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Local fire department responding for mutual aid to Illinois

At about 12:04 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue is responding to a request for mutual aid from the Zion Fire Department for an incident in the 1700 block of Dusk Drive in Zion. Per dispatch: Bristol is requested to respond to the scene with a chief. Share7 Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 7

2018 Randall Fire Department Santa breakfast coverage (PHOTOS)

The Randall Fire Department hosted its annual pancake breakfast with featured guest Santa Claus on Saturday at Frie Station No. 2 in Bassett. The event included the chance to visit and have a photo with Santa, take a closeup look at fire equipment and a breakfast of pancakes, eggs, sausage. The fire department also held […]

Units responding to burning in Silver Lake

At about 8:33 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputy are responding to a report of burning in the 100 block of Katy Drive in Silver Lake. UPDATE about 8:35 p.m. — Deputy on scene reports burning is taking place inside a 55-gallon barrel and appears to be a cardboard box. Share7 Tweet Share […]

Units responding to crash in Wheatland

At 4:14 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 Geneva Road and Highway O in Wheatland. Per radio transmissions: Two vehicles involved.   Share12 Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 12

Santa coming to Randall Dec. 15 & 16 — with some help from Randall Fire Department

Santa Claus is coming to Randall. Santa will be taking time out of his busy schedule to visit the kids of Randall, Saturday, Dec. 15. Santa will begin visiting all the town neighborhoods trading his sleigh for a Randall Fire Department truck. Santa will be stopping along the way; so all good boys and girls […]

Units responding for crash in Paddock Lake

At about 2:56 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to a report of a crash in the 24400 block of 75th Street (Highway 50) in Paddock Lake. Per dispatch: This crash is a car versus building. Two injuries reported. UPDATE 2:59 p.m. — Additional Salem Lakes ambulance dispatched to the scene. […]

Units responding for crash in Trevor

At about 4:21 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash at Highways 83 and Highway C in Trevor. Per dispatch: Two vehicles involved. Injuries unknown. UPDATE 4:25 p.m. — Bristol Fire and Rescue requested to respond with an ambulance. Per dispatch: There may be as many […]

Units responding to Bristol School for medical call

At about 3:10 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units are responding to Bristol School for a medical call. Per dispatch: Patient is unconscious. Share10 Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 10

Units responding for fire in Paddock Lake

At about 9:13 a.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 6600 block of 236th Avenue in Paddock Lake. Per dispatch: This is reportedly a fire in a kitchen of a house. UPDATE 9:15 a.m. — Deputies on scene and […]

2018 Town of Wheatland Fire Department Auxiliary Pictures with Santa coverage (PHOTOS)

The Town of Wheatland Fire Department Auxiliary hosted its annual Pictures with Santa event Sunday at the Fire Station in New Munster. Children attending were able to make an ornament, color, enjoy treats and of course talk to and pose for a photo with Santa. Here are some more photos from the event: Share Tweet […]

2018 Twin Lakes Fire Department Santa visit coverage (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

The Twin Lakes Fire Department hosted its annual photos with Santa event Saturday at the Fire Station in downtown Twin Lakes. Children had a chance to talk to Santa, get their photo taken, pick out a toy and enjoy a hot dog and cookies at the free event. Here is video of Santa’s arrival at […]

Town of Wheatland Fire Department Auxiliary hosting Pictures with Santa Dec. 2

Come see Santa at the Wheatland Fire House on Sunday, Dec. 2 from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Come get your photo taken with Santa. This is a free community event sponsored by Town of Wheatland Fire Department Auxiliary. The Wheatland Fire House is located in New Munster. Share8 Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 8

Units responding for possible fire in Powers Lake

At about 2:30 p.m., Randall Fire Department, Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Fire Department units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to a report of a possible fire in the 40400 block of 91st Street in Powers Lake. Per dispatch: Units will be investigating a report form a utility worker of damaged […]

2018 Bristol Volunteer Firemen’s Association pancake breakfast with Santa Dec. 1

The Bristol Volunteer Firemen’s Association will host its Annual Pancake Breakfast with Santa on Saturday, Dec. 1 at the Bristol Fire Station from 8 to 11 a.m. Admission for each attendee will be two nonperishable food items or one unwrapped toy per person. The event will include the chance to visit with Santa, tour the station and […]

Bristol Fire and Rescue save deer from ice

It’s not always people that are rescued by local emergency personnel. Bristol Fire and Rescue, with an assist from Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue, saved a deer trapped on a pond Wednesday in Bristol. From the Bristol Fire and Rescue Facebook page: Share201 Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 201

Santa to visit kids at Twin Lakes Fire Department on Dec. 1

Santa will be visiting children at the Twin Lakes Fire Department station on Dec. 1 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Kids can have their photo taken with Santa at the event. The Twin Lakes Fire Department and Rescue Squad station is located at 236 E Main St., Twin Lakes. Santa will also be out […]

Wheatland approves contract with Scherrer Construction to manage new firehouse project

The Wheatland Town Board on Wednesday approved a contract with Scherrer Construction of Burlington to act as construction managers for a new Town of Wheatland Fire Department station after hearing some strong words from the fire chief about his department’s lack of inclusion in the decision to hire Scherrer. “I didn’t really have any input […]

Units responding for crash in Bassett

At about 4:03 p.m., Randall Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding for a crash in the 34200 block of Bassett Road (Highway F) in Bassett. Per dispatch: Crash involves one vehicle hitting a utility pole. Pole is still upright, but damaged. No injuries being reported at this time. Share20 Tweet Share Pin […]

Units responding for alarm in Twin Lakes

At about 7:35 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department units and a Twin Lakes Police officer are responding to an alarm in the 3100 block of East Lakeshore Drive in Twin Lakes. Per dispatch: This is a activated carbon monoxide alarm. UPDATE 7:37 p.m. — Dispatch reports to responding units that alarm company says homeowner has […]

Units responding for alarm in Twin Lakes

At about 11:30 p.m., Twin Lakes Fire Department units and Twin Lakes Police officers are responding to an alarm in the 600 block of North Lake Avenue in Twin Lakes. Share6 Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 6

Units responding for crash in Paris

At about 8:41 p.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding for a report of a crash in teh 18400 block of Highway 142 in Paris. Per dispatch: A pickup truck has struck a utility pole. Pole may be down on the highway. UPDATE 8:43 p.m. — Dispatch reports a caller says […]

UPDATE: Two more arrested in connection with Wheatland shooting

Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department officials now believe they have all suspects connected to a fatal shooting Thursday evening in custody. Joseph Riley, 23, of Wheatland was shot and died at his home on 71st Street in Wheatland. The third and fourth suspect in the case were identified in a Sheriff’s Department new release as: Augustine Jesus […]

Local fire department responding for mutual aid to Pleasant Prairie

At about 2:53 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue is being requested to respond for mutual aid to Pleasant Prairie Fire and Rescue for a crash in the 10100 block of Highway 50. Per dispatch: Bristol is requested to send an ambulance. Share6 Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 6

Units responding for fire in Randall

At about 6:20 p.m., Randall fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units are responding to a report of a fire in the 11500 block of Richmond Road in Randall. Per dispatch: Fire is of “unknown origin.” UPDATE 6:25 p.m. — Twin Lakes Rescue can break off response and return to quarters per fire command. Share5 […]

Units responding for crash in Paris

At about 5:43 p.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash at Highways 142 and 45 in Paris. Per dispatch: Four vehicles involved. At least one person reporting injury. UPDATE 5:50 p.m. — Bristol Fire and Rescue requested to respond as mutual aid with an ambulance. […]

Units responding to crash in Wheatland

At about 7 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 40600 block of Highway F (Bloomfield Road) in Randall. Per dispatch: Car has reportedly struck one of more parked vehicles. Extent of injuries unknown. Share Tweet Share Pin […]

UPDATE: Identity of victim of shooting in Wheatland released; suspects in custody

The identity of the person who died in a shooting in Wheatland Thursday night was released by the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department at a press conference Friday morning. Joseph Riley, 23, was shot and died in the Wheatland home that he rented in the 315th block of 71st Street. Two people had kicked in a […]

Shooting victims in Wheatland and Paddock Lake

Press release from Kenosha Sheriff’s Department: At 10:25 pm on Thursday November 15, 2018, Kenosha Sheriff’s Deputies were sent to an address in the Town of Wheatland in the 31500 block of 71st Street for a report of a shooting. Upon arrival, Deputies learned of a shooting that occurred in that residence. There were two […]

Units responding for fire on I-94

At about 5:52 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue, Pleasant Prairie Fire and Rescue and Newport Fire Department units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a semi-tractor trailer on fire in about the 9000 block of the southbound lanes of I-94. UPDATE 5:55 p.m. — Deputy on scene with a tanker truck on […]

UPDATE: Woman dies in crash in Twin Lakes

A Crystal Lake, Ill. woman died in a crash at Highway P (388th Avenue) and Highway O (Richmond Road/Lance Drive) in Twin Lakes Thursday afternoon. From a media release from the Twin Lakes Police Department: At 1:25 pm on Thursday, 11115/2018 Twin Lakes Police and Twin Lakes Fire/Rescue responded to the intersection of Richmond Road and […]

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