Florida beach closed after 2 shark bites in 5 minutes 14th July 2018 By: NEWS AGENCIES 0 FERNANDINA BEACH, Fla. (AP) – Officials say a Florida beach has been closed following two apparent shark bites just five minutes apart. The Florida Times-Union reports that Fernandina Beach, just northeast of Jacksonville, was closed to swimmers Friday afternoon. Fernandina Beach Fire Chief Ty Silcox says a 30-year-old man and a 17-year-old boy were bitten on the feet. Neither victim got a clear look at what bit them. Their injuries weren’t considered life-threatening. Silcox says it’s been several years since any shark bites were reported in the area. Ocean rescue will continue to monitor the water for sharks and will reopen the beach once it’s deemed safe. ___ Information from: The (Jacksonville) Florida Times-Union, http://www.jacksonville.com Previous post Hancock Jaffe Appoints Bob Rankin as Chief Financial Officer Next post National rig count increases by 2 to 1,054; Texas gains 2 NEWS AGENCIES This is NEWSTAGE desk... News published by this account are official and directly from the news room of News Agencies. All rights reserved. Material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. For supports, ads, or you want your publications published. contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.