Six rescued from rip current in North Topsail Beach

NORTH TOPSAIL BEACH, NC (WWAY) — It was a busy weekend on North Topsail Beach as rescue crews had to save several people.

According to the Town of North Topsail Beach, fire crews responded to a water rescue at Topsail Dunes around 5:15 p.m. Sunday.

Crews were dispatched for two swimmers caught in a rip current and say they rescued a total of six people with the assistance of bystanders, a surfer, and a kayaker.

Deputy Fire Chief Bill Poe says everyone is okay.

North Topsail Police Department responded along with Turkey Creek Fire and Rescue, and Onslow County EMS.

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