Four Adults and One Youth Rescued From North Saskatchewan River

Rocky Mountain House, Alberta – On June 16, 2017 the Rocky Mountain House RCMP and Clearwater Fire received a request for assistance on the North Saskatchewan River. A canoe had capsized near the big horn dam, causing four adults and 1 youth to be stranded on the shore of a small island.

Fire, EMS, Search and Rescue and RCMP were dispatched.

Fire rescue deployed their Zodiac jet boat and ferried the individuals to the main land. Search and Rescue met and assisted the individuals when they arrived on shore getting them safely back to their vehicle. No injuries were reported during this incident.

Anyone with information on this crime is asked to contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1.800.222.8477 (TIPS), by Internet at www.tipsubmit.com, or by SMS (check your local Crime Stoppers [www.crimestoppers.ab.ca] for instructions on how to do). You do not have to reveal your identity to Crime Stoppers, and if you provide information to Crime Stoppers that leads to an arrest(s), the recovery of stolen property, and/or a seizure of illicit drugs, you may be eligible for a cash reward.

Fire rescue deployed their Zodiac jet boat and ferried the individuals to the main land. (File Photo)
Fire rescue deployed their Zodiac jet boat and ferried the individuals to the main land. (File Photo)

Rocky Mountain House RCMP


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