2015-01-01 Lost Quad Riders

Mar
27

15 Penticton SAR members, 4 PEP Air members and 10 COSAR members responded to rescue three lost quadders in behind the Garnet Valley Dam in the Summerland area. The overflying PEP Aircraft spotted the three quadders who had lit a fire, and then relayed the coordinates to the ground SAR members who went in and rescued them.

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2014-11-17 Missing Female

Mar
27

9 Central Okanagan SAR members responded to search for a missing intoxicated female from the Webster Road area of Kelowna. The subject was not located and SAR was stood down. RCMP advised the subject had returned home on their own the following morning.

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2014-11-02 Ankle Injury

Nov
02

11 COSAR members responded to rescue a woman that had fallen and injured her ankle in the area of the Jack Pine Forest Service Road in West Kelowna. A BCAS crew was able to access subject and SAR were stood down.

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2014-10-26 Investigate Floating Barge

Oct
26

1 COSAR and 14 Vernon SAR members responded to investigate a floating barge on Okanagan Lake near Vernon. Vernon SAR boarded the barge and reported no occupants were found. The team planned to drag the barge in closer to shore to secure the anchor.

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2014-10-24 Despondent Male

Oct
25

1 COSAR member responded following a report of missing despondent male in the Brenda Lake or Brenda Mines area. RCMP stood down SAR prior to their response.

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2014-10-16 Injured Cyclist

Oct
16

14 Central Okanagan SAR members responded to rescue an injured boy who fell off his bike near the Jackpine FSR in West Kelowna. SAR was stood down when the subject's family took him to hospital.

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2014-10-14 Missing Male

Oct
14

12 Central Okanagan SAR members responded to search areas of interest for a male missing since Dec 2013 at the request of the RCMP. The team conducted the search and stood down when nothing was found.

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2014-10-09 Brown Lake FSR Wash-out

Oct
09

13 CORD SAR members responded to search for and assist people trapped on the other side of the Brown Lake Forest Service Road wash-out. The SAR team assisted 5 hunters, 2 campers and 1 resident and ascertained that there were no other impacted people trapped by the FSR wash-out.

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2014-10-03 Injured Hiker Rose Valley Park

Oct
03

11 Central Okanagan SAR members responded to rescue an injured hiker on the Bitterfoot Trail in the Rose Valley Regional Park. The subject was found and turned over to BCAS.

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2014-09-17 Injured 60 Year Old Male Joe Riche

Sep
17

17 Central Okanagan SAR members responded to rescue an unconscious 60 year old man under a quad over an embankment at Hwy 33 E and Falcon Ridge Crescent. SAR was stood down on scene because the fire department had arrived and retrieved the subject deceased.

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