April 20, 2019 – Washington Co., WI – It is a dangerous time of the year for wildland/grass fires. Because the ground is wet and muddy, doesn’t indicate we can safely burn dead vegetation, brush piles, etc. The last few days Washington County and southeastern Wisconsin have experienced dry,
April 19, 2019 – Germantown, WI – Fire departments from Germantown, Richfield and Jackson are on scene of a roof fire at Fibreform Containers, N115W19255 Edison Drive in Germantown. Also responding Thiensville with ladder truck and Hartford and Lisbon with ambulances. The fire call came in just before 4 p.m.
March 14, 2019 – Village of Kohler, WI – On March 13, 2019 at 10:39pm the Sheboygan County 911 Center received a witness report as well as an alarm of smoke at the Best Buy store, 3600 County Highway A in the Village of Kohler. Kohler Police Officers and
Jan. 28, 2019 – Hartford, WI – This afternoon, January 28, the Hartford Fire Department was called to a residential fire on Zuern Drive. Slinger and St. Lawrence Fire Departments were called to assist, along with Lifestar EMS. Residents evacuated before crews arrived. “The fire was located in a
Jan. 28, 2019 – Hartford, WI – This afternoon, the St. Lawrence Fire Department was on the scene of a house fire at 2112 Zuern Drive, Hartford, WI. Lifestar EMS was also on the scene assisting. More information will be posted once it becomes available. Photo credit: Zillow
Jan. 25 – Washington County, WI – A scary scene on I-41 for the morning commute. A vehicle was witnessed completely engulfed in flames on northbound I-41 at County Y and Mequon Road near Richfield, closing the two right lanes for hours. More details will be posted as information
Nov. 10, 2018 – West Bend, WI – There’s a West Bend tie to the tragic stories going on in Thousand Oaks, California. Steve Kissinger of West Bend has split his time between his hometown and a teaching job at California Lutheran University in Thousand Oaks for
July 17, 2018 – West Bend, WI – The road is shut down in the area of 1153 Vogt Drive in West Bend as fire crews are still on scene of an apartment fire. According to authorities the call came in at 8:12 a.m. Jackson Fire Department and
May 23, 2018 – Slinger, WI – Some dramatic photos, courtesy Travis Neu, of a car fire Wednesday morning on Highway 60 at the I41 off ramp. Slinger Police said there was one occupant in the vehicle. The female driver managed to escape without injury. The Slinger Fire
May 2, 2018 – Washington Co., WI – Beginning March 19, 2018, the Washington County Sheriff’s Office has responded to several suspicious grass fires in the southern half of the county. These locations include the area of Friess Lake Road at Lake Drive in the Village of Richfield,
May 1, 2018 – Kewaskum, WI – Matt and Amy Herriges have been walking around the charred rubble of what used to be their family home on Odawa Circle in Kewaskum. Today the wind kicked up; Matt warned to protect your eyes from small shards of glass and debris.
Dec. 26, 2017 – Town of Barton, WI – On Christmas Day at 12:46 p.m. the Washington County Sheriff’s responded to a home fire in the 3200 block of Lighthouse Lane in the Town of Barton. The occupant indicated she was home when she smelled smoke and located
Sept. 21, 2017 – Town of Kewaskum, WI – On Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017, at 1:48 a.m., the Washington County Sheriff’s Office was notified of a garage fire at 4578 County Trunk H in the Town of Kewaskum, Washington County. The fire was reported by a passing motorist,
August 5, 2017 – Kewaskum, WI – Six months after a fire gutted an apartment on Braatz Drive in Kewaskum reconstruction is finally underway. On February 10 at approximately 7:36 p.m., the Kewaskum Fire Department was dispatched to a fire located in the bedroom of 222 Braatz Drive apartment No.