Two strangers wanted to capture a serene, snowy scene at Rock Creek Park in photos. But the picturesque moment during Sunday’s snowstorm turned into a life-or-death situation. Here’s what happened during a rescue that involved one of WTOP’s very own.
A birthday party became a boating party, as rescue crews evacuated guests in a raft, in one of several water rescues on Saturday in the D.C. area.
The driver and a passenger got trapped Wednesday morning on an inundated part of Browns Mill Road, covered in the bloated, swift-flowing Difficult Run in the Vienna, Virginia, area.
The man whose car plunged into the water at the Columbia Island Marina off the George Washington Parkway Friday morning has died, police said.
A pontoon boat carrying workers operating on the Key Bridge overturned in the river a little after 11 a.m. Monday morning, according to D.C. Fire and EMS.
Sean Danielson’s kayak overturned April 18. For more than two hours, he was in 47-degree water. On Tuesday, officials said his rescue is an illustration of how following the safety rules can save your life. Find out the rules.
Power outages, several water rescues and a fire caused by lighting were among the weather woes caused by heavy rains in D.C. Saturday.
WASHINGTON – A man has died after firefighters pulled him from an icy pond Monday afternoon. Prince George’s County Fire crews were called to Chaddsford Lake Drive in Brandywine around 3 p.m. ABC7’s Richard Reeve…
WASHINGTON – A 77-year-old man was rescued from the South River Wednesday morning after he had tried to retrieve his dog, which had fallen through the ice. Anne Arundel County police say the rescue took…
A vehicle and \”single occupant\” were pulled from the water this afternoon.
Heavy rainfall around the region Tuesday morning is causing flash flooding in Prince George\’s County.
A search that started Monday night on the Potomac River
near Great Falls was expected to resume Tuesday after the man authorities were looking for had not been found.
Extreme weather in the area had D.C. firefighters very busy Monday night.
Five people had to be pulled out of the water
tonight in Montgomery County near Tenfoot Island.
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