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1 taken to hospital when firefighters respond to call of person in Chicago River

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A person was taken to a hospital Thursday afternoon when emergency crews responded to a call for a water rescue on the main branch of the Chicago River.

Firefighers were called about 2:30 p.m. about a person in the water along Wacker Drive between Orleans Street and Michigan Avenue, according to Fire Media Affairs.

A person was found and taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, the fire department said. Information about the person and their condition was not immediately available.