Date: August 6, 2017
Incident Type: Water Rescue
Location: Bank Street Beach
Harwich Fire was notified by cell phone of a swimmer in distress off of Bank Street Beach between the Wychmere Breakwater and
the Public Beach. Harwich Fire and Police responded immediately and the Harwich Harbormaster and United States Coast Guard
were notified as well.
On arrival personnel found a distressed swimmer being assisted to shore by two other swimmers. The swimmer was evaluated at the beach
and then transported to Cape Cod Hospital with potentially life threatening injuries.
All Photos by Craig Chadwick