“Stay Off the Ice” Firefighters Warn as They Practice Ice Rescues at Frozen Pond (VIDEO)

Montgomery County firefighters are warning residents to stay off the ice at frozen ponds across the county this winter. No frozen pond is 100-percent safe, according to these first responders who know the dangers well. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke has more from Potomac where firefighters were recently practicing their rescue operation techniques.

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"Stay Off the Ice" Firefighters Warn as They Practice Ice Rescues at Frozen Pond (VIDEO)

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Montgomery County firefighters are warning residents to stay off the ice at frozen ponds across the county this winter. No frozen pond is 100-percent safe, according to these first responders who know the dangers well. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke has more from Potomac where firefighters were recently practicing their rescue operation techniques. For more coverage, see […]

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Firefighter in His Own Words: Ice Rescue Practice Operation (VIDEO)

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In this MyMCMedia Extra Video, Captain Joe Bell explains how firefighters practice an ice rescue from a frozen pond in Potomac. Take a look: The message from firefighters: “stay off the ice.”

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What Do You Do If You Fall Thru the Ice? (VIDEO)

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Montgomery County firefighters have a message for residents: stay off the ice. Firefighters say no frozen pond is ever 100-percent safe in Montgomery County. In this MyMCMedia Extra Video, Captain Joe Bell tells us what to do if you do fall thru the ice at a frozen pond. Take a look: For more coverage on […]

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Montgomery County Firefighters Practice Icy Pond Rescue Operations in Potomac (PHOTOS)

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At a frozen pond in Potomac, Montgomery County firefighters practice icy rescues. It’s difficult work on an extremely cold afternoon but the experience is necessary. They have seen this dangerous scenario play out in real life during the winter months in Montgomery County. At this time of the year when everything appears to be frozen, […]

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Sonya Burke

About Sonya Burke

Sonya Burke is the Multimedia Manager at Montgomery Community Media (MCM). You can email story ideas at sburke@mymcmedia.org or reach her on Twitter @SonyaNBurke.

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