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CFVSAR Recruitment Update

Thank you to everyone who submitted an application to become a search and rescue volunteer with Central Fraser Valley Search and Rescue. Applications are no longer being accepted for the the 2014 GSAR class. We look forward to seeing applicants who have already been contacted on November 9, 2013 for an evaluation day hike. For more information click here.

Who We Are

The Central Fraser Valley Search and Rescue Society is comprised of dedicated individuals intent on providing unparalleled community service when called upon by local or provincial agencies. The diversity of the personnel is matched only by the various tasks in which the team participates and can range from search and rescue to fundraising and community events. You can find out more about us by clicking here.

Going Hiking? Carry the 10 Essentials

Anybody exploring the outdoors should carry the ten essentials at ALL times. Why? Because they just might save your life! The ten essentials are:

  1. Flashlight
  2. Whistle
  3. Waterproof matches or lighter
  4. Fire starter or candle
  5. Pocket knife
  6. Large orange plastic bag or tarp
  7. Water and food
  8. 8. Extra clothes
  9. First aid kit
  10. Map and Compass

Click here to view more survival tips from the members of Central Fraser Valley Search and Rescue.

Latest Tweets

RT @NanaimoFire: people reporting felt shaking from earthquake. Reminder to residents to be prepared have an emergency kitt #nanaimo #ycd about 4 hours ago
RT @News1130radio: An earthquake is being felt around the Lower Mainland, no confirmation yet on the severity or epicentre about 4 hours ago
RT @NewWestPD: We're seeking public assistance in locating this missing male, who is reportedly suicidal http://t.co/MwtXDYGlsP about 4 hours ago

Contact Us

  • Central Fraser Valley
    Search and Rescue Society
    1594 Riverside Road,
    Abbotsford,
    BC, V2S 8J2,
  • Tel: 604-852-7271

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