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Howard County Department of Fire and Rescue Services debuts new life saving water rescue equipment

Howard County Department of Fire and Rescue Services debuts new life saving water rescue equipment

In order to more effectively respond to water-related emergency incidents, the County's Department of Fire and Rescue Services today debuted two new state-of-the-art pieces of rescue equipment that will be used to help save people and animals during emergency water rescue responses. The first is a remotely operated vehicle (ROV) underwater camera and the second is a side-scan sonar detecting rescue boat.
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Executive Kittleman and county’s Department of Fire and Rescue Services unveil bleeding control kits for placement at public locations

Howard County Executive Allan H. Kittleman and the Howard County Department of Fire and Rescue Services have unveiled a new initiative to make bleeding control kits available in public locations including schools, community centers and other gathering places. The goal of this initiative is to give the Howard County community a way to reduce the impact of severe bleeding in victims of traumatic injury and heighten local resiliency by improving access to hemorrhage control supplies.
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