Regardless of smaller crowds, the variety of rescues elevated. Final yr, San Diego lifeguards made 230 water rescues, this yr they made near 380.
SAN DIEGO —
San Diego seashores have been packed all through Fourth of July weekend with massive crowds at Mission and Pacific seashores. All these our bodies mixed with excessive surf stored San Diego lifeguards busy.
There was concern that as a result of different seashores within the state have been closed, San Diego would see even bigger crowds than normal, nevertheless lifeguards stated that wasn’t the case. Final yr 380,000 individuals visited San Diego seashores, this yr that quantity dropped to about 200,000
Regardless of the smaller crowds, the variety of rescues elevated.
“We have been constantly making water rescues,” stated San Diego Lifeguard Sgt. Charlie Knight. “[There were] lots of people shifting round on the seashore.”
Final yr, they made 230 water rescues, this yr they made near 380.