The Gates Mills Fire Department had to rescue some kayakers who became stuck under the Mayfield Road bridge

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GATES MILLS -- The Gates Mills Fire Department had to rescue some kayakers who became stuck under the Mayfield Road bridge over the Chagrin River.

According to the fire department, there were four kayaks on the river just after 3 p.m. when one of the kayaks with an adult and a child became stranded on a log under the Mayfield Road bridge.

Fire rescue crews pulled the child from the kayak and the adult was able to swim to safety.

In all, the fire department said four people were taken to nearby Hillcrest Hospital to be checked out but all are doing well.

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