WASHINGTON – D.C. Fire & EMS has returned its units to regular service after not finding anything related to reports of an overturned boat on the Potomac River between the 14th Street Bridge and National Airport.
D.C. Fire & EMS, D.C. police and D.C. Harbor Police responded to the reports with water rescue and haz-mat crews just after 9 a.m. Wednesday morning. It is unclear what first alerted authorities that a boat might be overturned.
Reports of overturned boat. South of 14th Street Bridge Before you GET TO NATIONAL AIRPORT DCFEMS/MPD responding.
— DC Police Department (@DCPoliceDept) April 25, 2012
DC Fire & EMS in full water rescue assignment – nothing found. Units back in service.
— dcfireems (@dcfireems) April 25, 2012
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