News and Announcements

11/26/2017 – Boat in Distress at Pyramid Lake

SAR Staff, Hasty Team, SVU, and WCSAR began responding to Pyramid Lake on the report of a boat coming back from the Needles area and was encountering very rough water. They were not taking on water yet, but feared they would. As teams were en route, PLPD located the beached boat at Monument Rock with all passengers accounted for. They had pulled the boat fully up on shore and were bringing the trailer from Pelican to retrieve the boat. SAR response was cancelled.

11/25/2017 – Boat in Distress

SAR Staff, Hasty Team, SVU, and WCSAR were diverted from the Sand Harbor call for a second mission at Pyramid Lake. A small fishing boat was reported to be flashing a light toward shore in the Pelican Bay area. As teams were en route, PLPD located the boat at the Pelican Docks and determined that the boat was never in distress, but actually attempting to spot the dock with a flashlight. SAR response was cancelled.

11/20/2017 – Injured Dirt Biker

SAR Staff, Hasty Team, RAVEN, SVU, and WCSAR responded to the Moonrocks area to assist TMFPD in locating and transporting an injured dirt biker. TMFPD personnel, coming in from a different direction, were first on scene. RAVEN was brought in for a hoist and moved the subject to a waiting ambulance. He was then transported to a hospital.

11/19/2017 – Injured Subject

IMT, Hasty, RAVEN, and WCSAR responded to the area of Rattlesnake Mountain to search for a subject that was heard by a person yelling for help. Ground teams, along with RAVEN, thoroughly searched the north side of the mountain, but did not locate anyone. The search was suspended.