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Eyre Peninsula Man Rescued at Whalers Way

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A man has been rescued after getting scooped off the rocks while swimming in a rock pool near Fisheries Bay.

About 5.20 pm, yesterday afternoon, police and emergency services were called to Whalers Way, after reports a man was struggling to swim after being washed into the water by a wave.

Volunteers from Marine Safety and commercial fishing vessels assisted in the rescue.

Just before 6.20 pm, the 24-year-old from the Eyre Peninsula was located and brought to shore by a commercial fishing boat. He was uninjured but was taken to hospital for observation.







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