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Fire Crews Rescue Their Own After Rescue Boat Capsizes in Patapsco River

Baltimore County fire crews had to rescue some of their own out of the Patapsco River at Frederick and River roads, after a boat they were in capsized in the river.

Six firefighters were rescued, including one stranded in a tree surrounded by water, according to Det. Cathleen Batton with the Baltimore County Police Department.

Four firefighters were from the Arbutus Volunteer Fire Company Swiftwater Rescue Team and two were career firefighters from the Texas Station Swiftwater Rescue Team.

Val McGuire September 08, 2011 at 12:37 PM
Who were the fire fighters involved? Was the truck ever found?
Brandie Jefferson September 08, 2011 at 01:32 PM
Here's the updated story, Val: patch.com/A-lNF4

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