Archive for February, 2008

Feb 13 2008

Motorists stranded by blizzard

Published by under Rescues

Hundreds of motorists were stranded for hours along SR92 as a blizzard drifted snow and brought I-15 and local traffic to a halt. SAR members responded with snowmobiles to assist Lehi agencies in making sure all motorists were safe and transporting many home or to temporary shelter at LDS chapels.

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Feb 11 2008

Missing woman in Cedar Hills

Published by under Rescues

An urgent call came at 6:40 p.m. to locate a missing woman near the Cedar Hills golf course.

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Feb 10 2008

Snowmobile rescue in Tucker

Published by under Rescues

A call came to rescue a snowmobiler near Tucker in Spanish Fork Canyon at 8:34 p.m.

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Feb 10 2008

Urgent call to Saratoga Springs cancelled

Published by under Rescues

An urgent call to Utah Lake near Saratoga Springs was cancelled within a few minutes when the parties involved were determined to be safely ashore.

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Feb 05 2008

ELT false alarm

Published by under Rescues

The ELT (emergency locator transmitter) team responded to a call for a downed aircraft. The mountaintop ELT repeater was turned off when it turned out to be a false alarm.

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Feb 03 2008

Snowmobile rescue near Lake Forest

Published by under Rescues

A snowmobile assist mission was paged out at 12:51 a.m. for Lake Forest, near Thistle in Spanish Fork Canyon.

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Feb 02 2008

Paraglider crash at Point of the Mountain

Published by under Rescues

A paraglider suffered a broken femur after crashing on the Utah County side of Point of the Mountain. Rescuers climbed the steep hillside, packaged the injured man for transport, and loaded him into a medical helicopter which landed 50 yards above the accident site.

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