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Bristol Fire and Rescue commissions new ladder truck

Bristol Fire and Rescue members, local and state elected officials and other supporters of the department and community officially put a new ladder truck into service for the fire department at the Fire Station Monday evening. The new Truck 5231 is Bristol’s first all new, custom-built aerial ladder truck and was fabricated by Pierce Manufacturing […]

Bristol Fire and Rescue to commission new ladder truck Monday

Bristol Fire and Rescue will conduct a commissioning, wet down and push in of its new ladder truck on Monday, June 18 at 7 p.m., at the Fire Station. The public is invited to attend the ceremony. The Fire Station is located at 83rd Street and 198th Avenue in Bristol. The new truck is a […]

Bridge over Dutch Gap receives WisDOT funds for repairs

A bridge along the state line is among those announced Thursday as being part of the 2018-2022 Local Bridge Improvement Program. The bridge over Dutch Gap Canal in Bristol is the local awarded, says a press release for the state Department of Transportation. From a WisDOT announcement of the program released Thursday: Governor Scott Walker […]

Units responding to crash in Bristol

At about 3:52 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 18400 block of Highway 50 in Bristol. UPDATE 3:54 p.m. — Deputies on scene report crash is on Highway D, south of Highway 50. One vehicle involved, in the ditch. One person injured. […]

Community turns out for Herda Farm fire benefit

Western Kenosha County an estimated 700-plus people turned out Friday evening to support a local farm family that suffered major loses to their property in a May 1 fire. The Herda Farm in Wheatland lost its cow barn and suffered other damage to structures in the fires. No people were hurt and all the farm’s […]

Power outage in Bristol

A power outage has hit a portion of Bristol as of about 6:40 p.m. We Energies is reporting the outage is due to a tree. A crew has been assigned to resolve the problem. UPDATE 8:26 p.m. — We Energies reporting outage resolved. Share Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 0

Units responding for crash in Bristol

At about 9:02 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding for a report of a crash in the 6900 block of Highway 45 in Bristol. UPDATE 9:05 p.m. — Updated location is closer to Highway K (6000 block). UPDATE 9:09 p.m. — Bristol to respond with another ambulance and Salem Lakes […]

Units responding for fire in Bristol

At about 11:40 a.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units are responding to a report of a fire in the 8600 block of 200th Avenue in Bristol. Per dispatch; A bush is reported on fire. UPDATE 11:42 a.m. — Deputy on scene reports fire is under control. Other responding units can hold in quarters. Share Tweet […]

Power outage centered in Bristol

At 7:55 a.m., We Energies is reporting a power outage centered at Highways 50 and 45 in Bristol. The cause is under investigation and 646 customers are being reported as affected. UPDATE 9:48 a.m. — Outage being reported as resolved. Share Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 0

Local fire department responding for mutual aid to Antioch

At about 4:58 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units are responding to a request for mutual aid from the Antioch Fire Department, which has a structure fire at 835 Holbeck Drive in Antioch. Per dispatch: Bristol is being requested to respond with a engine for a change of quarters. Share17 Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares […]

Bristol open burning ban lifted

The ban on open burning in Bristol enacted earlier this week has been lifted. From a communication from Bristol Fire and Rescue Chief John Niederer distributed Thursday: Effective May 5th, 2018 at 0600hrs (6 a.m.) open burning will be permitted in accordance with Village Ordinance Sec. 5-2-8. Please have a current 2018 burn permit and check […]

Open burning ban issued for Bristol

Bristol Fire and Rescue Chief John Niederer has issued a burning ban for Bristol. From a news release issued Wednesday: Effective immediately open burning is not permitted in the Village of Bristol. This ban will stay in place until the U.S Drought Monitor for Southeast Wisconsin reduces the fire risk from high to a lower […]

Units responding for crash in Bristol

At about 8:55 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units are responding to a crash at Highways WG and U in Bristol. Per dispatch: Sheriff’s deputies already on the scene. One person involved in the crash needs to be checked out for injuries. Share Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 0

2018 Bristol Arbor Day celebration coverage (PHOTOS)

Some Bristol village officials and other tree lovers celebrated Arbor Day Saturday at the village dog park. It was a working celebration, with participants spreading wood chips at the base of the trees at the park. This is Bristol sixth year being designated as a Tree City USA. Holding an Arbor Day celebration is one […]

Bristol exploring other ways of funding address signs

Some members of the Bristol Village Board are ready to explore other ways of funding uniform address signs as a way to jump start the installation of the public safety devices. The issue was discussed at Monday’s regular Village Board meeting. Uniform address signs are designed to make it easier for emergency services personnel to […]

Local fire department responding to Lake County for mutual aid

At about 5:12 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue is responding to a request for mutual aid from the Newport Fire Department for a brush fire in the 42700 block of North Sheridan Oaks Road in Lake County, Illinois. Bristol is being requested to respond with an ATV. Share Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 0

Moving the Old Bristol Town Hall

After three years of fundraising and planning, the Bristol Historical Society saw the 1870 Town Hall moved from county property to Fireman’s Park, across from the current Village Hall. The move was just as much an achievement in utility movement. WEenrgies and assisting power company units relocated lines by lowering them, raising them, or when […]

Move of old Bristol town hall to prompt road closures, powers outages Tuesday

The moving of the 1870 Bristol town hall from its current location in a county park along Highway C to downtown Bristol in Firemen’s Park will take place Tuesday. The structure is already up on a trailer and ready to be moved down Highway C starting at 9 a.m., Tuesday. Highway C will be closed […]

Bristol Wisconsin Historical Society holds groundbreaking for old town hall move

The Bristol Wisconsin Historical Society held a groundbreaking at Firemen’s Park for its upcoming move of the old town hall to that site and surprised a pair of its strongest supporters in the process. The old town hall building, currently in its original location along Highway C in Bristol Woods County Park, is scheduled to be […]

Units responding for crash on Highway C

At about 9:09 a.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to a report of a crash in the 19200 block og Highway C in Bristol. Pre dispatch: Vehicle is rolled over. UPDATE 9:16 a.m. — Salem Lakes Fire/Recue dispatched to respond to the scene with an ambulance as mutual aid. […]

Old Bristol Town Hall being prepared for move

Crews were on site Friday preparing the Old Bristol Town Hall for its move from its current location in Bristol Woods County Park to Fireman’s Park in Bristol. Work being done Friday was to get the building, built in 1870, ready for the move, which is scheduled to take place April 24, said village Trustee […]

Units responding for crash in Bristol

At about 7:02 a.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to an accident at Highways C and V in Bristol. Per dispatch: Crash involves a school bus and another vehicle. One passenger on bus. No injuries being reported at this time. Scene is blocking eastbound Highway C. UPDATE about 8:03 a.m. […]

Units responding for burning in Brsistol

At about 3:43 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to a report of burning in the 17200 block of Winfield Road in Bristol. Per dispatch: This is a controlled burn that is starting to get out of control. UPDATE 3:50 p.m. — Bristol unit on the scene reports to […]

Bristol Wisconsin Historical Society to hold groundbreaking April 15 for old town hall move

The Bristol Wisconsin Historical Society will hold a groundbreaking ceremony for its moving and restoring of the original Bristol Town Hall building on Sunday, April 15 at 1 p.m. at the building new location of Firemen’s Park, 8323 198th Ave. in Bristol. The town hall building, once moved, will be restored into a museum and open to […]

Units responding for crash in Bristol

At about 1:45 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a crash at Highways 45 and 50 in Bristol Per dispatch: Three vehicles involved. Injuries being reported. UPDATE 1:49 p.m. — Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue dispatched to assist at the scene. UPDATE 1:49 p.m. — Deputy shutting down westbound Highway 50. […]

Units responding for alarm in Bristol

At about 7:17 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding for an alarm at a business in the 7900 block of 120th Avenue in Bristol. UPDATE 7:19 p.m. — Per dispatch: People at the scene report that alarm was pulled by a child and that this is a false alarm. […]

Bristol Recreation softball and t-ball registration is March 22 and April 21

Bristol Recreation will hold in-person registration for the 2018 softball and t-ball seasons on Thursday, March 22 from 6 to 8 p.m and Saturday, April 21, from 9 a.m. to noon. T-ball is for children in 4K through first grade. Games are played Saturday 9 to 10:30 a.m., June through July at Hansen Park, 198th Avenue and 83rd Place. Softball has three […]

UPDATE: 20 fire departments assisted with Lake Shangri-la fire

Some 20 fire departments from Wisconsin and northern Illinois assisted Bristol Fire and Rescue with a fire at a Lake Shangri-la house Wednesday afternoon. From a news release from Fire Chief John Niederer: At 1322 hours on Wednesday, March 14th the Bristol Fire Department and the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department were dispatched to the 21200 Block of […]

Units responding for crash in Bristol

At about 7:35 a.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 16000 block of Highway 50 in Bristol. Per dispatch: This is a single vehicle crash. Share11 Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 11

Units responding to fire in Bristol

At about 3:48 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue, Paris Fire and Rescue, Salem Fire/Rescue and Pleasant Prairie Fire and Rescue units and shierff’s deputies are responding to a report of a fire in the 19600 block of Jamestown Place in Bristol. Per dispatch: Caller reported smoke coming from a dryer. Flames also reported. UPDATE 3:50 […]

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