Atlantic Beach presented with beach safety equipment

ATLANTIC BEACH, NC (WITN) Fishing tournament organizers here in the east have gifted equipment to a local fire department in hopes of making beaches safer this summer.

The Atlantic Beach King Mackerel Saltwater Slam Tournament presented the Atlantic Beach Fire Department with a new ATV 4 wheeler and lifeguard radio equipment.

Officials say the purchase was made to better assist the ocean lifeguards during the summer season.