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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 […]

Units responding for alarm in Twin Lakes

At about 8:20 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue units and Twin Lakes Police officers are responding to a report of a fire alarm in the 1600 block of Wilmot Avenue in Twin Lakes. Per dispatch: Multiple callers outside of this apartment complex reporting that fire alarms are sounding. No signs of fire or smoke […]

Units responding for crash in Bristol

At about 6:44 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies responded to a report of a crash in the 8200 block of Highway 45. Per radio transmissions: A single vehicle is off the road. A utility pole also was damaged and wires are down. Deputies were moving to shut down traffic in the […]

Units responding for alarm in Powers Lake

At about 3:43 p.m., Randall Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding to a report of a supervisory fire alarm in the 9000 block of 400th Court in Powers Lake. Per dispatch: Alarm company called in a general fire alarm.

Units responding to crash on I-94

At about 7:32 a.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue, Kenosha Fire Department and Pleasant Prairie Fire and Rescue units are responding to a report of a crash in the northbound lanes of I-94 near Highway 50. Per dispatch: There are two injured people at the scene.

Units responding for crash in Bristol

At about 4:47 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding for a report of a crash at Highways 50 and MB in Bristol. UPDATE 4:49 p.m. — Deputy requests a tow truck.

Units respond to house fire in Salem Saturday night

While Salem was at the train incident in Silver Lake Saturday night, they were toned out for a house fire in the 24600 block of 81st Place in Salem About 11:40 pm Town of Salem Fire /Rescue, Bristol Fire and Rescue, Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Silver Lake Rescue Squad units responded to smoke […]

Units responding to crash in Paddock Lake

At about 1:24 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to the intersection of Highways 50 and 83 in Paddock Lake for a report of a crash.

Units responding for fire in Camp Lake

At about 10:50 a.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a possible fire in a home in the 27800 block of 100th Street in Camp Lake. Per dispatch: Caller reporting white smoke coming from a clothes dryer. Caller and a dog have evacuated the building. UPDATE 10:54 […]

Units responding for crash in Paris

At about 6:11 p.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 18000 block of Highway 142 in Paris. Per dispatch: Extent of injuries unknown; fluid leaking from a vehicle.

Units responding for water call on Powers Lake

At about 11 a.m., Randall Fire Department, Twin Lakes Rescue and county dive team members are responding to the 40600 block of 91st Street in Powers Lake for a water all. Per dispatch: Caller reports a possible need for a rescue on the lake. UPDATE 11:03 a.m. — Dispatch reports that original caller located binoculars […]

County snow plow rear-ended in I-94 crash

A Kenosha County Public Works snow plow was involved in a crash on I-94 early Thursday morning. Lt. Nathan Clark of Wisconsin State Patrol said a patient or patients were transported to a local hospital from the crash, but he could not say who from information available to him at the time of our interview. […]

Deputies respond to 56 crashes Wednesday evening

The freezing rain and resulting slick road conditions kept sheriff’s deputies, other emergency workers and public works crews very busy Wednesday evening. Here’s a roundup of activity from the Sheriff’s Department: Last night, 01/11/2017 between 6:00 PM and 12:00 AM Kenosha County experienced a freezing rain/ice event. Our second shift patrol Deputies, along with Deputies […]

Units responding for crash in Paris

At about 7:20 a.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units are responding for a report of a crash in about the 5900 block of Highway 45 in Paris. Per dispatch: Caller is reporting a vehicle off the road with possible injuries.

Units responding for crash in Wheatland

At about 7:48 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 35200 block of Highway 50 in Wheatland. Per dispatch: One vehicle rolled over. UPDATE 8:04 p.m. — Fire units and deputies unable to locate crash in reported location.

Local fire department aiding Burlington FD for fire

At about 9:22 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department is responding to a request for mutual aid to the Burlington Fire Department for a structure fire in the 600 block of Pine Street in Burlington. Twin Lakes is being requested to respond with a squad. UPDATE 9:27 p.m. — Town of Salem Fire Rescue being requested […]

Units responding for second crash in Bristol

At about 9:36 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units are responding for a crash in the 15700 block of Highway C in Bristol. Per dispatch: Caller reporting a car that went off the road and is now on its roof in a roadside ditch. UPDATE 9:43 p.m. — Unit on the scene reports someone may […]

Units responding for crash in Bristol

At about 9:34 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units are responding for a crash at Highway C and U in Bristol. Per dispatch: Deputies already on the scene of the crash.

Units responding for investigation in Wheatland

At about 5:52 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to the 4200 block of 368th Avenue in Wheatland. Per dispatch: A caller has reported seeing high flames in a wooded area.

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