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Two men were stranded on Snake Island after their small boat was blown away by strong winds Wednesday. (News Bulletin file photo)

Boat blows away, stranding fishermen on Snake Island in the strait near Nanaimo

Marine search and rescue team picked up men on windy afternoon Wednesday

 

Scooter-rider spends night down an embankment near Qualicum Beach

Passerby noticed man and called rescue crews

 

Busy long weekend for Comox’s 19 Wing search and rescue

Members of 442 Squadron took part in two successful missions

 

Swimmers and boaters in Nanaimo rescue girl on inflatable blown out to sea

Winds and current carry out six-year-old girl from beach at Pipers Lagoon Park

Firefighters rescue dog that fell into ‘Abyss’ crevice in Nanaimo

Rope team’s slimmest crew member climbs down 18 metres to harness pet

Rope rescue required after man falls into Nanaimo River

Two dozen emergency responders conduct two-hour-long technical rope rescue

Baby raccoon rescued from 10-foot deep Saanich drainage pipe

‘Its cries were loud, pitiful and heartbreaking,’ Saanich animal control officer says

Seven-foot-tall Nanaimo resident helps man in distress in Departure Bay

Peters able to wade out far enough to help ‘frantic’ man in the water

Injured hiker helicoptered from Nanaimo River

Firefighters, paramedics, search and rescue involved in emergency call Sunday

Comox 442 Squadron carries out two sea rescue missions north of Vancouver Island

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  • Feb 27, 2020

Dog rescued in Maple Ridge after getting swept into fast-flowing culvert

Owner calls his dog’s survival ‘a miracle’

Making of Heroes camp gives 25 cadets fire rescue training on Pender Island

Cutter, helicopter and hovercraft to be utilized as part of demonstrations and exercises