Wednesday 15th January 2014. Called at 21:30 hours to assist Wiltshire Police with the search for a despondent female in the Swindon area. Female located by police and WILSAR stood down at 23:15 hours.
Monday, 6th January 2014. We don’t just search for missing people.
Following a recent urgent request for help from a local Flood Warden in Wilton, Salisbury, team members spent the afternoon filling sand bags to protect The High Street and properties in Crow Lane, which were at immediate risk from flooding.
Wilton’s stream, normally only six inches deep, was flowing steadily at five feet deep and just inches from breaching its banks. WILSAR volunteers proceeded to use their control vehicle to help distribute the bags along the stream, gratefully assisted by local residents.
A very hard but rewarding day’s work for all involved. More sand was ordered and WILSAR remained on standby to assist further.
Saturday 4th January 2014. Read more about Wiltshire Search and Rescue (WILSAR) in this week’s Gazette & Herald newspaper article Always Ready to Find the Missing.
Wednesday 1st January 2014. Called to assist Wiltshire Police in the search for a despondent male in the Savernake Forest area. Male located by police prior to team deployment.