Units responded to beachside Melbourne this morning after reports of a bite, according to Brevard County Fire Rescue.
The victim, a 9-year-old girl, was surfing at Paradise Beach in Melbourne when she suffered a bite of some kind. A fire rescue spokesperson on Twitter said officials were unsure what bit the girl.
She was bitten on the leg and taken to a local hospital after Brevard County Ocean Rescue personnel treated her.
The incident was first reported by fire rescue on Twitter around 11 a.m.