Monday, July 2, 2018

Emergency Service Files: July 2018

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

From the North Coast Review

Highway incident near Kwinitsa closes Highway 16 in both directions
As heatwave in Terrace continues, RCMP offer advice on pets and vehicles
Prince Rupert resident passes away after weekend accident on Texada Island
Terrace RCMP end search for missing Smithers area woman
One male in custody after Wednesday stand off in Prince Rupert
Standoff with Police results in blocked streets in Prince Rupert
Police activity leaves two blocks of 5th West at McBride closed
Four employees sent to hospital following industrial incident at Fairview Terminal
Hartley Bay to be added to Canadian Coast Guard Search and Rescue station network; Seal Cove base to get new lifeboat vessel
Wednesday Ammonia incident at Recreation Centre requires more info for public
Bear season loomed large in Lax Kw'alaams on Wednesday
Prince Rupert Fire/Rescue responds to incident at Civic Centre
Coroner's Office takes over investigation into body recovered at Inverness Passage


Prince Rupert/Port Edward/Haida Gwaii/North Coast

July 31 -- Concrete truck flips on Kaien Island Road
July 31 -- RCMP briefs
July 28 -- Highway 16 fully open
July 27 -- Nisga'a Nation issues campfire ban
July 25 -- Large Fires prohibited on Haida Gwaii as danger hits high
July 24 -- Coastal Fire Centre to Ban larger fires on Haida Gwaii
July 24 -- Prince Rupert woman dies on Texada Island
July 24 -- Prince Rupert woman died at Texada Island music festival
July 19 -- Suspect arrested following standoff in Prince Rupert
July 19 -- Ford F350 busts into flames on Highway 16
July 19 -- Suspect responsible for police standoff faces five criminal charges
July 18 -- 47 year old man arrested after nine-hour police standoff
July 18 -- Prince Rupert RCMP standoff ends (video)
July 18 -- RCMP defuse Prince Rupert standoff
July 18 -- Barricaded Male Safely taken into custody (RCMP statement)
July 18 -- RCMP in Prince Rupert on scene of "serious incident'
July 18 -- Man hit over the head with a hatchet released from hospital
July 17 -- Squatters' campfire leads to emergency response
July 12 -- More room, privacy for renovated RCMP building in Masset
July 12 -- Fairview incident (video)
July 12 -- Four workers sent to hospital after incident at Fairview Container Terminal
July 11 -- Five container yard employees hospitalized after being exposed to "unknown substance"
July 5 -- Ammonia leak at Jim Ciccone Civic Centre (video)
July 5 -- Prince Rupert arena evacuated after ammonia leak
July 5 -- More details of ammonia leak released
July 5 -- Prince Rupert Rec Centre evacuated for ammonia leak
July 5 -- Reported Ammonia leak temporarily closes Prince Rupert Arena
July 4 -- Prince Rupert civic centre evacuated after reported ammonia leak
July 4 -- Two taken to hospital after ammonia leak at recreation centre
July 4 -- Body pulled from water near Port Edward
July 4 -- RCMP briefs
July 4 -- Grizzly bear put down in Lax Kw'alaams after it showed no fear
July 4 -- Grizzly shot in Lax Kw'alaams
July 3 -- Body recovered in the Inverness Passage (RCMP statement)
July 2 -- Fewer calls to Prince Rupert Police in 2017: report
July 2 -- Body found on Port Edward shoreline


July 31 -- Complete fire ban issued for Terrace
July 31 -- Transportation ministry looking into construction zone accident
July 31 -- More police officers wanted for Terrace: city
July 30 -- Suspicious Fire in Terrace
July 30 -- Terrace home damaged by suspicious fire
July 30 -- Some local fire bans issued as hazard climbs
July 28 -- Highway 16 fully open
July 27 -- RCMP Musical Ride in the Northwest (video)
July 27 -- RCMP Musical Ride Wows Crowd in Thorhnill
July 27 -- RCMP Musical Ride puts on a show for Thornhill
July 26 -- Terrace SAR commit to new headquarters design
July 26 -- Terrace RCMP issue advice on what to do about animals in hot vehicle
July 26 -- As heatwave in Terrace continues, RCMP offer advice on pets and vehicles
July 25 -- What to do if you see an animal in a vehicle on a hot day (RCMP statement)
July 24 -- RCMP Musical Ride Gallops through Northwest this week
July 24 -- Kitimat Child Development Centre Suffers B & E
July 24 -- RCMP Musical Ride in the Northwest (video)
July 24 -- Thornhill fire department buys impressive ladder truck
July 23 -- Terrace Detachment Service Report (July 16-19)
July 23 -- Body of missing woman found in Skeena River
July 23 -- Tragic ends to search for missing Telkwa woman
July 23 -- Search ends for missing Smithers area woman (RCMP statement)
July 23 -- Kitimat RCMP trying to ID break-in suspect
July 23 -- Kitimat RCMP are requesting assistance with a break and enter (RCMP statement)
July 20 -- Terrace RCMP on the lookout for those not wearing helmets this summer
July 19 -- Terrace RCMP targeting bike helmets (RCMP statement)
July 19 -- Search teams locate body of capsized boater
July 18 -- Terrace man arrested in Stewart after police seize drugs, gun
July 18 -- Terrace man facing drug charges in Stewart
July 17 -- Stewart RCMP arrest Terrace man after drugs, gun seized
July 17 -- Terrace Police have multiple run ins with impaired driver
July 17 -- Terrace Detachment Service Report ( July 9 -15 )
July 17 -- Cedarvale Fire Listed as "Under Control"
July 16 -- Cedarvale Wildfire (video)
July 16 -- Missing Chantelle Simpson (video)
July 16 -- Terrace RCMP taking over case of missing Teklwa woman
July 16 -- Crews Battle Wildfire Near Cedarvale
July 16 -- Wildfire near Cedarvale under control
July 16 -- Fire northeast of Terrace under control
July 15 -- Crews fighting fire northeast of Terrace
July 14 -- Wildfire breaks out near Cedarvale
July 14 -- Crews battle 10 hectare wildfire northeast of Terrace
July 13 -- Thornhill Firefighters respond to fire at Terrace asphalt paving plant
July 12 -- Body of Missing Alberta man recovered from Kitimat River
July 12 -- Officials locate missing AB man on Kitimat River
July 11 -- Alberta man missing on Kitimat River found dead
July 11 -- Reported fire in Kitimat turns out to be smoking salmon
July 11 -- Thornhill Fire Department quells blaze at Terrace Paving Asphalt plant
July 11 -- Still no sign of missing Telkwa woman
July 11 -- Body of missing man recovered from the Kitimat River
July 11 -- Terrace collision puts one in hospital
July 11 -- Drunk Terrace man arrested following fight
July 9 -- Kitimat search (video)
July 9 -- Capsized boater missing in Kitimat River
July 9 -- Search for missing boater won't resume until river level drops  (audio)
July 9 -- RCMP searching for missing Telkwa woman near Terrace
July 9 -- RCMP ask for assistance in locating Missing Telkwa woman
July 9 -- Public's help sought in finding missing person
July 9 -- Search underway east of Terrace for Missing Telkwa woman
July 9 -- Terrace Detachment Service Report ( July 2 - July 8)
July 8 -- Search suspended for missing boater on Kitimat River
July 8 -- Rescuers search for man whose boat capsized in the Kitimat River
July 8 -- Boater missing on Kitimat River
July 7 -- Kitimat RCMP looking for missing boater
July 7 -- Kitimat RCMP looking for missing boater
July 6 -- More charges laid against Terrace driver for in-custody incidents
July 5 -- Information about Terrace crashes released (video)
July 5 -- Downtown Terrace crash sends two to hospital
July 5 -- Terrace man accused for Thornhill crash facing further charges
July 5 -- Downtown accident sends two to hospital
July 5 -- Two vehicles damaged in downtown Terrace Crash
July 5 -- Terrace man faces more charges after Thornhill pursuit (RCMP statement)
July 5 -- Three vehicles damaged in Kalum Street crash  (RCMP statement)
July 4 -- Break In at Shames Mountain (video)
July 4 -- Thieves target Shames
July 4 -- Thieves Steal 10,000 worth of equipment from Shames Mountain
July 4 -- Two car crashes in Terrace (video)
July 4 -- Police investigating serious Lakelse Ave accident
July 4 -- RCMP investigating Shames Mountain break-in
July 3 -- Terrace Firefighters Pancake Breakfast on Canada Day (video)
July 3 -- Terrace Firefighters Annual Canada Day Breakfast raises $4,000

Bulkley Valley and elsewhere

July 31 -- Anticipated fire ban for the Northwest rescinded
July 29 -- Feeding bears not only dangerous, but could be costly
July 27 -- RCMP Musical Ride gallops into Smithers on July 28th
July 27 -- Emergency Services Day in Hazelton tomorrow
July 25 -- Medevac landings an issue in Burns Lake
July 25 -- Smoke from wildfires visible in Houston
July 25 -- Influx of used needles in Houston a topic at UBCM
July 25 -- Fire Training facility close to completion in Burns Lake
July 25 -- Northwest firefighters deployed to eastern Canada
July 23 -- Body of missing Telkwa woman found
July 23 -- Search for Telkwa's Chantelle Simpson comes to an end
July 23 -- Tragic ends to search for missing Telkwa woman
July 23 -- Dog Creek Trail wildfire being held after mild weekend in the RDBN
July 20 -- PG RCMP arrest two former residents of the BVLD
July 20 -- Smithers Fire Department Open House
July 19 -- Houston stabbing case matter adjourned
July 19 -- Northwest Fire Centre sends help out east
July 18 -- Truck driver dies on Highway 16
July 18 -- September 11th Fire Truck in Smithers
July 18 -- Evacuation alert issued in Bulkley-Nechako
July 16 -- Peer support resources available for search and rescue workers in Northern BC
July 12 -- Fraser Lake RCMP continue their search for Jerry Krietz
July 12 -- Emergency Services Day in Houston
July 9 -- Smithers RCMP seek public's help to locate Missing person  (RCMP statement)
July 6 -- Northern BC sees nearly 60 deaths from fatal crashes in 2017
July 6 -- Smithers RCMP track down 7-eleven robbery suspect
July 6 -- Suspect arrested in Smithers Convenience store robbery
July 6 -- Smithers RCMP arrest armed robbery suspect
July 6 -- Smithers RCMP arrest suspect relating to armed robbery
July 5 -- Armed Robbery suspect in custody   (RCMP statement)
July 5 -- Recent bear activity in Smithers, July 5
July 5 -- Bear activity around Willowvale and Elks
July 5 -- Smithers considers bear conflict solutions

Ketchikan and Southeast Alaska

July 31 -- Self-defense workshop helps combat complex issue of violence
July 30 -- Ketchikan School Board tables investigator vote, expands search
July 26 -- Phone scam targets registered offenders
July 27 -- Capsized Petersburg tender leaks fuel, closing fishing district
July 26 -- Ketchikan School Board to vote Monday on investigator
July 25 -- Search underway for missing crew member on capsized Britsol Bay tender
July 24 -- Ketchikan School District investigator contract delayed
July 23 -- Coast Guard rescues downed pilot from Glacier Bay
July 18 -- NTSB releases preliminary plane crash report
July 18 -- Overturned cabin cruiser stuck in Redoubt Bay
July 18 -- Coast Guard rescues two hikers in Glacier Bay
July 17 -- Petersburg guard armory to be used for wildlife trooper
July 13 -- Coast Guard cutter gets new commander
July 11 -- Plane crash update
July 11 -- Judge rules against plaintiffs in sealed search warrant suit
July 10 -- All survive Tuesday morning floatplane crash on POW
July 10 -- Man charged with attempted arson
July 10 -- Petersburg Search and Rescue picks up drifting boaters Saturday night
July 9 -- Tourists assist in Deer Mountain rescue
July 6 -- Petersburg police look to fill three vacancies
July 6 -- Klawock man charged in vehicle death
July 5 -- 13 year old kayaker found safe on share after capsize
July 3 -- Three crew members safe after troller Leona sinks during opener
July 3 -- Months long drug investigation led to charges against 12 residents
July 3 -- City's emergency vehicles assessed
July 2 -- Passengers crew safe after small cruise ship grounds north of Sitka
July 2 -- POW search warrant leads to two arrests
July 2 -- Ketchikan man charged with vehicle theft, hit and run, DUI, etc

Archive of month to month review for 2018

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