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North Vancouver fire crews spend long weekend rescuing hikers, cliff jumpers

Sat, Jul 29: It has been the scene of numerous tragedies over the years, and once again a young man has died while swimming in Lynn Canyon, despite the numerous signs warning people of the risk. Jill Bennett has more.

It’s been a busy Labour Day for firefighters in North Vancouver.

The District of North Vancouver Fire Department sent out crews for two, back-to-back rescues in Lynn Canyon just before 1 p.m.

The first was a woman who hurt herself while hiking on the trails and the second was a technical rescue about half an hour later who hurt herself possibly cliff jumping.

READ MORE: Firefighters perform late night rope rescue in North Vancouver, B.C.

Firefighters were also called out last night when about half a dozen tubers had to be rescued from Capilano River.

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