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Posted on: June 15, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Water Rescue - Kayaker's in Distress

On June 15, 2019 @ 15:44 hrs, Units were dispatched to the potomac river in the area of Tims 2 for a water rescue.

Dispatched information was 2 kayakers in the water. One with a PFD and one without. Units responded and Engine 1 and Medic 3 arrived first and began interviewing boats and investigating. BC1 arrived on the scene and established command. BC1 was also communicating with Charles County Communications.

MRU 1, Boat 1, Medic 1 and EMS 1 were told to go to Ricks on the River to launch Boat 1. Communications said that the received a call that a private boat had picked up the two kayakers and were bring them back to TIMs 2. Once the two kayakers arrived at Tims, Medic 3 made contact with the 2 subjects, who both denied evaluation, Charles County Communications was notified that both parties were on land and that they didn't need any assistance.

BC1 terminated command, all units returned to service

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