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Video: Milwaukee Firefighters Rescue 5 Workers Stranded 300 Feet Up in The Air on a Platform During a Snowstorm

Milwaukee Firefighters and the Milwaukee HURT Team (Heavy Urban Rescue Team) were called to a WE Energies Power Plant after 5 workers were stuck on a platform 300 feet up in the air. The workers were unable to get down after the elevator broke. The workers were lowered by the HURT Team one by one. Here is more on this. ...

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A Good Read on The History of Milwaukee Fire Department’s Engine Company 1

A good read from TMJ 4 in Milwaukee this morning provides us with the long interesting history at Milwaukee’s Engine Company 1’s quarters which has had its doors open since 1872.  As with any firehouse there are stories of triumph and tragedy.  Take the time to read up on this firehouse and its history. “If you ever drive downtown, you ...

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Video: Milwaukee Firefighters Battle 2 Alarm Fire

Milwaukee Firefighters were called to Miller Compressing at 1900 W. Bruce shortly after 2:00 this afternoon.  Companies found a fire in a 100′ x 50′ Warehouse.  Early reports indicate this fire had extremely heavy smoke conditions.  The wind chill in Milwaukee is currently -5 degrees. Above Video: Interview With Assistant Fire Chief Aaron Lipski WTMJ – A two-alarm fire broke out ...

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Chicago Fire Actor Helps Milwaukee Firefighters Warm Up Winter

MILWAUKEE – Todays TMJ4 “You might know David Eigenberg as Christopher Herrmann, a seasoned firefighter and salt-of-the-earth family man in NBC’s hit drama ‘Chicago Fire.’ In a recent visit to southeast Wisconsin, Eigenberg spent the day with our Milwaukee firefighters.  Eigenberg is the new face of the fire department’s ‘Warm Up Winter’ initiative. It will provide coats for about 2,500 Milwaukee school ...

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Raw Video Included: As medical calls flow in, Milwaukee Fire Department paramedics respond

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel  It’s been almost five hours without a call — an unnerving lull for the busiest paramedics in Wisconsin. The Milwaukee Fire Department’s MED Unit 5, an ambulance housed with Engine 36 near N. 27th St. and W. Capitol Drive, handles about 400 calls for help each month. But as this summer day slips into evening, the overhead ...

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3 Alarm Fire damages vacant building on Milwaukee’s south side (With Video)

MILWAUKEE (WITI) — Crews on Friday morning, September 19th responded to a building fire near 23rd and Vieau Pl. Firefighters were dispatched around 3 a.m. for reports of a fire at the former Lao Family Center — which is currently vacant. Upon arrival, crews discovered that the fire broke out on the second floor of the building, and then spread ...

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Deadly Milwaukee house fire also injures firefighter

MILWAUKEE TMJ4 A fire is under investigation in Milwaukee, after one person is killed and a firefighter is hurt battling the flames. The fire broke out around 4 a.m. Saturday at a home near 2nd and Townsend. Officials confirm one person died and two others were injured. A firefighter was also taken to the hospital after debris from the fire ...

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