Category Archives: Recent News

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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Rescue 2014/02/09

The team was paged to assist Hope SAR with a potential rescue on a frozen waterfall near Hope. Stood down en route when it was confirmed that the ice climbers were OK.

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Search 2014/01/22

The team was paged by Hope SAR at 22:38 on 2014/01/22 to assist in locating a male subject who was threatening to jump from a bridge over the Coquihalla River in Hope. 4 KHSAR members assisted in searching for the … Continue reading

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Rescue 2014/01/18

The team was paged by RCMP at 14:41 on 2014/01/18 to assist with reports of boaters who had run aground on a gravel bar on the Harrison River. Notified by RCMP at 14:52 that a passing boater had assisted, but requested that … Continue reading

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Search 2014/01/14

The team was paged to assist locating a mentally challenged youth who was missing. SAR volunteers and RCMP were able to locate the youth nearby after a short search and connect him with his parents.

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Search and Rescue 2014/01/01

The team was paged by RCMP at 1715hrs on 2014/01/01 to assist in locating and evacuating a family of 3 who were lost near Deer Lake, Sasquatch Park. The trio had left the campground 1 1/2 hours earlier but got … Continue reading

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Rescue 2013/12/30

RCMP paged Kent Harrison SAR at 1526hrs on 2013/12/30 regarding a paraglider who had landed in a tree on the west side of Mt Woodside. The informant was at Sandpiper Golf Course when he witnessed the incident. SAR volunteers met … Continue reading

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Search 2013/12/25

The team was paged by RCMP at 1800hrs on Christmas day to assist in locating the source of what was believed to be 3 flares at Hemlock Valley resort. The flares had been seen by a local resident who gave … Continue reading

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