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Search and Rescue crews respond to multiple rescue calls in Okanagan
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Search and Rescue crews respond to multiple rescue calls in Okanagan

Emergency crews from both Vernon and Kelowna were kept busy Friday evening when they were called out to a number of tasks. The first call was around 5:30 p.m., Kelowna RCMP responded to a report of a man who went into Okanagan Lake at McKinley Landing and never resurfaced.Crews were searching throughout the evening but were unsuccessful. Central Okanagan Search and Rescue returned to the area early Saturday morning to continue the search. Read more: Body of Surrey man recovered from Okanagan Lake: RCMP “COSAR was called out last night by the RCMP to assist in locating a missing male,” said Central Okanagan Search and Rescue Manager, Duane Tresnich.“We spent the last two hours last night between 7 and 9 p.m. searching the McKinley Landing area and we were out...
Vernon RCMP seeking witness to suspected arson – Okanagan
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Vernon RCMP seeking witness to suspected arson – Okanagan

Police in Vernon are hoping to speak to a Good Samaritan who helped at a suspicious residential fire last week. Vernon North Okanagan RCMP say the fire happened on Monday night, July 18, at a residential building along the 4200 block of 20th Street.The fire is under investigation, with police believing it was intentionally set just before 11 p.m. Read more: Vernon townhouse fire deemed suspicious According to the RCMP, fire crews confined and extinguished the fire. A 41-year-old man was arrested the next morning. Trending Stories Hockey Canada made nine settlements totalling $7.6M from reserve fund: CFO Woman who coll...