Kayakers get help on 1st day of open beaches

Fernandina Beach Fire Chief Ty Silcox looks on as two kayakers raise their arms in the air after returning to shore Friday, the day Nassau County beaches reopened to the public. Ocean Rescue Lifeguard Spencer Cutajar, seen in the water with a flotation device, along with Ocean Rescue Supervisor Haynes Cavender and NCSO Deputy Garth Holton responded to calls that the kayakers were in trouble. TERRY EBERLE/SPECIAL TO THE NEWS-LEADER
Terry Eberle | Special for the News-Leader Two kayakers from Jacksonville were rescued Friday afternoon off Peters Point on the first day that Nassau County beaches were reopened to the public. …

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