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Multiple people hospitalized after being caught in rip current, officials say

Officials: Tour bus from Georgia had stopped at beach to enjoy surf

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BREVARD COUNTY, Fla. – Multiple people were taken to a hospital after being caught in a rip current, Brevard County Fire Rescue personnel said.

It happened Friday near Patrick Air Force Base.

Officials said a tour bus from Georgia had stopped at the beach so the passengers could enjoy the surf.

Five people were taken to the hospital due to the incident, officials said.

No other details were given.