Cole Steffens used his "training" in school to stay calm under pressure as he called 911 as his sister was choking.
A 6-year-old Muskego boy helped save his little sister's life in early March when he called 911 as the girl choked on food, according to Muskego NOW. Cole Steffens made the call at the direction of his father, when his 16-month-old sister began to choke on a bedtime snack. His father was able to dislodge the pretzel, but Cole earned praise for his swift and calm action on the phone. The boy later received the "hero treatment" from the Tess Corners Fire Department for his deed, according to the department's Facebook page.
Contract arrangements being negotiated; fee increase expected for hospital transportation, however discussion on service measurements for fire department held off.
During Wednesday’s Public Safety Committee meeting, the committee continued work seeking to further solidify the city’s relationship with the Tess Corners Volunteer Fire Department amid contract talks and other long-term arrangements. However, a hoped-for addition to the contracts involving measuring fire services was not discussed, as members felt the issue could wait, and if needed, they would call a special session of the committee. Currently, ambulance services are measured by response times as a part of the city's agreement, but no such stipulation exists in the fire contract. Alderman Kert Harenda had stated that he felt the deadline for allowing the addition (October) meant that the committee should present something for the fire…