They were all rescued by 9:45 p.m., the fire department said. All are residents of the hotel.
No evacuations of Navy Pier were required, but Fire Media said the patrons of the Children’s Museum conducted an orderly voluntary departure, and that facility was temporarily closed to allow ventilation of smoke.
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Nine people almost didn’t make it to the weekend Friday when they became trapped in an elevator at the Cook County administration building.
The elevator apparently malfunctioned and fell from the 15th to the 10th floor, where it then became stuck, according to Fire Media Affairs. The people were out of the elevator about 3:20 p.m.
Authorities freed at least 18 people trapped in a John Hancock Center parking garage elevator early Saturday evening.
A person was finally free Monday morning, after getting stuck in an elevator twice, and for more than three hours, in a downtown building.
A 63-year-old man on his way to the Chicago Theater died Saturday night after he apparently fell off an employee “man lift’’ at a downtown parking garage and plummeted three stories to his death, police said.
New information is out about a recent incident in which a 2-year-old boy fell down an elevator shaft in a Joliet hotel, resulting in serious injuries.
Three men allegedly rode elevators in an apartment building, then followed and robbed residents at gunpoint.