Rescues In The News

Incident 26595 - A 79-year-old male sustained injuries to his head after falling from the roof of his remote cabin in southeast British Columbia.

by GEOS IERCC Duty Officer on June 16, 2020

Luckily, the man’s 73-year-old wife was nearby, and activated the SOS on the couple’s SPOT device. Search and Rescue Coordinators at the IERCC notified Golden RCMP of the SOS activation, and requested help on the couple’s behalf. A helicopter was sent to the cabin, and transported the male to a nearby medical facility where he received treatment for his injuries.