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Units responding for crash in Salem

At about 7:24 a.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding for a crash in the 8800 block of Highway 83 (Antioch Road) in Salem. Per dispatch: At least one injury being reported. This scene is near Salem School. Share40Tweet40 Shares

Local fire department responding for mutual aid to Lyons

At about 2:11 p.m., Randall Fire Department is responding to a request for mutual aid to the Lyons Fire Department for a fire in the 3200 block of Lockwood Boulevard in Lyons. Per dispatch: Randall is requested to respond with a squad. UPDATE 2:18 p.m. — Per dispatch: Randall responding with an engine instead. Share6Tweet6 […]

Agenda: Wheatland Town Board regular board meeting Feb. 24, 2020

The Wheatland Town Board is scheduled to hold a regular board meeting on Monday starting at 6 p.m. at Town Hall in New Munster. Among the agenda items are: Report of the new fire station referendum election and discussion of results. (The measure failed.) Discuss amending animal ordinance to allow 4-H projects for part of […]

Units responding for alarm in Salem

At about 6:51 p.m,, Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue and sheriff’s deputies are responding for an alarm in the 24200 block of 88th Street. Per dispatch: This is a smoke detector alarm. UPDATE 6:54 p.m. — Alarm company reports this may be related to cooking. Share7Tweet7 Shares

Units responding for crash in Twin Lakes

At about 11:09 a.m., Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue and Twin Lakes Police officers responding for a report of a crash along Lake Elizabeth shore near Mt. Moriah. Per dispatch: Someone has fallen off a four-wheeler ATV. UPDATE 11:18 a.m. — Patient has been moved to Bat View and Indian Point to meet rescue. UPDATE […]

Wheatland Fire Department chief says he has no timeline for a different station proposal

Chief Denko: Let the issue settle Town of Wheatland Fire Department Chief Lou Denko said he has no immediate plans to come back with a different proposal for a new fire station in the wake of the defeat of a referendum on a $3.8 million station plan by voters Tuesday. Instead, Denko said he would […]

Units responding for spill at weigh station

At about 4:16 p.m., Pleasant Prairie Fire and Rescue and members of the county Hazardous Materials team are responding to the weigh station on I-94 for a possible hazmat incident. Per dispatch: Something is leaking from drums in a truck load. UPDATE about 2:23 p.m. — Bristol Fire and Rescue dispatched to respond as well. […]

Town of Wheatland Fire Department fire station referendum info session scheduled for Feb. 16

The Town of Wheatland Fire Department has added another information session relating to the upcoming fire station project referendum. The session will take place Sunday at 2 p.m. at the fire station in New Munster. This meeting will show the proposed building layout and present facts and figures for this proposed project. The referendum seeking […]

Units responding for investigation in Twin Lakes

At about 8:05 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department units and a Twin Lakes Police officer are responding for an investigation in the 100 block of Mueller Avenue in Twin Lakes. Per dispatch: Caller reporting a smell of burning inside a house. No flames or smoke seen. UPDATE 8:10 p.m. — Police officer at the scene […]

Twin Lakes PD make arrests in methamphetamine case

Twin Lakes Police Department officers and members of the Kenosha County Drug Operations Group recently made a possession with intent to deliver methamphetamine arrest in Twin Lakes. From a TLPD news release distributed Thursday (Note: Names of those arrested have been omitted. westofthei.com doesn’t publish names of defendants until they have been formally charged in […]

Units responding to crash in Bristol

At about 8:08 a.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to a report of a crash at Highways K and MB-south in Bristol. Per dispatch: Vehicle struck a pole. Pole is still upright. Share11Tweet11 Shares

Units responding for crash in Paris

At about 7:03 a.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units are responding to a report of a crash on Highway 142, west of Highway 45 in Paris. Share16Tweet16 Shares

Units responding for crash in Bristol

At about 10:44 a.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to a report of a crash in the 16800 block of Highway Q in Bristol. Per dispatch: Single vehicle involved. Vehicle is off the road on the south side of the highway against a tree. UPDATE 10:59 a.m. — Deputy […]

Units responding for alarm in Twin Lakes

At about 4:05 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department units and a Twin Lakes Police officer are responding to an alarm in the 100 block of Lance Drive in Twin Lakes. Per dispatch: This is a general fire alarm. UPDATE 4:07 p.m. — Fire command calls for responding units to stand down. False alarm. Share15Tweet15 Shares

Units responding for crash in Wilmot

At about 4:25 p.m., Randall Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding for a report of a crash in the 31600 block of 116th Street (Highway C) in Wilmot. UPDATE 4:28 p.m. — Deputies are blocking traffic in the area of the crash. Deputy reports to dispatch that some people […]

CPR by deputy saves infant in Paddock Lake

Quick action by a Kenosha County Sheriff’s deputy got a two-day old infant in Paddock Lake breathing again. From a news release from the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department released Monday: On February 09th, 2020 at 6:09 PM Kenosha County Deputies and Salem Fire Department responded to a residence in the 6600 block of 236th Avenue in […]

Units responding for crash in Wheatland

At about 12:31 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin lakes Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a crash at Highway 50 and Highway O in Wheatland. Per dispatch: Two vehicles involved. Injuries being reported. Share30Tweet30 Shares

Units responding for crash in Wilmot

At about 12:13 p.m., Randall Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units and deputies are responding for a report of a crash in the 12300 block of Fox River Road in Wilmot. UPDATE about 12:19 p.m. — Per dispatch: Location is more like 12700 block of Fox River Road. Two vehicles involved. Share10Tweet10 Shares

Local fire department responding for mutual aid to Antioch, Illinois

At about 5:16 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue is responding to a request for mutual aid from the Antioch (Ill.) Fire Department for a structure fire in the 300 block of Sequoia Street in Antioch. Per dispatch: Salem Lakes is requested to respond with an engine. Share15Tweet15 Shares

Units responding to Salem School for medical call

At about 4:22 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units responding for a medical all at Salem School. Per dispatch: Patient injured in a fall. Share12Tweet12 Shares

Twin Lakes, Randall School, Lakewood School exploring resource officer

The Twin Lakes Police Department, Randall School and Lakewood School are exploring the possibility of placing a resource officer in the schools. TLPD Chief Adam Grosz explained at the Village Board committee of the whole meeting Monday that he has been discussing the idea with the schools for a while and has now located a […]

Units responding to fire in Bristol

At about 3:03 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue, Paris Fire and Rescue, Pleasant Prairie Fire and Rescue and Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding to a report of a possible fire at a business in the 19900 block of 83rd Street in Bristol. UPDATE 3:05 p.m. — Fire unit arriving on scene reports no signs […]

Units responding to fire in Trevor

At about 1:02 p.m., Salem Fire/Rescue all stations and Bristol Fire and Rescue units are responding to a report of a fire in the 26000 block of 100th St. in Trevor. Per dispatch: This is a fire in a fireplace. Share8Tweet8 Shares

Deputy pursuit with assist from K9 lead to capture of theft suspects

A deputy’s pursuit that started in Silver Lake lead to the arrest of two theft suspects. The incident began in Silver Lake at about 2:20 a.m., Tuesday when a deputy was investigating a suspicious vehicle at Cogswell Drive and Lakeview Drive in Silver Lake, said a Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department news release issued Tuesday said. […]

Units responding for investigation in Silver Lake

At about 6:38 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue and Randall Fire Department units and sheriff’s deputies are responding for an investigation in the 200 block of West Park Street in Silver Lake. Per dispatch: Caller reporting smoke from a laundry room, along with a burning smell. UPDATE about 6:44 p.m. — Deputy on scene reports occupants […]

Units responding to crash in Trevor

At about 4:39 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash at Highway SA and 256th Avenue in Trevor. Per dispatch: Crash involves two vehicles; injuries being reported. UPDATE about 4:46 p.m. — Deputy on scene requests tows for both vehicles, both of which are in the […]

Units responding to crash in Salem Lakes

At about 9:18 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 21700 block of Highway AH in Salem Lakes. Per dispatch: This is a single vehicle crash with the vehicle rolled over. Share19Tweet19 Shares

Units responding for fire in Bristol

At about 6:50 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue, Paris Fire and Rescue, Salem Lakes Fire and Rescue and Pleasant Prairie Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a possible fire in a church in the 13000 block of Highway C in Bristol. Kenosha County Scanner Facebook page is reporting […]

New Wheatland Fire Station information sessions set for Jan. 25, 28, Feb. 1, Feb. 11

Informational open houses on the proposal for a new Town of Wheatland Fire Department station in New Munster are scheduled for the following dates and times: Saturday, Jan.y 25, 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 28, 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 1, 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 11, 7 p.m. Town residents will be able to vote on a […]

Units on scene of crash in Camp Lake

At about 3:55 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are on the scene of a crash at 104th Street and 264th Avenue in Trevor. Kenosha County Scanner Facebook page is reporting that this is a single vehicle crash involving a truck that has struck a tree. UPDATE 3:57 p.m. — Response requested from Flight for Life […]

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