MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) – Myrtle Beach Fire Rescue responded to a call for a swimmer in distress at 7th Avenue N Sunday afternoon. The victim was not transported to a hospital.
According to Myrtle Beach Fire Rescue, they have received about 10 calls for distressed swimmers today, which led them to issue a no swimming advisory for all of Myrtle Beach.
The double red flag advisory is in place, meaning the water is closed to the public.
MBFR says calls are likely due to a strong current and changing tides.
John's Beach Service commented on the advisory, saying,
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