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Snow Machine Rescue

Date Published: 2018-02-26

TBPS patrol officers were dispatched on Saturday, February 24 at 5:30 p.m. to assist with locating a female who called 911 to advise she had become disoriented while snowshoeing in the wooded area behind the Parkdale subdivision with her dog.

TBPS Communication operators contacted the provider of her cellular phone to request assistance to ping the location of her phone.

Carbon Monoxide Believed To Be Responsible For Sending Four Citizens and Five Officers To Hospital

Date Published: 2018-02-12

A tiered response from emergency service sent multiple units to a residence in the 600 block of McTavish Street after a 911 call was received just before 9:00 p.m. on February 11, 2018 stating there was a male without vital signs and three unconscious individuals in a basement apartment.

Abandon Elevator Rescue

Date Published: 2017-10-22

A large number of emergency service resources were utilized for over two hours to search an abandoned elevator on Shipyard Drive for a 26 year old male who had climbed up the elevator and not returned down. 

Teens rescued from Neebing River

Date Published: 2017-10-22

Patrol Officers responded to multiple 911 calls from concerned citizens to report that they can hear female voices yelling for help and splashing in the river. 

Water rescue by police officers

Date Published: 2017-10-01

On Sept. 30 at approximately 5:36 p.m., police responded to reports of a body floating in the river behind the Thunder Centre on Fort William Road.

Upon arrival Thunder Bay Police Service officers MOORE and LORENTZ observed a female approximately 25 feet from the shoreline who was unresponsive.

They also observed a second individual splashing in the water approx 10 feet from the shore.

The male made it back to shore and informed the officers that he was attempting to assist the female who was unresponsive.

Man in stable condition following water rescue

Date Published: 2017-09-28

The 20 year old male who was rescued from the Neebing/McIntyre Floodway remains in hospital in stable condition and is expected to make a full recovery.

Investigators spoke to the male this morning regarding last night's incident. They have been able to establish that alcohol was a factor in this incident. Witnesses have indicated that the male appeared to be alone at the time of the incident.

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