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Surfer rescued, Myrtle Beach police advise swimmers to use caution

Source: Raycom Media Source: Raycom Media

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) – Rough ocean conditions prompted the Myrtle Beach Police Department to advise swimmers to use caution Thursday after a surfer in distress was rescued.

Lieutenant Joey Crosby said a beach patrol officer and a fire department rescue swimmer assisted the surfer, who drifted to far from shore, back to safety. It happened in the area of 71st Avenue North around 11:45 a.m.

Crosby encouraged swimmers to be safe.

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