Moorehead Drive and Raddant Road Batavia Aerial View (©2020 Google Maps)
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Man Dies, Found Trapped by Lawnmower Underwater in Retention Pond in Residential Neighborhood, Moorehead Dr, Batavia

Police and firefighter/paramedics from Batavia responded about 9:06 a.m. Monday, September 28, 2020 to a report that a worker was trapped underwater beneath a commercial lawnmower in the block of 900 Moorehead Drive in Batavia. […]

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One Child Critical, Five People Transported to 2 Hospitals After Overcrowded Boat Capsized in the South Branch of the Chicago River Near 18th St, Chicago

Nine people were on a small boat when it flipped over on the South Branch of the Chicago River. Police and firefighter/paramedics, and divers responded about 6:38 p.m. Wednesday July 22, 2020 to a report […]

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Lake Zurich Fire Department Rescues Two People Clinging to a Marker Buoy After Row Boat Overturns on East Side of Lake Zurich

The Lake Zurich Fire Department responded at 2:02 a.m. Monday May 25, 2020 to a report of three people in the water after a 12-foot row boat overturned in Lake Zurich. First responder companies arrive […]

Chicago firefighters after ice rescue at the Museum of Science and Industry (SOURCE: Chicago Fire Department)
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Chicago Firefighters Rescue Woman Who Fell Through Ice in Columbia Basin Near Museum of Science and Industry

Firefighters rescued a woman after she went in through broken ice to rescue her dog in the Columbia Basin just south of the Museum of Science and Industry. Police and firefighters and paramedics from Chicago […]

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Observations and Chicago Fire Radio Communications Give Complete Story of the Complexity of Rescue of a Person from Icy Lake Michigan Near Erie Street, Chicago

Icy Water Rescue in Lake Michigan: Video showing recognition of an emergency, getting help, and the actual rescue of a victim (including Chicago Fire Department audio, which begins at 3:55/elapsed time). Police, firefighters and paramedics […]

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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 […]

North Branch Chicago River Satellite View near Edgebrook Woods, Sunday, September 29, 2019
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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 […]