Archive for September, 2008

Sep 23 2008

Stuck vehicle at Forest Lake

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SAR responded to assist a stuck vehicle at Forest Lake above Tibble Fork.

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Sep 21 2008

Airplane crash on Mahogony Mountain

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A small plane was flying over Sagebrush Flats behind Mahogony Mountain when strong headwinds led to a crash. The plane flipped over, but both passengers were able to walk away with only minor injuries.

Friends in a separate airplane called in the accident and a SAR member’s personal helicopter reached the victims almost immediately. Life Flight also showed up and carried the victims off the mountain.

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Sep 16 2008

Divers help retrieve car from Utah Lake

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SAR divers were called to help retrieve a car from the lake near Provo Airport.

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Sep 13 2008

Stewart Falls injured hiker

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SAR units responded to Stewart Falls Saturday to assist North Fork (Sundance) Fire in carrying out a hiker with an injured leg.

While lifting the woman from a wheeled Stokes stretcher, used in most trail extrications, to the ambulance gurney, she commented, “I’ve never been surrounded by so many good-looking guys!”

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Sep 13 2008

Broken leg at Stewart Falls

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A 51-year-old woman broke her leg while hiking near Stewart Falls. SAR assisted Sundance Fire in carrying her to a waiting ambulance.

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Sep 02 2008

UCSSAR.org gets overhaul

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The official web page of the Utah County Sheriff Search and Rescue volunteer team is being redesigned to better accomplish our goals to:

  • provide outdoor safety information
  • inform the community of SAR activities
  • attract qualified members to join our team
  • encourage donations to support our rescue efforts

Visit often as we add information and rescue reports. Let us know how else we can better serve our community!

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Sep 01 2008

Hiker at Timpanogos Cave

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SAR members responded to assist other agencies with a female hiker with chest pain at the top of the Timpanogos Cave trail.

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Sep 01 2008

Chest pain at Timpanogos Cave

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SAR responded to Timpanogos Cave for a woman reporting chest pain. She was quickly brought down the trail and attended by an ambulance crew.

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Sep 01 2008

Photo Gallery

Here are the photos that appear in the top right corner of the page with a few notes about each one:

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