A safer 4th on the island
POSTED: Monday, July 8, 2013 - 6:00am
UPDATED: Monday, July 8, 2013 - 7:04am
Beach patrol: No July 4th drownings on Galveston Island
Galveston — The Houston Chronicle is reporting; despite crowds celebrating Independence Day, no drowning deaths were reported as of Thursday night on Galveston Island.
As of 9 p.m., there had been no drownings, but a woman was rescued from shallow water about 7:15 p.m. east of the 29th Street jetty, according to Galveston Island Beach Patrol Chief Peter Davis.
To read more, head to The Houston Chronicle's website: http://www.chron.com/news/houston-texas/houston/article/Beach-patrol-No-July-4th-drownings-on-Galveston-4647627.php?cmpid=houtexhcat