2 Kayakers Rescued From Charles River in Waltham

Two people were rescued from the Charles River on Sunday.

Firefighters rushed to the Elm Street Bridge by River Street in Waltham around 2:20 p.m. Sunday to help the two kayakers who were stuck under the bridge.

A witness tells NBC10 Boston that the two people were trapped in the water for about 20 minutes.

Due to recent rain, the river is moving faster than usual.

No other information was immediately available.

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