At about 5:13 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to a report of a field fire in the 27400 block of 60th Street (Highway K) along the Salem/Brighton border. Per dispatch: The area is a 75-by-25-foot area, not near a residence. UPDATE 5:19 p.m. — First fire units on […]
At about 2:16 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding to the 4700 block 301st Avenue in Brighton for a report of a grass fire. UPDATE 2:17 p.m. — Grass rigs from the Wilmot and Trevor stations dispatched. UPDATE about 2:28 p.m. — Fire command reports fire is under control. Responding units told to […]
At about 7:56 a.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to a crash at Highways B and K (288th Avenue and 60th Street) along the Brighton-Salem border. Per dispatch: A van and a mini-van involved. Mini-van rolled over. Driver has crawled out. UPDATE 8:07 a.m. — Tow truck being requested. […]
Providence Catholic School is hosting bingo the first Saturday of every month through May. Two 10-Game Sessions 6-8 p.m. Cash pay-outs every game. Enjoy the regular bingo menu of super nachos, brats, burgers, baked goods and other refreshments, plus a different homemade dinner special each month. Food opens at 5 p.m. Bonus full-card winner gets a […]
At about 6:20 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding to a crash in the 27000 block of Highway NN in Brighton. Per dispatch: Deputies are on scene and say one person is reporting a head injury. One vehicle involved.
At 9:10 a.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding to a report of a chimney fire in the 1700 block of 224th Ave. in Brighton. Dispatch says a caller reported flames and smoke coming a chimney at their residence. They are evacuating. UPDATE 9:17 a.m. — First fire unit on scene reports only smoke […]
At about 10:26 p.m., sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash at Highways K and EW, along the Paddock Lake/Brighton border. Per dispatch: A car has hit a tree. A Paris Fire Department unit is on scene. UPDATE 10:35 p.m. — Town of Salem Fire/Rescue being dispatched. Per dispatch: Only one person […]
At about 7:35 a.m., deputies and fire and rescue units are responding to a report of a crash on Highway 142 and Highway X in Brighton. The crash involves a school bus. Preliminary report is that there are no injuries, dispatch says. UPDATE 7:44 a.m. — Bus able to get out of ditch. UPDATE 8:02 […]
At 1:06 p.m., sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 23400 block of Highway 142 in Brighton. A caller reported to dispatch that two vehicles are involved and they are blocking traffic. Kansasville Fire Department also responding.
Friends, family, and his fire service family gathered Monday to say goodbye to John Kreye, a former chief of the Town of Salem Fire Department. Kreye, 55, of Brighton, died Nov. 16. Services were held Monday at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church to celebrate his life and lay him to rest. The service concluded with the […]
John B. Kreye, a former chief of the Salem Volunteer Fire Department, died unexpectedly on Saturday, Nov. 16, at St. Luke’s Medical Center in Milwaukee. Kreye, of Brighton, was 55. A full obituary is available here.
Fire department units and sheriff’s deputies responded to a motorcycle crash today at Highway J and BB in Brighton at about 12:15 p.m. A person who was at the scene but did not witness the crash tells us that one motorcycle and its rider was in the ditch alongside the road.
A motorcyclist was seriously injured in a crash this afternoon in Brighton. From the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department: On 11-09-13 at 1451 hours (2:51 p.m.) Kenosha County Sheriff’s Deputies responded with Kansasville Fire and Rescue to the scene of a very serious motorcycle crash. The driver of the Motorcycle was taken by Flight for Life […]
It’s time to make sure you have the right hours carved out for trick or treating with the youngsters this year. Most municipalities that set hours chose from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 31 as the official trick or treat hours. This includes Bristol, Salem, Paddock Lake, Twin Lakes, Randall and Silver Lake. Wheatland […]
At about 2:29 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding to an alarm at a farm in teh 5700 block of 312th Avenue in Brighton. Alarm is coming from a smoke detector, dispatch says.
At about 12:57 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a crash in the 4200 block of Highway B in Brighton. Per dispatch: Single vehicle involved. May have rolled more than once. Occupants out of car.
At about 7:13 a.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash at Highways B and K along the Brighton-Salem border. Per dispatch: One vehicle is one its side and another is smoking. Some injuries being reported. UPDATE 7:24 a.m. — Additional ambulance being dispatched from Silver […]
At 7:45 a.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding to the scene of a crash in the 26700 block of Highway NN in Brighton. Two vehicles involved. No injuries apparent but rescue being dispatched because there are four juveniles involved, deputy on the scene says. UPDATE 7:49 a.m. — Arriving fire/rescue unit reports moderate […]
At 10:16 a.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding to a report of a fire alarm at a residence in the 25400 block of Highway K (60th Street) along the Brighton-Salem-Paddock Lake border. UPDATE 10:17 a.m. — Dispatch advises responding units that caller at the scene reports no smoke or flames seen and this […]
At about 10:15 a.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue and Kansasville Fire Department units and Kenosha County sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a microwave on fire in a residence in the 24200 block of 18th Street in Brighton. Per dispatch: Caller said they saw flame sand smoke. Occupants are evacuating. UPDATE 10:25 a.m. […]
Reader Laura Lane shared these photos of a scene of a motorcycle crash today in Brighton. The crash happened at Highways BB and J in the late morning. Kansasville Fire Department and Kenosha County Sheriff’s deputies responded. At least one person, who was riding a sport motorcycle, was injured, but was conscious and breathing. We […]
At about 2:36 p.m., Kansasville Fire Department units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to the Richard Bong State Recreation Area for a crash on the ATV trails. UPDATE 2:43 p.m. — Fire personnel at scene reports patient located just off the trail. Preparing to transport patient to a local hospital.
At about 2:02 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding for a fire alarm in the 5700 block of 312 Avenue in Brighton. UPDATE 2:03 p.m. — Dispatch reports that alarm company called to say it was a false alarm caused by cooking food.
Dan Spoerlein’s steer Chuck “the Hooch” Taylor was named grand champion at the State Fair this week. The steer fetched $30,000 at last night’s auction. Steers shown by Spoerlien, of Brighton, were named both champion and reserve champion at last year’s Kenosha County Fair. Here’s more on the state fair result from jsonline.com
Three horses in a barn in Brighton that caught fire Wednesday evening were rescued before the barn burned to the ground, said Chief Mike Slover, Town of Salem Fire/Rescue. However the approximately 40-feet-by-100 feet barn, built in 1875, was a total loss including its contents, Slover said. About 1,500 bales of hay, a riding mower, […]
At 10:37 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue and Kansasville Fire Department units are responding to a barn fire in the 29200 block of 41st Street in Brighton. Horses are in the barn and flames are showing, dispatch reports. UPDATE 10:44 p.m. — Deputy reports being able to see flames from a distance. UPDATE 10:47 p.m. […]
St. Francis Xavier Parish “Family Fun Day and Auction” will take place Aug. 3 at the church grounds, 1704 240th Ave. in Brighton. This annual event includes children’s games, food, refreshments and more. Games start at 3 p.m. Outdoor mass at will be at 4 p.m. The Live Auction is at 6:30 p.m., with viewing […]
Flight for Life medical transport helicopter responded for a crash along Highway K this afternoon. The crash happened about 3:15 p.m. Photos of the scene appear to show it involved a motorcycle and another small motorized two-wheeled vehicle. The crash was east of Highway EW just east of Paddock Lake. Town of Salem Fire/Rescue was […]
At about 4:56 p.m., the Kenosha County Dive Team has been dispatched to the 23800 block of 18th Street in Brighton for a possible water incident. A farm truck has been found in Brighton Creek near this location. Deputies are also enroute. UPDATE about 5 p.m. — Dive team units are staging before approaching scene. […]
At about 9:20 p.m., Kansasville Fire Department units are responding to a report of a field fire along Highway 75, south of Highway 142 in Brighton. Black smoke was reported in the area. UPDATE 9:37 p.m. — Fire found to be a controlled burn. Some fire units remaining on the scene and others returning to […]