MCFRS News Release

Pool Safety

In the past few years there have been several drowning incidents in Montgomery County. There were many other near-drowning events, as well. Nationally, drowning is the second leading cause of unintentional injury-related death to children ages 14 and under, taking nearly 1,000 children s lives each year. For every drowning, it is estimated that there are four near-drowning that result in hospitalization.

Community and Residential Pool Safety Tips

Montgomery County residents can call the Pool Safety Hotline for a free evaluation of residential swimming pool. MCFRS Residential Pool Safety Hotline 240.777.2239