Fire and Rescue

Montgomery County Fire & Rescue Services

River Rescue

Montgomery County is a centrally located county of Maryland, directly north of Washington, DC. It is home to approximately 1 million residents. Montgomery County is bordered on the Southwest by the Potomac River. Water rescues on the Potomac River or any other Swift Water are conducted by the River Rescue and Tactical Services (RRATS) Team. Personnel of this team are trained for boat and non boat based water and swiftwater rescues.