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4 kayakers safe after Dayton water rescue 

Published: Friday, May 26, 2017 @ 12:58 PM

Water rescue Dayton

UPDATE @ 2:04 p.m.:

Dayton crews have rescued two kayakers from the Stillwater River, a tributary of the Great Miami River. Four kayakers were ejected in total with two reaching land safely and two requiring assistance according to the Dayton Fire Department. Fire officials were able to rescue both kayakers within an hour and no injuries were reported. 

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PHOTOS: Crews rescue 2 from Stillwater River


Dayton Police and Fire crews have been dispatched to the 1300 block of Siebenthaler Avenue in Dayton for a potential water rescue. 

2 rescued from Stillwater River

Montgomery County Regional Dispatch reports that two kayakers were caught in a line of trees and debris on the Great Miami River. 

They lost control of their kayaks and were tossed into the river needing assistance. 

One person has been rescued and they are attempting to rescue a second kayaker. We will update you with the latest in this developing story. 

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