Thursday, August 2, 2018

Emergency Service Files: August 2018

Our Archive of items for the month of August, from the files of law enforcement and other emergency responders in Northwestern British Columbia.

From the North Coast Review

Police incident at BC Ferries Fairview Terminal has Northern Adventure holding at dock 
Latest stats indicate that Crime Severity Index has spiked upwards for Prince Rupert; while Terrace continues to top the British Columbia List

Note for items related to the ongoing Wild Fire situation across Northwest BC see our archive page


Prince Rupert/Port Edward/Haida Gwaii/North Coast

August 10 -- Explosives investigation following Haida Gwaii fire (video)
August 9 -- Queen Charlotte Fire and Explosion update (video)
August 9 -- Queen Charlotte recovers from House Fire and explosion
August 8 -- Residential Fire on Haida Gwaii brings explosion (video)
August 7 -- Police find live explosives near site of QC house fire and explosion
August 7 -- Campfires banned on Haida Gwaii
August 4 -- Abuse cases highlight need for islands animal shelter, bylaws
August 3 -- Warm welcome for new Masset RCMP sergeant


August 13 -- Terrace Detachment Service Report (RCMP Statement)
August 11 -- New emergency support centres open up in Kitimat-Stikine
August 10 -- Terrace area hiking trail closed due to grizzly activity
August 10 -- Hiking trail near Lakelse Lake closed due to Grizzly encounter
August 10 -- Northern Health releases medical services list for evacuees seeking shelter in Terrace
August 10 -- Terrace's Gunsight Trail Closure (video)
August 10 -- Terrace area trail closed for Grizzly activity
August 8 -- Highway 16 open east of Terrace after crash cleared
August 8 -- Highway 16 closed east of Terrace
August 5 -- Evacuation order issued for Telegraph Creek 
August 3 -- Terrace looks to add more members to RCMP detachment (video)
August 3 -- Terrace applies for Three more RCMP officers
August 3 -- Terrace Fire no longer considered suspicious (video)
August 3 -- Fire Chief says Halliwell House Fire no longer considered suspicious
August 3 -- Woman in custody following Terrace Homicide (video)
August 3 -- Terrace RCMP investigate Scott Avenue homicide (video)
August 3 -- Forest Fire situation worsens in Northwest - Evacuation Orders
August 3 -- Police investigating suspected targeted homicide in Terrace
August 3 -- City Hall to sweep streets for dangerous paraphernalia prior to Riverboat Days
August 3 -- Terrace RCMP investigating Targeted Homicide (RCMP Statement)
August 3 -- Terrace tries to deter drug users in its new waterpark (audio)
August 2 -- Fire near Telegraph Creek prompts evacuation order
August 2 -- More crews fighting Alkali Lake wildfire now moving toward Telegraph Creek
August 2 -- Fire Bans to be imposed Friday in Northwest Fire Centre
August 2 -- Wildfires bring state of emergency and evacuation orders for Bulkley Nechako (video)
August 2 -- Wildfire forces evacuation alerts for area near Telegraph Creek
August 2 -- Evacuation alert issued for wildfire near Telegraph Creek
August 1 -- Northwest Fire ban starts Friday
August 1 -- Terrace Crime rates highest in BC

Bulkley Valley and elsewhere

August 10 -- Houston RCMP seeking man of interest
August 9 -- More charges for former Burns Lake Mayor Luke Strimbold (video)
August 9 -- Calvin Dryland who is wanted for robbery
August 9 -- Former Burns Lake Mayor Luke Strimbold faces new sex-related charges
August 9 -- Former Burns Lake mayor faces10 new sex related charges
August 4 -- Police hoping to speak with anonymous person about missing Jack Family 
August 3 -- Smithers bans open Fires
August 3 -- Four more evacuation alerts, one evacuation order issued
August 3 -- New evacuation alerts and orders issued in Bulkley-Nechako
August 3 -- Evacuation order issued for homes southeast of Francois Lake
August 2 -- Motorcyclist taken to the hospital after collision downtown
August 2 -- Smithers, Telkwa, New Hazelton also implement fire bans
August 2 -- State of local emergency declared south of Burns Lake
August 2 -- Burns Lake resident gives her take on the Wildfire activity
August 2 -- Evacuation order issued south of Burns Lake
August 2 -- RDBN issues more wildfire -related evacuation alerts
August 1 -- Evacuation alerts issued south of Burns Lake
August 1 -- Evacuation order issued by the RBDN for August 1
August 1 -- Wildfires raging through Northern BC
August 1 -- RDBN issues pair of evacuation alerts
August 1 -- Evacuation order issued for Nadina Lake Wildfire
August 1 -- Evacuation alerts issued for Nadina Lake and Verdun areas

Ketchikan and Southeast Alaska

August 8 -- Ketchikan woman faces felony drug charges

Archive of month to month review for 2018

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