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11/07/2015 - Ryla Underwood - Florida

Posted: Thu Nov 19, 2015 10:09 am
by alb
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.