Busy Holiday Weekend for County Lifeguards



Calm has returned to Venice Beach today after a busy Labor Day long weekend. The last big holiday of the summer had Los Angeles County lifeguards inundated, making 2,036 rescues
over the holiday weekend, it was announced today.

“High temperatures and a new swell from the south brought the crowds and heavy surf to the beach,” said John Greger of the county fire department’s Lifeguard Division.Venice Beach Lifeguard Boat

 More than 3.2 million people went to the county beaches over the four-day period, Greger said.

The statistics cover the period from Friday through Monday, Greger said.

The dangerous surf conditions will continue throughout today.