water rescue

Sweets and Vytas. Family photo.

77-Year-Old Man Hospitalized After Trying to Save Dog From Icy River

A 77-year-old Anne Arundel County man who risked his life to save his dog from the icy waters of the South River Wednesday says pets are family, and that he doesn’t regret his decision to plunge chest deep into the water despite the fact that he couldn’t save Sweets, his 7-month-old black lab.

02/19/2015

Montgomery County Water Rescue Team training on a frozen Potomac pond. (Photo by Cameron Thompson/All-News 99.1)

Md. Fire Department Gives Tips on Winter Water Safety

The Montgomery County Fire Department is warning people about the dangers of ice-covered waterways during this cold snap.

01/10/2015

Scene of a water rescue in Oxon Hill. (Photo by Chuck Carroll/All-News 99.1)

7-Year-Old Dies After Pulled from Icy Pond by Md. Officers

Prince George’s County Police say three officers jumped into a pond in Oxon Hill and pulled a 7-year-old boy out of the freezing water.

01/09/2015

A US Coast Guard boat races near the 14t

Car Goes Into Potomac River, Body Recovered

Authorities recovered a body from the Potomac River after a car traveling on the George Washington Memorial Parkway apparently left the road and plunged into the river.

08/24/2014

(Credit: Smiley N. Pool-Pool/Getty Images)

Baltimore County Rescuers Search for Body Near Dam

Baltimore County rescuers are searching for the body of a man who was last seen falling into the waters of Maryland’s Pretty Boy Dam.

07/27/2014

Technical rescue teams from Montgomery and Howard counties on scene for missing swimmer. (Credit: Pete Piringer, Montgomery County fire department spokesman)

4 Swimmers Rescued From Potomac River

Rescue crews were called to another water rescue on the Potomac River, but this time all swimmers were accounted for.

06/16/2014

Rescue crews look for a missing kayaker on the Maryland side of Great Falls. (Photo from Montgomery County Fire and Rescue)

Rescuers Search For Missing Kayaker at Great Falls

Officials are still trying to account for a kayaker who went missing near Great Falls.

06/14/2014

(Credit: Smiley N. Pool-Pool/Getty Images)

1 Dead After Car Plunges Into Anacostia River

A water rescue is underway after a car overturned into the Anacostia River in Southeast Sunday morning.

06/08/2014

Technical rescue teams from Montgomery and Howard counties on scene for missing swimmer. (Credit: Pete Piringer, Montgomery County fire department spokesman)

Search Resumes for Missing 19-Year-Old Swimmer in Montgomery County

A 19-year-old man is missing in Triadelphia Lake after report of a possible drowning came in to officials around 3 p.m. Wednesday.

06/04/2014

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3 Water Rescues in Md. Sunday

Maryland fire and rescue officials had a busy day with three water rescues within hours of each other Sunday afternoon.

05/25/2014

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