Chicago Fire Department, Police, Coast Guard Rescue Man in Lake Michigan Near Oak Street Beach


Chicago Fire Department, Chicago police officers and the U.S. Coast Guard responded just after 4:50 p.m. Saturday to a water rescue call in Lake Michigan east of Oak Street Beach. Rescuers received a call that a man fell off of a boat.

A 30-year-old man was pulled from the Lake Michigan waters and transported to Northwestern Memorial Hospital in critical condition after he was pulled from the water about 5:00 p.m. Saturday.

The man was pulled from the water by Marine Unit divers, and was brought to shore near North Avenue where Chicago Fire Department EMS/paramedic crews were waiting. is an Amazon Associate website, which means that a small percentage of your purchases gets paid to at no extra cost to you. When you use the search boxes above, any Amazon banner ad, or any product associated with an Amazon banner on this website, you help pay expenses related to maintaining and creating new services and ideas for a resourceful website. See more info at