An RCMP dive staff was anticipated to renew the search Saturday for a Nova Scotia Energy contractor who went lacking Friday afternoon whereas performing surveying work on the Marshall Falls reservoir in Sheet Harbour.
John Lowe, district chief for Halifax Regional Fireplace and Emergency, mentioned they have been referred to as at 1:30 p.m. AT in regards to the incident.
Upon arriving, Lowe mentioned Nova Scotia Energy crews have been getting a ship prepared and fireplace officers got a location the place the person had final been seen.
Lowe mentioned it is unclear how the person ended up within the water.
In an announcement, Nova Scotia Energy’s chief working officer famous there was an “incident” and the corporate’s ideas and focus are on the lacking particular person.
“There may be nothing extra vital to us than the security of our staff, contractors and prospects,” Mark Sidebottom wrote. “We might be absolutely co-operating with the investigation by the Division of Labour.”
Dive staff to renew search Saturday morning
Lowe mentioned six firefighters responded to the decision, together with a tactical assist unit that has some water rescue tools. The hearth crew additionally had a lake boat.
He mentioned the RCMP, a Division of Lands and Forestry helicopter, and floor search and rescue have been all on scene, however the search effort was referred to as off Friday night.
“It has been shut down for the evening and the RCMP has referred to as of their dive staff for tomorrow morning,” mentioned Lowe.
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