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WiFi now available on KHSAR Command

A powerful wireless access point has been installed on the rear of the Kent Harrison SAR command vehicle. The Ubiquiti Pico Station M2 has 1000Mw output and will allow wide coverage of the incident command post site. With up to … Continue reading

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Rescue 2014/06/08

Paged by RCMP at 18:38 on 2014/06/08 to assist in verifying the suspected sighting of a paraglider canopy on the north-east face of Mt Cheam. Informant was very insistent that they could see a canopy and described the ‘rainbow’ colours. … Continue reading

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Search 2014/05/29

Paged by RCMP at 21:35 on 2014/05/29 to assist with a search for a missing female in Harrison Hot Springs. Subject was last seen at work but did not sign in. Local trails and all roads in Harrison searched. Hotel grounds searched with … Continue reading

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Search 2014/05/10

Paged by RCMP at 1900hrs to assist with a search for a missing female camper at Hale Creek, Harrison West FSR. Subject had disappeared from a campsite while friends were out on an ATV ride.  They could not locate her … Continue reading

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Rescue 2014/04/20

Paged by Hope SAR to provide assistance with ATV’s to evacuate 8 subjects from a landslide in Sunshine Valley, Highway 3. Stood down en route as all subjects were accounted for.

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Search 2014/04/06

Paged by RCMP to assist with a search for an 80 year-old male with dimentia. Subject had been missing for only one hour, but family was concerned. Stood down at 14:10 while responding.

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Rescue 2014/04/02

Paged by Hope SAR for assistance with a rope rescue at Hells Gate, Fraser Canyon. Male subject had rappelled down a 400′ cliff  . . . . .  with a 200′ rope and was stuck on a ledge.  Subject self-rescued after … Continue reading

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New LED Lighting 2014/03/08

Kent Harrison SAR has upgraded all its team-member lighting to high-output CREE LED. Headlamps are Fenix HP25 units from Bushcraft Canada (www.bushcraftcanada.ca). Flashlights are Nitecore EA4 from keenbeam (www.keenbeam.ca). Funding was provided by the Province of British Columbia through a Community … Continue reading

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Search 2014/03/01

The team was paged by Hope SAR to provide assistance with a search on Zoa Peak. A skier had become separated from his party in late afternoon and could not be located. Several other SAR groups were activated, using Kent … Continue reading

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Recovery 2014/02/17

The team was paged by the RCMP to respond to the Harrison River following reports that a body was seen floating down the river near Kilby. KHSAR responded with 2 SeaDoos, assisted by Chilliwack SAR with a jet boat. The … Continue reading

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