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PENSAR Responds to 13 call outs so far this year.. and the busy season is still to start.

 

Date:  May 5th, 2016

Summary:  PENSAR – SAR Report Jan- April 2016 

Details: PENSAR Winter – Early Spring SAR Call Outs

 With spring arriving PENSAR expects call volumes to start increasing as more outdoor activities commence. 

 Winter is usually PENSAR’s quiet time, however over the past four months PENSAR has been tasked out 13 times to a variety of events by requesting agencies RCMP and BC Ambulance. Last year PENSAR’s total SAR call out reached 54 events which was higher than normal.

 Here is a general synopsis of the calls so far this year. 

3 - Missing Snowmobilers

5 - Missing Persons

4 - Medical Assistance / evacuations

1 - Stranded individual

Randy Brown  Public Information Officer -Penticton and District Search and Rescue

250-488-8465

 

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