Kayakers rescued off Wellfleet, another kayak incident in Sandwich

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WELLFLEET – Two kayakers were rescued after running into distress off Wellfleet around noon. According to reports, at least one of the kayaks capsized and both were having difficulty making headway off Great Island in the stiff northwest winds gusting up to 25 MPH. Firefighters along with the Wellfleet Harbormaster responded and pulled the two onto their boat. They were brought to shore to be evaluated for possible hypothermia. The Coast Guard also launched a boat to the scene.

Meanwhile, about 2 PM another kayak capsized off Town Neck Beach in Sandwich. The person was able to swim to land but needed to be picked up by rescuers. at Salt Marsh Beach. Officials also retrieved the kayak. The rider was not injured.

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