaukee* WAUWATOSA FIRE Battalion 5 Medic 52 Medic 53 WEST ALLIS FIRE Battalion 6 Tower 61 Medic 62 Medic 63 ST FRANCIS FIRE Truck 121 OTHER AGENCIES/ORGANIZATIONS Bell Ambulance 447 Red Cross Milwaukee County Transit(Provided bus to warm residents)”

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