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Kootenay Heli-Rescue Society

  • The Kootenay Heli-Rescue Society of Nelson, BC specializes in helicopter flight rescue systems (HFRS), also known as long-lining or HETS (helicopter external transport system). The society was formed to establish and maintain an organization to provide specialized rescue services on mountainous and other difficult terrain to the RCMP, fire and rescue services, BC Ambulance Service, BC Parks, the Emergency Management BC (EMBC), private industry and the public, when requested.


    President: Joe Vingo



    Mailing Address

    RR 1 Site 8 Comp 10

    BC V0G 2G0