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Busy Week for COSAR

Last night Central Okanagan Search and Rescue was called out twice within 90 minutes.
Our first call came in from the Kelowna RCMP at 8:45 p.m. to help search for an elderly female with dementia.
He had last been seen around 3 p.m. in downtown Kelowna.
As the team was mobilizing, word was received that she had been located in Rutland and we were stood down.
The second call came in 9:50 p.m. when the B.C. Emergency Health Services called us to assist in locating a male with two dogs who had been involved in a motor vehicle accident along Jackpine Forest Service Road in West Kelowna. He was shaken up and was walking back to town when he got cell service and called 911.
He was in the early stages of hypothermia and BCEHS was not sure the ambulance could make it up the forest service road.
COSAR responded with seven members including our UTV and Medical Teams.
It was discovered that the forest service road had been plowed and was passable in an ambulance.
About a kilometre up the road, the patient was found standing by an abandon campfire that had been started a few hours ago.
The male was checked out and released by BCEHS, and COSAR ensured the male and his dogs got home.