Fire Safety Archives

Should you sterilize your facemask in the microwave?

July 23, 2020

After the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and now local and state governments have recommended that people wear a face mask if they are in any public setting, more and more people have been wearing them. Since masks such as N-95 respirators have been in short supply and mostly only available to health… [Read More]

Survive Alive House kicks off ‘National Fire Prevention Week’

October 11, 2018

On Monday, October. 8, 2018, MPS students, local dignitaries, and experienced Milwaukee firefighters kicked off the 2018 National Fire Prevention Week at the Survive Alive House with fire safety lessons from Mayor Tom Barrett, MPS superintendent Dr. Keith P. Posley, MPS School Board President Mark Sain, and Fire Chief Mark Rohlfing. Second grade students from… [Read More]

Boy, 12, boy killed in Harambee neighborhood house fire

September 27, 2018

A 12-year-old male child died in a house fire at 2509B N. 5th Street on September 24, 2018. Six adult occupants and four children were able to escape, but the victim was trapped on the upper floor of the 1½ story residence until rescued after an aggressive search; but unfortunately, by the time he was… [Read More]