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3 kids in rip current rescued off Marina Park

A map indicates the location of Marina Park in Ventura, Calif.

May 31, 2012 12:00:00 AM PDT
Three children stuck in a developing rip current off Marina Park in Ventura were rescued by firefighters.

A unit from the Ventura Fire Department was on a routine trip in the area at about 2 p.m. Wednesday when they spotted the children in distress. A fire department rescue swimmer was able to save the kids, who were caught in a rip current and being pulled away from the beach.

Paramedics checked the children following the incident. No one was injured.