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Search for Missing Waterman/Volunteer Firefighter in Potomac River Suspended Due to Weather

10/29/2021: The Coast Guard has suspended their efforts this afternoon in the search for the missing crabber in the vicinity of Cobb Island on the Potomac River. The weather conditions have delayed search efforts by local and state resources at this time. The efforts to continue the search will resume once the weather leaves the area and roadways are passable to allow resources to return to the Cobb Island area. Any person with information that could assist search efforts can contact the Cobb Island Volunteer Fire Department at 301-259-4258 or if you have an emergency call 911. Cobb Island Volunteer Fire Department has been inundated with offers from the public to assist, and those offers are appreciated. Those offering to provide search assistance will not be discouraged; however, citizens operating on the waterways must exercise extreme caution as the area is significantly impacted by the storm, and the waterway debris is extremely dangerous. Other offers for assistance can be referred to the Department at the phone number above. The Cobb Island Volunteer Fire Department as well as the family appreciate the efforts from the United States Coast Guard as well the following resources who have assisted thus far: Maryland State Police […]

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