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Units responding for burning in Salem

At about 6:57 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding for a report of burning in the 31100 block of 75th Place in Salem.

Local FD departments responding for mutual aid to Antioch

At about 8:06 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue and Town of Salem Fire/Rescue are responding for mutual aid to the Antioch Fire Department, which has a water emergency. Bristol is being asked to respond with an engine and Salem with a chief for a change of quarters to staff Station 1.

Local FD units responding for mutual aid to Racine County

At about 12:18 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department is responding to a request for mutual aid for a fire in the 170 block of Water’s Edge Circle in Racine County. Wheatland is being asked to respond with an engine. UPDATE 12:20 p.m. — Twin Lakes Rescue being asked to respond with an ambulance for […]

On scene investigation of animal abuse at Brighton, Paris farms done; clean-up underway

The on-scene investigation of animal abuse at two Western Kenosha County farms has been completed and clean-up — including volunteer help from local farmers — is now underway, says the latest Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department’s media release on the case. From the release: The Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department has concluded the “on scene” portion of the animal […]

Units responding for garage fire in Salem

At about 9:03 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue and Bristol Fire and Rescue units are responding to a structure fire in the 8100 block of 249th Avenue in Salem. Per dispatch: Resident reports that garage is on fire. UPDATE 9:08 p.m. — Deputy reports that house has been evacuated.

Units responding for crash in Salem

At about 3 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding for  report of a crash in the 8800 block of Camp Lake Road in Salem. Per dispatch: Single vehicle left the road and may have flipped and hit a tree. Driver reportedly out of vehicle, but may be bleeding from the […]

Units responding for crash on I-94

At about 2:25 p.m., Somers Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 700 block of the northbound lanes of I-94. Per dispatch: Crash appears to involve three vehicles, one of which is a motorcycle and another a semi tractor-trailer. Everyone appears to be out of their vehicles […]

Animal abuse investigation now involves second farm

A second scene is now involved in an investigation of animal abuse in Western Kenosha County. From a statement issued this morning by the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department: The initial investigation originated at an address of the the 200 block of 248th Avenue/State Highway 75, at approximately 2:26 p.m. on Friday.  The investigation by Sheriff’s Detectives and Deputies has […]

Units responding to crash in Randall

At about 5:29 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue and Randall Fire Department units along with Twin Lakes Police officers are repsoding to a report of a crash in the 8700 block of 376th Avenue in Randall. UPDATE 5:30 p.m. — Two vehicles involved; one person requesting transport to hospital.

Units responding for investigation in Paris

At about 2:10 p.m., Paris Fire Department units are responding for an investigation at Highways MB and N in Paris. Per dispatch: Response is for a barrel of corrosive material found there. Deputies already on the scene.

Units responding for crash in Paddock Lake

At about 6:50 a.m., sheriff’s deputies are responding for a report of a crash in the 24600 block of 75th Street (Highway 50) in Paddock Lake. Per dispatch: Crash involves a pick-up truck and a sewage pumping company truck. No injuries being reported at this time.

Units responding to burning in Silver Lake

At 8:17 p.m., Silver Lake Fire Department units and a Silver Lake Police officer are responding to a report of burning in the 600 block of Riverside Drive in Silver Lake. UPDATE 8:23 p.m. — Per dispatch: Police officer at the scene says fire is mostly out, but still smoldering.

Units responding for crash in Paddock Lake

At about 8:02 a.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 24400 block of 75th Street (Highway 50) in Paddock Lake. Per dispatch: Caller at the scene reports that a car in a parking lot of a business struck the window of the building. No […]

Units responding for crash in Trevor

At about 4:44 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding for a crash at Highways C and JF in Trevor. Per dispatch: Caller reports a motorcyclist down and off the road. Motorcyclist appears to be conscious and breathing.

Town of Salem Fire/Rescue to fill the boot for MDA on May 22

Town of Salem Fire/Rescue Department will be participating in a Fill the Boot Drive on May 22 from 3 to 6 p.m. at Highways 50 and 83 (Brass Ball Corners) to benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Rain/Emergency date will be May 29. This year’s goal is to raise $1,500. For 60 years, MDA and the firefighters have been partnered up to fill the […]

Units responding for crash in Randall

At about 12:50 p.m., Randall Fire Department and Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue units are responding to the 8600 block of Highway O in Randal for a crash. UPDATE 12:54 p.m. — Per dispatch a single vehicle off the road. Driver out of vehicle, but may be disoriented. UPDATE 12:55 p.m. — Fire unit arriving […]

Units responding to county park for medical call

At about 12:10 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding to Silver Lake County Park in Salem for a medical call Per dispatch: Patient is a male bicyclist who fell near the beach entrance. Hand and face injuries.

Salem Fire/Rescue to host CPR/AED course May 21

The Town of Salem Fire /Rescue Department will be hosting an American Heart Association Heartsaver CPR /AED course on May 21. 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 mask, Adult Choking, Child CPR/AED, […]

Twin Lakes PD to hold pharmaceutical take back event May 16

On Saturday, May 16, 2015, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration will coordinate the eighth National Pharmaceutical Take Back Initiative (NTBI VI). The Twin Lakes Police Department, is a partner and will participate in this take-back initiative on Saturday, May 16. Between 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. that day, TLPD will have an officer in the […]

Silver Lake approves contract with Sheriff’s Dept. for police protection

The Silver Lake Village Board at a special meeting Thursday night approved a contract with the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department for extra police protection. The new service is expected to begin June 18 if additional approvals at the County Board level are received, Sheriff David Beth said after the meeting. The designated patrol from the […]

Lakewood PTO shows appreciation for TLPD

The Lakewood School PTO on Wednesday wanted to show appreciation to the Twin Lakes Police Department for all they do for the school and community. In honor of National Police Week, the PTO dropped off two food platters for the department and thanked them for their services. It was the PTO’s way of “giving back” to the community that […]

Units responding to Wilmot UHS for medical call

At 2:23 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding to Wilmot Union High School for a medical call. Per dispatch: Patient is a female having a seizure.

Units responding to crash along Bristol, Paris border

At about 2:42 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue is responding to a report of a crash at Highways 50 and 45 at the Bristol-Paris border. UPDATE 2:43 p.m. — Paris Fire and Rescue being toned out. Bristol Fire and Rescue standing down. UPDATE 3:10 p.m. — Paris ambulance transporting a patient to a local hospital.

Law Enforcement Memorial ceremony 2015 coverage (PHOTOS and VIDEO)

The annual law enforcement ceremony was held on a cold and foggy day, at the Kenosha Public Safety Monument. A new name was added to the Kenosha Sheriff Department’s side of the monument. It was unveiled by his great grandson, deputy Chris Hannah. His daughter, Katelin, 12, found it while doing some family research. She […]

Units responding for fire alarm in Benet Lake

At 9:10 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a general fire alarm at a treatment facility in the 12600 block of 224th Avenue in Benet Lake. UPDATE 9:15 p.m. — Dispatch reports they have received a call from the facility saying the alarm is false.

Twin Lakes PD responds to suspicious package at Post Office

Note: The following report was gleaned from scanner transmissions. — DH At about 8:06 p.m., Twin Lakes Police officers responded to a report of a suspicious package at the Twin Lakes Post Office on Lance Drive. Upon arriving, officers saw a grocery bag inside a door. The bag was folded over. Officers had the postmaster […]

Units responding for tree on fire in Paris

At about 10:01 p.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to a report of a tree on fire in the 20000 block of 60th Street (Highway K) in Paris. UPDATE 10:06 p.m. — Deputy on scene reports to dispatch that occupant has a burn permit and fire appears to be […]

Units responding for fire in Paddock Lake

At about 3:38 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue and Bristol Fire and Rescue units along with sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report o a possible fire at a residence in the 6000 block of 240th Avenue in Paddock Lake. UPDATE 4 p.m. — Salem F/R command arriving on scene reports smoke inside building. He […]

Units responding for crash along Racine-Kenosha county line

At about 6:52 a.m., Paris Fire and Rescue and Union Grove Fire Department units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to a report of a crash in the 14200 block of Highway KR along the Racine-Kenosha county line. Per dispatch: Crash reported by Racine County. Appears to involve two vehicles and a deer. At least […]

Units responding for odor investigation in Trevor

At about 8:55 a.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding to a report of a strong gas odor in a home in the 11400 block of 271st Avenue in Trevor.

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