Local Search and Rescue volunteers assisted in transporting an injured hiker in the Bridal Falls area this past weekend. (Contributed Photo/KHSAR)

Local Search and Rescue volunteers assisted in transporting an injured hiker in the Bridal Falls area this past weekend. (Contributed Photo/KHSAR)

Kent-Harrison Search and Rescue assists injured hiker

Paramedics called in Search and Rescue for assistance during weekend

Kent-Harrison Search and Rescue was called out this past weekend to assist B.C. Emergency Health Services at Bridal Falls after a person had fallen and sustained lower leg injuries.

KHSAR reported paramedics packaged the patient as Kent-Harrison volunteers transported them down the trail to the ambulance.

Area RCMP officers were also on the scene to assist.

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KHSAR reminds the public to call 911 as soon as an emergency happens. Local Search and Rescue volunteers conduct missions at the request of authorized agencies; there is no charge for Search and Rescue.

To learn more about the local Search and Rescue organization, visit khsar.ca.


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