Fire crews were called to an 8-unit apartment complex near 91st and Silver Spring Saturday night.
The Milwaukee Fire Department announced they have appointed its first African American female as Deputy Chief.
Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett appointed Leon Todd on Tuesday, Nov. 24 as Executive Director of the city's Fire and Police Commission.
She went on to write that she has been the victim of bullying and racism and had filed a complaint on July 16. She also expressed concern over the direction of the FPC.
In July, Aldrete announced that she would be resigning. It was unclear how long she would stay on the job.
It's unclear at this time where or how the fire started, but officials said it badly damaged two neighboring duplexes and part of a third building which houses apartments and a bar.
Firefighters on Thursday morning, Oct. 22 responded to the scene of a house fire near 12th and McKinley.
The Milwaukee Fire Department plans to close Station 17 on S. 13th Street near Layton Avenue in 2021.
It is the end of an era for the Milwaukee Fire Department. Fire Chief Mark Rohlfing will retire at the end of October.
The Milwaukee Fire Department said the three-alarm blaze began at and engulfed one home. The fire extended east to two others.
Milwaukee Fire Chief Mark Rohlfing announced his retirement in a news release issued on Friday afternoon, Sept. 25.
The incident happened around 6:10 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 19.
Firefighters on Friday morning, Sept. 18 responded to the scene of a house fire near 31st and Villard in Milwaukee. The call came in around 5:30 a.m.
The Milwaukee Brotherhood of Firefighters unveiled t-shirts for sale to members of the Milwaukee Fire Department and the public.
MILWAUKEE -- A 43-year-old man was injured in an auto accident in Milwaukee's Bay View neighborhood on Tuesday morning, July 21.Police said the man, who was driving, struck two parked cars near Superior and Estes around 7:20 a.m. The man was extricated from his vehicle and sustained non-life-threatening injuries; he was taken to the hospital for treatment.The circumstances leading to the accident remain under investigation.
MILWAUKEE -- A Milwaukee utility worker seriously injured when he was struck by an impaired driver while on the job back in February spoke about his recovery for the first time Monday, July 13.Dan Franecki was struck by an impaired driver near 6th Street and State Street on Feb. 20, causing severe damage to his legs -- leading to a double amputation.Police said Dan was working in the roadway near his work vehicle, which had warning lights on in full operation, when he was struck and pinned against another vehicle.The alleged striking driver, Antonio Owens, 40, faces three felony charges and has a plea hearing scheduled for August.
MILWAUKEE -- Officials with the Milwaukee Fire Department confirmed a dive response in the river to search for a missing person near Humboldt Avenue and North Avenue Sunday evening, July 12.Deputies with the Milwaukee County Sheriff's Office responded to the scene just after 7:15 p.m., where one person had fallen into the water, but did not resurface.FOX6 News crews saw MFD, Milwaukee police and U.S. Coast Guard boats searching the water, along with at least two divers -- and a sonar system.A neighbor said this particular area is popular among rowers, kayakers and boaters."Three or four times a year this happens.
MILWAUKEE -- Reckless driving continues to be a serious problem in Milwaukee; there have been at least two reckless driving crashes this week alone.The city's Reckless Driving Task Force just released recommendations to curb the problem, wanting to put Milwaukee's roads on what they call a "diet" as part of a three-phase approach that will require lots of roadwork and tax dollars.
MILWAUKEE -- a 51-year-old Milwaukee woman was killed in a single-vehicle accident near 27th and Nash on Saturday morning, July 4.Around 9:20 a.m., Milwaukee police and fire department personnel were called to the scene for a report of serious injuries related to the accident.