Monthly Archives: June 2013

2 Drownings In Potomac River in Less Than A Week

Strike Teams Searching For Missing Man (photo from NBC Washington)

It seems every year we have to remind visitors of Great Falls that there is no swimming in the Potomac. Unfortunately, in the past couple days one person has died, and one other person is being searched for at this time after they made the decision to swim in the Potomac. Swimming in the Potomac is… read more

2 Water Rescues Keep RRATS Busy During Nice Weather

A CJVPFD Boat with MCFRS members removing a Kayak from the rocks. Photo by CJVPFD Capt. C. Mann

During the nice weather that greeted the DC Area on Saturday, many visitors took time to visit Great Falls Park located in Company 30’s first due. Some enjoy hiking along the Billy Goat Trail, others take bike rides up and down the C&O Canal, and experienced kayakers will often test their skills in the Potomac… read more