Milwaukee Fire Department

Milwaukee Fire Department The Milwaukee Fire Department, also known as the MFD, is the primary fire suppression, prevention, rescue and emergency medical service for the City of Milwaukee.
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The department's motto is "Courage, Integrity and Honor." The MFD was established January 1, 1875. The department consists of 29 Fire Stations, 29 Engines, 8 Trucks, 12 Paramedic Units, and one fire boat called The Trident.

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08/27/2021

Timeline Photos

If you haven’t heard #FirePreventionWeek is October 3-9 and this year’s theme is β€œLearn the Sounds of Fire Safety.” For more information and to share social cards like the one below and more head to https://bit.ly/2kUaA06 for your free download.

Opportunity Detail
08/24/2021
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Opportunity Detail

The American Red Cross helps prepare communities for emergencies and keep people safe every day thanks to caring people who support our work. Please support your local Red Cross.

08/23/2021

First day of school, first day of their careers!

Welcome Fire Cadet class 8/23/21!

#milwaukeefiredept #milwaukeefireacademy #2021firecadets #futurefirefighters #FutureEMT #futureparamedic #thefuture #mycommunitymycareer

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08/23/2021

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MPS Community Conversations
08/12/2021

MPS Community Conversations

MPS Community Conversations

Response Metrics: Week of August 2 - August 8, 2021
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Response Metrics: Week of August 2 - August 8, 2021

Response Metrics: Week of August 2 - August 8, 2021

Stay cool today, Milwaukee! The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory for SE Wisconsin today, August 11, f...
08/11/2021

Stay cool today, Milwaukee! The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory for SE Wisconsin today, August 11, from 12 until 7 p.m. with anticipated heat index values up to 102 degrees.

More information, including a list of available cooling centers and public pools, can be found at Milwaukee.gov/health/cooling-sites.

Stay cool today, Milwaukee! The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory for SE Wisconsin today, August 11, from 12 until 7 p.m. with anticipated heat index values up to 102 degrees.

More information, including a list of available cooling centers and public pools, can be found at Milwaukee.gov/health/cooling-sites.

Every year in the fall, the City of Milwaukee is required to adopt a balanced budget to fund City programs and services....
08/11/2021

Every year in the fall, the City of Milwaukee is required to adopt a balanced budget to fund
City programs and services. Every resident deserves to have a voice in deciding how the
budget will be spent before it is adopted. We need your input to help us decide how to
prepare a budget that is responsive to the needs of people and our community.
Make your voice heard! Learn more or complete the 2022 Budget Priority Survey online at:
milwaukee.gov/budget #MKEbudget

Every year in the fall, the City of Milwaukee is required to adopt a balanced budget to fund
City programs and services. Every resident deserves to have a voice in deciding how the
budget will be spent before it is adopted. We need your input to help us decide how to
prepare a budget that is responsive to the needs of people and our community.
Make your voice heard! Learn more or complete the 2022 Budget Priority Survey online at:
milwaukee.gov/budget #MKEbudget

08/09/2021

Milwaukee Fire Department Recruit Class 08/09/2021 getting sworn in this morning. And so it begins....πŸš’πŸ”₯🧯πŸͺ“πŸ©Ίβš•οΈπŸš‘ #MilwaukeeFireDepartment #mkefireacademy #firerecruit #mycommunitymycareer

Happy National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day! Please enjoy HEO Frost Famous Fire House cookie recipe! #nationalchocolatechip...
08/04/2021

Happy National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day!
Please enjoy HEO Frost Famous Fire House cookie recipe!

#nationalchocolatechipcookieday

Metric Monday
08/02/2021

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07/26/2021

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Go Bucks! 🦌
07/20/2021

Go Bucks! 🦌

Go Bucks! 🦌

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07/19/2021

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**UPDATE: We are now out of shirts! Thanks for stopping by!**Want to rep the Milwaukee Bucks AND the Milwaukee Fire Depa...
07/16/2021

**UPDATE: We are now out of shirts! Thanks for stopping by!**

Want to rep the Milwaukee Bucks AND the Milwaukee Fire Department? Stop by Station 6's quarters today on Franklin and Brady for a free shirt from our Bucks collaboration (while supplies last, donations encouraged). #FearTheDeer

Today is National Pet Fire Safety Day! Here are some safety tips to help protect your pets from home fires.
07/15/2021

Today is National Pet Fire Safety Day! Here are some safety tips to help protect your pets from home fires.

Photos from Dinges Fire Company's post
07/14/2021

Photos from Dinges Fire Company's post

Metric Monday
07/12/2021

Metric Monday

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07/10/2021
Response Metrics: June 28 - July 4, 2021
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Response Metrics: June 28 - July 4, 2021

Response Metrics: June 28 - July 4, 2021

The love between a father and daughter is forever.#nationalfatherdaughtertakeawalkday
07/07/2021

The love between a father and daughter is forever.

#nationalfatherdaughtertakeawalkday

The love between a father and daughter is forever.

#nationalfatherdaughtertakeawalkday

Congratulations Cadet Class of 2019!
07/06/2021

Congratulations Cadet Class of 2019!

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711 W Wells St
Milwaukee, WI
53233

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Fire Chief- Mark Rohlfing Chief Rohlfing comes to the Milwaukee Fire Department with an impressive background. He has been in the fire service for 27 years and spent most of his firefighting career in his hometown Omaha, Nebraska. Most recently, he spent the last two years of his career as fire chief for the Rapid City Department of Fire & Rescue in South Dakota. Chief Rohlfing began his career with the Omaha Fire Department in 1983 as a firefighter and successfully advanced through the ranks to assistant fire chief. He also served as an adjunct faculty member from 2001-2007 at the University of Nebraska Omaha and taught classes for the Fire Protection Technology Program. While with the Omaha Fire Department Chief Rohlfing sat on the Political Action Committee, Public Safety Training Facility Committee, the UASI Committee, Human Relations Committee, the Training Committee, and was a union executive board member for a two-year term. He was also a member of the Task Force1/Urban Search and Rescue team and a manager for the Haz-Mat team. Chief Rohlfing holds a Master of Science degree in executive fire leadership from Grand Canyon University, a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science from the University of Nebraska-Kearney, and an Associate Degree in fire protection technology from the University of Nebraska-Omaha. He is also a graduate of the Executive Fire Program of the National Fire Academy in Emmitsburg, Maryland, with training in executive development, strategic management of change, executive administration and executive leadership. Chief Rohlfing is a member of the International Association of Fire Chiefs, the Pennington County Emergency Management Oversight Committee, National Fire Academy Alumni Association, and an advisory board member for the Salvation Army. Chief Rohlfing is married to Maureen Rohlfing and the two have a teenage son named Ryan, and two college-aged daughters named Jordan and Kaitlin.

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The MFD was established January 1, 1875. The department consists of 30 Fire Stations, 30 Engines, 8 Trucks, 2 Rescue Rigs, 12 Paramedic Units, and one fire boat called The Trident.

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