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LODD: Former Milwaukee Fire Department Lieutenant Dies after Fight with Colon Cancer

Sad news out of Milwaukee Wisconsin, a former Lieutenant passed away after a long fight with cancer. Lieutenant Kristin Ciganek-Schroeder was diagnosed in 2012 with colon cancer, and fought it bravely for 5 years. Our thoughts and prayers go out to her family, and to her brothers and sisters of the Milwaukee Fire Department. Rest easy Lieutenant, we have it ...

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Video Appears to Show Milwaukee Woman Starting Fatal Fire

Cell phone video obtained by Fox 6 Milwaukee appears to show a Milwaukee woman starting a fatal fire on 12th and Wright in the City.  Video is above and more on the story below. MILWAUKEE — “Milwaukee authorities are investigating a fatal fire near 12th and Wright Friday, June 16th. The Milwaukee County Medical Examiner’s Office has been called to ...

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Video: City of Milwaukee Fire and Police Commission Downgrades Preference Points for Veterans. Candidates With Residency in the City of Milwaukee Now Receive More Points Than a Veteran

The City of Milwaukee Fire and Police Commission has downgraded preference points for candidates from 10 points to 3 points.  Current Milwaukee resident candidates will receive 5 preference points.  More on the story above and below. MILWAUKEE Fox 6 — “After learning the Milwaukee Fire and Police Commission has changed its hiring policy as it relates to veterans, officials with ...

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Video: All of Milwaukee County Firefighters Participate in High-Rise Fire Training Over The Month of April

City of Milwaukee Firefighters and all Firefighters in Milwaukee County trained in high-rise training over the month of April at a vacant high-rise building.  Above is a news clip from WISN on the training the Firefighters participated in.           Subscribe for updates and new job announcements. Email:*

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Images: City of Milwaukee Firefighters Working at a Recent Dwelling Fire

Some recent photos of the City of Milwaukee Fire Department washing down a working dwelling fire.  The photos were sent to us and shows companies washing down following a working fire at 3212 N. 12th Street on Friday evening. Companies made an aggressive interior attack and knocked down this fire quickly.  Thanks for sharing Subscribe for updates and new job ...

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Video: Milwaukee Firehouse Hit by Gunfire Sunday Evening

A City of Milwaukee Firehouse was hit by a bullet on Sunday evening.  Companies were called out to a car fire and while getting ready to respond they had a bullet come through a window of the station.  TMJ 4 has more on the incident in the above video and below.  We are glad to report that no injuries to ...

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Wisconsin’s Busiest Engine Company Trying to Build Relationship With Community Following Last Summer’s Riots

CBS 58 Engine Company 13 in the City of Milwaukee located at 2901 N. 30th Street ran over 5,700 calls last year alone.  A recent local news story above highlights how Engine Co. 13 is trying to build community relationships within the neighborhood they serve.  Last summer during one of the days of unrest Engine Co. 13 took in 5 separate ...

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Video: 2 Alarm Fire in Milwaukee at the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee Theater Building Causes 1 Million Dollars in Damage

News video footage of a 2 Alarm Fire that occurred in a theater building at the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee on Saturday night around 10:00 P.M.  Companies encountered heavy fire and smoke conditions in the theater building.  Early estimates say the damage was over 1 million dollars per updated news footage.  The news footage above was posted by WISN 12 ...

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Gunshots Fired into Milwaukee Wisconsin Fire station

On February 17th the Milwaukee Fire Department station was damaged when someone fired six gunshots at the station. The fact that this station is located next to a park is disturbing, and the shooting happened at 1:00 p.m.!! Thankfully no injuries were reported, but the station has been closed during the investigation. Below is the article from Fox 6 News ...

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City of Milwaukee Firefighters From Station 34’s Quarters Robbed of Personal Belongings While Out on a Call

City of Milwaukee Firefighters from Engine Co. 34’s house were robbed of personal belongings while out on a call.  Reports indicate the thief or thieves were able to get into the firehouse via an open window.  More on the story below. MILWAUKEE — “Laptops, tablets, and cell phones were stolen from a Milwaukee fire station as firefighters were out answering ...

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