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    5 Swimmers Rescued Off Hampton Beach

    Five people were caught in a rip current at Hampton Beach and had to be rescued by lifeguards.

    (Published Friday, July 13, 2018)

    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.

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    None of the rescued swimmers needed medical treatment.

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