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Units responding for chimney fire Salem

At about 7:50 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units and Bristol Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a chimney fire in the 26100 block of Silver Lake Road in Salem. UPDATE 7:52 p.m. — Per dispatch: Only person inside the home started a fire in a fireplace and […]

Units responding for crash in Wheatland

At 4:57 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department units are responding to a report of crash in the 7500 block of Highway W in Wheatland. Per dispatch: Crash scene is on west side of the road; one person may be injured.

Units responding for report of burning in Trevor

At about 5:30 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to a report of burning in the 12500 block of 257th Avenue in Trevor. Per dispatch: Passerby reported a large fire in a backyard near trees.

Twin Lakes Fire Department looking to keep wreath green

You may have noticed a large lighted wreath hanging on the Twin Lakes Fire Department and Rescue Squad station in downtown Twin Lakes. There is more meaning to that wreath than a seasonal decoration. Fire Chief Stan Clause Jr. explained that the department will be participating in the Keep the Wreath Green fire safety awareness program this […]

Units responding for crash in Wheatland

At about 10:16 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue and Town of Wheatland Fire Department units are responding to a delayed report of a crash in the 7400 block of Highway JI in Wheatland.

Units responding for vehicle fire in Paris

At about 3:50 p.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a vehicle fire in Paris. Per dispatch: Vehicle is a Dodge Durango in the eastbound lanes of Highway 142 near Highway MB-south. UPDATE 3:55 p.m. — Deputy on the scene reports fire is out and requests a tow […]

Units responding for spill on Highway 50

At about 3:39 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units are responding to the 15000 block of Highway 50 in Bristol for a fuel spill. Per dispatch: Spill is due to a punctured fuel tank. Deputy on scene. vehicle is in westbound lanes.

Units responding to Central High School for medical call

At about 10 a.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to Central High School in Paddock Lake for a medical call. Per dispatch: Patient is a student who fainted.

Twin Lakes Professional Police Association Shop with a Hero 2014 coverage

The 10th annual Shop with a Hero, organized by the Twin Lakes Professional Police Association (TLPPA), was held at the Walmart in Lake Geneva on Saturday, Dec. 13. Counting this year, 286 children have been taken shopping since the Twin Lakes program started in 2004. This year 24 children were selected by Lakewood and Randall schools staff for […]

7-year-old gets special escort to Randall Fire Dept Breakfast with Santa

Each December, Santa comes to the Randall Fire Department Station No. 2 in Bassett for the fire department’s annual community Breakfast with Santa. This year, one special attendee came to the event in high style. Chase Freund, 7, of Johnsburg, Illinois has cancer. Randall firefighter Dennis Raupp, a friend of the Freund family, knew that Chase was […]

Salem Fire Association Picture with Santa on a Fire Truck 2014 coverage

The Salem Fire Association hosted Picture with Santa on a Fire Truck on Saturday. If you missed it, you’re in luck. Firefighters will be there again Sunday, Dec. 14 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Salem Fire Station No. 2, 8339 Antioch Road, Salem. Photos will be taken in your choice of scenes, including two engines and […]

Units responding for crash in Salem

At about 6:75 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue and Silver Lake Fire Department, and Silver Lake Rescue Squad units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a crash at Highway 50 and 288th Avenue (Highway B) in Salem. Per dispatch: Two vehicles, at least one injury and one person may be unable to get out of […]

Units responding for gas leak in Twin Lakes

At about 9:07 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue units and Twin Lakes Police offices are responding to the 300 block of Stohr Avenue in Twin Lakes for a report of a gas leak. Per dispatch: Occupants of the building have evacuated. UPDATE 9:22 p.m. — Police officer requests that gas company crew respond to assist in […]

Units responding for crash in Wheatland

At about 9:31 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding to a crash in the 7400 block of Highway KD in Wheatland. Per dispatch: Vehicle was in a crash with a deer. Vehicle now in the ditch line.

Salem Fire Association to host Pictures with Santa on a Fire Truck Dec. 13-14

The Salem Fire Association will host Picture with Santa on a Fire Truck on Saturday, Dec. 13 and Sunday, Dec. 14 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. both days at Salem Fire Station No. 2, 8339 Antioch Road, Salem. Photos will be taken on your choice of two engines. Families and pets welcome. Cost of […]

Units responding for crash at Highways K and 75

At about 3:20 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash at Highway 75 and Highway K (60th Street) at the Brighton-Salem border. UPDATE 3:32 p.m. — One tow truck responding to the scene. UPDATE 3:37 p.m. — Ambulance leaving the scene and heading for local hospital.

UPDATE: Names of two who died in Saturday crash released

The names of two men who died in a crash on Highway 50 in Wheatland Saturday evening have been released by the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department. The driver of the car has been officially identified as a 52-year-old man named Paul E. Reese Jr. and the passenger of the car  as 29-year-old Michael E. Reese. The men […]

UPDATE: Driver of wrong way vehicle in fatal crash identified

The name of the driver of a pick-up truck who was traveling the wrong way on Highway 50 in Wheatland Saturday evening and crashed into a car has been released by the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department. The identities of two people in the car who died as a result of the crash are not being released by the […]

Town of Wheatland Fire Dept. Auxiliary Pictures with Santa 2014 coveage

Town of Wheatland Fire Department Auxiliary hosted its annual Pictures with Santa Sunday at the firehouse in New Munster. Youngster could talk with Santa, pose for a free photo and get a candy cane from Miss Wheatland 2014 Miranda Bird. And the fun didn’t stop there. Youngsters could also color and make ornaments and get a close-up […]

Twin Lakes FD Santa visit 2014 coverage

Santa was at the Twin Lakes Fire Department Saturday. He was taking requests and helping everyone get in the Christmas spirit. Only so many people fit upstairs at the TLFD station, so while waiting for their talk with the guest of honor, youngsters waiting downstairs could do get a close-up look at the fire equipment […]

Units responding for smoke in Salem

At about 3:37 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue, Silver Lake Fire Department, Silver Lake Rescue Squad units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of smoke coming from a the roof of a residence in the 28300 block of 75th Street in Salem. Per dispatch: Passerby reported seeing smoke but no flames. UPDATE 3:40 p.m. […]

Twin Lakes Police arrest juvenile in connection with vehicle break-ins

Twin Lakes Police Chief Dale Racer released the following statement regarding an arrest of a juvenile in connection with recent vehicle break-ins in the village : On Thursday, December 4, 2014 at approximately 12:10AM, Twin Lakes Police officers, along with the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department, responded to the area of Fox River Road and County […]

Deputy responding for loose animals along Highway K

At about 11:37 a.m., a sheriff’s deputy is responding to a report of loose animals in the 12200 block of Highway K along the Bristol-Paris border. Per dispatch: Caller reported four horses and other animals. UPDATE 11:49 a.m. — Deputy reports finding someone rounding up some animals a little farther west.

Units responding for crash in Bristol

At about 10:26 a.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 19600 block of 197th Street in Bristol. Per dispatch: Caller reports a car appears to have hit a ditch and rolled over and is still on its roof. Occupant has crawled out.

Units responding to tire fire on I-94

At about 6:44 a.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a semi-tractor trailer with a tire on fire along the southbound lanes of I-94 near the Highway 158 interchange. UPDATE about 6:50 a.m. — Dispatch reports that deputy on the scene says truck driver appears to have […]

Kenoha County fire depts responding to Racine County for mutual aid

At about 8:20 p.m., several Kenosha County fire departments are responding to a MABAS box alarm for a fire in Mt. Pleasant in Racine County. The box alarm was activated by the South Shore Fire Department for a fire in the 8300 block of Gittings Road in Mt. Pleasant. Paris Fire Department is being requested to […]

Fire department units responding for mutual aid to Racine County

At about 3:30 p.m., units from Kenosha County fire departments are responding for mutual aid to the scene of a grain barn fire in the 4200 block of Highway H in Racine County. The South Shore Fire Department has activated a MABAS box alarm for this incident. Paris Fire Department is being asked to respond […]

Santa coming to Randall neighborhoods and Randall Fire Department Dec. 13 and 14

Santa Claus is coming to Randall! Santa will be taking time out of his busy schedule to visit the kids of Randall, Saturday, Dec. 13. Santa will begin visiting all the town neighborhoods trading his sleigh for a Randall Fire Department truck. Santa will be stopping along the way, so all good boys and girls […]

Salem F/R responding in support of Sheriff’s Dept.

At about 9:01 a.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue is being requested to respond to a gas station int he 24400 block of Highway 50 (75th Street) in Paddock Lake. Salem F/R being asked to bring a ladder truck to assist the sheriff’s department in gaining access to the roof of the building for an investigation.

Units responding for leaking vehicle in Randall

At 5:32 p.m., Randall Fire Department units have been dispatched to respond to a vehicle leaking fluids at Highway F and KD (south) in Randall. Twin Lakes Police officers are on the scene. UPDATE 5:36 p.m. — Police officer on scene reports gas and fluids “all over the place.” UPDATE 5:46 p.m. — All fire […]

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