Units responding for mutual aid to Zion for wildfire

Photo by kconnors via morgueFile.com

Photo by kconnors via morgueFile.com

At about 6:56 p.m., Kenosha County based fire departments are responding to a request for mutual aid from the Zion Fire Department, which is fighting a wildfire at Illinois Beach State Park in Zion.

Town of Salem Fire/Rescue is due to respond with an ambulance, Pleasant Prairie is due to respond with a tech and Bristol Fire and Rescue is responding with an engine for a change of quarters.

UPDATE 7:16 p.m. — Box alarm upgraded. Bristol and Somers fire departments now due to respond with brush trucks.

UPDATE 7:50 p.m. — County joint services dispatch requests response to this incident from any wildfire techs.

UPDATE 9:45 p.m. — WLS-TV has some more info and a helicopter photo.

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