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Leonardtown Water Rescue
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By Mechanicsville Volunteers
July 24, 2018

On Tuesday, Squad 1, Raft 5, Raft 2, and Company 19 were alerted to respond to 26005 Point Lookout Road for the Water Rescue.

The area was experiencing severe flooding from several days of rain and coastal flooding. With that, Rescue 2 with Raft 2 made the response with 6 personnel.

First arriving Squad 1 and Chief 1B, found 2 people trapped by the water in a business with no injuries. Chief 1B established the command and cancelled Raft 5.

Rescue Squad 2 arrived and deployed the raft in one minute. One person was able to walk to safety however one patient required transporting by the raft to dry land.

Both patients were retrieved to dry land without incident and neither required medical attention.

Company 2 units were in service within 30 minutes.

Units: Rescue 2, Raft 2, Chief 2
 
Mutual Aid: Squad 1, Engine 10, Ambulance 196
 
Hyperlinks: firstsheriff.blogspot.com
 
Raft 2 retrieving one subject that became trapped in a building after flood waters rose.
Raft 2 retrieving one subject that became trapped in a building after flood waters rose.
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Two members from RS 2 utilizing the Ocean ID RDC to safely remove a patient.
Two members from RS 2 utilizing the Ocean ID RDC to safely remove a patient.
 
 

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