Anne Arundel County firefighters train for water rescues ahead of Hurricane Florence

  • Source:
  • Published: 09/13/2018 11:21 AM

The latest predictions from the National Weather Center have Maryland avoiding catastrophic damage from Hurricane Florence, but we haven’t been given the all clear yet. On Wednesday afternoon, two Anne Arundel County fire department companies held joint special operations training ahead of the storm’s arrival. The Jones Station and Severn Fire Station companies meet every Wednesday and Saturday to train together. Each session is tailored to deal with a timely topic, county fire spokesman Capt. Russ Davies said. The companies have previously practiced handling cave-ins, hazardous materials and structural collapses. Wednesday’s training was devoted to swift-water rescues.


We welcome comments from registered users. Comments are solely the responsibility of those who post them; their viewpoints are not endorsed by the Daily Dispatch and (read more)
ship name
no comments have been added

Sign up to subscribe to custom state Daily Dispatch emails for free

click to subscribe