Fernie Search and Rescue

Fernie Search and Rescue is dedicated to assisting those individuals who find themselves in emergency situations in the wilderness surrounding the Fernie area. The group was formed in the 1970s and has been involved in hundreds of rescues and saved many lives.
Fernie Search and Rescue
Fernie Search and Rescue
Fernie, British Columbia
After a busy week of rescues Fernie SAR's Rope Rescue Team headed out practice their high-angle skills. A rain and thunderstorm added to the challenge.

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Fernie Search and Rescue
Fernie Search and Rescue
Fernie, British Columbia
Fernie SAR responded to an injured mountain biker on the Phat Bastard trail earlier today.

A combination of ground and CDFL (heli longline) teams were used to extricate the subject and deliver her to BCAS.

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Fernie Search and Rescue
Fernie Search and Rescue
Fernie, British Columbia
The Fernie SAR heli longline team responded today in support of Sparwood SAR for an injured dirt biker above Hosmer.

The injured man was delivered to BCAS with serious chest injuries sustained in a fall from his machine.

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Fernie Search and Rescue
Fernie Search and Rescue
Fernie, British Columbia
Fernie SAR was called out for a second time today, this time for an injured mountain biker.

The biker was assisted off the Dirt Diggler trail in the dark and handed to BCAS with wrist and clavicle injuries.

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Fernie Search and Rescue
Fernie Search and Rescue
Fernie, British Columbia
Fernie SAR was called out today to rescue an injured runner on Dem Bones trail.

A combination of helicopter and ground team were used to stabilise and extricate her.

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Fernie Search and Rescue
Fernie Search and Rescue
Fernie, British Columbia
Fernie SAR was called out this afternoon to rescue a biker on Lazy Lizard who sustained neck and chest injuries in a fall.

Island Lake Lodge's first aid team responded to stabilise her and the Fernie SAR CDFL team worked with Ascent Helicopters to extricate her and deliver her to BCAS.

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