A caller told dispatchers that three boys fell through the ice of a pond Monday in Gaithersburg. While two managed to scramble to safety, he told authorities that one child – who turned out to be 10-year-old DJ McMullen – was in trouble.
According to the Montgomery County Fire Department, three children have been rescued from Sediment Pond at Diamondback Road. One child was transported to the hospital in critical condition.
Ice cold arctic air drove into the D.C. region on Monday night, bringing temperatures dangerously low. Factor in the wind, and you’ve got misery-inducing conditions.
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