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Units responding for fire in Paris

At about 3:56 p.m., Paris Fire and Rescue, Bristol Fire and Rescue, Pleasant Prairie Fire and Rescue and Somers Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a fire in the 18500 block of Burlington Road (Highway 142). Per dispatch: First report was that a dryer was on fire, but […]

Units responding to fire in Brighton

At about 2:05 p.m., a sheriff’s deputy is responding to a report of a fire in the 28400 block of 7th Street in Brighton. Per dispatch: Unoccupied tractor is on fire underneath power lines.

Units responding for crash in Paddock Lake

At about 2 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash at Highway 50 and Highway 83-south (Brass Ball Corners) in Paddock Lake. Per dispatch: Crash involves a single vehicle that has struck a tree. One injured person being reported. UPDATE 2:15 p.m. — Deputy requests […]

Units responding for possible gas main break in Paddock Lake

At about 12:10 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding for  report of a possible gas main break in the 24300 block of 78th Street in Paddock Lake. Per dispatch: Caller was working in the yard and believes they may have struck a gas line.

Units responding for investigation in Salem

At about 8:51 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding to the 8700 block of 245th Avenue in Salem for an investigation. Per dispatch: A strong smell of natural gas has been reported inside a house. Occupants are evacuating.

Paris site of alleged arson has another fire

A fire at a property in Paris that is already the subject of one arson case had another fire Friday. Paris Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies responded to the fire in the 19400 block of 38th Street (Highway N) in Paris at about 5:17 a.m. Friday, said Paris fire Chief Roland Iwen. Arriving […]

Bristol celebrates Arbor Day 2016 with tree planting at fire station project

Bristol village and Bristol Fire and Rescue representatives celebrated Arbor Day 2016 on Friday with the planting of a flowering pear trees outside the fire station. The tree will be a centerpiece of a project to be funded by the Bristol Volunteer Firemen’s Association titled ”Bristol Fire Department: Our Past, Present and Future.” The project will consist of a walkway built […]

Units responding to crash in Trevor

At about 6:51 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding to a report of a crash in the 28500 block of Highway C in Trevor. Per dispatch: Crash involves a pick-up truck and possibly other vehicles. Extent of injuries unknown at this time. UPDATE 6:55 p.m. — Fire unit arriving on the scene reports […]

Sheriff’s Dept. reports possible cellular 911 outage

The Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department has issued the following announcement regarding a possible 911 service outage for US Cellular: Today, April 24th, 2016 at 11:54 am, the Kenosha Joint Services 911 center received a message from US Cellular that there might be a 911 cellular outage in the area of Kenosha County.  US Cellular technicians are working on identifying the […]

Illinois man dies in crash on I-94

A Northfield, Ill. man died after his vehicle was found striking a wall on I-94 Saturday morning. The man was identified as Brian P. Carney, 52, the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department said in a media release. From the media release: On Saturday morning, April 23rd, 2016, at approximately 0542 hours, Kenosha County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to I-94, north […]

Spring Grove man dies in Randall crash

A Spring Grove man died as a result of a crash in Randall Friday evening. Arthur M. Kraft, 50, was identified as the driver and sole occupant of the involved vehicle, said a media release from the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department. From the media release: On Friday evening, April 22nd, 2016, at approximately 1805 hours, […]

Salem Public Safety Office & Twin Lakes PD announce speeding, seatbelt grants

The Town of Salem Public Safety Office and the Twin Lakes Police Department recently announced grant that will help those agencies crackdown on speeders and intensify seatbelt enforcement. Both grants are from the Wisconsin Department of Transportation Bureau of Transportation Safety. From a media release regarding the speeding enforcement grant: The funds may be used to pay […]

Units responding to crash in Bristol

At about 3:32 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash at Highways 50 and 45 in Bristol. Per dispatch: Two cars involved; one injury being reported at this time. Scene is at southeast corner of building.

Randall passes new water use ordinance

There are new rules on the lakes in Randall, after the Town Board last week passed an updated water use ordinance, often refereed to as Chapter 20. The new ordinance passed 4-0, with Supervisor Lauren Fox absent. The ordinance governs what you can and cannot do on Powers Lake, Lake Benedict and Lake Tombeau. Jurisdiction on those […]

Units responding for down wire in Paris

At about 1:07 p.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units are responding to a report of a down wire in the 12900 block of Highway 142 in Paris.

Units responding to fire in Paris

At about 5:05 p.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a vehicle on fire in the 3400 block of 176th Avenue in Paris. Per dispatch: Caller reported a van on fire near a barn. UPDATE 5:08 p.m. — Deputy responding to the scene reports large plume of […]

Units responding for crash in Salem

At about 7:24 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding to a report of a crash in the 28600 block of Silver Lake Road in Salem. UPDATE 7:31 p.m. — Dispatch reports that a deputy on the scene says a vehicle has hit a tree. One person injured.

Units responding for burning in Paddock Lake

At about 6:21 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to a report of burning in the 24300 block of 67th Street in Paddock Lake. UPDATE 6:40 p.m. — All fire units clearing the scene. Small remaining fire being watched by someone with a garden house, fire command reports.

Twin Lakes FD responding for mutual aid to Wonder Lake

At about 5:54 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department units are responding to a request for mutual aid to the Wonder Lake Fire Department for a garage fire. Twin Lakes FD is being asked to respond with a tender (water tanker).

Units responding for crash in Bristol

At about 5:50 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash at Highway 45 and 85th Street in Bristol. UPDATE 5:52 p.m. — Fire unit on scene reports minor vehicle damage. UPDATE 5:54 p.m. — Bristol FD command holds all other responding units in quarters.

Units responding for boat in distress on Lake Mary

At about 2:22 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department units and a Twin Lakes Police officers are responding to a report of a boat in distress on Lake Mary in Twin Lakes. Per dispatch: Caller reported a rowboat with five people calling for help. Caller was at a Waldeck Drive address. UPDATE 2:28 p.m. — Police officer […]

Sponsored post: Village of Paddock Lake seeks applicants for summer employment

Note: The following is a paid announcement from the village of Paddock Lake. — DH

7 year old thwarts attempted child enticement in Silver Lake

A 7 year old walking home from school Tuesday afternoon in Silver Lake thwarted an attempt by a person in a car to entice the child to get in the vehicle, says a Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department spokesman. The boy was approached by a man in a “beat up four door white car” asking the child […]

Units responding to crash in Paris

At about 4:03 p.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units are responding to a crash at Highways 142 and A in Paris. Per dispatch: Crash involves a truck and a car. Injuries unknown at this time. UPDATE 4:06 p.m. — Paris Fire command requests Somers Fire and Rescue also respond. UPDATE 4:08 p.m. — Bristol Fire […]

Units responding for crash along state line

At about 4:58 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units are responding to a crash in the 18800 block of 128th Street along the state line. Per dispatch: One person involved in the crash needs to be checked out for injuries. Deputies are already on the scene.

Salem Firefighters Association spaghetti dinner is April 24

The Salem Firefighters Association is hosting a spaghetti dinner on April 24 from 11 a.m. to to 4 p.m. Adults are $8 and children, under 5 are free. The dinner will be held at Town of Salem Fire/Rescue Station 2, 8339 Antioch Road (Highway 83) in Salem.

Units responding for crash in Wheatland

At about 11:33 a.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding for a crash in the 33000 block of Highway 50 in Wheatland. Per dispatch: Car in a ditch has been reported.

Units responding for crash in Trevor

At about 10:45 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 10400 block of 266th Avenue in Trevor. Per dispatch: A vehicle has reportedly struck a railroad crossing arm. UPDATE about 11:10 p.m. — Deputy requests tow truck. Crew from railroad also responding.

Skeletal remains found near Frontage Road

Human skeletal remains were found Tuesday along West Frontage Road near Highway 158, WGTD is reporting. That area is in Kenosha. An identity or even a gender of the person was not immediately available. WGTD’s full story is here.

Units responding for fire in Rock Lake

At about 3:35 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding to a report of a possible fire in the 12600 block of 249th Avenue in Rock Lake. Per dispatch: Caller is reporting an electrical smell and a haze.

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