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Swimmer rescued at South Point landing Monday afternoon

By Hawaii 24/7 Staff

Fire/rescue responded to a 3:56 p.m. alarm Monday (April 2) to South Point for a swimmer in distress.

Crews arrive to find a woman in her 30s hanging onto a ladder at the boat mooring area of South Point with minor scrapes to her legs. A firefighter entered the water to provide a rescue buoy and keep her company by calming and reassuring her. Once the fire department Chopper One arrived both were airlifted via Billy Pugh rescue net to the shore.

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