Welcome to the Milwaukee Fire Department
The Milwaukee Fire Department is committed to protecting the people and property within our city. We will be responsible to the needs of our citizens by providing rapid, professional, humanitarian services essential to the health, safety, and well being of the city.
We will achieve our mission through prevention and education. When an emergency occurs, we will respond and mitigate these events effectively with courage, compassion and integrity.
We will actively participate in our community and serve as role models. We will utilize all available personnel and resources at our command to provide a quality of service deemed excellent by our citizens.
We will continuously measure our effectiveness by openly critiquing our actions and inviting feedback from our customers. We will vigilantly monitor our preparedness and capability and continuously adjust to the changing threats to our community.
We will accomplish our mission by adopting a strategy, which includes specific measurable actions. These actions are accomplished through activities, which include prevention of fires, prevention of burns, extinguishment of fire, prevention of injuries, intervention of emergency medical services, and the mitigation of services for non-fire emergencies.
The motto of the Milwaukee Fire Department is "Courage, Integrity, and Honor." It is these values which drive our members to compassionately provide the finest emergency services to our community.