Morning Headlines: October 9th, 2018

Josh Kilner / October 9, 2018



North Shore rescue attempting their rescue.

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Lost hiker rescued off North Shore mountain

A British tourist has been rescued after spending the night stranded on Crown Mountain.

Michael Buckingham became lost on Monday afternoon, claiming he was led astray by an inaccurate hiking app.

Emergency crews were able to find Buckingham’s location from his cellphone. Rescue crews were able to air-lift him out by helicopter, just after 8 a.m. Tuesday morning.

Evacuated Old Fort residents could be out of homes for months

Evacuated residents from Old Fort could be away from their homes for the foreseeable future.

The northern B.C. community, just south of Fort St. John, was evacuated Sunday after a landslide cut off the only road to the area.

The unpredictable nature of the landslide is keeping the area from being safe and has previously prevented crews from building other access roads.

The Old Fort Road Slide has presented significant safety risks.

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Dozens of residents had their tires slashed overnight.

(Riley Radiuk / BCIT News)

Dozens of car tires slashed between Burnaby & New Westminster

A number of Metro Vancouver drivers had their tires slashed over the weekend.

Police say around 100 vehicles have been vandalized along 12th avenue, which runs through Burnaby & New Westminster.

The damaged vehicles appeared to have been parked between Kingsway and Canada Way.