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Diver in distress rescued in Jupiter Inlet, taken to hyperbaric chamber for treatment

Posted at 11:35 AM, Aug 16, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-16 11:35:12-04

JUPITER, Fla. — A diver in distress was rescued in the Jupiter Inlet Friday morning.

According to Palm Beach County Fire Rescue, crews responded to reports of a diver being brought by boat to the Square Grouper docks around 11 a.m.

Fire Rescue officials said the male diver was taken to a hyperbaric chamber for treatment, which will allow him to get more oxygen. His condition is unknown.

No other details are immediately available.