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Units responding for crash in Paddock Lake

At about 1:44 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding for a crash at Highway 50 and Highway 83-south (Brass Ball Corners) in Paddock Lake. Per dispatch: Three vehicles involved. Share10 Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 10

Units responding for spill on I-94

At about 7:23 p.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a possible fuel spill on I-94. Per dispatch: Reported spill is in the southbound lanes of I-94 just north of Highway 142. Share5 Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 5

State Patrol expected to start air patrol of I-94 Monday

Increased enforcement of traffic laws — including utilizing aircraft — is expected to begin Monday along I-94 in Kenosha County by the Wisconsin State Patrol. Here’s a news release from Wisconsin Department of Transporation: To enhance safety for all travelers, the Wisconsin State Patrol plans to utilize aircraft and ground-based officers to enforce speed limits […]

Units responding for fire on I-94

At about 7:34 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue, Pleasant Prairie Fire and Rescue and Newport Fire Department units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a vehicle fire in the 10400 block of the southbound lanes of I-94. Per dispatch; Occupants of vehicle have evacuated. Heavy smoke reported UPDATE 7:36 p.m. — Per […]

Search underway in Wheatland

At about 9 a.m., law enforcement agencies are conducting a search in the area of Highway 50 and Highway 83 north in Wheatland, Kenosha County Scanner Facebook page is reporting. Here’s a link to their post: https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=2082832385064491&id=1149085318439207 Share49 Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 49

Units responding for water emergency report on Powers Lake

At about 3:28 p.m., Twin Lakes Rescue units, other fire department units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to Powers Lake for a report of a possible water emergency. Per dispatch: Notification has been received from an in car system of an impact alarm mapping  a vehicle as in Powers Lake in the area of 405th […]

2018 Kenosha County Law Enforcement Memorial Ceremony coverage (PHOTOS)

The 2018 Kenosha County Law Enforcement Memorial Ceremony was held Wednesday in downtown Kenosha. At the ceremony, law enforcement officers from throughout the county, government officials and members of the public paid tribute to those who gave the ultimate sacrifice. The ceremony is held at the Kenosha County Law Enforcement Memorial, located between the Kenosha Public […]

Units responding for alarm in Twin Lakes

At about 4:02 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department units and Twin Lakes Police officers are responding to a report of an alarm in the 800 block of Shore Drive in Twin Lakes. Per dispatch: This is a residential fire alarm. UPDATE about 4:04 p.m. — Dispatch reports to responding units that alarm company says this […]

Units responding for assist to Kenosha

At 11:24 a.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units are responding to the 4800 block of 120th Avenue to assist the Kenosha Fire Department. Paris units were instructed to use a non-emergency response to this incident. UPDATE 11:33 a.m. — All Paris units clearing the scene and returning to quarters. Share Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares […]

Units responding for investigation in Rock Lake

At about 6:15 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding to the 10700 block of 254th Avenue in Rock Lake for an investigation. Per dispatch: This may be a carbon monoxide problem. Share2 Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 2

Units responding for fire in Twin Lakes

At about 12:31 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department units and Twin Lakes Police officers are responding to a report of a possible fire in the 800 block of Maple in Twin Lakes. UPDATE 12:34 p.m. — Caller confirms to dispatch that building is on fire. Incident retoned as structure fire. Randall Fire Department, Town of […]

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 […]

Burning ban lifted in Randall

A burning ban enacted last week for Randall has been lifted. The lifting of the ban was due to recent rain and decreased wind, Randall Fire Department Chief Ken Foszcz said in a statement distributed to the media Monday. Share Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 0

Open burning bans lifted in Wheatland, Salem Lakes, Paddock Lake, Brighton

The fire chiefs for Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue and Town of Wheatland Fire Department have cancelled open burning bans that were issued earlier this week in their respective coverage areas. That action affects Salem Lakes, Paddock Lake, Brighton and Wheatland. In announcing the cancelling of the Wheatland ban, town Clerk Sheila Siegler reminded residents there to […]

Units responding for crash in Brighton

At about 8:51 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire Rescue and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a possible rollover crash on the 23500 block of 31st Street in Brighton. Per dispatch: Crash reported by automated alarm. UPDATE about 8:54 p.m. — Deputy on scene says a truck is in the ditch, but not rolled […]

Twin Lakes Fire Department recognizes service of members

The Twin Lakes Fire Department held its annual banquet April 21. Recognized for service milestones were: Branden Jones, 15 years. George Brossard, 50 years. Bob Stoll, 5 years. Fire Chief Stan Clause Jr. 30 years and Lifetime Membership. Andy Haase 20 years. Dani Knoll 10 years. Jeremy Knoll, 10 years. Share175 Tweet Share Pin +1 […]

Burning ban issued for Wheatland

Wheatland is joining the municipalities where burning has been banned due to environmental and weather conditions. The Town of Wheatland Volunteer Fire Department has ordered a burning ban to be in effect until further notice, town Clerk Sheila Siegler announced via email Thursday morning. Share Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 0

Units responding for fire in Trevor

At about 9:25 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue and Bristol Fire and Rescue units are responding for a fire in the 26300 block of 103rd Street in Trevor. Per dispatch: Caller reports a small fire behind a business. UPDATE 9:29 p.m. — Fire unit arriving on scene reports small pile on fire. UPDATE 9:30 p.m. — […]

Open burning ban issued for Randall

A ban on opening burning in Randall has been issued by Randall Fire Department Chief Ken Fosczc. From a statement issued Wednesday: Following discussions with other Fire Department officials I respectfully am placing a burn ban on open burning effective immediately for all areas covered by the Town of Randall Fire Department. The ban will stay in […]

Units responding for grass fire in Trevor

At about 12:58 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue and Bristol Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a grass fire in the 26400 block of 122nd Avenue in Trevor. Per dispatch: Perhaps as much as two acres of land burning behind a home. Share Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 0

Units responding for burning in Trevor

At about 11:30 a.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding to the 26800 block of 110th Street in Trevor for a report of burning. A open burning ban is in effect for Salem Lakes. Share5 Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 5

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

Open burning ban issued for Salem Lakes, Paddock Lake and Brighton

Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue Chief Mike Slover has enacted a ban on open burning  in the three municipalities protected by the department — Salem Lakes, Paddock Lake and Brighton. Slover issued the following statement regarding the ban Tuesday evening: Following discussions with other Fire Department officials I respectfully am placing a burn ban on open burning effective […]

Units on scene of fire in Wheatland

At about 11:25 a.m., multiple fire department units are on the scene of a fire in the 4600 block of Highway 83 in Wheatland. Fire scene appears to be near a farm. State Patrol blocking access to the site via northbound Highway 83. UPDATE 11:39 a.m. — Kenosha County Scanner Facebook page is reporting that […]

Units responding for fire in Salem Lakes

At about 8:02 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding to a report of a grass fire in the 9700 block of Highway B on Salem Lakes. Per dispatch: Fire is along the Fox River and not near any structures. UPDATE about 8:09 p.m. — Fire unit arriving on scene confirms fire, perhaps several acres. […]

Units responding for field fire in Wheatland

At about 5:53 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Silver Lake Rescue Squad units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a field fire in the 7900 block of Fox River Road in Wheatland. UPDATE about 5:55 p.m. — Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue dispatched to respond with a grass rig. Kenosha County Scanner […]

Units responding for fire in Randall

At about 1:40 p.m., Randall Fire Department and Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue units are responding to a report of a fire in the 40200 block of 106th Street in Randall. UPDATE about 1:43 p.m. — Deputy on scene reports flames visible and an explosion of a propane tank on a deck. UPDATE about 1:46 […]

Units responding for fire in Powers Lake

At about 11:56 a.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department, Randall Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding for a report of a fire in the 8500 block of 406th Avenue in Powers Lake. Per dispatch: Brush fire is about 30 feet from a building. UPDATE noon: — Deputy on scene […]

UPDATE: Illinois woman dies in Wilmot crash

A woman from Illinois died in a crash Saturday in Wilmot. The woman’s identity was released by the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department on Monday as Lisa Fagan, 47. From a news release from the Sheriff’s Department: On 04-28-18 at approximately 6:32 pm, the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department along with Randall Township Fire and Rescue (Note: Silver Lake […]

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