Water Tower Rescue at Kates Rd Bridge and Railroad Tracks, Deerfield — Three Children Stranded on Water Tower

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Deerfield police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 5:58 PM Friday to a report of three kids stranded on a tall water tower at Kates Rd and Railroad Tracks Deerfield, IL.

Firefighter/paramedics received a report from police on the scene that three kids were on the water tower near the Kates Road bridge and the railroad tracks.

SQD19, A10, and two additional TRT Techs requested by 6:11 p.m.

Firefighter/paramedics were preparing for rescue, and setting up lighting as rescue operations may progress through sunset into darkness. Sunset Friday in Deerfield is about 7:34 p.m. CDT.

Paramedics were in communication with three children of unknown age. All three children reported they had no middle issues and “were fine.”


ENGINE(S): E20 E ??

TRUCK(S): T20?



EMS: A20 A10

LIVE TRAFFIC MAP of neighborhood to a report of three kids stranded on a tall water tower at near 42.158148, -87.844019 (Kates Rd and Railroad Tracks Deerfield, IL) …

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