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Units respond for crash in Paddock Lake

Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue responded for a crash in Paddock Lake at about 2:15 p.m., Kenosha County Scanner Facebook page reported. Photos posted on social media showed snarled traffic in the area of crash on Highway 50 just west of Brass Ball Corners (Highway 83-south/Highway 75 and Highway 50). Injuries were being reported when the fire/rescue […]

Two arrested in Twin Lakes for firing gun outside house

Two men were arrested and are being held in the Kenosha County Jail after firing a gun outside of a Twin Lakes residence early Wednesday. A 20-year-old Twin Lakes man and a 23-year-old Richmond man were arrested by Twin Lakes Police and are in the jail awaiting formal charges. The Kenosha County Tactical Team was […]

UPDATE: Name of victims in drag strip shooting released

The names of the victims in a Sunday evening shooting at a drag strip in Paris have been released by the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department. At a press conference at the track on Monday afternoon, Sheriff David Beth said the victims, all men, were: David L. Watson, 30, of Oswego, Illinois, who died en route […]

UPDATE: Three shooting victims at drag strip in Paris are dead

Three people shot by a single gunman at Great Lakes Dragaway in Paris Sunday evening have died, Kenosha County Sheriff David Beth said. Beth said the shooting may have been gang related. A suspect was not in custody as of 9:30 p.m. The shooter was described as a black male in his 20s, wearing cutoff […]

Units responding to shooting at Paris drag strip

At about 7:12 p.m., units from multiple local fire departments are responding to a box alarm activated by Paris Fire and Rescue for multiple shooting victims at a drag strip in the 18400 block of Highway KR in Paris. Departments responding are Kansasville Fire Department, Union Grove Fire Department, Bristol Fire and Rescue, Somers Fire […]

Units responding for down wire in Bristol

At about 10:28 a.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units are responding to a report of a down wire in the 16700 block of 92nd Street in Bristol. Per dispatch: Caller reports a tree branch fell on a wire. UPDATE 10:33 a.m. — Utility company crew responding.

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Units responding for crash near I-94

At about 9:23 a.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units are responding to a report of a crash in the 11900 block of Highway 158. Per dispatch: One injury being reported.

Units responding for crash in New Munster

At about 8:50 a.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding to a report of a crash at Highways 50 and KD in New Munster. Per dispatch: Three vehicles involved. One rolled over; one vehicle leaking fluid. UPDATE 8:56  a.m. — Deputy on scene says Highway 50 westbound will be […]

Units responding for investigation in Salem Lakes

At about 8:36 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding for an investigation in the 21600 block of Highway 50 near the Salem Lakes/Bristol border. Per dispatch: Caller reporting seeing large flames behind a building. No structure appeared to be on fire. UPDATE 8:40 p.m. — Deputy on scene reports seeing […]

Units responding for crash in Trevor

At about 5:25 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire Department units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 26800 block of Wilmot Road (Highway C) in Trevor. Per dispatch: One vehicle reportedly off the roadway.

2017 National Night Out in Twin Lakes coverage (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

National Night Out was Tuesday night St John’s Church, 701 N. Lake Ave., Twin Lakes. Various Police and fire agencies were present with personnel and equipment.  Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue, Randall Fire , Wheatland Fire, Twin Lake Police Department, Twin Lakes Water Patrol,  Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department, Flight For Life, Richmond Police, and Wheatland Constable.  […]

Fire at Uncle George’s

At 7 :18 pm, Saturday, Salem pulled a MABAS box for a structure fire at 225 South Railroad Street. A large amount of smoke was coming from the building. According to Capt. Jim Coppelman, the fire started at the grill. The cook yelled for the waitress to get all the people out of the building. […]

National Night Out in Twin Lakes is Aug. 1

The Twin Lakes Police Department and Twin Lakes Fire Department will be hosting National Night Out on Tuesday, Aug. 1, from 5 to 8 p.m. at St. John’s Church, 701 N. Lake Ave., Twin Lakes. National Night Out is a yearly event organized by local police and fire departments around the nation. This event is intended to build […]

Deputy responding for geese in road in Paris

At about 9:10 p.m., a sheriff’s deputy is responding to report of a road hazard in the 20400 block of Highway JB in Paris. Per dispatch: Caller reporting about 20 dead Canada geese in the roadway.

Units responding to crash along Paris-Kenosha border

At about 8:19 p.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to the 13900 block of Highway K along the Paris-Kenosha border for a report of a crash. Per dispatch: Single vehicle in the ditch.

Units responding to crash in Slades Corners

At about 12:26 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding to a crash at Highway 50 and P in Slades Corners. Per dispatch: Crash involves a water delivery truck, another truck and a minivan. UPDATE 12:41 p.m. — Westbound traffic being diverted at 392nd Avenue, deputy reports to dispatch.

Local fire departments responding for mutual aid to Spring Grove

At about 9:50 a.m., Western Kenosha County fire departments are responding to box alarm request for mutual aid from McHenry County. The Spring Grove Fire department is fighting a structure fire in the 9000 block of Winn Road. Local departments responding are: Twin Lakes Fire Department with a tender, Randall Fire Department with a tender […]

Units responding to Country Thunder grounds

At about 8:55 p.m., Randall Fire Department units from both stations have been dispatched to respond to the Country Thunder festival grounds in preparation for the storm approaching the area.

Units responding for crash in Wheatland

At about 3:48 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash at Highways 83 and JB. Per dispatch: Injuries are being reported. Two vehicles involved. Air bags have deployed. An occupant of a minivan is trapped in the vehicle. UPDATE 3:57 […]

Units responding to burning in Wheatland

At about 8:50 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department units are responding to a report of burning in the 4800 block of 328th Avenue in Wheatland.

Units responding for vehicle trapped in flood waters in Wilmot

At about 8:31 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a vehicle trapped in flood waters in the 10500 block of Highway W. Per dispatch: Vehicle trapped in water; occupants on roof of vehicle. UPDATE 8:44 p.m. — Deputies to have subjects walk to them. Water is knee high. […]

Units responding for investigation in Twin Lakes

At about 1:20 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department units are responding for an investigation in teh 1200 block of Lucille in Twin Lakes. Per dispatch: Resident reports smoke alarm sounding. UPDATE 1:27 p.m. — Twin Lakes Police officer on reports scene appears to be secure, but no one knows how to silence alarm.

Units responding for vehicle in flood waters in Wilmot

At about 12:05 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue and Silver Lake Rescue Squad units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to the 10400 block of Highway W in Wilmot for a vehicle trapped in high water. UPDATE 12:08 p.m. — Vehicle may no longer be trapped, dispatch reports to responding units. UPDATE 12:09 p.m. — Deputy reports […]

Red Cross at Silver Lake Village Hall

At 10:34 a.m., a load of Red Cross clean-up materials has been delivered to Silver Lake Village Hall. The supplies include brooms, clean-up kits, bleach, gloves and  other items needed for flood clean-up. There also is some bottled water. Flood victims awaiting the supplies to take care of their homes pitched in to unload the […]

Units responding for crash in Bristol

At about 7:55 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash at Highways 45 and Q in Bristol. Per dispatch: One vehicle involved. It has rolled over and occupant may be trapped inside. UPDATE 7:58 p.m. — Dispatch reports that scene is east of Highway 45 […]

Units responding for car in flood waters in Silver Lake

At about 7:43 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding to a report of a vehicle in flood waters in the 30300 block of Highway F in Silver Lake. Per dispatch: Vehicle in flood waters in roadside ditch. UPDATE 7:47 p.m. — Deputy on the scene reports occupants are now out of vehicle. Asks rescue […]

Units responding to Paddock Lake for investigation

At about 12:57 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding to the 24400 block of 75th Street in Paddock Lake. Per dispatch: Employees at a veterinary office are reporting the smell of natural gas.

Local fire departments responding for aid to Burlington

Western Kenosha County Fire Departments are responding to a request for mutual aid for a fire task force for Burlington. Equipment and personnel are mustering at Brighton School before heading to staging in Burlington. Requested to respond are: With engines: Town of Wheatland Fire Department, Twin Lakes Fire Department, Pleasant Prairie Fire Department, Paris Fire […]

Gas smell investigation in Paddock Lake

At 12:42 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are investigating a strong smell of gas in the area of 244th Avenue and Highway 50 (75th Street) in Paddock Lake. UPDATE 3:07 p.m. — Sheriff David Beth at a press conference Wednesday afternoon said the smell may be due to water flooding underground tanks […]

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