LANHAM, Md. (WNEW) — Maryland fire and rescue officials had a busy day with three water rescues within hours of each other Sunday afternoon.
The first water rescue was on the Carroll County and Montgomery County line where a 22-year-old man was rescued from the Patapsco River around 12:30 p.m.
The second rescue was for two kayakers in the Potomac River.
Montgomery County fire department spokesman Pete Piringer says two kayakers were rescued around 4 p.m. in the Potomac River near Little Falls. The U.S. Park Police assisted in the rescue.
The “Park Eagle Helicopter” was able to retrieve both people from the water. There were no obvious signs of injury.
Potomac River – US Park Eagle Helicopter has retrieved both (2) persons from water
— Pete Piringer (@mcfrsPIO) May 25, 2014
The third rescue was in Howard County in Savage, Md. around 4:30 p.m. It was reported that two people were in the water near Savage Mill.
One adult and one child were pulled from the water with minor injuries, officials say.
Savage, MD – reported 2 people in the water near Savage Mill. 1 adult and 1 child pulled from the water with minor injuries.
— Howard Co Fire & EMS (@HCDFRS) May 25, 2014
Several water rescues around Maryland today. Please practice safe boating and swim only in designated locations.
— MDMEMA (@MDMEMA) May 25, 2014
Information will be updated as details become available.
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