Posts under ‘Police/fire’

K9 handler in Twin Lakes moving on but dog will stay

Note: This story was updated with new information at about 3:29 p.m. — DH K9 Rex, a trained police dog brought to the community largely through a grass roots fundraising effort, will remain with the Twin Lakes Police Department, though his handler — who initiated the program — is leaving for a new job. TLPD […]

Units responding for alarm in Powers Lake

At about 5:33 p.m., Randall Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding for an alarm in the 39100 block of 92nd Place in Powers Lake. UPDATE 5:39 p.m. — People on scene report this is a false alarm. Response continuing non emergency. UPDATE 5:40 p.m. — Unit arriving on scene confirms no signs […]

Units responding for investigation in Bristol

At about 6:37 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units are responding for an investigation in the 9100 block of 176th Avenue in Bristol. Per dispatch: Caller reporting an odor like ammonia. Share5Tweet5 Shares

Arson suspected in Trevor fire

Arson is suspected as the cause of a fire in Trevor Wednesday morning, a Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department spokesman said. From a news release distributed Wednesday afternoon: On June 24, 2020, at 3:09 AM, Sheriff’s Department Deputies and Salem Lakes Fire Department responded to the 28500 block of 117th Street for a call of vehicles on […]

Wheatland to hold electors meeting on $2.5 million fire station budget

Electors in Wheatland will have a chance to say whether they feel the town should spend $2.5 million on a new station for the Town of Wheatland Fire Department at a special electors meeting on Aug. 10. The meeting will likely be held somewhere other than Town Hall in New Munster due to the anticipated […]

Units responding for crash in Wheatland

At about 6:52 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding to a report of a crash in the 6500 block of 366th Court in Wheatland. Per dispatch: This is an ATV rollover crash with two people injured. Share9Tweet9 Shares

Units responding for water incident in Twin Lakes

At about 2:40 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue units and Twin lakes Police offices are responding to a report of a crash on Lake Elizabeth in Twin Lakes. Per dispatch: This is a crash between two personal water craft on the southeast end of Lake Elizabeth. UPDATE 2:47 p.m. — Those involved are attempting […]

Units responding for smoke in Brighton

At about 11:35 a.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding to a report of smoke coming from a roof in the 1700 block of 240th Avenue in Brighton. UPDATE 11:39 a.m. — Kansasville Fire Department and Union Grove Fire Department also responding. Resident heard loud cracking noise. Neighbor reported seeing smoke coming from roof. UPDATE […]

Units responding to crash on I-94

At about 8:35 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue, Pleasant Prairie Fire and Rescue and Newport Fire Department units are responding to a report of a crash in the 7500 block of the southbound lanes of I-94. Per dispatch: This is a single vehicle crash with injuries being reported. UPDATE 8:45 p.m. — Some fire units […]

Units responding for investigation in Rock Lake

At about 4:36 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding for an investigation int eh area of 259th Avenue and 122nd Street in Rock Lake. Per dispatch: Caller reporting a large cloud of black smoke in the area. Share4Tweet4 Shares

Sheriff wins national award

Thursday morning, Sheriff David Beth was presented with the DARE law enforcement executive of the year. The award was presented by Jeff Smith, Director of DARE Wisconsin. Due to Covid-19, he’ll receive the official award next year at the International DARE Conference. The DARE (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) program began in Kenosha County 1989. David […]

Units responding to crash on I-94

At about 7:11 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue and Pleasant Prairie Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 9000 block of I-94 southbound lanes. Per dispatch: This involves a rolled over semi and another vehicle, which is on fire. UPDATE 7:15 p.m. — Fire is […]

Units responding for alarm in Twin Lakes

At about 7:42 a.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department units are responding to a fire alarm in the 100 block of Lance Drive in Twin Lakes. Share8Tweet8 Shares

June 12, 2020: Needs for local food pantries update

The Kenosha County Joint Information Center is going to publish a weekly update on the needs of food pantries during the COVID-19 emergency. Here is this week’s update for The Sharing Center: Sharing Center, 25700 Wilmot Road (Highway C), Trevor: Donations accepted 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday and Wednesday, 9 a.m. to noon Friday; nights and […]

Units responding to burning in Salem Lakes

At about 9:06 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to a report of burning in the 9100 block of Fox River Road in Salem Lakes. Share6Tweet6 Shares

Sheriff’s Department seeking info on witness to fatal crash

From the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department: The Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department is continuing to investigate the fatal crash that took place on STH 50 at CTH B on June 3rd, 2020 involving the death of 14-year-old, Dominic Boll-Flaig of Twin Lakes.  Detectives are looking to speak to the driver of a silver 4-door vehicle that […]

Units responding for fire in Salem

At about 4:13 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue and Bristol Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a fire in the 25100 block of 85th Street in Salem. Per dispatch: This is being reported as a fire in an oven with flames seen in a condo unit. Smoke alarms are […]

Lower cost fire station plan presented at Wheatland Town Board meeting

Due to COVID-19, the Wheatland Town Board has not held a meeting in April and May. At its first in-person meeting in a while on Monday, the Town Board revisited an old and controversial topic with familiar indecisive and confrontational results. Jim Scherrer of Scherrer Construction, acting at the direction of the town, presented a […]

Units responding to fire in Paris

At about 8:03 p.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units are responding to a report of a fire in the 13700 block of Highway N in Paris. Per dispatch: A transformer is on fire on the north side of the road. Share4Tweet4 Shares

Units responding for crash in Paris

At 6:19 p.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a crash in the 14100 block of Highway N in Paris. Per dispatch: This is a single vehicle crash with the car sliding off the road. Share6Tweet6 Shares

Name of teen who died in Salem Lakes crash released

The name of a 14-year-old boy who died in a crash in Salem Lakes Wednesday has been released by the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department. Dominic A. Flaig, 14, of Lake Geneva, was pronounced dead at the scene. His brother, Tyler Boll-Flaig, 21, of Twin Lakes, was driving and suffered serious injuries in the crash. A […]

Units responding for crash near Bristol/Salem Lakes border

At about 12:27 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue and Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 21200 block of Wilmot Road (Highway C) in Bristol. Per dispatch: Report received of a rolled over dump truck. Location was originally thought to be in Salem Lakes jurisdiction, […]

Units responding for water incident in Twin Lakes

At about 1:46 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department units and Twin Lakes Police officers are responding for a report of a kayaker in the water. Per dispatch: Person is near the north point of Lake Elizabeth. UPDATE 1:56 p.m. — Police officer in boat has located person in the water. UPDATE 1:57 p.m. — Police […]

14 year old dies in Salem Lakes crash

A 14 year old boy died in a crash at Highway 50 and Highway B in Salem Lakes Wednesday evening. Names of those involved have not been released yet by the Sheriff’s Department. From a Sheriff’s Department news release: On June 3 at about 8:00 PM the Kenosha County Sheriffs Departmentinvestigated a fatal motor vehicle […]

Units responding to crash in Paris

At about 10:01 p.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units are responding to a crash in the 16600 block of Highway 142 in Paris. Share8Tweet8 Shares

Units responding for crash in Salem Lakes

At about 8 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a crash at Highway 50 and Highway B in Salem Lakes. Per dispatch: Injuries being reported. UPDATE 8:05 p.m. — Unit arriving on scene reports two vehicles involved, both with heavy damage. Bristol Fire and Rescue dispatched to respond with an […]

Units responding for alarm in Twin Lakes

At about 7:15 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department units and a Twin Lakes Police officer are responding to an alarm in the 200 block of West Park Drive in Twin Lakes. Per dispatch: This is a general fire alarm. UPDATE about 7:19 p.m. — Police officer on scene reports no obvious signs of fire from […]

Kenosha County and city issue curfews for Monday, Tuesday nights

Kenosha County and the city of Kenosha have issued emergency curfews for Monday and Tuesday nights. The curfews will take effect 8 p.m. each night and are set to expire at 7 a.m. Tuesday and Wednesday mornings. The action Monday follows a similar action taken Sunday when crowds gathered in areas of Kenosha, presumably in […]

Units responding for crash in Rock Lake

At about 8:45 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding to a crash in the 25600 block of 119th Street in Rock Lake. Per dispatch: A vehicle has struck a pole. UPDATE 8:46 p.m. — Bristol Fire and Rescue to respond with an ambulance as assistance. Share10Tweet10 Shares

Units responding for crash in Silver Lake

At about 8:33 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding to a report of a 30200 block of Highway F in Silver Lake. Per dispatch: Passerby reporting two-vehicle crash. Share9Tweet9 Shares

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