2014-04-26 Hikers Rescued on Okanagan Mountain

May
03

11 COSAR members responded to rescue two males who went hiking and camping on Okanagan Mountain but were ill-equipped for the weather. Both subjects were located in good condition and escorted out by SAR members.  

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2014-04-23 Assist Sailboat Operator on Okanagan Lake

May
03

6 COSAR members responded to locate a sailboat operator on Lake Okanagan that failed to return at 11:00 a.m. The SAR team located the subject and escorted him and his vessel back to shore

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2014-04-21 Couple Stranded on Bear Creek FSR

May
03

7 members of COSAR responded to search for a couple stranded on the Bear Creek FSR. The subjects were located alive and well and brought out to safety

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2014-05-02 Rescue 2 Teens On Mt.Boucherie

May
02

7 COSAR was called out by RCMP to rescue two 15 year old boys that became separated on Mt. Boucherie during a school hiking trip. SAR was stood down when it was learned that the Kelowna Fire Department had high angle rescue expertise and had responded to conduct the rescue.

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2014-04-21 Injured Mountain Biker in West Kelowna

Apr
21

22 COSAR and 9 Penticton SAR members responded to rescue an injured mountain biker near Smith Road in West Kelowna. The subject was brought out using HETS and passed to over to BCAS for further assessment and treatment

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2014-04-13 Medical Response in the Mission Creek Greenway

Apr
20

20 Central Okanagan SAR members responded to rescue a 60 year old female who experienced chest heaviness and passed out on a trail in the Mission Creek Greenway near Kelowna. The subject was picked up and transported by BCAS Air Ambulance.

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2014-04-03 Missing Elderly Male in Forks Road area

Apr
20

9 Central Okanagan SAR members responded to search for an elderly diabetic male missing in the area of Forks Road in Kelowna. While en route to the location, the SAR team was stood down as an RCMP officer had located the male.

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2014-03-22 Injured Snowmobiler in Kelowna area

Apr
20

BCAS requested COSAR respond for a medical rescue of an injured snowmobiler with a possible broken femur. 18 COSAR members were stood down while mustering when they were advised that the subject was brought safely out of the area to an awaiting ambulance.

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2014-03-07 Stuck Snowmobilers in Beaver Lake Road Area

Apr
20

11 COSAR members were called out to assist a snowmobiler who was reported to be stuck in the Beaver Road area of Winfield. Two people were located and escorted safely out of the area.

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2014-02-28 Cyclist in Distress up Crawford Trail

Apr
20

7 COSAR members responded to assist BCAS with a male cyclist in distress 30 kms up the Crawford Trail. The Fire Department was able to reach the subject and SAR was stood down.  

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