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The Milwaukee Fire Department Firefighting Division is headed by three Deputy Chiefs:
Deputy Chief DeWayne N. Smoots - RED SHIFT
Deputy Chief Erich J. Roden - GREEN SHIFT
Deputy Chief William T. Kowalski - BLUE SHIFT
The Firefighting Division provides fire protection, prevention and education to the City of Milwaukee and the Village of West Milwaukee. The City covers over 95 square miles and a population of around 595,000. The city has 29 fire houses that house 29 Engine Companies, 8 Ladder Companies, 12 Paramedic Units, 6 Battalion Chiefs and a number of other state-of-the-art pieces of equipment. The fire crews work a 24-hour shift that starts at 8 a.m. and there are over 250 firefighting personnel protecting our communities on each given day.
The Milwaukee Region blends urban living with Midwest ambiance to create the ideal environment in which to make a living and live your life. Our career opportunities, low commute times, diverse neighborhoods, affordable housing, abundant recreational choices and excellent schools may amaze you at first – but you'll get used to them.
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