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Tumbler Ridge Search and Rescue looking for missing boater

UPDATE as of 10 a.m. Monday – For the latest information this story, click here.

UPDATE as of 6:30 pm – Search and Rescue has enough boats for tonight.  If you can help tomorrow, you’re asked to call the number below.

UPDATE as of 5pm – Tumbler Ridge Search and Rescue says they could use some help.   Here is the message they posted on their Facebook page: We are now asking for three additional river boats for the task this evening. If you have experience along the Murray River, and would be comfortable navigating our trained swift water teams along the Murray, please call Sarah Waters at 250-242-7733. We will post an update when we have found enough boats. Thank you.

TUMBLER RIDGE, B.C. – Tumbler Ridge Search and Rescue along with North Peace Search and Rescue are looking for a missing boater.

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The missing boater was last seen Saturday night near Kinuseo Falls outside of Tumbler Ridge.

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Search and Rescue crews are asking volunteer boats to stay off the river so crews can see the river and to avoid congestion.  A post on Facebook by the Tumbler Ridge Search and Rescue organization says a swift water response team is in place.

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Posts on social media suggest the person standing is the one missing.

Anyone wishing to help can check in at the incident command post which is located at kilometre nine of the Murray Forest Service Road.

According to a post on Facebook, the missing person, pictured below standing was wearing all the same clothing as in this picture.

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As we get more information about this story, we will post an update.

If you have information to share, email news@moosefm.ca

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