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Uncontained wildfire prompts alert near Okanagan Falls

July 29, 2013
Uncontained wildfire prompts alert near Okanagan Falls

Twelve properties south of Okanagan Falls were placed on evacuation alert after an aggressive wildfire broke out Sunday afternoon. CBC | British Columbia News

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Six-year-old falls 12 metres down mountainside on North Shore trail

July 23, 2013

An accident involving a six-year-old boy who fell more than 12 metres down a mountain face while hiking on the North Shore raises the question of whether parents should take young children hiking on advanced trails. District of North Vancouver Fire and Rescue Services attended Monday afternoon to rescue the boy, who was hiking where [...]

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Woman falls to her death from Vancouver condo

July 22, 2013
Woman falls to her death from Vancouver condo

Vancouver police say the death of a woman who fell from a downtown highrise is suspicious. CBC | British Columbia News

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Second Granite Falls incident prompts warning from Coquitlam RCMP

July 15, 2013

A second rescue from a remote area of the Tri-Cities has Coquitlam RCMP warning residents to be prepared when enjoying the outdoors. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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Man needs helicopter long line rescue after sliding down Granite Falls

July 15, 2013

A man needed a long line rescue after hurting himself at Granite Falls Sunday afternoon. Mike Coyle with Coquitlam Search and Rescue says the area in Indian Arm is quite steep, so they had to use the helicopter long line. “We went up and North Shore Rescue was able to long line the subject who [...]

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