By Kevin K. O’Brien, Fire Chief/CEO
Orcas Island Fire and Rescue
On Thursday, June 28, 2012 Orcas Island fire and Rescue was dispatched to a report of a missing adult male who had been missing since 9:30 a.m. Thursday morning. The man was last seen walking his dog in the Eagle Lake area.
The search for the man included the help of the San Juan Deputies, San Juan Fire # 3, Orcas Fire EMT’s & Firefighters, Orcas Fire Auxiliary, D.E.M., San Juan Emergency Radio Amateurs and community members.
At 8:48 p.m. The man was found along the beach by the Fire Boat Confidence and was reported in stable condition. Orcas Paramedics evaluated the patient who was later released to his family. A special thank you to all who were involved in his safe recovery.
For questions, please contact Kevin O’Brien or Lindsay Schirmer at 360-376-2331.