Crews rescue two kayakers in Beaufort County

Updated: Jun. 20, 2021 at 3:53 PM EDT
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BEAUFORT COUNTY, S.C. (WCSC) - The Burton Fire Department says two kayakers had to be rescued on Sunday after they were unable to return to shore.

Authorities say the incident happened near Broad River.

Crews with Beaufort County EMS and Beaufort Water Search & Rescue rescued the kayakers who, according to authorities, were unable to return to shore due to wind, current and rough waters.

In a tweet, Burton Fire Department said this was the second rescue made on Sunday by crews from Beaufort Water Search & Rescue involving people unable to return to shore.

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