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Units responding for burning in Salem

At 7:51 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding to a report of burning in the 9000 block of 259th Avenue in Salem.

Units responding to crash along Salem/Brighton border

At about 5:40 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash at Highways B and K along the Salem/Brighton border. Per dispatch: Two or three vehicles may be invovled. A utility pole and wires are down. A transformer may also have been damaged. UPDATE 5:41 p.m. […]

Salem incorporation committee recommends more study

A Salem citizen committee that has been researching incorporation for a little over a year delivered a report on its findings and a recommendation to do a little more study of the issue. The presentation was made at a special electors meeting Monday evening. Committee Chairman Michael Mike Ullstrup led the audience through an information-packed 83 […]

Units responding to county park for medical call

At about 5 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units andsheriff’s deputies are responding to Silver Lake County Park for a medical park. Per dispatch: Patient is a woman who has fainted at the beach pavilion.

Incorporation options topic for Salem special electors meeting Monday

A special meeting of Salem electors will be held Monday, June 29 starting at 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 9814 Antioch Road (Highway 83), Salem. The agenda includes just one item, a presentation on the findings of the Town of Salem Incorporation Study Committee. The committee was formed after an initiative at the April 2014 annual meeting. The group was charged with […]

Units responding for burning in Salem

At about 9:55 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputies are responding to the 9700 block of 270th Avenue in Salem for a burning complaint. Per dispatch: Neighbor has reported a bonfire and fireworks at this location.

Fire alarm

Town of Salem Fire and Rescue and Silver Lake Rescue are responding to 31004 76th st for a fire alarm, 9:40 am.   It may be an abandoned house.

Units responding for crash in Salem

At about 1:10 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue and Silver Lake Rescue Squad units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a crash at Highways 50 and B in Salem. Per dispatch: Single vehicle involved. Vehicle has rolled over. Two occupants. UPDATE 1:15 p.m. — Both occupants of the vehicle out and conscious, deputy on the scene […]

Units responding for gas investigation in Salem

At about 5:40 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding to the 8300 bloc of Antioch Road (Highway 83) in Salem for an investigation, Per dispatch: Caller reporting a smell of natural gas in a residence.

Units responding to fire alarm in Salem

At about 8:55 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding to a report of supervisory fire alarms at an apartment building in the 24700 block of 87th Street in Salem. Per dispatch: No signs of smoke or fire seen; residents are evacuating. UPDATE 8:56 p.m. — Dispatch informs fire command that one resident is […]

Units responding to crash in Salem

At about 7:39 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue and Silver Lake Rescue Squad units are responding to a crash at Highways 50 and B in Salem. Per dispatch: Crash involves two vehicles, one convertible and one pick-up truck. Convertible may have rolled over. UPDATE 8:01 p.m. — Tow trucks responding for both vehicles.  

Units responding for crash in Salem

At about 6:40 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash at Highways 83 and SA in Salem. Per dispatch: Passerby reported a deer went through a window of a vehicle. One person may be injured. Cars are blocking the road.

Local fire department responding for mutual aid to Antioch

At about 4:32 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding to a request for mutual aid to the Antioch Fire Department for a fire in the 27200 block of Highway 173. Salem F/R is being requested to respond with a tender (tanker) truck.

Thanks for Slowing Down yard sign pick-up is June 13

The weather is getting warmer and the kids will be out of school, which increases the amount of children out playing and traffic. Be prepared and pickup a Thanks for Slowing Down yard sign on Saturday, June 13 from 9 to 11 a.m., at Salem Town Hall, 9814 Antioch Road, Salem, if you live in Salem or surrounding neighborhoods. WISE – […]

Traffic access to be restricted along Salem run/walk route on Saturday

An announcement from Salem Public Safety regarding access to roads near Salem School on Saturday: The Salem Public Safety Office will be assisting the Salem Grade School with its’ 5k run/walk on Saturday, May 30 from 7 a.m. to noon. In the interest of public safety there will be restricted access to Highway AH from the school (Highway 83) […]

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.

Salem approves bonding $2.5 for roads and other capital projects

The Salem Town Board on Monday approved the sale of $2,445,000 in general obligation promissory notes. The borrowing was approved unanimously at a special board meeting. The notes will have a 10-year term. An interest rate will be set at the next board meeting. The funds will help pay for various capital expenditures including: Road […]

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 […]

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 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 to reinstitute email notifications for town info

Those interested in Salem town government will soon again be able to receive email notifications from the town. On Monday, the Town Board unanimously voted to bring back an email list for notifications. The town used to have a list of people it emailed notices to. However, that was suspended after former town Chairman Linda […]

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, […]

Salem electors OK $15,000 donation to The Sharing Center by 1 vote

Salem electors narrowly approved a donation of $15,000 to The Sharing Center at Tuesday’s annual town meeting of electors. The motion to make the donation was made by resident Tim Squier. The vote was 16 for and 15 against. Squier also made the motion at 2014’s annual meeting for a $10,000 donation to The Sharing […]

Twin Lakes looking to hand off fiscal agent duties for Community Library

The Twin Lakes Village Board on Monday voted to inquire of the other Community Library municipalities if they would be interested in becoming the library’s fiscal agent. “We’re willing to give it up if anyone’s interested,” said village administrator Jennifer Frederick. As the current library fiscal agent, Twin Lakes contracts for the annual audit and […]

Units responding for burning in Salem

At about 12:49 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to a report of burning in the 7900 block of Shorewood Drive in Salem. Per dispatch: Caller reporting that someone is burning furniture cushions.

Units responding to down power lines in Salem

At about 4:03 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue and Silver Lake Rescue units are responding to a report of down wire in the 8400 block of Fox River Road in Salem. Per dispatch: Wires were brought down by someone driving a tractor trailer through a yard. Wires are resting on the metal trailer.

Units responding for crash in Salem

At about 9:40 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding to a crash in the 8400 block of Highway 83 in Salem. Per dispatch: Crash involves a car and a motorcycle. UPDATE 9:42 p.m. — Additional Salem units being dispatched to set up a landing zone for Flight for Life medical transport helicopter. UPDATE […]

Units responding for smoldering house in Salem

At about 11:46 a.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue, Silver Lake Fire Department and Silver Lake Rescue Squad units are responding to a report of a smoldering house in the 8500 block of Fox River Road in Salem. Per dispatch: This is apparently the house that was used for a practice burn Saturday, though the address is different. […]

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