Otter Point Fire Rescue responded to an incident on Kemp Lake on Friday afternnon. (file photo)

Otter Point Fire Rescue responded to an incident on Kemp Lake on Friday afternnon. (file photo)

Kemp Lake mishap results in RCMP and Otter Point Fire Rescue response

Apparent canoeing accident reported

An incident on Kemp Lake this afternoon (Dec. 14) caused RCMP, BC Ambulance and Otter Point Fire Rescue to respond to an apparent boating accident that called for a water rescue response.

Otter Point Fire confirmed that they received a call at 3:15 and responded to the site.

On-line accounts of the incident said that a canoeing accident sent two individuals into the water but that a successful water rescue has occurred.

Those accounts have, as yet, not been independently confirmed.

Further details to come.