Kenosha County deputies respond to 59 calls during Tuesday thunderstorm

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KENOSHA COUNTY ⏤ Tuesday night’s thunderstorm downed trees, caused outages and kept Kenosha County deputies running to various calls throughout the night.


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According to Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department Sgt. David Wright, the department responded to a total of 59 calls related to Tuesday’s storm. 

Deputies responded to the following calls between 7 p.m. and 10 p.m. Aug. 10:  

  • 1 property-damage crash;
  • 3 assist motorists;
  • 6 service calls;
  • 11 fire calls;
  • And 38 road hazards
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No injuries reported in storm

Thankfully, Wright states that deputies and personnel reported no injuries at any of the calls. 

The calls also ranged from “trees blocking roadways, trees on fire, wires down, and one home struck by lightning,” according to a release from the department.

As of Wednesday morning, 6,383 homes in Kenosha County did not have power as a result of the storm, Wright states. 

“Our deputies were able to keep up with the calls for service and did an excellent job serving the people of Kenosha County. The roadways were dangerous, and we are thankful that none of the incidents involved life-threatening injuries.”

Kenosha County Sgt. David Wright

“We encourage the public to report any hazards caused by the storm to our Kenosha Dispatch Center at 262-656-1234.”


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