Coast Guard Rescues Chicago Man in Wilmette
The 18-year-old Chicago man was rescued off a breakwall at Gillson Park Wednesday.
The man had been "struggling off a breakwall at Gillson park near the 700 block of North Michigan Avenue," according to the Tribune.
Wilmette firefighters, who initially arrived at the scene at 6:30 p.m., couldn't access the man and called the Coast Guard for assistance. "It took only about four minutes for Coast Guard rescuers members aboard a 25-foot response boat out of Station Wilmette Harbor to get to the man," the Tribune reports.
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