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Boys Rescue Dog, Mom Rescues Boys, Lake Zurich Firefighters Rescue Mom After Fall Through Thin Ice on Inglenook Court, Deer Park

Lake Zurich Fire Department firefighter/paramedics responded about 5:49 p.m. Thursday December 26, 2019 to a report that a person fell through the ice in a retention pond in the block of 21000 North Inglenook Court […]

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Chicago Fire Department Water Rescue for Person in the Water Central Ave and North Branch Chicago River, Chicago

Chicago police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 11:30 AM Sunday September 29, 2019 to a report of a person in the water after jumping from a bridge near 5952 North Central Ave Chicago, Il. Squad 2 […]

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Palatine Teen Struck by Boat Propeller After Falling Overboard While Riding Outside Passenger Compartment on Bow of Pontoon Boat on Lake Marie

Lake County Sheriff’s Marine Unit responded about 12:42 p.m. Sunday July 14, 2019 to Lake Marie between Antioch and Fox Lake to a report of a person struck by a boat propeller. Preliminary investigation discovered […]

Capsized Paddle Wheeler Limited Edition paddle boat
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Capsize: The Ugly Truth About Those Charming Water Vessels Known As Paddle Boats, Pedal Boats and Pedalos; and Death of Young Man at Lake Terramere

Boat Accident Involving Death: Liability & Investigation Can Turn to Civil Court When Crime Is Not Involved Rescue efforts for Huntley man who died at Lake Terramere in far north Arlington Heights on Memorial Day […]

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Identity Released for Huntley Man Who Died When Paddle Boat Capsized on Memorial Day in Lake Terramere, Arlington Heights

Rescue efforts for Huntley man who died at Lake Terramere in far north Arlington Heights on Memorial Day 2019 a paddle boat capsized. The identity of a man was released Monday morning after he died […]

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Police: Huntley Man Drowns After Paddle Boat Capsizes in Lake Terramere, Arlington Heights

Arlington Heights Fire Department firefighter/paramedics provide Advanced Life Support resuscitation to a drowning victim at Lake Terramere in far north Arlington Heights on Memorial Day 2019. UPDATE … CARDINAL NEWS | Identity Released for Huntley […]

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Boat Flips, Divers Going to Work with Side Scan Sonar and Open Water Rescue Box Alarm at Bangs Lake, Wauconda

9-Year-Old Boy Missing in Bangs Lake Hours After Falling Overboard from Paddleboat The search for a 9-year-old boy has shifted from a rescue mission to a recovery operation, authorities said Friday night. Wauconda police and […]

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Identities Released for Drowning Victims in DuPage River Near I-55 and Jefferson St in Will County — Plainfield Woman and Palatine Man

RIVERS NEAR DAMS ARE ALMOST IMPOSSIBLE TO ESCAPE FROM DROWNING Crews searched the DuPage River at Hammel Woods in Shorewood after two people went into the water. Troy FPD firefighters, divers and Will County Sheriff’s […]

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Chicago Yacht Club’s Report on ‘Race to Mackinac’ Drowning Prompts Safety Changes; Focus on Life Jacket that Didn’t Inflate

A 61-page report has been released revealing new information regarding a sailor who fell overboard and died during a sailboat race last July. The Chicago Yacht Club issued a 61-page report that has highlighted two […]