Chaptico, MD – May 4, 2020 – Yesterday afternoon Seventh District Fire Boat 5, Squad 5 along with additional units, responded to a water rescue in the Wicomico River off Chaptico Wharf.

A canoe overturned with two people in the water. One subject was able to swim to shore and the other was rescued by Boat 5.

Both were evaluated by EMS and signed refusals.

This was the 3rd water rescue Boat 5 has responded to yesterday.