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Units responding for crash along Bristol-Paris border

At about 2:19 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue and Paris Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a crash at Highways 45 and K along the Bristol-Paris border. 2:23 p.m. — Bristol fire unit arriving on scene reports two vehicles involved with heavy to moderate damage. ShareTweet0 Shares

Local fire departments responding for mutual aid to Winthrop Harbor, Ill.

At about 12:46 p.m., Kenosha County fire departments are responding to a request for mutual aid from the Winthrop Harbor Fire Department for a structure fire in the 42600 block of Lewis Avenue in Winthrop Harbor, Ill. Requested to respond are: Bristol Fire and Rescue with a squad. Kenosha Fire Department with a chief. ShareTweet0 […]

Bristol issues burn ban

Bristol has issued a ban on open burning by permit effective until further notice, Bristol Fire and Rescue Chief John Niederer has announced All open burning through the village permit is suspended. “Current dry conditions in the area present a high risk of fires to spread out of control,” the announcement of the ban said. […]

Units responding for fire in Salem Lakes

At about 12:03 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding to the 26600 block of 75th Street in Salem Lakes for a report of a fire. Per dispatch: This is being reported as a grass fire. UPDATE 12:06 p.m. — This is being reported as a lawn mower that caught fire that then caught grass […]

Randall issues burn ban

Randall has issued a burn ban, fire Chief Ken Foszcz announced Monday morning. The ban will be in effect immediately for all areas covered by the Randall Fire Department. The ban will remain in effect until U. S. Drought Monitor for southeast Wisconsin reduces from high to a lower risk level. “The fire danger for […]

Salem Lakes issues burn ban

Salem Lakes has issued a burn ban, interim fire Chief James Lejcar announced Monday morning. The ban takes effect immediately and will continue in effect until further notice. From the news release announcing the ban: It is imperative that a burn ban be put into effect to insure the Fire Safety for allresidence within the […]

Units responding to crash in Paris

At about 5:45 p.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 28800 block of West Frontage Road in Paris. Per dispatch: Single vehicle reportedly rolled over. Single occupant is out of the vehicle. ShareTweet0 Shares

Units responding for gas leak in Silver Lake

At about 1:14 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units from stations 1 and 2 are responding to Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue Station 4 in Silver Lake for a gas leak. UPDATE about 1:17 p.m. — Fire unit on scene reports an appliance fell in the station creating leak and resulting in open gas in the building. We […]

Local fire department responding for mutual aid to town of Burlington

At about 8:03 p.m., the Twin Lakes Fire Department is responding for mutual aid to the Town of Burlington Fire Department for a fire in the 34700 block of Chestnut in the town of Burlington. Per dispatch: Twin Lakes is to respond with a squad. UPDATE 8:06 p.m. — Box alarm activated. Additional response requested […]

Local fire department responding for mutual aid to Wonder Lake, Ill.

At about 11:29 a.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department is responding to a request for mutual aid from the Wonder Lake Fire Department for a structure fire in the 7600 block of Lucy Drive in Wonder Lake, Ill. Per dispatch: Twin Lakes is requested to respond with a tender. ShareTweet0 Shares

Units responding for alarm in Salem

At about 11:26 a.m., Salem Lakes Fire Rescue units are responding to an alarm in the 22400 block of 88th Street in Salem. Per dispatch: This is a fire alarm. UPDATE 11:30 a.m. — Dispatch relays to responding units that alarm company reports this as a false alarm due to battery change. One unit to […]

Units responding to crash in Silver Lake

At about 6:15 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash at Highways B and F in Silver Lake. Per dispatch: This crash involves two vehicles, one of which is a motorcycle. ShareTweet0 Shares

Human remains discovered in Brighton house fire

The remains of a deceased person were found in a house that burned in Brighton Monday. From a sheriff’s department news release: On Monday, June 7, 2021, at approximately 4:25 p.m. Deputies along with the Kansasville Fire and Rescue Department responded to a home in the 21700 block of Burlington Road for a structure fire.  […]

Units responding for fire in Brighton

At about 4:27 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue, Kansasvillle Fire and Rescue and Union Grove Fire Department units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a structure fire in the 21700 block of Burlington Road (Highway 142) in Brighton. UPDATE 4:32 p.m. — Dispatch relays to responding fire units that a deputy on scene […]

Units responding for crash in Salem Lakes

At about 1:05 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue and sheriff’s deputies are esponding to a report of a crash in the 11100 block of Highway B in Salem Lakes. Per dispatch: This crash involves a motorcycle. ShareTweet0 Shares

Local fire department responding for mutual aid to Antioch, Ill. for fire

At about 9:02 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue is responding to a request for mutual aid to the Antioch (Ill.) Fire Department for a structure fire in the 700 block of Highview Court. Per dispatch: Salem Lakes is requested to respond with an engine. UPDATE 9:08 p.m. — Salem Lakes can disregard the call. ShareTweet0 Shares

Units responding for fire in Twin Lakes

At about 7:11 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department units and a Twin Lakes Police officer are responding to a report of a fire in Twin Lakes. Per dispatch: A caller from the west side of Lake Elizabeth is reporting what appears to be a boat on fire on the east side of Lake Elizabeth, toward […]

Units responding for crash in Silver Lake County Park

At about 4:24 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding to Silver Lake County Park for a crash. Per dispatch: Caller says patient fell off a bike. Share6Tweet6 Shares

Units responding for fire in Wheatland

At about 12:11 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units and the Wheatland constable are responding for a report of a fire in the 4200 block of 328th Avenue in Wheatland. Per dispatch: A shovel on a tractor in on fire. UPDATE 12:17 p.m. — Dispatch reports that equipment is on […]

Local fire departments responding for mutual aid to town of Burlington

At about 9:37 a.m., some Western Kenosha County fire departments are responding to a MABAS box alarm activated by the Town of Burlington Fire Department for a fire in the 8500 block of Horizon Drive in the town of Burlington. Requested to respond are: Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue with a tender. Randall Fire Department with a […]

Units responding for crash in Bristol

At about 2:43 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash at Highways C and U in Bristol. Per dispatch: Callers reporting some possible injuries. Share6Tweet6 Shares

Units responding for crash in Powers Lake

At about 10:55 a.m., Randall Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding to a report of a crash in the 39300 block of Bloomfield Road (Highway F) in Powers Lake. UPDATE 10:59 a.m. — Dispatch reports deputies on scene. One possible injury being reported at this time. UPDATE 11:04 a.m. — Randall command […]

Units responding to Central HS for medical call

At about 6:15 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding to Central High School for a medical call. Per dispatch: Patient has sustained a head injury on the football field. Share5Tweet5 Shares

Units responding for crash in Trevor

At about 1:26 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 12200 block of 280th Avenue in Trevor. Per dispatch: At least one injury being reported. Share3Tweet3 Shares

Units responding to fire in Randall

At about 4:09 p.m., Randall Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding to a report of a grass fire in the 8900 block of Highway KD in Randall. Per dispatch: This is reported as a possible fire in a road side ditch. Lots of smoke reported, but no flames seen. UPDATE 4:14 p.m. […]

Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue Capt. Jason Witte recognized as 2021 Wisconsin Firefighter of the Year

Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue Capt. Jason Witte was recognized by the Village Board Monday for his recent naming as 2021 Wisconsin Firefighter of the Year. The title is awarded by the Wisconsin State Firefighters Association. Witte was chosen from representatives of some 300 fire departments. Here is video of village President Diann Tesar reading the resolution […]

Units responding to crash along Bristol-Paris border

At about 4:43 p.m., sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash at Highway MB and Highway K along the Bristol-Paris border. Per dispatch: Four vehicle crash with moderate damage to vehicles reported by passing Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue unit. UPDATE 4:48 p.m. — Paris Fire and Rescue dispatched to the scene. UPDATE about […]

Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue Chief Slover recognized for service to department by Village Board

Longtime Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue Chief Daivd “Mike” Slover was recognized by the Village Board Monday for his service to the department upon his impending retirement in June. Village President Diann Tesar read a resolution in Slover’s honor at the meeting. Here’s the video: Slover became chief of the then Town of Salem Fire Department in […]

Local fire department responding for mutual aid to Richmond, Ill.

At about 8:49 p.m., the Twin Lakes Fire Department is being requested to respond for mutual aid to the Richmond Township Fire Protection District for a structure fire in the 5700 block of Broadway in Richmond. Twin Lakes is requested to respond with a truck and a chief. Share7Tweet7 Shares

Units responding for crash in Twin Lakes

At about 7 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue units and a Twin Lakes Police officer are responding to a report of a crash in the 1800 block of East Lakeshore Drive in Twin Lakes. Per dispatch: This is being reported as a golf cart versus pedestrian crash. UPDATE 7:10 p.m. — Incident was on […]

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