5 Swimmers Rescued Off Hampton Beach

Five swimmers were rescued off the coast of Hampton Beach in New Hampshire Friday evening, authorities confirmed.

The Hampton Fire Department said before 7 p.m. that it was on the scene searching for three missing swimmers. After 7:30, they confirmed that those swimmers were safe.

In total, fire officials say five adolescents needed assistance in the water. The swimmers were caught in a rip current.

When fire crews arrived, life guards had already brought two of the swimmers back to shore. A short time later, life guards brought the remaining three swimmers back.

None of the rescued swimmers needed medical treatment.

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