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Units responding for down tree in Twin Lakes

At about 4:26 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department units are responding to the 500 block of Park Avenue in Twin Lakes for a report of a tree that has fallen on power lines. Per dispatch: No sparks, smoke or fire visible at this time. ShareTweet0 Shares

Units responding for crash in Bristol

At about 4:06 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to the 13600 block of 104th Street in Bristol for a crash. Per dispatch: Two vehicles involved, one of which is a motorcycle. ShareTweet0 Shares

Units responding to crash in Paris

At about 2:32 p.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units are responding to a report of a crash in the 14000 block of Highway N in Paris. Per dispatch: One involved person needs to be checked out by rescue. Share4Tweet4 Shares

Bristol Firemen’s Association 2019 Bristol Fire & Rescue Recognition Ceremony coverage (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

The Bristol Firemen’s Association celebrated the 50th year of the Bristol Rescue Squad at this year’s recognition ceremony on July 14 at the fire station. Former Chief Don Wienke was a featured speaker. Wienke received his emergency medical technician certification in 1966. He was the first EMT on the department. Last year Bristol Fire and […]

Deputies responding for crash in Bristol

At about 9:58 a.m., sheriff’s deputies are responding to a crash at Highways Q and U in Bristol. Per dispatch: Crash involves two vehicles. Scene is not blocking the roadway. No injuries being reported at this time. Share9Tweet9 Shares

Units responding for crash in Bristol

At about 7:59 a.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units are responding to a report of a crash at Highway 45 and 121st Street in Bristol. Per dispatch: Crash involves a semi truck and an SUV. Injuries being reported. Deputies already on scene. Share22Tweet22 Shares

Units responding for investigation in Slades Corners

At about 12:36 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding for an investigation at Highway 50 and Highway P in Slades Corners. Per dispatch: Caller reporting smoke coming from the roadside ditch. UPDATE 12:39 p.m. — Fire out. Twin Lakes Rescue response called off by Wheatland FD command. ShareTweet0 […]

Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue adds five firefighter paramedics; names James Lejcar assistant chief

Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue has hired five new firefighter paramedics and named an assistant chief. The new hires were selected from a field of 19 qualified applicants. The following individuals were approved and sworn in at the June 24 Salem Lakes Fire Commission as full time firefighter paramedics for the village: Nicholas Keller. Nicholas Bonczkowski. Mandalyn […]

Grace Merrill’s contribution to area EMS celebrated

Everybody in emergency medical services in this area knows who Grace Merrill is. A lot of them could have been her student at some point. She has been taking care of the residents of Salem Lakes and Wheatland for decades and has taught a couple of generations of emergency medical responders. Merrill was recognized for […]

Units responding for blown transformer in Salem

At about 1:26 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding to a report of a blown transformer in the 9500 block of Antioch Road (Highway 83) in Salem. Per dispatch: Power also reported out in that area. Share108Tweet108 Shares

Units responding for crash in Brighton

At about 3:39 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash at Highways JB and EW in Brighton. Per dispatch: This is a single vehicle crash. Car is in the ditch and was on fire but now only smoking. Occupant out of the vehicle. UPDATE 4 p.m. […]

Units responding for down tree in Randall

At about 5:32 p.m., Randall Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding to a report of a tree on a power line in the 36100 block of 28th Street in Randall along the state line. Per dispatch: Tree is reportedly on fire. UPDATE 5:43 p.m. — Arriving Randall FD unit reports some smoke. […]

Units responding for investigation in Powers Lake

At about 4 p.m., Randall Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding for an investigation in the 8700 block of 392nd Avenue in Powers Lake. UPDATE 4:04 p.m. — Fire unit arriving on scene reports no signs of fire visible from exterior. Share5Tweet5 Shares

Local fire dept. responding for mutual aid to Pleasant Prairie

At about 11:22 a.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue is responding to a request for mutual aid from Pleasant Prairie Fire and Rescue for a crash at 120th Avenue and Wilmot Road (Highway C) in Pleasant Prairie. Per dispatch: Bristol is requested to respond with an ambulance. ShareTweet0 Shares

Units responding for crash in Wheatland

At about 10:35 p.m., sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash at Highway 50 and Highway O in Wheatland. Per dispatch: Crash involves a trailer and another vehicle. Scene is partially blocking the road. UPDATE 10:37 a.m. — Deputy on the scene reports northbound lanes of Highway O are blocked. UPDATE 10:54 […]

Town of Wheatland Fire Dept. Firemen’s Festival June 29

The Town of Wheatland Fire Department’s Firemen’s Festival will take place Saturday, June 29 at the fire station, 34011 Geneva Road, New Munster. Bingo starts at 1 p.m. Water fights start at 3 p.m. $100 dinner takes place at 5 p.m. $100 drawing at 5:30 p.m. Gun raffle at 6 p.m. To purchase tickets prior […]

Units responding for crash on I-94

At about 10:22 a.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue, Pleasant Prairie Fire and Rescue, Newport Fire Department units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the southbound lanes of I-94 near the Highway 50 overpass. Per dispatch: Crash involves a motorcyclist who struck a piece of debris — possibly a bumper […]

Deputy responding for fire on I-94

At about 1:55 p.m., a sheriff’s deputy is investigating a report of a SUV with flames coming from it in the southbound lanes of I-94 near Highway 50. UPDATE 2:06 p.m. — Deputy on scene reports vehicle is fully engulfed in flames. UPDATE 2:07 p.m. — Bristol Fire and Rescue units responding. Scene now reported […]

Units responding for crash in Salem Lakes

At about 4:46 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 10500 block of Highway B in Salem Lakes. Per dispatch: This is a single vehicle rollover. Sole occupant of car has got themselves out of the vehicle Share14Tweet14 Shares

Local fire departments responding for mutual aid to Somers

At about 8:04 p.m., Western Kenosha County fire departments are among those responding for a box alarm activated by Somers Fire and Rescue for a structure fire in the 400 block of 100th Avenue in Somers. Among the local departments responding are Bristol Fire and Rescue, Paris Fire and Rescue, Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue and Randall […]

Units responding for investigation in Powers Lake

At about 8:45 p.m., Randall Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding to the 8900 block of 388th Avenue in Powers Lake. Per dispatch: Caller from another address reporting a smell of plastic burning and some smoke from another home, thought to be currently unoccupied. UPDATE 8:53 p.m. — Fire unit on scene […]

Reward offered for info on person responsible for death of Racine Police officer

From the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department: The Federal Bureau of Investigation is offering a $20,000 REWARD for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the death of Racine police officer John Hetland. In addition to the FBI reward, the Andis Corporation of Racine is offering an additional $5,000 […]

Salem Lakes Community Blood Drive June 26

The Salem Lakes Community Blood Drive will take place from 2 to 6 p.m., June 26 at Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue Station #1, 11252 254th Court, Trevor. The drive is sponsored by Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue. To schedule an appointment, click here to schedule online, or contact Terry Bluemel at TBluemel@villageofsalemlakes.org or 262-843-2439. Appointments are encouraged. This […]

Units responding to crash in Trevor

At about 6:49 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 26600 block of 106th Street in Trevor. Per dispatch: This involves a single motorcyclist. Share30Tweet30 Shares

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

At about 6:35 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue is responding to a request for mutual aid for the Zion Fire Department for a fire in the 16600 block of Russell Road in Zion. Per dispatch: This is described as a fully involved semi-tractor trailer. Bristol is being requested to respond with a tender (water tanker). […]

Deputy responding for loose cows along Highway K

At about 1:16 p.m., a sheriff’s deputy is responding to a report of loose cows in the 29900 block of Highway K along the Salem Lakes/Brighton border. Per dispatch: Cows are along the north side of the road. UPDATE 1:25 p.m. — Deputy reports cows are back behind a fence. Share379Tweet379 Shares

Units responding for burning in Randall

At about 7:48 p.m., Randall Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of burning in the 33100 block of 120th Street in Randall. Share10Tweet10 Shares

Units responding for crash in Twin Lakes

At about 4:12 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue units and Twin Lakes Police are responding to a report of a crash in the 300 block of East Main Street. UPDATE 4:14 p.m. — Police officer on the scene reports scene is not blockading the roadway, everyone is out of their vehicles and there are […]

Units responding for crash in Paris

At about 8:01 p.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units are responding for a crash in the 800 block of 180th Avenue in Paris. Per dispatch: Sheriff’s deputies already on the scene. Single vehicle crash. Driver out of vehicle, but may be injured. Rescue response requested by deputies. UPDATE 8:06 p.m. — Bristol Fire and Rescue […]

Units responding for crash in Salem Lakes

At about 7:53 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding for a crash in the 8500 block of Highway F (272nd Avenue) in Salem Lakes. Per dispatch: Two vehicles involved at a curve in the road. One may have struck a pole. Injuries being reported. Share21Tweet21 Shares

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