GFD Rescue Crews Have a Busy Day

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Guam Fire Department Water Rescue crews were kept busy today on two separate calls.

At 1:53 this afternoon, GFD units responded to a report of 2 distressed paddleboarders in front of Jimmy Dee’s Beach Bar. Rescue 1 & 2 made contact with the paddleboarders at 2:06 p.m. and escorted them safely to shore. Both refused emergency medical care. 2-1/2 hours later, at 4:36 p.m., GFD units responded to another report, this time of 4 distressed paddleboarders outside of Coffee Slut, in East Hagatna Bay. Rescue 1 & 2 made contact at 5:04 p.m. and were able to assist all paddleboarders safely to shore utilizing jetskis. All refused emergency health care.