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Wheatland Fire Department Auxiliary Egg Hunt

As the first thunder rumbled, the kids began the hunt. They dashed across the field behind the Wheatland Fire Station, Saturday, April 12th. Everyone gathered their eggs and checked them to see if they won a big prize. There was just enough time to conclude the event before the rain began. Normally, the kids would […]

Wheatland Fire Department Auxiliary egg hunt is Saturday

The Town of Wheatland Fire Department Auxiliary Easter Egg Hunt will take place Saturday, April 12, at 10 a.m. SHARP! The egg hunt will be held at the Wheatland Fire Department Firehouse in New Munster. Ages 1 to 10 are welcome. Bring your own basket. This is a free community event sponsored by the Town […]

Units responding to fire in Wheatland

At about 8:35 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding to a report of a garage fire in the 7000 block of 316th Avenue in Wheatland. UPDATE 8:36 p.m. — Mutual aid being requested from Randall and Twin Lakes fire departments. UPDATE about 8:40 p.m. — Deputy reports that […]

Units responding to crash in Wheatland

At 9:52 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Silver Lake Rescue Squad units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 7800 block of Highway W in Wheatland. UPDATE 9:56 p.m. — Per dispatch: Vehicle on its side and smoking. Driver is out of the vehicle.

Wheatland Fire Department annual Corned Beef and Cabbage fundraiser is March 10

The Town of Wheatland Fire Department is hosting its annual Corned Beef and Cabbage fundraiser on Monday, March 10, from 4 to 8 p.m. at St. Alphonsus School cafeteria — a new location this year — with raffles to follow. The department is raising funds for equipment used by department personnel. Tickets can be purchased […]

Units responding for crash in Wheatland

At about 8:36 a.m., Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue and Town of Wheatland Fire Department units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 8200 block of Highway O in Wheatland. UPDATE 8:40 a.m. — One vehicle involved. Occupants appear to be out of the vehicle and standing.

Wheatland Center School’s Spaghetti Dinner & Silent Auction is March 15

Wheatland Center School’s 27th Annual Spaghetti Dinner & Silent Auction will be March 15, from 4-8pm. You can enjoy a delicious meal from 4-7 pm of spaghetti with meat sauce, bread, salad, beverage and dessert. Stay for some fun from 4-8pm: many raffle and silent auction items, WCS learning fair, Scholastic book fair and Candy […]

Wheatland Fire Department annual Corned Beef and Cabbage fundraiser is March 10

The Town of Wheatland Fire Department is hosting its annual Corned Beef and Cabbage fundraiser on Monday, March 10, from 4 to 8 p.m. at St. Alphonsus School cafeteria — a new location this year — with raffles to follow. The department is raising funds for equipment used by department personnel. Tickets can be purchased […]

Deputy responding to crash in Wheatland

At about 9:47 a.m., a sheriff’s deputy is responding to a report of a crash along Highway 50 near Highway W in Wheatland. Per dispatch: Caller reports the reaction to snowmobiles crossing the highway caused the crash. One car hit a guard rail. No injuries being reported at this time.

Units responding for snowmobile crash in Wheatland

At 1:26 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Silver Lake Rescue Squad units are responding to a report of a snow mobile crash near the 33700 block of Highway JB in Wheatland. Per dispatch: Crash scene is along a trail in a field. UPDATE 1:29 p.m. — Per dispatch: Deputy on scene reports one […]

Units responding for crash in Wheatland

At about 9:25 a.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Silver Lake Rescue units are responding to a report of a rollover crash in the 33100 block of Highway 50 in Wheatland. Additional manpower from Wheatland FD was requested after the initial tone out. UPDATE 9:40 a.m. — All Wheatland units are clearing the scene […]

Flight for Life called for medical call in Wheatland

At about 6:07 p.m., Town of Wheatland personnel are setting up a landing zone for Flight for Life medical transport helicopter. The patient is from a medical call that Wheatland FD and Twin Lakes Rescue responded to in the 6800 block of 319th Avenue. UPDATE 6:09 p.m. — Flight for Life able to respond with […]

Units responding for crash in Wheatland

At 7:44 a.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding for a report of a crash in the 35000 block of Geneva Road in Wheatland. Per dispatch: A car has hit a front porch of a house.

Photos from Friday night Bloomfield Road barn fire

A fire destroyed a barn along Bloomfield Road in Wheatland Friday night. Two horses were rescued from the barn. Several chickens also were removed. Firefighters on the scene faced considerable challenges from ice. Roads leading to the scene were slick and the drive at the property in the 39400 block of Bloomfield Road was narrow […]

Units responding to crash in Wheatland

At about 2:22 p.m., Town of Wheatland units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to 392nd Avenue between Highway 50 and the 4500 block in Wheatland. Dispatch says a single vehicle has rolled over and may have hit a telephone pole. UPDATE 2:25 p.m. — Occupant of vehicle is reportedly siting upright in vehicle but not […]

Town of Wheatland Fire Department Auxiliary Pictures with Santa 2013 coverage (photos)

Town of Wheatland Fire Department Auxiliary hosted Pictures with Santa on Sunday at the Fire Station in New Munster. Young attendees were able to chat with Santa and receive a candy cane. They also could color, work on a holiday craft and enjoy an assortment of cookies. Here are some more photos:

Wheatland Fire Department Auxiliary to host Santa on Dec. 14

Town of Wheatland Fire Department Auxiliary will host Pictures with Santa  from 11 a.m.  to 2 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 14 at the Town of Wheatland Fire Department, 34011 Geneva Road, New Munster. There will be snacks, crafts, and the kids will be able to explore the fire trucks with the firefighters.

Units responding for crash in Wheatland

At 12:09 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding to a report of a crash in the 34100 block of Highway 50 in Wheatland. Per dispatch one vehicle is rolled over. UPDATE 12:16 p.m. — Caller told dispatch both occupants of the single SUV involved were able to get […]

Units responding to smell of gas in Slades Corners

At 7:50 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding to Highways 50 and P in Slades Corners for an investigation. Dispatch says a caller is reporting a strong smell of natural gas in the area. UPDATE 7:52 p.m. — Units being told to stay in quarters while Wheatland Fire […]

Units responding for crash in Wheatland

At 10:37 a.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a crash in the 39200 block of Highway 50 in Wheatland. Per dispatch: Crash involves a semi and a pick-up truck that was pulling a horse trailer. One person seen out of their vehicle and limping. […]

Units responding for fire in Wheatland

At about 5:30 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to a report of a fire in the 7400 block of 400th Avenue in Wheatland. UPDATE about 5:32 p.m. — Dispatch relays that per Wheatland chief this is a controlled burn. Other units can stand […]

Units responding for burning in Wheatland

At about 9:43 a.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding for a report of burning in the 37300 block of Geneva Road in Wheatland. UPDATE 9:46 a.m. — Wheatland fire commands says Twin Lakes Rescue can hold in quarters.

Units responding for investigation in Wheatland

At about 9:05 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department units are responding to the 6400 block of 347the Avenue for an investigation. Per dispatch: call is for an electrical smell from a garbage disposal.

Units responding to crash in Wheatland

At about 1:24 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding to a report of a crash on Highway 83-north near Highway JB. Single truck off the road. UPDATE 1:27 p.m. — Dispatch says the crash scene may be on Highway JB east of Highway 83. UPDATE 1:29 p.m. — […]

Units responding for odor investigation in Slades Corners

At 6:25 a.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding to the intersection of Highways 50 and P in Slades Corners for an investigation. A strong smell of propane gas has been reported there, dispatch says. UPDATE 6:30 a.m. — Rescue squad being held in quarters.

Units responding for crash in Wheatland

At 6:17 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units along with sheriff’s deputies are responding to a crash at Highway 50 and Highway W-south. UPDATE 6:19 p.m. — Deputy on scene reports three vehicles involved, minor injuries, two drivers out but one still inside vehicle. UPDATE 6:28 p.m. — Deputy calls […]

Units responding to store for medical call

At about 2:30 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to a convenience store at Highways 50 and 83-north for a person having a diabetic reaction.

Wheatland Fire Dept. pancake breakfast 2013 coverage (photos)

The Town of Wheatland Fire Department is hosting their annual pancake breakfast, raffle and bake sale this morning at the Wheatland Fire Station, 34011 Geneva Road, in New Munster. The breakfast continues until noon so there’s still time to drop by. Proceeds from the breakfast help defer the cost of new, updated equipment for the […]

Wheatland Fire Dept. pancake breakfast is Oct. 13

The Town of Wheatland Fire Department will be host their annual pancake breakfast, including an auction/raffle, at the Wheatland Fire Station, 34011 Geneva Road, in New Munster on Sunday, Oct. 13 from 7 a.m. until noon. Since 1943 the Wheatland Volunteer Fire Department has served its community. These 70 years of service have been made possible […]

Units responding to Wheatland Center School for medical call

At 9:43 a.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding to Wheatland Center School for a medical call. Patient is a female who has cut herself, dispatch says. UPDATE 9:45 a.m. — Deputy on scene says cuts are minor.

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