2 taken to hospital after being rescued at Woodbine Beach


    Toronto police say two individuals have been taken to hospital, with one in life-threatening situation, after being rescued at Woodbine Beach Friday afternoon. 

    Police have been known as on scene, close to Lake Shore Boulevard E and Woodbine Avenue, at 2:39 p.m. and acquired reviews that three individuals have been in misery.

    Lifeguards informed police that two individuals have been taken out of the water, however one was nonetheless lacking. 

    Police stated shortly after four p.m. that every one individuals have now been accounted for and {that a} water rescue search was being known as off. 

    Various boats took to the seashore’s whitecapped waves and a few rescuers entered the waters within the peak of the search. A number of individuals have been additionally on the shores when rescue efforts have been underway.

    The Canadian Coast Guard and the Royal Canadian Air Pressure assisted with the search. The Canadian Coast Guard Ship Cape Storm, a 47-foot motor lifeboat, and an RCAF Griffon helicopter have been on scene through the rescue. 4 Metro Marine vessels and lifeguard boats have been additionally used. 

    Toronto hearth was additionally on scene. 

    Toronto Public Well being has warned towards swimming at some seashores due to the numerous rainfall, which has brought on  excessive water ranges in some components of the town.

    Nonetheless, the Toronto SwimSafe web site listed Woodbine Beach as protected to swim as of Thursday. 




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