Search suspended for missing Cache Creek fire chief
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May 15, 2017 - 9:32 AM
ASHCROFT – The search for Clayton Cassidy, the missing Cache Creek fire chief, is on hold until water levels drop.
Crews have found no sign of Cassidy, 59, since his disappearance early on May 5, according to police. Cache Creek is still high and fast moving and crews are monitoring conditions daily.
Cassidy was out checking creek levels at a campground east of Cache Creek before his disappearance. His pickup truck was found running near the area he was believed to have been checking.
Cassidy was wearing his Cache Creek Fire Department blue overalls, with a yellow flashlight and yellow and black firefighter boots. He was wearing Levi blue jeans size 36 with a black Cache Creek “Graffiti Days” logo shirt. He was using a Motorola HT1250 Fire Department radio and a black Samsung galaxy S6 cellphone.
“The community as a whole continues to support Clayton Cassidy’s family as well as one another," Sgt. Kathleen Thain says in the release. "Waterways included in the search area are Cache Creek, Bonaparte River and the Thompson River down into the Fraser River to the mouth.”
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