Author Archives: Neil
A Community Gaming Grant of $41,000 was awarded to Kent Harrison SAR last week. The grant application, submitted in July, was for new ICOM VHF radios and updated tracking software (Ozi Tracker).
Paged by Hope SAR at 0420hrs for assistance with a search in Hope. Subject located at 1100hrs.
Paged by RCMP at 16:32 to assist in locating 2 subjects lost south of the Chehalis fish hatchery in the Chehalis Delta. Command staged at 17:30. First team en route at 18:01. Initial location derived from cell phone ‘ping’ yielded no … Continue reading
Originally paged at 2014hrs, but delegated to Chilliwack SAR due to previous commitment to a rescue at Chehalis Lake. Chilliwack SAR requested further assistance from KHSAR as KHSAR were returning from Chehalis Lake. One of the four subjects was unable … Continue reading
Notified by RCMP at 1940hrs while on Bridal Falls Landslide response regarding a male trapped on a ledge on a cliff face above Chehalis Lake. Initial report came from campers who were out on the lake in a small boat. … Continue reading
The team was paged out at 1737. Used KHSAR Command as ICP. Attempted to get into a safe position to inspect slide, but slide was too far into dense bush to be safe for volunteers to approach. Slide deemed to … Continue reading
The team was paged at 0740 for an MVA at Ruby Creek. Reports were that a single vehicle had gone in the water with one person trapped. Stood down en route at 0806 as BCAS and Fire arrived on scene … Continue reading
The team was paged at 0010hrs on October 21st to assist Hope SAR with a search for two missing mushroom pickers down the Skagit Valley. Voice contact was made at 0315hrs and everyone was back at the command post at … Continue reading
The team was paged by RCMP on the evening of October 13th to investigate the whereabouts of a lone male in a cottage in Long Island Bay on Harrison Lake. His family was concerned that he had not made contact … Continue reading
Paged by BCAS at 07:21 to assist in evacuating an injured male from a gravel truck accident on the Harrison West FSR. SAR members transported subject via wheeled litter to medivac helicopter.