Five swimmers back on shore after floating away on raft

Georgetown County, SC - GEORGETOWN, SC (WMBF) - A search and rescue has been called off after three men and two children were pulled back to shore after floating out into the ocean on a large raft, according to Midway Fire Rescue.

It happened on Wednesday night near the north end of Pawley's Island, according to officials.

Georgetown County was on the scene and the United States Coast Guard was notified.

Midway Fire Rescue says they put two Jet Ski's in the water and safely pulled the swimmers and the raft back to shore.

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