3 Members of Chicago Fire Department Transported After Searching for Missing Boater

May 28, 2018-According to a statement from the Chicago Fire Department media office, 3 members of the Chicago Fire Department dive team have been transported to local hospitals.  Two firefighters was transported to Northwestern memorial. One of the firefighters is critical and was transported to Stroger Hospital according to officials.  ABC7 Chicago is reporting that divers were looking for a missing boater when communication was lost.

UPDATE:  1 firefighter succumbed to his injuries at Stroger Memorial Hospital.  the name of the fallen firefighter has not yet been released.

A press conference is expected shortly and we will update this breaking story as additional information becomes available.

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