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Bruce A. Schaal, founding member of Randall FD, dies at 63

Bruce “Ticker” A. Schaal, 63, of Powers Lake, known for his work in local fire and rescue and as a local business leader, died today at the age of 63. Schaal was a lifetime member of the Twin Lakes Fire Department and Rescue Squad as well as one of the organizers of the Randall Fire Department. […]

Units responding to report of smoke in Paris

At 9:29 a.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to a report of smoke in the 3700 block of Highway MB in Paris. UPDATE 9:40 a.m. — Fire unit on scene reports correct address is 3400 block of Highway MB.

Units responding for crash in Salem

At about 6:50 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Resue units are responding to a crash in the 12600 block of Antioch Road in Salem. Per dispatch: Two vehicles involved and some injuries being reported. Vehicles are in traffic.

Units responding to grass fire in Salem

At about 12:20 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding to a report of a grass fire near 260th Avenue and Highway F in Salem. Deputies at the scene report fire is about a quarter of a mile from the road. Grass rig is responding. UPDATE 12:48 p.m. — Additional off road fire equipment […]

Units responding to crash along Highway C

At about 12:18 p.m., Randall Fire Department units, Twin Lakes Police officers and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 32700 block of Highway C in an area along the Twin Lakes-Randall border. Per dispatch, a single vehicle has hit a tree. UPDATE 12:24 p.m. — Traffic being blocked in […]

Units responding for fire in Paris

At about 9:13 a.m., Paris Fire and Rescue, Bristol Fire and Rescue and Pleasant Prairie Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a fire in the 900 block of 172nd Avenue in Paris. Per dispatch: Fire is in an apartment barn. People at the scene are trying to put […]

Twin Lakes PD to take part in National Pharmaceutical Take Back Initiative

The Twin Lakes Police Department will participate in the   U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration eighth National Pharmaceutical Take Back Initiative on April 26. The Police Department is one of six locations in Kenosha County that has a Medication Drop Box and is available 24/7, located in the lobby of the Police Department located at 920 Lance […]

Units responding for crash in Bristol

At 8:47 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue is responding to a scene of a crash in the 16700 block of Highway C. Per dispatch: Deputies were already on the scene of a crash. Vehicles pulled into a driveway. One of the people involved is reporting arm pain. UPDATE 8:56 p.m. — Fire unit on scene […]

Units responding to crash in Paddock Lake

At about 5:40 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding to a report of a crash in the 24400 block of Highway 50 in Paddock Lake. Per dispatch: Four vehicles involved, in the eastbound lanes. Extent of injuries unknown. UPDATE 5:44 p.m. — Salem fire command request that an additional Salem ambulance be dispatched. […]

Units responding for CO alarm in Bristol

At about 7:41 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units are responding to a carbon monoxide alarm in the 11500 block of 107th Street in Bristol. UPDATE 7:42 p.m. — Dispatch tells Bristol fire base that no one at the scene is experiencing symptoms of carbon monoxide exposure. UPDATE 8 p.m. — All fire department units […]

Units responding to crash in Paris

At about 11:16 a.m., Paris Fire and Rescus units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to a report of a crash along Highway 142 just west of I-94 in Paris. Per dispatch: Two vehicles involved; scene is not blocking the road.

Units responding for fire alarm in Twin Lakes

At about 7:22 a.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department units and Twin Lakes police officers are responding to a fire alarm at a business in the 150 block of Holy Hill Road in Twin Lakes. Per dispatch: A caller from the business said there was a fire in a machine. UPDATE 7:25 a.m. — Dispatch reports […]

Units responding for crash in Bristol

At 7:34 a.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to a report of a crash along State Line Road near Highway MB along the Wisconsin-Illinois border. UPDATE 7:39 a.m. — Traffic on State Line Road being blocked at Highway 45 and east of the accident scene. UPDATE 7:45 a.m. — […]

Units responding to fire in Paddock Lake

At about 7:40 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue and Bristol Fire and Rescue are responding to a report of possible chimney fire in the 6000 block of 236th Avenue in Paddock Lake. Kenosha Area Fire Rescue Scanner Facebook page says an early unit on the scene reported flames visible from the home’s chimney. UPDATE 7:46 […]

Burning ban lifted in Silver Lake

Silver Lake Fire Department Chief Andrew McFarlane has lifted the burning ban in Silver Lake that was enacted on Friday. McFarlane said: At this time with the rain we experienced, we can lift the burning ban for the time being. The DNR has downgraded the risk to moderate from very high. This does not however […]

Units responding for burning in Salem

At about 2:08 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue and Silver Lake Rescue Squad units are responding to the 6400 block of 288th Avenue in Salem. Per dispatch: Controlled burn at this location has gotten out of hand. UPDATE 3:50 p.m. — All fire units clearing the scene and returning to quarters except those dispatched to […]

Burning ban issued for Silver Lake

Due to current conditions, there is no open burning in the village of Silver Lake until further notice, per order of Silver Lake Fire Department Chief Andrew McFarlane.

Local departments responding for mutual aid to Kansasville

At 2:03 p.m., local fire departments are responding to a request for mutual aid for a box alarm requested by the Kansasville Fire Department for a structure fire in Kansasville. Fire is in the 21600 block of Schroeder Road. Paris Fire Department is due to respond with an engine and a chief, Silver Lake Fire […]

Units responding for mutual aid to Zion for wildfire

At about 6:56 p.m., Kenosha County based fire departments are responding to a request for mutual aid from the Zion Fire Department, which is fighting a wildfire at Illinois Beach State Park in Zion. Town of Salem Fire/Rescue is due to respond with an ambulance, Pleasant Prairie is due to respond with a tech and […]

Randall FD responding to Walworth County for mutual aid

At about 5:41 p.m., the Randall Fire Department is responding to a mutual aid from the Linn Fire Department for a scene at a yacht club on Geneva Lake in the 1200 block of South Lakeshore Drive in Walworth County. Randall is being requested to bring its sonar unit.

Units responding for grass fire along Highway K

At about 5:13 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to a report of a field fire in the 27400 block of 60th Street (Highway K) along the Salem/Brighton border. Per dispatch: The area is a 75-by-25-foot area, not near a residence. UPDATE 5:19 p.m. — First fire units on […]

Units responding for fire in Randall

At 3:24 p.m., Randall Fire Department, Twin Lakes Fire Department, Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Silver Lake Fire Department and sheriff’s deputies are responding for a report of a structure fir ein the 10700 block of 395th Avenue in Randall. UPDATE 3:26 p.m. — Dispatch reports that this is actually a grass fire, but […]

Units responding for burning in Salem

At about 11:05 a.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue and Silver Lake units are responding to a report of burning in the 7200 block of 288th beign in salem.

Units responding for mutual aid to Burlington

Some local fire departments are responding to the 400 block of North Pine Street in Burlington for mutual aid at a fire scene. Responding are Bristol Fire and Rescue, Paris Fire and Rescue, Town of Salem Fire/Rescue and Silver Lake Rescue. UPDATE 8:35 a.m. April 6 — The fire was at the Schuette-Daniels furniture store.

Units responding to fire in Wheatland

At about 8:35 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding to a report of a garage fire in the 7000 block of 316th Avenue in Wheatland. UPDATE 8:36 p.m. — Mutual aid being requested from Randall and Twin Lakes fire departments. UPDATE about 8:40 p.m. — Deputy reports that […]

Units responding to report of burning in Wilmot

At about 7:18 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding to a report of burning in the 30900 block of Highway C in Wilmot.

Units responding for grass fire in Randall

At about 4:13 p.m., Randall Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding to a report of a possible grass fire in the 33500 block of Highway CK in Randall. Per dispatch: Smoldering in an open field reported by a passerby. Appeared to be unattended. UPDATE 4:25 p.m. — Controlled burn that is being […]

Units responding for grass fire in Brighton

At about 2:16 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding to the 4700 block 301st Avenue in Brighton for a report of a grass fire. UPDATE 2:17 p.m. — Grass rigs from the Wilmot and Trevor stations dispatched. UPDATE about 2:28 p.m. — Fire command reports fire is under control. Responding units told to […]

Silver Lakes extends contract with Silver Lake Rescue Squad through 2014

The Silver Lake Village Board has extended its contract for emergency medical services with Silver Lake Rescue Squad through the end of the year. The current contract had expired March 31. The board voted to extend the contract with the current terms at Wednesday’s Village Board meeting. The vote was 5-0 with, Trustee Sabrina Moran […]

Units responding to crash in Salem

At 5:04 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding to a crash at Highways C and 83 in Salem. Per dispatch: Two vehicles involved, both in the intersection. Air bags deployed. Firefighter on scene reports no injuries at this time. UPDATE 5:11 p.m. — Fire unit arriving on scene reports vehicles have minor damage.

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