VENTURA ( — Firefighters in Ventura say two good Samaritans rescued a young surfer who got caught up in the high surf this weekend.

The male surfer believed to be 12 years old was pulled from the water near Pittsfield Lane by bystanders.

The incident near one of the rock jetties unfolded about 1 p.m. Sunday.

When firefighters arrived, they found the victim on a wave slope.

He was medically assessed but was found to be uninjured.

The boy was transported by authorities to his home nearby.

Meanwhile, firefighters warned of hazardous conditions due to high surf.


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