Posts under ‘Police/fire’

Units responding to crash in Twin Lakes

At about 5:38 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue units and Twin Lakes Police officers are responding to a report of a crash at Highways C and Z in Twin Lakes. Per dispatch: A bicyclist may be involved. UPDATE 5:49 p.m. — Ambulance leaving the scene heading for a local hospital.

Units responding for vehicle in water in Lake Shangri-la

At about 7:23 a.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units, Kenosha County Dive Team members and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a vehicle in the water in the 21600 block of 121st Place in the Lake Shangri-la neighborhood. Per dispatch: A caller reported that a vehicle went down a hill with a curve and slid into the water. […]

Units responding for crash in Bristol

At 10:08 a.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to the intersection of Highway 45 and Highway 50 in Bristol for a crash. Per dispatch: Crash involves two vehicles and is blocking traffic. One person reporting an injury. UPDATE 10:10 a.m. — Deputy on the scene reports crash is actually on Highway […]

Wheatland Fire Department Auxiliary egg hunt is March 28

The Town of Wheatland Fire Department Auxiliary Easter Egg Hunt will take place Saturday, March 28, at 10 a.m. sharp! The egg hunt will be held at the Wheatland Fire Department Firehouse in New Munster. Ages 10 and under are welcome. Bring your own basket. This is a free community event sponsored by the Town of […]

Silver Lake public hearing on possible sheriff’s contract to be April 14

A public hearing regarding the possibility of the village contracting with the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department for police protection will be held starting at 7 p.m., April 14 at Riverview School. The notice announcing the hearing said all interested parties will be given a chance to speak. Written comment submitted by April 13 will also be […]

Suspect from Union Grove shooting in custody

The man that lead police on a manhunt in the Union Grove area Sunday after reportedly firing on police officers is now in custody, fox6now.com is reporting. Stan Sillas was taken into custody by police in Mt. Pleasant on Monday. More info here from Fox6 and also here from our friends at Racine County Eye.

Units responding for crash in Silver Lake

At about 9:06 a.m., Silver Lake Fire Department and Silver Lake Rescue Squad  units are responding to a crash at Cogswell Drive and Lakeview Drive in Silver Lake. UPDATE 9:09 a.m. — Silver Lake Rescue unit clearing the scene. Reports to dispatch that a single vehicle involved, no injuries and waiting for a tow.

Dive team members responding to Pleasant Prairie

At about 7:35 a.m., Kenosha County Dive Team members are responding to a possible water incident near Highway 31 (Green Bay Road) and Springbrook Road in Pleasant Prairie. UPDATE 7:3 a.m. — Dive team members standing down.

Units responding to crash in Slades Corners

At about 7:09 a.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 39900 block of Highway 50 in Slades Corners.

Search for suspect underway in Union Grove

Kenosha County deputies are assisting in a search for a suspect in Union Grove. The Air One police helicopter is also assisting, as are other law enforcement officers. At 6:45 p.m., scanner transmissions suggest officers have had several possible sightings. We will update when more details are known. UPDATE 7:45 p.m. — Our friends at Racine County […]

Units responding for crash in Trevor

At about 6:10 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding to a report of a crash in the 24600 block of Highway C in Trevor. Per dispatch: Crash involves a single vehicle that has struck a tree. Driver is out of vehicle, conscious and breathing.

Units responding for burning in Paddock Lake

At about 5:18 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding to a report of burning in the 6300 block of 247th Avenue in Paddock Lake.

Twin Lakes Police Chief Dale Racer to retire

Dale Racer, the chief of the Twin Lakes Police Department for the last eight years, will be retiring. Racer expects his last day as TLPD chief to be July 6. In an email message to westofthei.com, Racer said: There is no specific reason for retirement except I’ve been in Law Enforcement for 36 years and […]

Units responding to barn fire in Paris

At about 2:07 p.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units are responding to a report of a barn fire in the 1400 block of Highway D in Paris. UPDATE 2:11 p.m. — Paris FD activates box alarm to the second level. Various equipment and personnel responding from various departments including Bristol Fire and Rescue, Town of […]

Units responding for grass fire in Wheatland

At 1:53 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding to a report of a grass fire at Geneva Road and 366th Court in Wheatland. Per dispatch: Passerby reported fire close to house and homeowner trying to extinguish it.

Units responding for crash in Salem

At about 10:40 a.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding for a crash in the 25900 block of Highway F in Salem. Per dispatch: Single vehicle has struck a tree. One person still in the car, conscious and breathing, deputy on the scene reports.

Units responding for burning furniture in Twin Lakes

At about 3:42 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department units are responding for a burning violation in the 500 block of Legion Drive in Twin Lakes. Police officer already at the scene reports someone set a couch on fire outside.

Silver Lake Village Board considering contracting with sheriff for police services

The Silver Lake Village Board met with Sheriff David Beth at the end of Wednesday’s Village Board meeting to discuss contracting out village police protection to the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department. The meeting with Beth was behind closed doors and lasted more than an hour. When the board reconvened in open session, village President Sue […]

Bristol man dies in crash in Kenosha

Shawn Delaney, 34, of Bristol died in a crash in Kenosha Monday night, WGTD is reporting. More information is at WGTD’s Facebook page.

Local fire departments responding for mutual aid to Antioch

At  11:02 a.m., some Western Kenosha County fire departments are responding to a MABAS box alarm for the Antioch Fire Department. The fire is in the 38600 block of North Drexel Blvd. in Antioch. Requested to respond with tenders (water tankers) are Randall Fire Department, Bristol Fire and Rescue and Silver Lake Fire Department. Town […]

Units responding for CO alarm in Wheatland

At about 2:18 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding for a carbon monoxide alarm in the 8000 block of 335th Avenue in Wheatland. Per dispatch: Caller says alarm has been sounding and they are experiencing dizziness since Friday. UPDATE 2:21 p.m. — We Energies crew also responding.

Units responding for possible water call in Wheatland

At about 11:50 a.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department, Silver Lake Rescue Squad and County Dive Team units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a possible water call in the 34100 block of Highway JB along the Wheatland-Racine County border. Per dispatch: A caller reporetd seeing an unoccupied inflatable raft in an […]

Units responding for burning in Bristol

At about 8:49 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to a report of burning in the 9300 block of 200th Avenue (Highway 45) in Bristol. Per dispatch: Caller reported a large bonfire with embers flying everywhere at this location. UPDATE 9:01 p.m. — Fire units returning to quarters.

Units responding to crash on I-94

At about 6:45 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue and Pleasant Prairie Fire and Rescue units and sheriff”s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 7500 block of the southbound lanes of I-94. UPDATE 6:50 p.m. — Dispatch reports to responding units that crash originally happened on off ramp and vehicles have […]

Wheatland Fire Department annual Corned Beef and Cabbage fundraiser is March 16

The Town of Wheatland Fire Department is hosting its annual Corned Beef and Cabbage fundraiser on Monday, March 16, from 4 to 8 p.m. at St. Alphonsus School. The department is raising funds for equipment used by department personnel. Due to the increased cost of quality ingredients and the extended amount of preparation time the […]

County jail inmate tests positive for tuberculosis

A person being held at the Kenosha County Jail has tested positive for tuberculosis, prompting efforts to isolate that person and test staff and volunteers, the Sheriff’s Department announced Wednesday. Here is the media release: Yesterday, 03-10-15 the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department received information that a subject being held in the Kenosha County Jail, on an […]

Units investigating gas odor report along Salem-Brighton border

At about 11:32 a.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue and Silver Lake Rescue Squad units are responding to a report of a gas odor in the 31000 block of 60th Street (Highway K) along the Salem-Brighton border. Per dispatch: Caller reporting alarms going of in residence. Occupants have evacuated.

Units responding to smoke in Salem

At about 9:37 a.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue and Brsitol Fire and Rescue units and sheriff”s deputies are responding to a report of smoke in an attic of a business in the 23600 block of 84th Street in Salem.

Units responding to crash in Randall

At about 10 p.m., Randall Fire Department and Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 34200 block of Bassett Road in Randall. Per dispatch: Single vehicle has struck a tree. UPDATE 10:03 p.m. — Fire unit reports occupants out of the vehicle with […]

Units responding for odor investigation in Twin Lakes

At about 2:52 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue units are responding to an apartment in the 500 block of Legion Drive for a investigation of a natural gas odor.

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