Posts under ‘Police/fire’

Units responding for alarm at Wilmot High School

At about 1:40 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to a report of a fire alarm at Wilmot Union High School.

Units responding for wire on fire in Salem

At 1:37 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding to a report of a wire on fire in the 8500 block of 226th Avenue in Salem. UPDATE 1:39 p.m. — Salem F/R command holding rescue in quarters. Dispatch reports that wire appears to be intact. UPDATE 1:54 p.m. — Salem F/R personnel have not […]

Deputy responding for injured bird in Brighton

At about 11:46 a.m., a sheriff’s deputy is responding for a report of an injured bird in the 2000 block of Highway 75 in Brighton. Per dispatch: Caller said the turkey was along the east side of the highway and appeared injured. UPDATE 11:55 a.m. — Deputy reports bird is conscious and breathing and out of […]

Units responding for car fire on I-94

At about 1:06 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue, Pleasant Prairie Fire and Rescue and Newport Fire Department are responding for a car fire on I-94. Per dispatch: Involved vehicle is in the southbound lanes of I-94 near Highway 165.

Units responding to crash in Salem

At about 6:20 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash at 268th Avenue and 103rd Street in Salem. Per dispatch: Motorcyclist went off the road. Motocyclist is up and walking.

Units responding for burning in Salem

At 7:51 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding to a report of burning in the 9000 block of 259th Avenue in Salem.

Units responding to fire station for medical call

At about 4 p.m., Silver Lake Fire Department and Silver Lake Rescue Squad units are responding to the Silver Lake Fire Department Station for a medical call. Per dispatch: Patient walked into the fire department with an unknown medical problem.

Units responding for crash in Bristol

At about 2:27 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash at Highways 45 and WG, along the Bristol/Illinois border. Per dispatch: White pick-up truck rolled over and is in the ditch. Female driver is out of the truck and conscious, but extent of injuries unknown. UPDATE […]

Silver Lake to pursue contract with Salem for fire and rescue services

The Silver Lake Village Board voted to pursue negotiations with Salem over contracting with Town of Salem Fire/Rescue to provide fire protection and emergency medical services to the village. The 5-2 vote came after a contentious debate that included board members and the audience. Trustee Roger Johnson voted against the motion. Trustee Carolyn Dodge, the […]

Units responding for crash in Paris

At about 9:10 p.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 5800 block of Highway 45 in Paris. Per dispatch: Single vehicle hit a sign and entered the ditch. Sign may be under vehicle. Extent of injuries unknown. UPDATE 9:40 p.m. — All fire/rescue […]

Silver Lake FD accepts donation of pet oxygen mask

The Silver Lake Fire Department now has a new tool to help pets that it rescues from burning buildings. Representatives of the department on Monday accepted a donation of a pet oxygen mask from Invisible Fence Brand and Westosha Veterinary Hospital in Silver Lake. Steve Burbick of Invisible Fence said the company annually makes such donations in […]

Units responding to crash along Salem/Brighton border

At about 5:40 p.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 Salem/Brighton border. Per dispatch: Two or three vehicles may be invovled. A utility pole and wires are down. A transformer may also have been damaged. UPDATE 5:41 p.m. […]

Units responding for fire alarm in Paddock Lake

At about 4:48 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding to the 24500 block of 67th Street for a fire alarm at a residence. UPDATE 4:52 p.m. — Per dispatch: Deputies on the scene with residents report that this was an accidental alarm. Most fire units remaining in quarters. One continuing to verify situation.

Units responding for alarm in Wheatland

At about 9:24 a.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units along with sheriff’s deputies are responding to a residence in the 39500 block of Bloomfield Road in Wheatland. Per dispatch: An upstairs smoke alarm has been activated. UPDATE 9:25 a.m. — Dispatch reports to Wheatland FD command that alarm company says […]

Units responding for crash in Randall

At about 8:44 p.m., Randall Fire Department and Silver Lake Rescue Squad units are responding to a report of a crash in the 31600 block of Highway C in Randall. Per dispatch: Reports are that a single vehicle rolled over, that vehicle may be smoking and the driver still inside. UPDATE 8:58 p.m. — Twin […]

Units responding to Trevor-Wilmot School for alarm

At about 5:40 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue unit are responding to a report of a fire alarm at Trevor-Wilmot School.

Units responding to county park for medical call

At about 5 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units andsheriff’s deputies are responding to Silver Lake County Park for a medical park. Per dispatch: Patient is a woman who has fainted at the beach pavilion.

Units responding for bed fire in Wilmot

At about 2:20 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue and sheriff’s deputies are responding to the 11900 block of 304th Avenue in Wilmot for a bed on fire. Per dispatch: The bed is in a bedroom of a residence and flames were seen. UPDATE 2:27 p.m. — Address is actually 10000 block of 304th Avenue. Silver […]

Units responding for burning in Salem

At about 9:55 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputies are responding to the 9700 block of 270th Avenue in Salem for a burning complaint. Per dispatch: Neighbor has reported a bonfire and fireworks at this location.

Twin Lakes Police Water Patrol to participate in Operation Dry Water

The Twin Lakes Police Water Patrol will be participating in the Operation Dry Water crackdown on boating under the influence. From a media release from the department: As the summer recreational boating season gets into full swing, Twin Lakes Police Water Patrol is ramping up its enforcement efforts as part of a national crackdown on boating under the influence. The […]

Wheatland Fire Department Festival parade 2015 coverage (PHOTOS)

The annual Town of Wheatland Fire Department Festival parade took place Saturday afternoon. The parade was just one of the many activities that are part of the annual festival which continues Sunday (click here for more info.) Here are some more photos from freelance photographer West Jacob:

Units responding to fire in Silver Lake

At 11:05 a.m., Silver Lake Fire Department, Silver Lake Rescue Squad, Town of Salem Fire/Rescue, Randall Fire Department and Wheatland Fire Department units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a fire in the 700 block of School Street in Silver Lake. Per dispatch: This appears to be a electrical fire. UPDATE about […]

Units responding to fire in Bristol

At about 11:30 a.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue and other departments are responding to a garage fire in the 18900 block of 83rd Street in Bristol. Per Kenosha Area Fire Rescue Scanner Facebook page, Pleasant Prairie Fire and Rescue is also responding. Per scanner transmissions, Town of Salem Fire/Rescue and Paris Fire and Rescue are […]

Units responding for fire in Wheatland

At about 12:54 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department. Randall Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a structure fire near Highway 50 and Highway O in Wheatland. Per dispatch: Caller reported black smoke coming from shingles on a structure along Highway 50 about a quarter of a […]

Silver Lake Meet & Greet with Sheriff’s Department coverage (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Silver Lake residents got a chance to meet the individuals that will be patrolling their village starting Thursday, if all goes as expected. Four Kenosha County Sheriff’s deputies, along with supervisors, Chief Deputy Charles Smith and Sheriff David Beth were at Silver Lake Village Hall Tuesday from 10 a.m. to noon. Citizens attending got a […]

Silver Lake Firefighters Association baggo tournament 2015 coverage (PHOTOS)

The Silver Lake Firefighters Association hosted a baggo tournament and pig roast on Sunday at noon at Schmalfeldt Park. The event was able to stay outside despite some wet weather, thanks to efforts to dry off parts of the park. Funds raised during this event will go towards the purchase of a new Thermal Imaging Camera, […]

Meet & Greet event for Silver Lake residents with Sheriff’s Dept. Tuesday

A Meet and Greet for Silver Lake residents to become more familiar with the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department will take place at Silver Lake Village Hall on Tuesday, June 16, from 10 a.m. to noon. Cake and coffee will be served. Residents can meet with Sheriff Dave Beth and the officers that will be patrolling the village. You will […]

Units responding to Salem School for medical call

At about 11:04 a.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding to Salem School for a medical call. Per dispatch: Patient is a 40-year-old female by the softball fields who may be having a diabetic reaction.

Wheatland Fire Dept. annual festival is June 19-22

The 46th Annual Town of Wheatland Fire Department Festival will take place June 19-21 at New Munster Park. This event includes food, fun and refreshment for all. Here is the lineup of activities for the weekend: Softtball tournament – Friday 6 p.m. and continues Saturday and Sunday at 10 a.m. Live music – “Lunchmoney Bullies” […]

Units responding to crash in Paris

At about 7:40 p.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a crash at Highway 142 and the West Frontage Road in Paris. UPDATE 8:12 p.m. — One patient being transported to a local hospital via Paris ambulance.

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