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Unit responding for alarm in Salem Lakes

At about 8:20 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding for a fire alarm in the 12500 block of 280th Avenue in Salem Lakes. UPDATE 8:24 p.m. — Fire unit on the scene reports this is a false alarm.

Units responding to second crash in Salem Lakes

At about 12:39 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a crash at Highway C and V in Salem Lakes. Per dispatch: This crash may involve as many as four vehicles. UPDATE about 12:42 p.m. — Bristol Fire and Rescue dispatched to respond as mutual aid to the scene. UPDATE 12:46 […]

Units responding for fire in Wheatland

At about 3:34 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding to a report of a possible fire in woods near the 6800 block of 349th Ave. in Wheatland. UPDATE 3:36 p.m. — Wheatland FD command holds Twin Lakes Rescue in quarters. UPDATE 3:38 p.m. — Per dispatch: Wheatland constable […]

Units responding to fire in Brighton

At about 10 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue and Bristol Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a fire in the 4600 block of 232nd Avenue (Highway EW) in Brighton. Per dispatch: Fire reported in chimney and perhaps in one wall of house. UPDATE 10:01 p.m. — Deputy arriving on […]

Units responding to fire in Randall

At about 9:19 a.m., Randall Fire Department, Twin Lakes Rescue and Town of Wheatland Fire Department units are responding to a report of a possible chimney fire in the 11700 block of 314th Avenue in Randall.

2017 Town of Wheatland Fire Department Auxiliary Pictures with Santa coverage (PHOTOS)

The Town of Wheatland Fire Department Auxiliary turned the inside of the firehouse in New Munster in a facsimile of Santa’s workshop for its annual Pictures with Santa event on Sunday. Those attending were able to enjoy some refreshments, make a craft, get a candy cane from current Miss Wheatland Mikelle Miles and of course talk […]

Bristol Volunteer Firemen’s Association and Bristol Fire Department community benefit pancake breakfast with Santa coverage (PHOTOS)

The Bristol Volunteer Firemen’s Association and Bristol Fire Department hosted their Annual Pancake Breakfast with Santa Saturday at the fire station and village hall. Attendees were asked to bring two nonperishable food items or one unwrapped toy. While they were there they could enjoy a pancake and sausage breakfast, tour the firehouse and equipment, visit […]

Units responding to crash in Wheatland

At about 5:38 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Silver Lake Rescue Squad units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 31700 block of Highway 50 and 317th Avenue in Wheatland. UPDATE about 5:40 p.m. — Twin Lakes Rescue dispatched to respond with an ambulance. UPDATE 5:45 p.m. […]

Town of Wheatland Fire Department Auxiliary hosting Pictures with Santa Dec. 10

Come see Santa at the Wheatland Fire House on Sunday, Dec. 10 from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Come get your photo taken with Santa. This is a free community event sponsored by Town of Wheatland Fire Department Auxiliary. The Wheatland Fire House is located in New Munster.

Suspect found in Wilmot UHS bathroom threat

A teenager has confessed to writing the message on a Wilmot Union High School bathroom wall about shooting up the school that spurred an investigation by school administration and the Sheriff’s Department. From a news release from KCSD: The investigation by the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department had identified the subject who wrote the threatening message […]

Units responding to crash in Salem Lakes

At about 6:33 a.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and Silver Lake Rescue Sqaud units are responding to a report of a crash in the 30400 block of Highway 50 in Salem Lakes. UPDATE 6:36 a.m. — Rescue squad on scene reports two vehicles involved and traffic not blocked. Dispatch says one patient reporting injury.

Units responding for fire in Salem

At about 8:59 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a fire in the 8700 block of Antioch Road (Highway 83) in Salem. Per dispatch: This is being described as a balcony fire at an apartment building. Salem Lakes is requesting an ARA response. All Salem Lakes stations […]

Units responding to alarm in Twin Lakes

At about 1:35 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department units are responding to an alarm in the 1700 block of Wilmot Avenue in Twin Lakes. Per dispatch: This is a smoke alarm. No signs of fire being reported from the scene.

Santa coming to Randall Dec. 16 & 17 — with some help from Randall Fire Department

Santa Claus is coming to Randall. Santa will be taking time out of his busy schedule to visit the kids of Randall, Saturday, Dec. 16. At 10 a.m., Santa will begin visiting all the town neighborhoods trading his sleigh for a Randall Fire Department truck. Santa will be stopping along the way; so all good boys […]

Units responding for alarm in Salem

At about 7:42 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding for an alarm in the 25800 block of 91st Street in Salem. Per dispatch: This is a carbon monoxide alarm. UPDATE 7:45 p.m. — Rescue units called off from responding for now.

Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue 2017 Photos with Santa coverage (PHOTOS)

Santa visited the Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue station Saturday, taking time to hear the Christmas wishes of youngsters. Kids who visited with Santa also received a candy cane and a pre-Christmas toy. They and their family members could then enjoy refreshments. While they waited to see the guest of honor, kids waiting downstairs in […]

Units responding for crash in Salem

At about 4:07 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 25600 block of 89th Street in Salem. Per dispatch: Single vehicle rolled over and is in the roadside ditch. Driver is out of the vehicle and conscious and breathing.

Santa to visit kids at Twin Lakes Fire Department on Dec. 2

Santa will be visiting children at the Twin Lakes Fire Department station on Dec. 2 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Kids can have their photo taken with Santa at the event. The Twin Lakes Fire Department and Rescue Squad station is located at 236 E Main St., Twin Lakes.

Units responding for burning in Bristol

At about 5:41 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units are responding for a report of burning in the 18900 block of Highway C in Bristol.

Identities of men who died in Twin Lakes shooting released

The names of the two Twin Lakes brothers who died in a shooting outside a Twin Lakes bar early Friday morning have been released. Richard Samuel, 28, was dead at the scene in the 400 block of South Lake Avenue in Twin Lakes. Kenneth Samuel III, 31, died at Burlington Hospital. The name of the […]

Units responding for second I-94 crash

At about 3:16 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue, Pleasant Prairie Fire and Rescue and Newport Fire Department units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to the 10400 block of I-94 northbound for a report of a crash. Per dispatch: Multiple vehicles involved.

UPDATE: Second Twin Lakes shooting victim dies; suspect in custody

The second victim of a shooting in Twin Lakes early Friday morning has died, Twin Lakes Police report. The suspect in the shooting also has been located near Tomah and is in custody. From a TLPD news release: The second victim, (31 year-old male) has died at Burlington Hospital. A 25 year-old male suspect from Trevor, […]

Man dies in early morning shooting in Twin Lakes

Two men were shot and one died in Twin Lakes early Friday morning. The shooting suspect has been identified by witnesses, but was not in custody yet, a news release from the Twin Lakes Police Department issued at 5 a.m. said. The victims’ and suspect’s names have not been released by the police department. Here […]

Units responding for leaking vehicle

At about 5:03 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a vehicle leaking fluids at Highway W and Highway 50 in Wheatland. UPDATE about 5:11 p.m. — Deputy requests town truck.

Units responding for burning in Bristol

At about 5:18 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units are responding to a report of burning in the 20500 block of 107th Street in Bristol. Per dispatch: Caller reporting a large pile of wood chips burning.

Units responding for crash in Trevor

At about 5:30 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash at Highways 83 and C in Trevor. UPDATE 5:34 p.m. — Fire unit arriving on the scene reports two vehicles involved. Second ambulance dispatched.

UPDATE: Brighton house fire cause not suspcious

The cause of a fire that destroyed a Brighton house Friday afternoon in Brighton was not suspicious. Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue Chief David Slover said the fire at the home in the 29900 block of 60th Street (Highway K) started in the kitchen. The cause is undetermined, but not suspicious. No one was at home at […]

UPDATE: Photos and video from Brighton house fire scene

Here are some photos and video by Earlene Frederick from the scene of a fire that destroyed a home in the 29900 block of 60th Street in Brighton Friday afternoon. About 12:50 pm Salem Lakes Fire and Kansasville Fire were dispatched to a possible kitchen fire. No one was home and the fire was called […]

Units responding for burning in Voltz Lake

At about 4:44 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding to a report of burning in the 12100 block of 231st Avenue in Voltz Lake. Per dispatch: Caller reports two burning and unattended leave piles. Round Lake Fire Department units manning Salem Lakes Station No. 1 for a change of quarters are responding.

Paddock Lake again looking for water patrol for 2018 season

Paddock Lake again finds itself looking for how to handle water patrol on its lake next summer. At a Village Board committee of the whole meeting Tuesday, village administrator Tim Popanda said it is his understanding that Salem Lakes will not be offering to patrol other municipalities lakes, as Salem Lakes has done for the […]

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