Ottawa Fire Services says a kayaker has been safely rescued after struggling to return to shore Sunday afternoon.
A 911 call reported the kayaker was having trouble returning to shore in the Remic Rapids area at around 12:20 p.m. Sunday.
A water rescue crew launched onto the Ottawa River a short time later and was able to bring the kayaker back to shore safely.
No one has been hurt.
Firefighters have rescued a kayaker who capsized and was swept through Remic Rapids on the Ottawa River. Firefighters used the PFDs and water rescue equipment standard on all our fire trucks to swim out to assist the kayaker while the water rescue boat was on the way. #OttNews pic.twitter.com/vQSwKFyUv2— Ottawa Fire Services (@OttFire) September 6, 2020