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

1,068 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 […]

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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

472 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 […]

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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

669 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 […]

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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

573 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 […]

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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

766 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 […]

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

1,261 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 […]