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Crews used inflatable rafts and other boats to evacuate residents from Forest View, after the Des Plaines River flooded most of the town. (Credit: CBS)

Forest View Residents Vent Frustration Over Flooding

The crowd cheered when Village President Richard Grenvich and Fire Department Shift Commander John Kaiser said no one in Forest View died. No one was seriously hurt and 258 people were rescued, some minutes from drowning. Power and water never shut down.

04/23/2013

Crews used inflatable rafts and other boats to evacuate residents from Forest View, after the Des Plaines River flooded most of the town. (Credit: CBS)

Flood Waters Starting To Recede In Hard-Hit Southwest Suburb

A levee breach along the Des Plaines river sent water rushing into homes and basements in southwest suburban Forest View.

04/20/2013

Crews used inflatable rafts and other boats to evacuate residents from Forest View, after the Des Plaines River flooded most of the town. (Credit: CBS)

Residents Evacuated From Forest View After Massive Flooding

The surging Des Plaines River has overwhelmed the town of Forest View, flooding the vast majority of the area, and prompting a massive evacuation.

04/19/2013

Forest View Leak

Fumes Evacuate Southwest Suburban Industrial Building

Emergency crews were dispatched early Tuesday to the scene of a hazardous materials scare in the southwest suburbs.

CBS Chicago–10/05/2010