Monthly Archives: April 2014

Water Rescue – 4/4/2014

SAR Staff, Hasty Team, SVU, and WCSAR responded to Pyramid Lake to search for a child and his father who had been blown out into the lake in the area of Sand Hole Beach along SR446.  The young boy had been floating on a mini cataraft when a heavy winds came through from a passing storm cell and blew him out into the lake.  His father, in a float tube, attempted to catch up to him.  As SAR teams were arriving on scene, Boat 243 from Pyramid Lake SAR got into the area and located the pair.  The Pyramid Lake Police boat was also in the area.  The two subjects were located approximately 500 yards from shore and were towed into the beach where waiting SAR personnel brought them onto shore.

Recent Search – 4/4/2014

SAR Staff, Hasty Team, RAVEN, SVU, and WCSAR assisted WCSO Deputies in searching for a missing 10yo subject in the Lois Allen area of Sun Valley.  Teams searched the neighborhoods, both south and north of the school, along with the Red Peak area.  A relative located the subject in the area of Highlands Ranch Road and returned him to his home.  He evidently had lost his bearings while chasing a pet rabbit.

Recent Dive Recovery – 3/30/2014

SAR Staff and Hasty Team responded to the end of Truckee Lane in Fernley to perform the recovery of a vehicle found in a canal.  No occupants were located in or near the automobile.  Dive team members assisted in the removal of the vehicle from the water.