Woman rescued by Chicago firefighters after she jumps into Lake Michigan to save dog

The woman was walking her dogs near DuSable Lake Shore Drive and Bryn Mawr Avenue when when one of the dogs fell into the lake, Chicago police said.

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Chicago firefighters rescued a woman from Lake Michigan Tuesday after she jumped into the water to save her dog.

The woman, 54, was walking her dogs near DuSable Lake Shore Drive and Bryn Mawr Avenue when one of the dogs fell into the lake near Edgewater Beach just before 8 a.m., Chicago police said.

Witnesses called the Chicago Fire Department to help pull the woman and her dog to safety, police said.

She declined medical attention and no other injuries were reported, police said.

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