ONLY ON 3: Rip current rescue caught on camera

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KURE BEACH, NC (WWAY) — Caught on camera ONLY ON 3, while WWAY’s Holden Kurwicki was out at Fort Fisher today shooting video, lifeguards sprang into action and helped A woman get ashore after she had got caught in a rip current.

There are only five rotating lifeguards at Fort Fisher, who work in 8 hour shifts. They say they have rescued between 40 and 50 swimmers from the rip current this year alone.