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Units responding to roll-over crash in Somers

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At 9:55 a.m., Somers Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a roll-over crash at Highways H and KR, in Somers.

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Units responding for car fire in Somers

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At about 11 a.m., Somers Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a car fire at Sheridan Road and Sixth Street in Somers.

Dispatch reports the fire is under the hood.

Sheriff’s Department conducts Tactical Response Team training

The Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department held Tactical Response Team training  Thursday in Somers.

From a statement issued by the department:
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Units responding to crash in Somers

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At 8:30 a.m., Somers Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash at Highways S and H, in Somers.

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Kenosha County Safety Fair coverage

Salem Fire/Rescue firefighters Lucas Buzzell and Erin Dolan wait to put out the flames of a fire that’s only been growing about three minutes in a demo room, showing how quickly fire grows. /Earlene Frederick photo

Fire and police departments from throughout Kenosha County participated in the annual Kenosha County Safety Fair Saturday.

The free event was held at the Wal-Mart/Sam’s Club stores in Somers.

Those attending were able to see all kinds of equipment and see several different demonstrations.

Here are some more photos by freelance photographer Earlene Frederick from the event:
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Units responding to a report of a car in a pond

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At 4:14 p.m., sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a car that has driven into a pond at East Frontage Road and Highway E.

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Units responding to report of crash on Green Bay Road

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At 5:29 p.m., Somers Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash at Highway E and Green Bay Road, in Somers.

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Units responding to crash on Green Bay Road in Somers

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At 2:47 p.m., Somers Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 800 block of Green Bay Road, in Somers.

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Units responding to report of brush fires in Somers

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At 7:08 p.m., Somers Fire and Rescue responding to a report of brush fires in the 200 block of Green Bay Road, in Somers.

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Units responding to Shoreland Lutheran HS for injury

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At 7:24 p.m., Somers Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to Shoreland Lutheran High School for an injury.

Patient is on the football field and may have a broken leg.

Units responding to second fire in Kenosha

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At 12:01 p.m., Kenosha Fire Department units are responding to a report of a fire in the 4900 block of 36th Avenue, in Kenosha.

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Units responding to fire call in Somers

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At 6:19 p.m., Somers Fire and Rescue units are responding to a report of a structure fire in the 200 block of 22nd Avenue, in Somers.

Dispatch says caller reports people inside the home were trying to put out the fire, but it was getting out of hand.

Investigation into Somers cemetery death continuing

The investigation into the circumstances of the death of a Kenosha woman whose body was found in a Somers cemetery is continuing and is “very active,” according to the latest statement released by the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department.

From Sheriff’s Department spokesman Sgt. Bill Beth:
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Victim in Somers cemetery death identified

Lisa Mezera

The body found in a Somers cemetery Sunday morning has been identified as that of Lisa Marie Mezera, 26, of Kenosha, a Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department statement said.

The full statement follows:

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Units responding for crash in Somers

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At 3:35 p.m., Somers Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash at 7th Street and 22nd Avenue, in Somers.

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Sheriff’s spokesman says Somers death was not random

Sgt. Bill Beth, Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department spokesman, released the following statement just before noon regarding an investigtion into a body found in a Somers cemetery Sunday morning:

We are far enough along in the investigation to let the public know that this does not appear to be a random act of violence. This does appear to have been directed at this specific victim. We do not believe there is any reason for the public to be worried about having this type of thing happen to them, as it does appear to be isolated to this individual.”

Our original story on the incident is here.

Sheriff’s Department investigating body found in Somers cemetery

The Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department is investigating the circumstances surrounding a woman’s body found in a Somers cemetery today.

From a statement issued by department spokesman Sgt. Bill Beth:
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Units responding to car fire in Somers

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At 10:05 p.m., Somers Fire and Rescue are responding to a report of a vehicle on fire in the 1100 block of Highway Y, in Somers.

Deputy arriving on scene says vehicle is fully engulfed in fire.

Railroad crossing at Highway E east of H set for work

The Kenosha County Department of Public Works announces scheduled work to improve the Canadian Pacific Railroad crossing located on Highway E, approximately 0.5 miles east of  Highway H, in Somers.

The Canadian Pacific Railroad Company will be reconstructing the existing crossing on Highway E. The project is scheduled to begin on Monday, Aug. 13, and be completed on Thursday, Aug. 16. Highway E will be closed to through traffic between Highway H and Highway EA. Access will be provided to all residences and businesses. A posted detour route will be in place.

Units responding to motorcycle crash in Somers

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At 11:55 a.m., Somers Fire and Rescue and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a motorcycle crash in the 11900 block of Highway A, in Somers.

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Units responding to crash on Sheridan Road in Somers

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At 9:02 p.m., Somers Fire and Rescue and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 1800 block of Sheridan Road, in Somers.

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Units responding to medical call at Petrifying Springs Golf Course

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At 8:08 p.m., Somers Fire and Rescue is responding to a medical call at Petrifying Springs Golf Course, in Somers.

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Deputies investigating possible explosive device in Somers

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At about 11:15 p.m., sheriff’s deputies are setting up a perimeter in the area of Highway EA from Highways L to S, in Somers.

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Units responding to crash on I-94 south of Highway 50

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At 9:14 p.m., sheriff’s deputies and units from Kenosha Fire Department, Bristol Fire and Rescue, Somers Fire and Rescue, Paris Fire Department, and Pleasant Prairie Fire and Rescue are responding to a report of a crash involving a car and a semi-tractor trailer in the southbound lanes of I-94, just south of Highway 50.

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Crash on East Frontage Road

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A crash that appeared to involve a car and a semi tractor-trailer took place on East Frontage Road between Highway N and 142 in Somers this morning.

A report or details on the crash were not available as of about 3:30 p.m., a Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department spokesman said.

Somers Fire and Rescue were at the scene as well as sheriff’s deputies. Flight for Life medical transport helicopter also responded.

Units responding to crash in Somers: serious injuries reported

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At 2:59 p.m., Somers Fire and Rescue and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 8400 block of Highway S, in Somers.

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Units responding to crash on Sheridan Road, Somers

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At 2:16 p.m., Somers Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 1300 block of Sheridan Road, in Somers.

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Units responding to crash in Somers

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At about 9:10 p.m., Somers Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 4300 block of 18th Street, in Somers.

Dispatch reports that the vehicle is rolled over, and the driver is out of the vehicle.

Units responding to crash in Somers

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At about 10:20 p.m., Somers Fire and Rescue and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash at Highways Y and A, in Somers.

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Units responding to report of small fire

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At 8:24 p.m., Somers Fire and Rescue units are responding to a report of a small fire in the 2200 block of 30th Avenue, in Somers.

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