HFRS'S ARCHIVE

  • Yesterday at 14:00 North Shore Rescue was activated by the British Columbia Ambulance Service (BCAS) for a injured hiker on Crown Mountain, near Grouse Mountain. Initial information indicated a 20-30 foot fall, with a adult male subject stuck between a tree and rock ledge over a steep drop. With unknown injuries a multi pronged response […]

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  • Talon Helicopter Pilot Derek Riendeau and NSR HETS Operators performed a precision long line rescue into a hole in heavy tree canopy today to rescue two stranded female hikers. Hikers very thankful for their rescue just before darkness.

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  • On Sunday November 10th, NSR conducted its annual heli-ops training day. The day covered an extended format to include HETS Awareness training as well as Hover Entry/Exit, patient loading, and 300′ long line certification.   The training was conducted at NSR’s Bone Creek SAR station near Rice Lake Gate. RCMP, Metro Vancouver, BCAS and Transport […]

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  • NSR HETS members and Talon Helicopters completed a long line rescue of two male hikers near Mt Coliseum on Sunday. One of the hikers had developed severe leg cramps and could not walk.    

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  • NSR just received a very nice Thanks Giving Day donation and gift from Jian Bao who was seriously hurt on Crown Mtn and subsequently rescued by NSR HETS members and Talon Helicopters in an exceptional rescue in marginal flying conditions on Fathers Day 2012.   See video of rescue below:   http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=ec3tmjc7BOM

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