Category Archives: Recent News

Community Gaming Grant awarded to Kent Harrison SAR

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).

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Search 2014/12/11

Paged by Hope SAR at 0420hrs for assistance with a search in Hope. Subject located at 1100hrs.

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Search 2014/11/14

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

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Search 2014/11/08

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

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Rescue 2014/11/08

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

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Evacuation 2014/11/08

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

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Rescue 2014/10/24

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

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Search 2014/10/21

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

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Search 2014/10/14

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

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Medical Rescue 2014/09/29

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.

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