The helicopter was out searching early in the morning. The Canadian Rangers were searching around the Hogsback area, gravel pits and logging blocks. The volunteer search crew was searching logging blocks on the Fox forest road, and searching more cabins and trails that were located by the helicopter.
Grid searches on private land in the Mapes, and Langston Road areas, and around Sky Pit, Mapes Pit. More lakes were checked. Trails and roads were checked by 4 wheelers. Helicopter searching in the morning. The Canadian Rangers were helping with the search with about 20 members from Burns Lake, Vanderhoof and I believe Prince George.
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Search efforts will resume later this morning in the ongoing effort to find Madison Scott… The 20-year-old Vanderhoof woman has not been seen since May 28th when she attended a party at Hogsback Lake, intending to camp there for the night.
Last weekend, volunteers were canvassing the Blackwater, Sinkut Mountain and Bobtail Road systems – they travelled by vehicle, atvs, and did walking grid searches along the roads and trails. Another helicopter search was conducted yesterday and the chopper will be back in the air again today.
Anyone who would like to volunteer to help out with the search effort can phone Dawn in Vanderhoof at 250-567-4159.
Earlier this month, her parents issued a public plea for information about Madison’s whereabouts.
The Scott Family has now set up a Help Find Madison Scott website to spread the word about the young woman’s disappearance. In addition, a fundraising garage sale is being held in Prince George today at the Regional District of Fraser Fort George office, where Madison’s uncle works. The sale runs from 8:30am this morning to 3pm, with money raised going into the Help Find Madison Scott Search Fund.
A large number of volunteers searched last weekend on roads, trails and private property. While a fair number of volunteer searchers, family and friends had to go back to work this week, there was still searching each day by a smaller number of friends and family. Some searching farther a field was also done. Last weekend the search and rescue team with some local volunteers, canoed the Sinkut River and found nothing.The helicopter flew on Friday.
The Regional District of Fraser Fort George is having a garage sale to raise funds for the Help Find Madison Scott Search Fund on Saturday June the 18th. The hours are 8:00 am to 3 pm. Location is at the Regional District of Fraser Fort George front parking lot which is located at 155 George Street in Prince George. This is downtown just off of 1st avenue on the West side of George street. Google Map. If you would like to donate items please contact Susan at 250-562-6808 or 250-960-4464.
More of the same with the volunteer search continuing on: 4 wheelers searching roads and trails, in the Blackwater, Sinkut Mountain & Bobtail road systems. More walking grid searches along roads and trails.