On Saturday afternoon fireboats responded to the islands off of Anthony Ford Road in Bedford county for a reported overturned sailboat. All of the occupants were wet, cold but safe. After attending to the occupants the fireboats turned their efforts to righting the boat. All units returned safely around 7:00pm.
The Smith Mountain Lake Marine Fire/Rescue is actively seeking new members. Members can be firefighters, EMT's or simply someone that wants to help the community. If you feel that you have that calling to help others, that is the person we would like to speak with. Please drop us a note on this page or submit an application at Bedford County Department of Fire and Rescue.
Remember, "MANY HANDS, MAKE LIGHT WORK"!