Four people were rescued from a stranded john boat on the Potomac
River Wednesday night.
Montgomery County Fire Rescue boats and a U.S. Park Police helicopter responded shortly after 8:30 p.m. to the area of Riley's Lock near Darnestown.
Fire officials say the people were in a john boat that became disabled.
The stranded boaters are being taken to the Virginia side of the river.
Fire officials say no one was hurt.