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Units responding for burning in Paris

At about 5:40 p.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units are responding to a report of burning in the 13500 block of Highway 142 in Paris.

Units responding to crash in Brighton

At about 2:39 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 29000 block of Highway JB in Brighton. Per dispatch: Single vehicle rolled over on driver’s side. Single occupant conscious and breathing but may be trapped. UPDATE 2:42 p.m. — Deputy reporting that occupant […]

Units responding for burning in Paddock Lake

At about 6:34 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding to a report of burning in the 6500 block of 243rd Court in Paddock Lake.

Units responding for car fire in Salem

At about 11:40 a.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue and Silver Lake Rescue Squad units are responding to a car fire in the 28800 block of Highway 50 in Salem. Per dispatch: Fire appears to be coming from the vehicle’s brakes.

Units responding for burning in Wheatland

At about 7:29 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding to a report of burning in the 3200 block of 367th Avenue in Wheatland. UPDATE 7:33 p.m. — Wheatland command calls off response from other units.

Units responding for chimney fire in Salem

At at about 7:07 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue and Randall Fire Department units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a chimney fire in the 9900 block of 296th Avenue in Salem. UPDATE 7:10 p.m. — Per dispatch: Fire is out. Randall units that were responding are returning to quarters.

Units responding for burning in Paddock Lake

At about 6:55 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding to a report of burning in the area of 70th Street and 250th Avenue in Paddock Lake.

Units responding for alarm in Paris

At about 2:58 p.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units were dispatched to a supervisory alarm at a business in the 2800 block of West Frontage Road in Paris.

Units responding to second crash in Paris

At about 2:57 p.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies were dispatched for a report of a crash on Highway MB near Highway 142 in Paris. This crash was later reported as unfounded.

Units responding for smoke from car in Twin Lakes

At about 6:50 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department unit and Twin Lakes Police officers are responding to a report of a car smoking in the 12700 block of Highway P in Twin Lakes. UPDATE 6:53 p.m. — Police officer on scene reports to dispatch that there are no injuries and there are no longer any […]

Units responding for investigation in Wheatland

At about 8:45 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding for an investigation in the 35000 block of 47th Street in Wheatland. Per dispatch: A natural gas smell has been reported inside a home. Occupants have evacuated.

Units responding to crash along Salem-Brighton border

At about 12:17 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue and Silver Lake Rescue units are responding to a report of a crash in the 29600 block of Highway K along the Salem-Brighton border. Per dispatch: One car is in the ditch and there is one injured person. Deputies already on the scene.

Kenosha County Tavern League makes donations for new Sheriff’s Dept. K9 and other organizations

Their 13th annual fishing derby was canceled due to ice conditions, but the Kenosha County Tavern League Ice Fishing Party went on Saturday, Feb. 25. Saturday morning, Tavern League officials presented checks to several organizations. The Kenosha County Tavern League made a $10,000 contribution the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department K9 fund. That covers two thirds […]

Deputies respond to pigs in the roadway in Bristol

Deputies patrolling Western Kenosha County answer their share of animals on the loose and blocking roadways calls. Most often the wandering beasts are cows, or sometimes horses. For awhile, there were some sheep on the highway calls. Everyone remembers when a group of bison got loose about a year ago. Friday, deputies responded to something a little different: […]

Units responding for investigation in Wheatland

At about 4:07 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding to the 6500 block of 352nd Avenue in Wheatland for an investigation. Per dispatch: A smell of natural gas and hissing from a gas meter have been reported. Update about 4:53 p.m. — Gas utility crew on scene.

UPDATE: Fire in Trevor home may started in trash container

A home that damaged a Trevor house Monday afternoon may have started in a garbage container on a rear deck. No one was injured in the incident. From a  statement released by Town of Salem Fire/Rescue Chief David “Mike” Slover: At approximately 1:04 pm, 20 February, 2017 Town of Salem Fire/Rescue was called for a […]

Sheriff’s Department seeking information on attempted theft from car dealer

The Sheriff’s Department is seeking information about what appears to be an attempt to steal vehicles from a Bristol car dealer along I-94 late Sunday night. From a media release from the Sheriff’s Department (Note: Words inside parenthesis added or substituted by westofthei.com — DH): On 02/19/17 at 11:52 PM Deputies conducted checks of the […]

Units responding for fire in Trevor

At about 1:05 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue and Bristol Fire and Rescue units are responding to a report of a fire in the 11400 block of 270th Avenue in Trevor. Per dispatch: Fire appears to be in an attic. UPDATE 1:07 p.m. — Unit on the scene reports flames coming from the attic.

Units responding for investigation in Twin Lakes

At about 7:35 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue units and Twin Lakes Police officers are responding for an investigation in the 100 block of Legion Drive in Twin Lakes. Per dispatch: Caller is reporting a smell of propane or natural gas outside.

Units responding for investigation in Bristol

At about 6:50 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a business at Highway 50 and Highway MB in Bristol. Per dispatch: A passerby reported seeing smoke coming from a store building.

Units responding for car fire in Wheatland

At about 11:50 a.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding to a report of a car fire. Per dispatch: Vehicle is in the 31200 block of Highway 50 in Wheatland. UPDATE 11:54 a.m. — Deputy arriving on scene reports minor smoke but no flames seen. Car is a black […]

UPDATE: Bristol home in Friday night basement fire should be habitable after repairs

A home damaged in a fire late Friday night should be habitable after salvage and restoration work, according to Bristol Fire Department officials. From a media release on the incident issued Monday: At approximately, 11:28 PM on Friday, February 10th, the Bristol Fire Department and automatic aid companies from the Antioch Fire Department, the Newport Township […]

Fire in Bristol home started in basement

At about 11:30 p.m. Friday night, fire departments from Bristol, Pleasant Prairie and Antioch were sent to a reported house fire in the 12100 block of 187th Avenue in Bristol. It was a basement fire with flames showing. The occupants had exited the building. The first units on scene were successful at knocking down the […]

Units responding for crash in Paddock Lake

At about 4:50 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding for a report of a crash at Highways 50 and 83-south in Paddock Lake. Per dispatch: Two vehicles involved; one injury being reported. UPDATE about 5 p.m. — Traffic being shut down on westbound Highway 50 at Highway 83.

UPDATE: Identity released of woman who died in Sunday crash in Trevor

The identity of a woman who died in a crash in Trevor Sunday evening has been released by the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department. Jennifer Ginter, 30, of Bristol, was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash in the 11000 block of Antioch Road (Highway 83) in Trevor. A 20-year-old woman from Trevor in another […]

UPDATE: One dead, one injured in Sunday evening crash in Trevor

A 30-year-old woman from Bristol died in a crash in Trevor Sunday evening, the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department said in a media release issued Monday morning. A 20-year-old woman from Trevor involved in the same crash was transported from the scene by Flight for Life medical transport helicopter with non-life-threatening injuries, the release said. Names of the […]

Units responding to crash in Trevor

At about 6:57 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a crash at Highways 83 and C in Trevor. Per dispatch: Two vehicles involved. Injuries reported. UPDATE 7 p.m. — Second ambulance dispatched. UPDATE 7:03 p.m.– Deputy shutting down Highway 83 traffic at Highway JF. Crash scene is on Highway […]

Twin Lakes PD takes Polar Plunge for Special Olympics

The 2017 Polar Plunge for Special Olympics took place Saturday at the Brat Stop. Over 200 people braved the cold water and raised money to sponsor Special Olympic athletes. This is the 18th annual plunge for this area. The 7th year at the Brat Stop. Special Olympic Plunges are held all over the state. Some […]

Local fire departments responding to Spring Grove for aid

At about 6:15 p.m., some Western Kenosha County fire departments are responding to a request for mutual aid from the Spring Grove Fire Department. The box alarm is for a structure fire in the 9800 block of Hunter’s Lane. Randall Fire Department and Twin Lakes Fire Department are requested to respond with tenders (water tankers) […]

Deputy performs special football duty in Paddock Lake

No doubt you’ve seen it on the internet somewhere. A law enforcement officer steps out from his or her cruiser to relate to some neighborhood children. On Wednesday, it happened right here in Paddock Lake and yes it was captured for the internet. Here’s is video Tammie Martina shared with westofthei.com  and posted on Facebook of […]

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