Swimmer in distress call at Litchfield Beach turns out to be paddleboard rider who was safe


UPDATE: Midway Fire Rescue reports the swimmer in distress call is under control. “Paddleboard rider was not in distress,” the department reported.

GEORGETOWN CO, S.C. (WBTW) – Crews are on the scene of a swimmer in distress at Litchfield Beach.

Midway Fire Rescue reports they have resources on the scene at 135 S. Dune Drive at Litchfield Beach.

This is an active incident and a developing story.

Count on News13 for updates as we work to learn more.

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