Search and Rescue

In an emergency call 911.

Search and Rescue - Ground

This group of local volunteers works in the Kitimat area and beyond along with:

  • Kitimat Fire and Ambulance Service
  • RCMP
  • BC Ambulance Service
  • Coroner's Service

There are about 60 active members, all of them certified in ground search and rescue (GSAR). The group includes rope rescue and avalanche rescue teams.

Interested in volunteering or just want to learn more? Contact Kitimat Search and Rescue at or call 250-632-8945.

You can view their Facebook page here.


Search and Rescue - Marine

This group of highly skilled volunteers help those in distress in the Kitimat harbour and Douglas Channel. They work together with the Canadian Coast Guard and local emergency service providers in response to emergencies in the community. Their vessel, the “Snowflake Responder III”, is ready for rescue 24/7.

Interested in volunteering, or just want to learn more? Visit the Kitimat Marine Rescue Society website and watch their video

You can view their Facebook page here.

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