Posts under ‘Police/fire’

Motorcyclist injured in crash in Bristol

A motorcyclist was transported by helicopter to a Milwaukee area trauma center after a crash in Bristol Tuesday afternoon. From a media release from Bristol Fire & Rescue: At 13;38 hours (1:38 p.m.) on Tuesday, June 28, the Bristol Fire and Rescue Department, Newport Fire Department and Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department were dispatched to the 13600 block of […]

2016 Miss Wheatland crowned

Miss Wheatland 2015 Brooke Bierdrzycki, crowned her successor, Alexandra Paleka. This helped kickoff the three day Wheatland Fireman’s Festival at New Munster Park. She received a $500 scholarship and other prizes. Alexandra is 17, and graduated from Catholic Central High School. She was involved in National Honor Society, Key Club, forensics and newspaper. This Fall […]

Units responding for crash in Bristol

At about 3:42 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to a report of a crash at Highways 45 and 50 in Bristol. Per dispatch: Two vehicles involved. Traffic blocked.

Units responding for crash in Salem

At 10:24 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to a report of a crash in the 28400 block of Silver Lake Road in Salem. Per dispatch: Single motorcyclist down. UPDATE 10:47 p.m. — Deputy requests tow for motorcycle.

Units responding for investigation in Wheatland

At about 12:38 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding for an investigation in the 7800 block of Highway KD. Per dispatch: Caller has reported what may be a field fire.

DNR biologist: No evidence of cougar found

A search of the area in Western Kenosha County where some residents believe they saw a cougar Tuesday turned up no evidence a big cat was there, a Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources spokesman said Wednesday. DNR personnel found tracks in the area from a number of animals such as coyotes, deer and other small mammals, but […]

Units responding to crash in Paddock Lake

At about 3:08 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a crash at Highways 50 and 83 in Paddock Lake. Per dispatch: Two vehicles involved, one still on the roadway and one in a bank parking lot. One person reporting an injury.

Sheriff’s Department warns of cougar sightings in Wheatland

Reports from several residents, along with what appear to be some attacked chickens, have triggered a search for a cougar in Western Kenosha County, said Sgt. Dan Ruth, Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department spokesman. An automated emergency call was put out about cougar sightings Tuesday to phone numbers in a three-mile radius from the 35500 block of  52nd […]

Units responding for crash in Bristol

At about 6:41 a.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding for a crash in the 12700 block of Highway 45, just north of the state line in Bristol. Per dispatch: Crash involves a single motorcyclist who went down perhaps after hitting something slick in the roadway. Injuries believed to be […]

Salem Town Board questions Public Safety Department traffic initiative

A traffic patrol initiative, driven by a grant, that has increased patrol by Salem Public Safety officers on Highway 50 drew questions from the Salem Town Board at Monday night’s Committee of the Whole meeting. Board members were upset that they had not been told of the grant program and that plans were to increase traffic […]

Units responding for alarm in Voltz Lake

At about 7:26 a.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding to a smoke alarm at a building in the 12000 block of 231st Avenue in the Voltz Lake area.

Units responding for alarm in Paddock Lake

At about 4:02 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding for an alarm in the 24300 block of 76th Street in Paddock Lake. Per dispatch: This is a general fire alarm called in by an alarm company. UPDATE about 4:10 p.m. — Fire unit arriving on scene reports no signs of fire from exterior.

Deputy responding for road hazard on I-94

At about 11:55 a.m., a sheriff’s deputy is responding for a report of a road hazard in the 5200 block of I-94. Per dispatch: An unoccupied vehicle has been reported blocking traffic on the exit ramp for Highway 158 from the southbound lanes.

Units responding to grass fire along Twin Lakes-Randall border

At about 11:41 a.m., Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to a report of a grass fire in the 8700 block of Highway O, in a border area between Randall and Twin Lakes. Per dispatch: Fire is on east side of Highway O just north of Highway F. A Twin […]

UPDATE: Victims’ names released in Highway C crash

The names of people involved in a crash on Highway C in Bristol Wednesday afternoon have been released by the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department. Robin R. Jones, of Salem and formerly of Round Lake, Ill., died as a result of injuries in the crash. Robin’s child, 23-months old, was also in her car and sustained “non-life-threatening” injuries. The 32-year old […]

UPDATE: Woman dies in Highway C crash

A Salem woman died in a crash on Highway C Wednesday. Identities of the people involved in the crash including the person who died are not being shared yet by the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department pending notifications. From a Sheriff’s Department media release: On June 15th, 2016, at approximately 1637 hours, the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department responded […]

Units responding for vehicle fire in Bristol

At about 5:41 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units are responding to a report of a vehicle fire in the 20600 block of Highway 50 in Bristol. Per dispatch: Report is that a single vehicle is fully engulfed in fire. Occupants appear to be outside. UPDATE 5:43 p.m — Bristol FR command arrives on scene […]

Units responding for crash on I-94

At about 6:11 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue, Pleasant Prairie Fire and Rescue and Kenosha Fire Department units are responding to a crash in the 7800 block of the northbound lanes of I-94. Per dispatch: A single vehicle has spun out and is now blocking lanes.

Vehicle fire in Paddock Lake

This photo of a car on fire at a drugstore parking lot at Highways 50 and 83-south in Paddock Lake was submitted by Jeff Burba. Incident was about 1:15 p.m. I don’t have any other details at this point. I will update if we can learn more. Check back.

Units responding for med call at beach

At about 3:34 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding for a medical call at a beach on Lilly Lake in the 7500 block of Lilly Lake Road. Per dispatch: Call is a for a female passed out on the beach.

Units responding for injury in Wheatland

At about 2:18 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding to the 3400 block of Highway P in Wheatland. Per dispatch: Call is for an injured motorcyclist.

UPDATE: Fire moved through Trevor building fast, says chief (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

The fire that destroyed a Trevor building housing a number of businesses Wednesday afternoon moved fast due to the type of things inside the building. The warehouse-type building in the 28500 block of Highway C housed a lot of vehicles under repair and in storage and related products and that provided plenty of fuel for […]

Units responding for fire in Trevor

At about 3:04 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding for a fire in the 28500 block of Wilmot Road (Highway C) in Trevor. Per dispatch: Smoke reported inside building, which houses a business. UPDATE 3:10 p.m. — MABAS box alarm activated. Departments due to respond: Bristol Fire and Rescue and Kenosha Cire Department […]

Units responding for injury in Slades Corners

At about 8:16 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding to the 6900 block of Highway P in Slades Corners. Per disaptch: A person exited a moving vehicle.

Units responding for crash on I-94

At about 8:11 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue, Pleasant Prairie Fire and Rescue and Kenosha Fire Department units are responding to a crash on I-94. Per dispatch: Scene is in the 7500 block of I-94. Vehicle may have hit a road hazard.

Units responding for fire in Salem

At about 6:50 a.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding for a report of trees on fire in the 6100 block of Highway 75 in Salem. Per dispatch: Fire was reported by a passerby. Should be on east side of Highway 75 south of Highway k (60th Street). UPDATE 6:54 a.m. — Fire unit […]

Units responding for crash along Salem-Bristol border

At about 7:33 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding for a report of a crash in aout the 21600 block of Highway 50 along the Bristol-Salem border. Per dispatch: Crash involves a motorcyclist who has struck a deer. UPDATE about 7:35 p.m. — Deputy on scene reports two people on […]

Units responding for crash in Camp Lake

At about 11:15 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to a crash at 268th Avenue and 103rd Street in Camp Lake. Per dispatch: Single motocyclist reported down and laying in road. UPDATE about 11:20 p.m. — Deputy reports motorcyclist may jave left the scene on foot.

Flight for Life called for tractor accident in Bristol

A 70-year-old man was transported to a Milwaukee area hospital via Flight for Life medical transport helicopter after a tractor accident Thursday afternoon. From a Bristol Fire and Rescue media release: At 1645 hours on Thursday, June 2nd , the Bristol Fire & Rescue Department and Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department were dispatched to the 14400 Block […]

Flight for Life presents Town of Salem Fire/Rescue with 2015 Scene Call of the Year Award

Town of Salem Fire/Rescue on Tuesday was presented with the Scene Call of the Year Award for 2015 by Flight For Life-McHenry Base. The presentation was made at Salem Fire Station No. 1 in Trevor. The Flight For Life Transport System is provided by the Milwaukee Regional Medical Center and headquartered in Waukesha with bases in Waukesha/Milwaukee and […]

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