|Boat 5 Rescues 2 on Virginia Shoreline|
|By 7th District Volunteers|
|December 17, 2022|
*Boat 5 Rescues 2 on Virginia Shoreline*
11:14:34 * WATER RESCUE OPEN WATERWAY 5 POTOMAC RIVER * AVENUE * CO5 SQ5 BT5 BT1006 CO59 * POTOMAC RIVER * SHARK TOOTH ISLAND. TWO MALES ROW BOAT SANK BOTH SUBJECTS ARE PURPLE.
Boat 5 responded to the scene and located two patients on the shoreline. One patient was alert and one was semi-conscious. The crew loaded boat victims into Boat 5 utilizing the stokes basket. Both patients were transported to a boat ramp a couple miles away where Virginia EMS was waiting. Chief 5B on Squad 5 held the command. Trooper 7 along with multiple fire and EMS units from Maryland and Virginia responded.
All units returned to quarters by 12:45 p.m.