Water Rescue for Possible Drowning at Busse Lake at Busse Woods

Elk Grove Village Fire Department responded to report of a possible drowning at Busse Lake, 100 Busse Woods in Elk Grove Village. Elk Grove Village Fire Department put out a request for all MABAS Division 1 divers to respond to the lake at about 3:10 p.m. A boat was reported capsized with one or two victims missing during the last 30 minutes. Within minutes Elk Grove Village reported they had a victim out of the water and that paramedics were tending to the victim.

The victim was not transported to the hospital. After the water rescue, he was speaking with firefighter/paramedics, receiving an evaluation, and was reported to be signing a medical release form.

All responding mutual aid divers were immediately returned and released.