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Units responding for crash in Bristol

At about 2:26 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units are responding to a report of a crash at Highway 45 and 50 in Bristol. Per dispatch: Scene is just south of Highway 50 on Highway 45. At least one injury being reported. UPDATE 2:27 p.m. — Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue is requested to respond as mutual […]

Units responding for fire in I-94

At about 2:06 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue, Pleasant Prairie Fire and Rescue and Newport Fire Department units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to the 12200 block of the northbound lanes of I-94 for a report of a vehicle fire. UPDATE 2:11 p.m. — Wisconsin State Patrol officer is on the scene, dispatch reports. […]

Units responding for fire in Paddock Lake

At about 9:18 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue and Bristol Fire Department units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a fire in the 6800 block of 243rd Avenue in Paddock Lake. Per dispatch: This is for a fire in an oven. Occupants have been told to evacuate. UPDATE 9:22 p.m. — Fire unit […]

Units responding for crash in Paddock Lake

At about 3:44 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash at Highway 50 and Highway 75 (Brass Ball Corners) in Paddock Lake. Per dispatch: Two vehicles involved. At least one injured person reported. Scene is in westbound lanes. Share31 Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 31

Bristol Fire Department conducts 2018 recognition ceremony

Sunday morning, Bristol Fire Department honored members of its past and current members of the department. They gathered at the Bristol Firefighter’s Memorial, created to commemorate the bravery, courage, honor, and valor of Bristol firefighters, past and present, and pay tribute to the men and women who have served Bristol. It was dedicated in 2016. […]

Units responding for investigation in Lake Shangri-la

At about 8:34 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units are responding for an investigation in the 21000 block of 116th Street in Lake Shangri-La. Per dispatch: Caller reports smell of natural gas inside house and in basement. Occupants have evacuated. Share6 Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 6

Units responding for crash in Paddock Lake

At about 5:59 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 24300 block of 75th Street (Highway 50) in Paddock Lake. Per dispatch: Two vehicles involved; one is a motorcycle. UPDATE 6:04 p.m. — Fire command reports everyone involved up and walking around. Share8 Tweet Share […]

Units responding for crash on state line

At about 2:39 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 12000 block of 128th Street along the Wisconsin-Illinois state line. Per dispatch: A car and a pick up truck are involved. UPDATE about 2:42 p.m. — Newport Fire Department also dispatched. Share Tweet Share […]

Units responding to crash in Bristol

At about 5:42 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to the 20800 block of Highway V in Bristol. Per dispatch: Crash involves a car and a bicyclist. Share13 Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 13

Units responding to crash in Slades Corners

At about 4:26 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash at Highways P and 50 in Slades Corners. Per dispatch: Two vehicles involved. Scene is blocking northbound lanes on Highway P.   Share13 Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 13

Units responding for alarm in Powers Lake

At about 10:05 p.m., Randall Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to a report of a supervisory fire alarm in the 39000 block of 90th Lane in Powers Lake. Per dispatch: Alarm is coming from a smoke detector Share17 Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 17

Units responding to crash in Twin Lakes

At about 9:42 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue units and Twin Lakes Police officers are responding to a report of a crash at 388th Avenue and 104th Street in Twin Lakes. Per dispatch: At least one injured party. Share12 Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 12

Sheriff’s Department arrests four in vehicle break-in cases

The Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department has arrested four individuals in connection with a string of vehicle break-ins in the Salem Lakes area in June and July. The investigation has resulted in the clearance of 29 individual cases. The three men and one woman have not been formally charged in court. westofthei.com does not print the […]

Twin Lakes PD arrests Illinois man on suspicion of sexual exploitation of a child

Twin Lakes Police officers on Friday arrested an Illinois man they allege was seeking to sexually exploit a local teen-aged girl. Charges have not been formalized and the man’s identity has not been released. From a news release issued by the Chief Adam Grosz on Monday: On Friday, July 6th, 2018 at approximately 4:25 p.m. […]

Units responding for crash in Paddock Lake

At about 6:27 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding for a report of a crash in the 24800 block of 71st Street in Paddock Lake. Per dispatch: Crash involves a person hit by a car. UPDATE 6:33 p.m. — Response by Flight for Life medical transport helicopter requested. UPDATE 6:38 p.m. — Bristol Fire […]

Units responding for crash in Randall

At about 6:08 p.m., Randall Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding to a report of a crash in the 12700 block of Highway KD in Randall. Per disptch: Crash involved a motorcycle and maybe another vehicle. Share11 Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 11

Units responding for crash in Twin Lakes

At about 12:36 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue units and Twin Lakes Police are responding to a report of a crash in the 500 block of North Lake Avenue in Twin Lakes. Per dispatch: A bicyclist reportedly has been struck by a car. UPDATE 12:39 p.m. — Unit on the scene calls off fire […]

Units responding for smoke on I-94

At about 6:37 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue is responding to a request from Newport Fire Department for assistance in the northbound lanes of I-94 at about mile marker 2. Per dispatch: Incident is a car with smoke. Bristol is requested to send a squad. Share6 Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 6

Units responding for fire in Rock Lake

At about 4:13 p.m., Salem lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding to a report of a possible fire in Rock Lake. Per dispatch: A fire has been reported by the Canadian National Railroad on their tracks south of Highway JF. UPDATE 4:19 p.m. — Deputy in area not finding smoke or fire yet. Fire department units […]

Twin Lakes swears in new police sergeants

Two Twin Lakes Police Department officers were sworn in as sergeants at the Twin Lakes Village Board meeting Monday. The two sergeant positions are the result of a restructuring of the department’s supervisory structure, introduced to the board by Chief Adam Grosz in April. Sworn in  by village administrator Jennifer Frederick were Sgt. Robert Dzbinski […]

Units responding for fire in Trevor

At about 10:26 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue and Bristol Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a fire near the 25600 block of Highway C in Trevor. UPDATE 10:30 p.m. — Location changed to 28600 block of Highway C. UPDATE 10:33 p.m. — Deputy reports flame may be from wastewater treatment […]

Units responding for smoke in Twin Lakes

At about 4:33 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department units and a Twin Lakes Police officer are responding to a report of smoke in the 500 block of Highway F in Twin Lakes. Per dispatch: Caller reporting smoke coming from wooded area. UPDATE 4:37 p.m. — Fire unit on the scene reports power line on fire. […]

Units responding for investigation in Twin Lakes

At about 9:52 a.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department units and a Twin Lakes Police officer are responding for an investigation in the 600 block of Bay Hill Avenue, Twin Lakes. Per dispatch: Caller reports smoke, perhaps from a clothes dryer. UPDATE 9:55 a.m. — Police officer on the scene reports no obvious sign of fire, […]

2018 Town of Wheatland Volunteer Fire Department Community Days sprinkler demo (VIDEO)

The 2018 Town of Wheatland Volunteer Fire Department Community Days included demonstrations of techniques used by firefighters. On Sunday, after the parade, a demonstration showing the effectiveness of a sprinkler system in quickly knocking down a fire was done. Here is video of the Wheatland demo in which you can see how a fire in […]

2018 Town of Wheatland Volunteer Fire Department Community Days parade coverage (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

The Town of Wheatland Fire Department hosted its Community Days Festival this weekend. The annual parade took place Sunday. The parade started at Bella Vita Banquets and worked its way down Geneva Road to New Munster Park. The parade had a large contingent of local and area fire departments. Here’s video of the procession with […]

Deputy responding for wire in Salem

At about 3:12 p.m., a sheriff’s deputy is responding to a report of a low wire in the 27100 block of Highway AH in Salem. Per dispatch: Wire reported by power company. Wire is actually a cable TV line, but power company crew standing by until cable crew arrives. Deputy requested for traffic control. Share7 […]

Bristol Fire and Rescue commissions new ladder truck

Bristol Fire and Rescue members, local and state elected officials and other supporters of the department and community officially put a new ladder truck into service for the fire department at the Fire Station Monday evening. The new Truck 5231 is Bristol’s first all new, custom-built aerial ladder truck and was fabricated by Pierce Manufacturing […]

Bristol Fire and Rescue to commission new ladder truck Monday

Bristol Fire and Rescue will conduct a commissioning, wet down and push in of its new ladder truck on Monday, June 18 at 7 p.m., at the Fire Station. The public is invited to attend the ceremony. The Fire Station is located at 83rd Street and 198th Avenue in Bristol. The new truck is a […]

Units responding for fire in Paris

At about 3:35 p.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to a report of a fire in the 2500 block of 176th Avenue in Paris. Per dispatch: Fire is in a dumpster. Dumpster is about 30 feet from a building. Share2 Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 2

Units responding to fire along Brighton-Salem Lakes border

At about 6 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a fire in the 29900 block of 60th Street (Highway K) along the Salem Lakes-Brighton border. Per dispatch: A skid steer loader is on fire. UPDATE 6:06 p.m. — Per dispatch: Equipment fully engulfed in fire. UPDATE 6:12 […]

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