A Sunday afternoon river rescue serves as a reminder to be careful when heading out.
The Eau Claire Fire Department responded for a person in distress operating a Kayak in the Eau Claire River. One person was rescued near the South bank of the river between the S-Bridge and Boyd Park by a crew of Eau Claire Firefighters and Police Officers.
The Kayak was recovered and an ambulance was also on scene, however, medical treatment was not required. Officials want to remind people that conditions in the river are always unpredictable and numerous hazards exist.