CHICAGO (CBS) — Four Schiller Park police officers ended up in the ice-covered Des Plaines River on Sunday evening, when they tried to help a woman in distress. Firefighters later pulled all of them to safety.
Around 6:16 p.m., police and fire crews responded to a person in the Des Plaines River. Officials said police officers arrived first, and heard a woman in distress.READ MORE: LIVE UPDATES: Chicago Sky's WNBA Championship Parade And Rally
Four officers who went out to try to rescue the woman fell through the ice and ended up in the water.READ MORE: Bashful Chance The Rapper Mum On Where He'll Get His Chicago Sky Championship Tattoo
A short time later, firefighters arrived and donned water rescue suits, and pulled out all four officers and the woman.MORE NEWS: Supply Chain Issues: 'There Really Are Problems Everywhere,' Even For Small Companies
All five people who fell into the water were taken to hospitals for evaluation.