Fire Departments Participate in Milwaukee High-Rise Drill

Several departments practice working together




MILWAUKEE (TMJ4) – Right here in the Cream City more and more high rises are going up and Thursday afternoon multiple fire departments in Milwaukee County held a fire drill at one of the tallest buildings downtown.

City leaders say they always need practice.

Thursday’s drill gets them ready for emergency responses similar to the situation in Las Vegas.

The drill is a new county-wide standardized high rise fire response.


Training event brings several departments together in Milwaukee County.

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