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Units responding to crash in Paris

At about 7:55 a.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 19000 block of Highway N in Paris. Per dispatch: A single vehicle has rolled over. Driver, the only occupant, is not reporting serious injuries at this time, but would like to be checked […]

Units responding to crash in Brighton

At about 7:18 a.m., Kansasville Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in about the 23600 block of Highway 142 in Brighton. Per dispatch: A caller reports there may be three vehicles involved. One may have hit a tree. UPDATE 7:30 a.m. — Kansasville FD unit says […]

Units responding for crash along Bristol-Paris border

At about 6:30 a.m., Paris Fire and Rescue and Bristol Fire and Rescue units are responding to a report of a crash in the 16800 block of Highway K along the Paris-Bristol border. Per dispatch: Vehicle has rolled over. UPDATE 6:34 a.m. — Per dispatch: Truck is only vehicle involved. Occupants not reporting serious injuries […]

Units responding for crash along Twin Lakes-Randall border

At about 3:39 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue and Randall Fire Department units and Twin Lakes Police officers are responding to a report of a crash at Highway P and 104th Street in a border area between Twin Lakes and Randall. UPDATE 3:44 p.m. — Police officer on seen reports to dispatch that crash involves an […]

Units responding to dumpster fire in Salem

At about 1:40 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding to an outside trash container fire at a business in the 26200 block of 75th Street in Salem. Per dispatch: Fire is visible in the contianer, which is about 100 feet from the building. UPDATE 1:48 p.m. — Fire units arriving on scene confirms flames showing from trash […]

Units responding to Riverview School for medical call

At about 8:24 a.m., Silver Lake Rescue Squad and Silver Lake Fire Department units are responding to a medical call at Riverview School. Per dispatch: Patient is an unconscious 10-year-old in the cafeteria. UPDATE 8:27 a.m. — Town of Salem Fire/Rescue dispatched to assist. UPDATE 8:50 a.m. — Patient being transported by ambulance to a […]

Units responding for fire alarm in Wilmot

At about 8:57 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding to a supervisory fire alarm in the 10300 block of 294th Avenue in Wilmot. Per dispatch: Resident returned home to find smoke alarms going off, but does not how to shut them off. Resident found no signs of smoke or fire.

UPDATE: One injured in semi-tractor trailer roll-over

The driver of a semi-tractor trailer that rolled over on an on-ramp to I-94 today was taken to a local hospital for treatment. (We reported on the incident earlier.) Here’s a statement on the crash from the Sheriff’s Department: On 02-19-15, at approximately 1050 hours, Kenosha County Sheriff’s Deputies along with the assistance of the Wisconsin State […]

Paris Fire and Rescue Explorer Post to host open house Feb. 25

The Paris Fire and Rescue Department Fire Explorer Post is hosting an open house at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 25, for those interested in joining the Explorer post. Parents must attend with teens to fill out necessary paperwork for the Department. There will be food, beverages, and desert for those who attend. There will be a fire […]

Still room in Salem Fire/Rescue CPR/AED course that starts tonight

There are still some spots in the Town of Salem Fire /Rescue Department hosted American Heart Association Heartsaver CPR /AED course that starts tonight at 6 p.m. This course is a 3-4 hour course which combines basic CPR skills training with instruction and practice in using an AED. Course covers: Adult CPR/AED with and without a […]

Units responding to crash on I-94 ramp

At about 10:48 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue and Pleasant Prairie Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a crash on the northbound on-ramp to I-94 from Highway 50. Per dispatch: A semi tractor-trailer has rolled over. UPDATE 10:51 a.m. — Deputy out with driver, who is conscious and breathing, but does not […]

Units responding for chimney fire in Salem

At about 5:56 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue and Bristol Fire and Rescue units are responding to a report of a possible chimney fire in the 24600 block of 82nd Street in Salem. Per dispatch: Caller said they were alerted by a neighbor to flames from their chimney, but they do not see any and they […]

Units responding to crash along Twin Lakes

At about 6:18 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue and Randall Fire Department units are responding to a crash in the 35500 block of Highway HM in Twin Lakes. Per dispatch: A truck is rolled over on its side. Personnel on scene report one person inside, who is conscious and talking to rescuers.

Units responding to crash in Twin Lakes

At about 9:13 a.m., Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue units and Twin Lakes Police officers are responding to a report of a crash in about the 37500 block of Highway Z in Twin Lakes. Per dispatch: There are injuries being reported. UPDATE 9:18 a.m. — Police officer on the scene reports poor visibility there. UPDATE 9:40 a.m. […]

Former SLPD Chief Trudeau: Negativity lead to retirement decision

Former Silver Lake Police Chief Andrew Trudeau said negativity that did not improve over time caused him to retire from the department as of Thursday. In an email to westofthei.com, Trudeau said: … I have worked out in Silver Lake for over 11 years and these last six months were some of the worst I have seen. […]

SLPD Chief Andrew Trudeau leaves department

Note: The original version of this story and headline said Trudeau resigned.  Trudeau says he retired. Hence the ambiguity that follows. — DH Silver Lake Police Chief Andrew Trudeau has resigned/retired, said Trustee Michael Decker. Trudeau resigned as chief/retired from the department via a letter received by the village Thursday. The action was effective as of […]

Units responding for natural gas smell in Wilmot

At about 6:56 a.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding to the Salem Waste Water Treatment Plant, 28733 Wilmot Road in Wilmot for a natural gas odor. UPDATE 7:05 a.m. — Fire personnel on scene requests that an engine from the Trevor Station be dispatched to the scene. Per dispatch: Smell coming from a […]

Units responding for possible fire in Trevor

At about 5:57 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding to a report of a possible structure fire in the area of Highway C and 286th Avenue in Trevor. UPDATE 5:59 p.m. — Deputies are checking in area and feel the signs of fire may be coming from Illinois. UPDATE 6 p.m. — Deputies […]

Units responding for crash in Twin Lakes

At about 11:16 a.m., Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue units and Twin Lakes Police officers are responding to a report of a vehicle versus pedestrian crash at at a grocery store in the 600 block of North Lake Avenue in Twin Lakes. UPDATE 11:18 a.m. — Per dispatch: Pedestrian is awake and breathing.

Units responding to crash in Randall

At about 3:44 p.m., Randall Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of crash in the 32800 block of Highway F in Randall. UPDATE 3:36 p.m. — First Randall FD unit on the scene reports two vehicles involved, with the road blocked. A Twin Lakes police office is also […]

Twin Lakes Fire Dept. to host blood drive Feb. 23

The BloodCenter of Wisconsin’s has an upcoming blood drive in Twin Lakes on Monday, Feb. 23, from 2:30  to 7:30 p.m. at Twin Lakes Fire Station, 236 E. Main St. During the winter months, donating blood can make a profound and positive impact. As cold temperatures and poor travel conditions affect some donors’ ability to keep appointments, more donors […]

Units responding to Central HS for medical call

At about 2:28 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding to Central High School in Paddock Lake for a medical call. Per dispatch: Patient is a 11-year-old who hit his head during a wrestling meet. Patient is conscious and breathing. Scout Leaders Rescue Squad member on the scene.

Units responding for crash in Bristol

At about 6:41 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding for a crash at Highways 45 and 50 in Bristol. Per dispatch: An off-duty firefighter from another department at the scene says there are injuries. UPDATE 6:46 p.m. — Fire command requesting an additional Bristol FD ambulance respond. UPDATE about 6:50 […]

Units responding for alarm in Salem

At about 1:15 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding to a supervisory alarm in the 27300 block of 95th Street. Per dispatch: Alarm is coming from a residence. UPDATE 1:20 p.m. — Dispatch reports that alarm company says alarm may have been triggered by sawing at the site.

Units responding to crash in Wilmot

At about 4:12 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 11500 block of Fox River Road in Wilmot. Per dispatch: Two vehicles involved, with airbags deployed. There may be some injuries. UPDATE 4:18 p.m. — Deputy on scene says traffic will be shut […]

Units responding for crash in Brighton

At about 4:46 p.m., Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department deputies and Kansasvile Fire and Rescue units are responding to a report of a crash in the 300 block of Highway 75 in Brighton. Per dispatch: Caller says one vehicle rolled over. Driver may be trapped in vehicle, which is on its side. Vehicle on the east […]

Bristol Fire and Rescue Explorer hosting fundraiser Feb. 23

Bristol Fire and Rescue Explorers Post 387 will be having a fundraiser on Feb. 23 at Dickey’s Barbeque Pit, 11880 74th Place, Kenosha. Up to 15 percent of sales from 5 to 7:30 p.m. that day will be donated to the Explorers.

New Twin Lakes Police officer sworn in

Matthew Yusten, the newest member of the Twin Lakes Police Department, was sworn in by village administrator Jennifer Frederick Monday. The swearing in took place at the Village Board Committee of the Whole meeting. Below is some video of the ceremony, starting with TLPD Capt. Dennis Linn introducing Yutsen and giving some of his background. Next […]

Deputies responding for crash near Wilmot

At 7:32 a.m., Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 9800 block of Highway W (Fox River Road) a little north of Wilmot. Per dispatch: A passerby reports that two vehicles are involved; both vehicles are in the ditch.

Units responding for crash on I-94

At 5:44 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units are responding to a crash in the 7600 block of the northbound lanes of I-94. Per dispatch: Two vehicles are involved.

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