About Search & Rescue

Founded in 1983 the Thirty six volunteer members are experienced in forest searches and water rescues. Provide support for the RCMP when requested. Resources include a command van, a Zodiac, all-terrain vehicles, snowmachines, electric generator and spot lights, tents, and small 4-wheel-drive vehicles.
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Ice Rescue Certification

Ice Rescue Certification

This past weekend members of our team had the pleasure of completing there Ice Rescue Certification. Technicians must demonstrate the ability to perform in a environment that is ever changing. They practice rope throws, conscious and unconscious victim recovery, self rescue, multiple victim rescue, and using the MARSARS rescue shuttle among other techniques. In a...
Missing boy located unharmed

Missing boy located unharmed

A search for a missing boy Wednesday evening had a good ending when he was located unharmed. The report of the missing 13-year old boy in Kippens area was received at 8:26 p.m  by Bay St. George RCMP, who was assisted by Stephenville-Kippens-Port au Port Search and Rescue team and Polic Dog Services West. Gerry...

Team receives donation.

Stephenville Search and Rescue would like to thank the Stephenville Lions Club and the Indian head CO-OP for there recent donation. The proceeds from there weekly 50/50 will be shared with the Stephenville Food Bank. We would like to thank these organizations for there generous donation it will be put towards better serving the people...
2015 Snowmobile Winner

2015 Snowmobile Winner

We would like to congratulate Jeff Young of Ship Cove the winner of the New 2015 Arctic Cat Bearcat. We would like to take this time to thank everyone who purchased tickets. The money raised will go towards training and equipment to help better serve the public. And we look forward to seeing everyone again...
Team recives donation.

Team recives donation.

Stephenville Search and Rescue would like to thank the Stephenville Lions Club and the Indian Head CO-OP for there donation. They donated the proceeds of there weekly 50/50 draw to the team. The donation will go towards helping the team equip and train to better serve the public.