OCEAN CITY, Md. (WJZ) — The U.S. Coast Guard and lifeguards rescued two swimmers who were swept into the Ocean City inlet Saturday afternoon by a strong current, officials said in a news release.

The Coast Guard was already in the area for the Ocean City Air Show when a crew got a call about four people in the water. When they arrived, they found two men and four lifeguards in the area.

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One of the men had gotten into the water by the jetty and was swept away by a strong current. The second man jumped in to try to rescue him but was also caught in the current, the Coast Guard said.

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Both men declined medical attention.

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CBS Baltimore Staff