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Tree well claims sledder above Morrissey

Fernie Search and Rescue (SAR) was activated twice yesterday (Jan. 31), including one involving a deceased snowmobiler. The first call was around 3 p.m. for…

Lightning sparks five new wildfires

The BC Wildfire Service (BCWS) is reporting five new lightning-caused fires since yesterday, including a 10-hectare fire alongside Findlay Creek, about 20 km west of…

SAR rescue injured ATV rider

On the evening of July 2, Fernie Search and Rescue was tasked by BC Ambulance to respond to an injured 54-year-old woman with hip injuries….

Area restriction for Flathead rescinded

Due to recent changes in weather conditions and fire behaviour, the area restriction currently in effect in the Flathead area southeast of Fernie was rescinded…

Lodgepole fire closes FSR

The Lodgepole wildfire is located approximately 33 kilometres southeast of Fernie. This fire is currently not threatening any structures or communities, however, it will be…

Avalanche risk rising in region

The potential for increased avalanche risk is rising with the temperatures in B.C. and the East Kootenay. Avalanche Canada is warning backcountry users about dangerous…

Lost snowmobilers rescued in Flathead

Fernie Search and Rescue was activated last night to locate two snowmobilers who had become disorientated in the Flathead and were unsure of the way…