Off-duty lifeguards save 5 teens from rip currents off Hampton Beach

HAMPTON, N.H. (WHDH) - Quick-thinking off-duty lifeguards are being credited with saving five teenagers from rip currents off Hampton Beach in New Hampshire Friday.

Hampton police say they responded to a 6:30 p.m. report of swimmers struggling in the waters off Hampton Beach.

When they arrived, they found that a group of off-duty lifeguards, known as ocean rescue, had spotted the five teens from atop a nearby building and brought them back to shore.

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