Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin Water Recovery: Buffalo Grove, Long Grove FD Called In

A dive box called for Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin at 7800 100th St. for a water rescue at about 2:00 p.m. Sunday.

Long Grove Fire Protection District responding with their side-scan sonar and technician. Buffalo Grove Fire Department, Antioch Fire Department, Mundelein Fire Department, Lake Zurich Fire Department, Zion Fire Department, Kenosha County Dive Team, Bristol FD, Salem FD, Somers FD, Randall FD and others also responded to assist Pleasant Prairie Fire and Rescue.

A 24 year-old man was pulled from a retention pond at about 2:15 p.m. in about 7 feet of water. After swimming, he went under at about 1:25 p.m. while struggling in the water in a retention pond near Lakeview Corporate Park.

Efforts to revive the man failed and he was pronounced dead at St. Catherine’s Medical Center in Kenosha, Wisconsin.


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