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Rescuers Form Human Chain to Save Swimmer on Jersey Shore

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    Rescuers Form Human Chain to Rescue Swimmer

    Rescuers formed a human chain to rescue a swimmer off Cape May. (Published Sunday, Aug. 20, 2017)

    Rescuers formed a human chain to save a swimmer from the waters off the Jersey Shore on Saturday evening, authorities said.

    The dramatic rescue unfolded around 5:45 p.m. at Beach and Philadelphia avenues in Cape May, according to the city’s fire department.

    Three swimmers who had been pulled out to sea were able to get to shore, but a fourth person was still out in the water when rescuers arrived.

    Lifeguards, along with rescuers from the fire department and beach patrol, formed a human chain to bring the fourth person back to shore.

    All four of the swimmers were taken to Cape Regional Medical Center for evaluation.

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