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Search and rescue training in River Philip Sunday

Springhill and Pugwash Ground Search and Rescue will be training in the River Philip area Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017.
Springhill and Pugwash Ground Search and Rescue will be training in the River Philip area Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017.

River Philip

Dont be alarmed if you see volunteers walking in the woods wearing blaze orange and safety vests Sunday, Oct. 22. Its just a test.

Members of the Springhill and Pugwash Ground Search and Rescue will be training in the Houston Corner-Flat Irons region of River Philip, honing their skills in clue awareness, search techniques and utilizing the personal location technology Project Lifesaver.

The ground search and rescue teams are two of 24 teams across the province.

In the event of a missing person in Cumberland County, training will discontinue.

In the event of an emergency or missing person, always call 911.   

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