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 31 -- Police Briefs: August 21 to 28
August 24 -- Update on Queen Charlotte explosion and fire
August 21 -- Police Briefs: August 18 & 19
August 20 -- Body found near Port Edward identified as missing man
August 16 -- Coastal police unit operating with half its members
August 15 -- Archipelago SAR rescues injured man near Tow Hill
August 15 -- Trial set for Prince Rupert RCMP who struck pedestrian in crosswalk
August 14 -- Injured fisherman medevaced from vessel near Graham Island
August 13 -- Prince Rupert's rank on Canadian Community Crime Tracker
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 2 -- Standoff suspect remains in Prince George jail


August 31 -- Workshop explosion on Brauns Island (video)
August 31 -- Loud bangs precede large fire at trucking company in Terrace
August 31 -- Firefighters, RCMP respond to fire on Braun's Island
August 31 -- Explosion damages property on Terrace's Braun's Island
August 31 -- Terrace campfire ban lifted for Ferry Island
August 31 -- Weekend assault in Terrace puts one in hospital
August 31 -- Couple arrested in Terrace after allegedly having sex in public
August 30 -- Small brush fire near Kitimat's cablecar subdivision (video)
August 30 -- Man in hospital after downtown assault Saturday night
August 29 -- Second off-leash dog attack this year
August 29 -- Terrace Detachment Service Report (Week of August 19)
August 27 -- ESS looking for volunteers in Kitimat-Stikine
August 25 -- Smoke altering daily habits
August 23 -- Hiker survives 100 foot fall near Terrace
August 24 -- Air support sent to Gitanyow
August 22 -- Terrace Search and Rescue called out for cliff rescue east of Terrace (video)
August 22 -- Terrace hiker survives fall from cliff
August 22 -- Terrace SAR pulls hiker from 300 foot cliff ledge
August 22 -- Kitimat RCMP no longer issuing off road MV1815 permits
August 21 -- Kitimat RCMP no longer issuing MV1815 permits  (RCMP Statement)
August 21 -- Terrace Fire Department barbecue raises over $5,000 for Telegraph Creek evacuees
August 21 -- Grass fire behind Mills Memorial Hospital in Terrace (video)
August 20 -- Body found near Port Edward identified as missing man
August 20 -- Terrace fire officials urge fire safety (video)
August 17 -- Terrace fire ban now includes Ferry Island
August 16 -- Fire damages Seniors Housing Coop in Terrace
August 16 -- Grass fire spreads to apartment complex in Terrace
August 15 -- RCMP block off Old Skeena Bridge to assist firecrews
August 15 -- No injuries following fire at Terrace seniors' complex
August 15 -- Fire damages home in Terrace (video)
August 15 -- Campfires now banned on Ferry Island
August 15 -- 30 year old woman charged in Scott Avenue Homicide
August 14 -- Terrace Fire Department holding fundraiser to support Telegraph Creek evacuees
August 14 -- Terrace issues complete fire ban, including Ferry Island
August 14 -- Crossbow wielding man arrested in Terrace
August 14 -- Man wanted on warrants found with weapons in Terrace
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 10 -- 9 hikers rescued near Telegraph Creek Fire
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 29 -- Labour Day weekend see more than 20 northern crashes each year
August 25 -- Southside Francois Lake residents protest the pullout of specialized fire fighting gear
August 25 -- Drivers should take caution with smokey skies, extra traffic
August 25 -- Southside residents block exit as firefighting equipment set to leave
August 24 -- Dozens of trucks denied access to south side of Francois Lake as Wildfires burn
August 22 -- Fraser Lake RCMP seize a significant amount of drugs
August 19 -- Third Arrest made in connection to Houston Armed Robbery
August 18 -- Robbery suspect arrested near Burns Lake
August 18 -- Police patrol for looters in evacuated areas south of Burns Lake
August 18 -- One Man Remains in Custody (RCMP Statement)
August 17 -- Police explosives team called into wildfire zone
August 17 -- Explosives found on a property under evacuation order
August 17 -- Police patrol for wanted person in Burns Lake
August 16 -- Wisteria area house burned
August 15 -- Police seek tipster in Jack family's case
August 10 -- Houston RCMP seeking man of interest
August  9 -- Burns Lake's safety task force committee disbanded
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 faces 10 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 30 -- Missing fisherman rescued on POW
August 28 -- Moser Bay Fire 100 percent contained
August 27 -- Ketchikan woman scratched by bear on downtown trail
August 24 -- Moser Bay fire 45 percent contained
August 23 -- Sitka police officer files whistleblower lawsuit
August 21 -- Forest fire burning north of Ketchikan road system
August 20 -- New DA for Ketchikan
August 17 -- Coast Guard crew locates missing man near Haines
August 17 -- School District investigation to start soon
August 16 -- Tracking Domestic violence in Sitka
August 13 -- High winds, seas hamper search for missing Amsterdam crewman
August 8 -- Ketchikan woman faces felony drug charges

Archive of month to month review for 2018

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