Posts under ‘Police/fire’

Units responding to crash in Paddock Lake

At about 9:24 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in about the 24600 block of Highway 50 (75th Street) in Paddock Lake. Per dispatch: Crash involves a car and a semi-truck. Personnel on scene reporting major damage to vehicles. UPDATE 9:25 p.m. — Second […]

Units responding to crash in Salem

At about 10:15 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue and Silver Lake Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a crash in the 8800 block of Fox River Road in Salem. Per dispatch: Caller reporting crash says it is a single vehicle that has struck a tree. UPDATE 10:21 p.m. — Per dispatch: Deputy reports […]

Twin Lakes FD to host blood drive

The Twin Lakes Fire Department will host a Blood Drive with the Blood Center of Wisconsin at the Twin Lakes Fire Department on Monday, Aug. 25, from 2:30 until 7:30 pm. You can schedule an appointment here The summer months are especially critical for the Blood Center.

Twin Lakes PD makes arrest in 2011 playground fire

Twin Lakes Police have made an arrest in the November 2011 Arrowhead Park playground fire that caused thousands of dollars damage, Chief Dale Racer announced today. After several years of following up on leads and developing information, Twin Lakes Police questioned a 19-year-old Twin Lakes resident on Thursday, regarding the playground fire at Arrowhead Park. […]

Twin Lakes PD, Sheriff’s Dept. participting in statewide drunk driving crackdown

The Twin Lakes Police Department and the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department will join hundreds of other law enforcement agencies in cracking down on drunk driving from Aug. 15 to Sept. 1. Efforts to combat drunken driving in Wisconsin through effective enforcement and education are showing positive results. In the past 10 years, fatalities from alcohol-related […]

Salem F/R responding for mutual aid to Antioch

At 8:57 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding to request for mutual aid from the Antioch Fire Department, which has a structure fire on Willow Street in Antioch. Salem is being requested to respond with a tanker.

Units responding for crash in Bristol

At about 9:45 a.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash at Highways C and U in Bristol. Per dispatch:  Two vehicles involved. One patient bleeding from the face.

Units responding for crash in Trevor

At about 9:19 a.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash at Highways 83 and JF in Trevor. Per dispatch: Two vehicles involved. One possible injury being reported. UPDATE about 9:23 a.m. – Arriving fire unit reports minor damage. UPDATE 9:38 a.m. — One person being […]

Units responding to crash in Salem

At about 2:53 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 12000 block of Highway 83 (Antioch Road) in Salem.

Twin Lakes PD dealing with cows on the road

At about 6:58 p.m., Twin Lakes Police are responding to reports of cows on roads in the area of Legion Drive, Highway KD and Buck Trail. The cows owner is also trying to round-up the animals. UPDATE 7 p.m. — Officer has checked down Legion to KD and has found traffic moving well and no cows on the roadway […]

Units responding to crash in Paris

At about 10:52 a.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash at Highway N and 176th Avenue (Highway D) in Paris. Per dispatch: Single vehicle off the road. UPDATE 11:01 a.m. — Bristol Fire and Rescue requested to respond as mutual aid with an ambulance to […]

Units responding for CO in Salem

At about 1:35 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding to the 8300 block of Antioch Road (Highway 83) in Salem for a possible carbon monoxide problem.

Woman who died in state line crash identified

The woman who died in a three-vehicle crash Friday in Bristol near the Wisconsin-Illinois state line has been identified by the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department as Kathryn E. Kowalczyk, of Trevor. In the crash, a car driven by Sandor Katona, 81, of Zion drove westbound on Highway WG through a red light and collided with a northbound on Highway […]

UPDATE: Trevor woman dies in crash in Bristol

A Trevor woman died and two others were injured as the result of a three-vehicle crash in Bristol late this morning. The identity of the woman who died in the crash is not being released at this time, Sgt. Robert Croeker, Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department spokesman, said. From a sheriff’s department media release: Today at 11:02 AM, Kenosha County […]

Units responding for fire in Wheatland

At about 9:01 a.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department, Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue and Randall Fire Department are responding to a report of a fire in about the 38000 block of Highway 50 in Wheatland. Per dispatch: Caller reported large amount of black smoke. UPDATE 9:09 a.m. — Wheatland chief on the scene. This […]

Units responding for alarm in along Highway K

At about 8:55 a.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to a report of a supervisory alarm in the 25400 block of 60th Street along the Brighton-Salem border. UPDATE 8:55 a.m. — Per dispatch: Alarm company says it is a false alarm.

Units responding for CO alarm in Trevor

At about 10:50 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue is responding to a residence in the 26000 block of 103rd Street, Trevor for a carbon monoxide alarm. Per dispatch: No one in the home is experiencing symptoms of CO exposure.

Medical examiner and sheriff issue statements regarding heroin

Patrice Hall, Kenosha County Medical Examiner, and Sheriff David Beth both issued statements regarding drug overdoses after three deaths this past weekend. One of the deaths was in Twin Lakes, the other two in Kenosha. Said Beth: “Overdose deaths are an increasing problem in Kenosha County. We continue to utilize our resources in KDOG (Kenosha […]

Units responding for crash in Salem

At about 2:40 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding to a report of a crash at Highways JF and 83 in Salem. UPDATE 2:42 p.m. — Fire units on the scene reports everyone out of vehicles.

Twin Lakes National Night Out 2014 coverage

Twin Lakes residents got a chance to get to know their fire and police departments better at the National Night Out event Tuesday evening. The Twin Lakes Police Department and Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue hosted the event at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church. Great weather may have helped contribute to a big turnout. Communities throughout […]

Silver Lake FD answers “slanderous” flyer

A flyer that criticizes the Silver Lake Fire Department and was circulated around town is being answered by the department’s leadership. Allison Draeger, who was elected department chief by membership but has yet to be formally appointed to the post by the Silver Lake Village Board, supplied westofthei.com with the department’s reply to the criticisms in the poster, which is a […]

Units responding for deck fire in Twin Lakes

At about 4:27 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department units and Twin Lakes Police officers are responding to the 2300 block of Anna Avenue for a report of a deck on fire. Per dispatch: Deck is not attached to the house. UPDATE 4:31 p.m. — Police officer on the scene reports deck is fully engulfed. Deck is about […]

Twin Lakes FD responding for mutual aid to Woodstock

At about 12:08 p.m., the Twin Lakes Fire Department has been requested to send a tender for a change of quarters to the Woodstock Fire Department for mutual aid.

Twin Lakes National Night Out is Tuesday

Twin Lakes Police Department and Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue will host National Night Out on Tuesday, Aug. 5 at Saint John the Evangelist Catholic Church,  701 N. Lake Ave, Twin Lakes. The free event begins at 5 p.m. and continues to 8 p.m. National Night Out is a free event hosted by public safety departments […]

Units responding for alarm at Central HS

At about 8:31 a.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding to a general supervisory fire alarm at Central High School in Paddock Lake. UPDATE 8:33 a.m. — Dispatch reports that alarm company says contractors on the scene are raising dust that set off the alarm. Some fire units returning to quarters. Others responding non […]

Local fire depts responding for hay bale fire in Linn

At about 7:49 a.m., local fire departments are responding to a box alarm for a fire in Linn in Walworth County. Per dispatch: The fire at Highway B and Zenda Road involves 2,000 bales of hay. Twin Lakes Fire Department is due to respond with a tender and Randall Fire Department is due to respond […]

Units responding for gas smell in Bristol

At about 6:02 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units are responding for a report of a strong gas smell near a gas meter in the 8200 block of 199th Avenue in Bristol. UPDATE 6:05 p.m. — Bristol FR command requests response from We Energies.

Sheriff’s Department seeking suspect in Bristol incident

The Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department released the following information Thursday via its Facebook page: This morning, Deputies responded to an altercation in the Village of Bristol. Prior to their arrival, the suspect fled on foot. The suspect is Darryl Heard (33yrs old). The suspect is wanted for Disorderly Conduct, Criminal Damage, Criminal Trespass to Dwelling and […]

Units responding for fire alarm in Randall

At about 6:09 p.m., Randall Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding to a smoke alarm at a residence int he 11100 block of 336th Avenue in Randall.

Units responding for report of grass fire near Cross Lake

At about 1:15 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding to a report of a grass fire in the 22700 block of 126th Street in the Cross Lake area. UPDATE 1:25 p.m. — Fire personnel at the scene requesting ATV and brush truck respond. UPDATE 1:34 p.m. — MABAS box alarm activated. Responding to […]

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