Author Archives John Blown

  • A comment on the Ladysmith Rescue – I was just doing some research on our local SAR group when I came across this article. The following link will take you to pictures of this incident and I must say there was quite a difference between the two helicopters 😉http://www.flickr.com/photos/oceanviews/sets/72157600431833654/ CheersLenCanexusHazmat ERT

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  • Recent article in the North Shore News –Rescue biz is a family affair. Article about Curtis and Tim Jones and it’s worth reading just for Tim’s comments – always a master of the sounds bites ;-).

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  • This past weekend I recently completed the rope rescue team member course in Sqaumish, along with Rich G., Guy T., Mike L., and Curtis J. One of our intructors Ken Gallant did not attend due to a climbing accident the previous weekend. Ken Gallent a veteran member of Ridge Meadows SAR was seriously injured in […]

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  • Submitted by Tim Jones NSR SAR MGR- Field Recovery Leader North Shore Rescue was tasked by The RCMP and BC Coroners Service Aug 19th to recovery the body of a young pilot from the wreckage of a light plane that had crashed into rugged terrain north of the top of the Indian Arm. Three survivors […]

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  • For members who were not on the team in 1996, we had a hardcore rescue just above the Elsay Lake Trail (above Gopher Lake). A young boy scout named Phillp Gander fell almost 1000 feet down the gully system between 1st and 2nd Peak on Seymour. He was an unconscious head injured patient who was […]

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