Search and Rescue

Mission Search and Rescue Society deployed twice over long weekend for ATV crashes

Sunday and Monday crashes both required a medevac for injured

 

Climber tells tale of rescue from Mt. Slesse

‘We had ledges about the size of dinner plates that we were sitting on’

 

Unidentified body found floating in Pitt River

Mounties confirm it was a man who had been in the water some time

Stranded teenagers rescued from Cascade Falls by Mission Search and Rescue Society

SAR called twice in three-day period about stranded kids at the falls

SAR team rescues lost hiker on Golden Ears

Woman lost the trail during descent, got helicopter extraction

Hope search crews go on back-to-back call outs in Hope, Sunshine Valley

Two men stranded at Coquihalla River, and late hiker on Mount Outram safe and sound after rescues

Military to fly old rescue planes longer as COVID-19 delays new aircraft

Planes are all around 50 years old and scheduled for retirement as maintenance requirements have grown

‘Operation Little Black Dress’ brings 17 women together to hike, raise dollars

First annual hike, of the quarry off of Othello Road, helped raise $310 for Hope SAR

Man dies during BASE jump from Hope Mountain

Authorities are not releasing the man’s name, an experienced BASE jumper who passed away July 15

Man dies during BASE jump from Hope Mountain

Authorities are not releasing the man’s name, an experienced BASE jumper who passed away July 15

B.C. search and rescue groups responded to 700 calls in first half of 2020

Province announces annual funding as part of Budget 2020

Popkum fire chief urges caution after Saturday rescue from Bridal Veil Falls

11-year-old boy was stable, fire chief Walter Roos said, when delivered to a waiting ambulance

Rescuers come up empty after scouring Coquihalla River for 50-year-old man

Police, search teams, drones and helicopters were involved in the two-day search

  • Jul 7, 2020

UPDATE: Richmond RCMP find body of missing swimmer in Fraser River

The person went missing in the middle arm of the river

Search continues for person seen floating in Coquihalla River in Hope

Rescuers halted the search Thursday night as darkness fell

Soggy dog plucked from Vedder River by Chilliwack Search and Rescue

A 10 month old puppy bit off far more than she could chew throwing herself into the rushing river

Lower than normal call volume for Hope search and rescue as calls across B.C. spike

Across B.C., early May saw a 35 per cent increase in calls, while Hope area calls remain low

Police and rescuers find one person deceased off of Highway 7 after crash days ago

Reports of a vehicle over an embankment prompted police, SAR, fire crews and ambulance response