Archive for July, 2013

2013-26 Callout Swindon

13 July 2013  |  Latest callouts  |  , ,

Saturday 13th July 2013.

Called at 0400 hours to assist Wiltshire Police with the search for a missing 27 year old male in the Swindon area. Foot, kayak and water search teams deployed. 15 members of WILSAR and one member from Berkshire Search and Rescue (SEBEV). Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service also in attendance. Misper located and team stood down at 1530 hours. A total of 71 hours of combined search completed.

2013-25 Callout Cricklade

12 July 2013  |  Latest callouts  |  , ,

Friday 12th July 2013.

Called at 1545 hours to assist Wiltshire Police with the search for a missing 66 year old male in the Cricklade area. Foot, kayak and water search teams deployed. 19 members of WILSAR attended along with five members from Oxfordshire Search and Rescue (OXSAR). Teams stood down at 2200 hours. Total of 388 hours of combined search completed.

Halfords Sat Nav Support

5 July 2013  |  News  |  , ,

Friday 5th July 2013. WILSAR would like to thank Halfords store in Trowbridge for giving us a generous discount off the cost of a replacement sat nav unit for our control van. Vehicles Officer Andy Peaple said “We receive around 50 calls per year for which our control vehicle travels approximately 2,500 miles. We are grateful to Halfords for their support.”

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2013-24 Callout Wylye

4 July 2013  |  Latest callouts  |  , ,

Thursday 4th July 2013.

Called at 1515 hours to assist Wiltshire Police in the search for a despondent 43 year old male in the Wylye area. Foot and kayak search teams deployed. Team stood down at 2000 hours. 19 members of WILSAR attended, completing 90 hours of search.

2013-23 Callout Chippenham (Continued)

Wednesday 3rd July 2013.

Called at 1700 hours to assist Wiltshire Police with further continuation search for a missing 32 year old male in the Chippenham area. Foot, kayak and water search teams deployed. Team stood down at 2130 hours. 32 WILSAR members attended, completing 144 search hours.

2013-22 Callout Chippenham (Continued)

Monday 1st July 2013.

Called at 1700 hours to assist Wiltshire Police with continuation of search for a missing 32 year old male in the Chippenham area. Foot and water search teams deployed. Search suspended at 2330 hours. 23 members of WILSAR attended, with 208 hours of search completed.