Kayakers rescued at Melmerby Beach
MELMERBY BEACH, N.S. — Three
kayakers were rescued after strong winds and waves prevented them from getting safely back to shore. RCMP Cpl. Ron Bryce said one kayak overturned and the kayakers were not able to get back to shore in the incident which happened off
Melmerby Beach on Monday evening.
A call came in for help around 7:20 p.m. and RCMP, the Little Harbour Fire Department and EHS responded.
A private fisherman with a boat
as well as an off-duty lifeguard also assisted in the rescue, Bryce said.
All three kayakers were brought back to shore and were checked out by medical personnel. The overturned kayak was not recovered.