Many Roads in Montgomery County Susceptible to Flooding so Consider Alternate Routes Beforehand!
Last night, June 11, MCFRS responded to roughly 11 water-related rescues! Turn Around - Don't Drown!
Know your location when you are driving. If you needed rescue, would you be able to direct emergency crews to your location? Distracted driving can lead to a situation where you are stranded and unable to direct emergency crews to you. Be alert!
- Six inches of water will reach the bottom of most passenger cars causing loss of control and possible stalling.
- A foot of water will float many vehicles.
- Two feet of rushing water can carry away most vehicles including sport utility vehicles (SUV's) and pick-ups
ROADS IN MONTGOMERY COUNTY SUBJECT TO PERIODIC FLOODING:
MD 185 (Conn. Ave) at Rock Creek - S. of Kensington