Rescue on the Elk River trail

Rescue on the Elk River trail

On Sunday, July 16, Campbell River SAR was tasked by BC Ambulance to attend to an injured hiker who had sustained burns to both legs while on a backpacking trip with family. The young man was preparing a breakfast meal when he spilled boiling water on his legs. The...

Task in Woss

On Monday July 10 2017 18:28 hrs. CRSAR responded to a call from the Port McNeill RCMP to assist with a potential drowning on Lukwa Creek near the Woss townsite. As we were mobilizing we received further information that this was probably a fatality we were dealing...
Busy weekend for Search & Rescue

Busy weekend for Search & Rescue

Early this year, Campbell River Search and Rescue (CRSAR) knew they were in for a busy weekend. Volunteers were requested for 4 different events: Kusam Klimb On Saturday, CRSAR members were operating checkpoints along the route of the Kusam Klimb. This is an annual...

Campbell River SAR adds 3 new Team Leaders

Our newest Team Leaders Volunteers from across Vancouver Island attended the intensive training program We are pleased to announce that after an intensive training course through the Justice Institute of British Columbia, three of our team members have been qualified...
National Forestry Week – Get Informed

National Forestry Week – Get Informed

The number of Search and Rescue incidents in B.C. is growing at an alarming rate, the annual increase, with that number still rising, will once again be a record. B.C. has over 1,500 incidents involving more than 2,000 people a year, which is more than the rest of...

Busy Canada Day Weekend

Campbell River Search & Rescue had a busy day with four calls in 48 hours. Campbell River Search & Rescue was first dispatched Thursday morning at 0930 to respond to the West Coast Trail near Tsusiat Falls, a male had become trapped on a ledge near the Tsusiat...