Chris_M_23 t1_j3a24fd wrote

He saved 2 kids and 2 adults, but was tired and couldn’t make it out of the water himself. He didn’t necessarily get them all to shore, just out of the rip current. Escambia county then got him out of the water with a jet ski, but he ingested a lot of water (he was drowning) and has lung and kidney damage. Better article by our local station, WEARTV 3. They explained it much better on the local news.