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Units responding for crash in Twin Lakes

At about 3:56 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue units are responding to a crash at Lance Drive and Highway P in Twin Lakes. Per dispatch: Police officers already on scene and reporting one person may be injured.

Units responding to fire alarm in Twin Lakes

At about 6:15 p.m., Twin lakes Fire and Rescue units and Twin Lakes Police officers are responding to a fire alarm int eh 600 block of North Lake Avenue in Twin Lakes. Per dispatch: No signs of smoke or flames seen.

UPDATE: Package outside doors of Twin Lakes Post office prompted bomb squad response

I package left outside the doors fo the Twin Lakes Post Office on Lance Drive this morning prompted a response from the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department Bomb Squad. Ultimately, the package — a box containing empty boxes — was determined to be harmless. From a media release from Twin Lakes Police Chief Dale Racer regarding the […]

Units responding for stand-by in Twin Lakes

At about 9:02 a.m., Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue units are responding to a business in the 100 block of Lance Drive in Twin Lakes for a stand-by. Per dispatch: An engine and an ambulance requested. UPDATE 9:04 a.m. — Richmond Fire and Rescue being dispatched to respond with ambulance for stand-by. UPDATE 9:07 a.m. […]

Kenosha County SRT team responding to Lake Geneva

At 10:55 a.m., the Kenosha County Specialized Response Team is being asked to respond as mutual aid for a box alarm to Highway 50 and Highway 12 in Lake Geneva. The SRT deals with situations like high angle rescue or confined space work. The SRT is made up of specially trained individuals and equipment from […]

Identity of man who died in Paris crash released

The Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department has made public the identity of the man who died in a crash Tuesday morning in Paris. Richard Dumke, 85, of Kenosha, died in the crash, said a media release from the department. The crash involved two vehicles and took place at the intersection of West Frontage Road and Highway KR. Related […]

Units responding for possible gas main break in Randall

At about 3 p.m., Randall Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding to the 8900 block of Lake Park Drive in Randall for a possible gas main break. UPDATE 3:04 p.m. — Per dispatch: Person reporting problem can smell gas throughout interior of their home.

One person dies in crash in Paris

One person died in a two-vehicle crash in Paris this morning. From a statement released by the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department: At 1038 hours this morning Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department Deputies responded to the intersections of CTH KR at the West Frontage Road west of I-94, in the Town of Paris, with Paris Fire & Rescue […]

Units responding to accident

10:39 a.m. – Paris Fire and Rescue is responding to an crash in the 12300 block and KR for an accident.  Injuries are unknown; extrication may be needed. 10:47 a.m. – Somers Fire and Rescue has been called for mutual aid. UPDATE 2 p.m. — One person died in this crash (more here).

Units responding for gasoline leak in Trevor

At about 10:26 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding to a home in the 26800 block of 108th Place for a gasoline leak. Per dispatch: Vehicle leaking gas is in an unattached garage.

Units responding to Kaskin Park for medical call

At about 12:27 p.m., Randall Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding to Kaskin Park in Randall for a medical call. Patient may be a bicyclist who fell. UPDATE 12:35 p.m. — Twin Lakes Police officer responding to help direct traffic.

Twin Lakes Guns vs. Hoses Softball Game 2014 coverage (PHOTOS)

The annual Guns vs. Hoses Softball Game was played Saturday at Bassett Park in Randall. The game pitted the Twin Lakes Police Department vs. Twin Lakes Fire Department. The weather was great and there was plenty of good natured banter between the teams — and some nice plays as well. The police won 22-7. Here […]

Units responding for medical call at business in Paris

At about 4:04 p.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units are responding for a medical call at a business in the 2800 block of West Frontage Road in Paris for an unknown problem. UPDATE 4:08 p.m. — Per dispatch: Female patient was a passenger on a motorcycle when a bee flew into her ear and became lodged there. […]

Guns vs. Hoses Softball Game is Saturday

The annual Guns vs. Hoses Softball Game will take place Saturday, Sept. 6 starting at noon at Bassett Park in Randall. The game pits the Twin Lakes Police Department vs. Twin Lakes Fire Department.

Silver Lake Board formally accepts police chief resignation

The Silver Lake Village Board formally accepted Silver Lake Police Chief Dan Kingsley’s resignation at Wednesday night’s Village Board meeting. The vote to accept Kingsley’s resignation was 5-1, with Trustee Chris Willkomm voting against and Trustee Carolyn Dodge absent. Kingsley tendered his resignation by letter on Tuesday. It is effective Sept. 12. He has been […]

Silver Lake Village Board approves new firefighter turnout gear

The Silver Lake Village Board approved the purchase of three sets of turnout gear for new Silver Lake Fire Department firefighters. But that was not until after village President Sue Gerber struck three fire department related items — including the turnout gear purchase — from the agenda as violating a policy passed in 1995. Trustee Pat Dunn […]

Text of Silver Lake PD Chief Daniel Kingsley’s resignation letter

I received a copy of the Silver Lake Police Chief Daniel Kingsley’s letter of resignation this morning from village Clerk Terry Faber. Village President Sue Gerber said she would direct Faber to release the letter to us. Here is the full text of the letter: Dear Village of Silver Lake Board: It is with great […]

Silver Lake Village Board to consider police chief’s resignation

The agenda for Wednesday’s Silver Lake Village Board meeting includes an agenda item regarding the resignation of the Silver Lake Police chief. The item, under president’s agenda, says: “To Accept Chief Dan Kingsley’s Letter of Resignation.” No further information is included in the agenda. We have requested a copy of the letter from village Clerk […]

Units responding for possible water call on Silver Lake

At about 3:47 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue, county dive team members and Silver Lake Police officers and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a possible water call on Silver Lake. Per dispatch: Initial call indicated response to the 27900 bock of Highway F, on the Salem side of the lake. UPDATE 3:49 […]

Boats crash on Lake Elizabeth

There were no serious injuries resulting from a boat crash on Lake Elizabeth in Twin Lakes this evening. From a  media release from Twin Lakes Police Chief Dale Racer: On Sunday, August 31, 2014 at approximately 5:00PM, two motor boats traveling at medium speeds on the northeast end of Lake Elizabeth collided causing one of […]

Bristol FD responding to state line crash for mutual aid

At 10:49 a.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units are responding for mutual aid to the Antioch Fire Department for a crash at Highway 45 and WG (State Line Road). Per dispatch: Crash involves one vehicle, which may be rolled over. Scene is just south of the intersection in Illinois.

Units responding to crash in Silver Lake

At 3:52 p.m., Silver Lake Fire Department and Silver Lake Rescue Squad units and a Silver Lake Police officer are responding to a report of a crash at Highway B and F in Silver Lake. UPDATE 3:54 p.m. — Fire Department unit on the scene reports two vehicles involved and patients with minor injuries. UPDATE 3:57 p.m. […]

Units responding for gas main break in Paris

At about 1:35 p.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a gas main break. Per dispatch: Break occurred in a construction area in the 2800 block of West Frontage Road in Paris.

Units responding to medical call at Wilmot UHS

At about 5:34 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding to a medical call at Wilmot Union High School. Per dispatch: Patient injured their knee while playing soccer.

Units responding for crash in Salem

At about 5:17 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue and Silver Lake Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash at Highways 50 and B in Salem. Per dispatch: Preliminary information indicates two vehicles involved, one partially rolled over and the other in the cemetery at the intersection. UPDATE 5:23 p.m. […]

Units responding to Twin Lakes PD for burning smell

At about 11:03 a.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department units are responding to the Twin Lakes Fire Department station on Lance Drive for an electrical burning smell. UPDATE 11:18 a.m. — Police officer reports to dispatch that smell appears to be from the HVAC system. Repair company being called.

Units responding for house struck by lightning in Salem

At 10 a.m., units from Town of Salem Fire/Rescue and Bristol Fire and Rescue are responding to a report of a house struck by lightning in the 25600 block of 91st Street in Salem. Per dispatch: A neighbor is reporting that the house was struck on the roof and smoke is now visible. UPDATE 10:06 a.m. — […]

Units responding for trailer fire in Trevor

At 4:41 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a fire in the 10400 block of 268th Court in Trevor. Per dispatch: Caller reports a trailer on fire. Trailer is attached to a truck. Fire is about 40 feet from a house. UPDATE 4:49 p.m. — Command […]

Units responding for fire in Wheatland

At about 12:55 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department, Randall Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue are responding to a report of fire in the area of 381st Avenue and Highway 50 in Wheatland. Per dispatch: Caller reported large amount of black smoke. UPDATE 12:57 p.m. – Other responding units told to stand down while Wheatland chief investigates. This […]

Units responding for fire alarm in Camp Lake

At about 11:08 a.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding to a  report of a supervisory alarm in the 900 block of 278th Avenue in Camp Lake. Per dispatch: Alarm heard from outside. No flames seen.

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