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Buffalo Grove firefighters honored for rescuing victim trapped in car that went into frozen pond

Buffalo Grove firefighters and paramedics were recently honored for saving the life of a driver who crashed their car into a frozen pond and became partially submerged in water. Buffalo Grove Fire Chief Mike Baker said his department along with the Lincolnshire-Riverwoods Fire Protection District responded around 6 a.m. on February 2 to 901 East […]

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62-year-old man dies after ATV falls through thin ice on Druce Lake in unincorporated Lake Villa

A 62-year-old man has died after his ATV fell through the ice and he had to be rescued from Druce Lake in unincorporated Lake Villa Wednesday afternoon. An autopsy showed Rodney Allard, 62, of Lake Villa, died as a result of drowning, according to Lake County Coroner’s Office Chief Deputy Stephen Newton. The Lake County […]

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Firefighters and deputies rescue man after his ATV falls through ice on Druce Lake near Lake Villa

A man is in critical condition after he drove his ATV on Druce Lake in unincorporated Lake Villa and fell through thin ice Wednesday afternoon. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office and Gurnee Fire Department responded around 4:05 p.m. Wednesday to Druce Lake in unincorporated Lake Villa for a report of an ATV that went through […]