Archive for August, 2008

Aug 31 2008

Hikers stranded by storm in West Desert

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SAR units responded to the Allen’s Ranch area of the West Desert for two hikers stranded by an intense cold front and thunder storm.

The hikers had brought a lighter and built a fire to keep warm under an overhang, and they were spotted using a FLIR (forward-looking infra red) device, which spotted the fire’s heat even from around the hillside.

No responses yet

Aug 30 2008

Aspen Grove hiker rescued

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SAR responded to Aspen Grove to assist a hiker at 6:15 p.m.

No responses yet

Aug 30 2008

West Mountain fire evacuation

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SAR responded to West Mountain to evacuate campers due to a wildfire.

No responses yet

Aug 25 2008

Eagle Mountain vehicle emergency

Published by under Rescues

SAR units responded to the Eagle Mountain area for a vehicle emergency.

No responses yet

Aug 23 2008

Hiker in danger reported at Bridal Veil Falls

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SAR responded to a call for a report of hikers caught in a steep area below the Bridal Veil Falls trail. After combing the area thoroughly, it was determined that the hikers had safely left on their own.

No responses yet

Aug 23 2008

Injured hiker at Bridal Veil Falls

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A 32-year-old woman cut her leg while hiking below Bridal Veil Falls. SAR and Sundance Fire treated the woman and carried her down the mountain to a waiting ambulance.

No responses yet

Aug 20 2008

Overdue hikers on Lone Peak

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An engaged couple hiking in the Lone Peak area lost the trail in the dark and waited till light to hike out. SAR responded in the morning and found them just after they left the wilderness area boundary, then gave them a ride down to the road on 4 wheelers.

No responses yet

Aug 18 2008

Broken back in Diamond Fork

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SAR responded to a 17-year-old male with a broken back in Diamond Fork at 6:45 p.m.

No responses yet

Aug 16 2008

ATV accident at Granite Flats

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SAR responded to an ATV accident in the Granite Flats area.

No responses yet

Aug 16 2008

Rescue on Timpanogos saddle

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A 25-year-old woman was flown from Timpanogos saddle area. The Timpanogos Emergency Response Team (TERT) and Life Flight took care of the incident before SAR units arrived at the summit ridge.

No responses yet

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