MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Md. (WJZ) — Two people were rescued near the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal State Park Monday morning.
Montgomery County Fire & Rescue launched several boats to reach a disoriented hiker who was having a medical emergency along the Billy Goat Trail, spokesman Pete Piringer tweeted.READ MORE: Baltimore Mayor Says Vaccine ‘Difference Between Life and Death’ As Some City Neighborhoods Only 30% Vaccinated; Mayor, Governor Say No New Restrictions For Now
They located and treated the hiker and will relocate the person to a staged EMS area.
Tech Rescue – Billy Goat Trail A, IAO Great Falls @COcanalNPS C&O Natl Park- Potomac River, Disoriented hiker, medical emergency, @MCFRS Swift Water Rescue, Utility vehicles @MCFRS_EMIHS & USPark Eagle, etc responding, pic.twitter.com/SFpio7m8Br
— Pete Piringer (@mcfrsPIO) July 5, 2021READ MORE: Police Investigating Fatal Shooting Of Kevin Glendenning At Royal Farms In Rosedale
Then they got an additional call for a medical emergency near the Great Falls Tavern.
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