The Guam Fire Department has rescued two distressed swimmers in the bay area just exiting Merizo heading into Umatac.
GFD reported a 911 call reporting possible distressed swimmers 200 yards out in the waters off Merizo at 1:50 p.m. Sunday.
According to GFP, rescue units arrived on the scene quickly at about 1:50 p.m. and they were able to reach the two female swimmers who were in rough waters.
At 2:40 p.m. both swimmers were safely en route to shore aboard Rescue 3 jet skis.
At 2:58 p.m. the rescuers were able to transfer the distressed swimmers from Rescue 3 Jet Skis to the U.S. Coast Guard’s boat.
This is the third water-related incident in Merizo just days apart.
Meanwhile, GFD also reported a 911 call reporting a distressed swimmer over the reef line outside of Nikko Hotel, Tumon at 2:33 p.m.
The male swimmer was rescued and placed aboard an ambulance en route to Naval Hospital, with CPR in progress.