Search and Rescue

Activation History

Overview - To learn more, visit www.spartanburgsar.org 


With over 34 NASAR SAR II trained volunteers and numerous more SARIII/FUNAR trained volunteers, our SAR division can provide trained ground pounders for a wilderness or urban search. Often partnering with SCSARDA, our SAR division has continue to grow and increase it's proficiency. When activated, CERT SAR brings trained, equipped search volunteers to the table and a support division that keeps all volunteers equipped/hydrated/nourished.  Since our creation of the SAR division, we've built a solid foundation.  During our inception, CERT SAR has been activated/responded to the following incidents:

In-Service

2nd Monday/Every Month

Instructor - Various

Every 2nd Monday of the month our SAR members run a search scenario exercise/in-service to either test all or several facets of our search and rescue team.

Since the creation SCSAR, we've built a solid foundation.  So far, SCSAR has been activated/responded to the following incidents:
 

  1. June 29, 2008 - SAR Activation -Spartanburg, SC

  2. December 28, 2008 - SAR Activation -Spartanburg, SC

  3. March 17-18, 2009 - SAR Activation -Spartanburg, SC

  4. August 21, 2009 - SAR Activation -Spartanburg, SC

  5. September 16, 2010 - Missing Person - Downtown Spartanburg, SC

  6. May 4, 2011 - SAR Activation- Inman, SC

  7. November 6, 2011 - SAR Activation - Chesnee, SC

  8. December 16-17, 2011 - SAR Activation - Missing Person

  9. October 21, 2012 – SAR Activation - Missing Person Activation

  10. October 22, 2012 – SAR Activation - Inman, SC

  11. June 15-16, 2013 - SAR Activation in Laurens County, SC

  12. July 27, 2013 - SAR Activation in Cherokee County, SC

  13. August 5, 2013 - SAR Activation in Bostic, NC

  14. August 13, 2013– SAR Activation in Henderson County, NC

  15. August 15, 2013 - SAR Activation in Boiling Springs, SC

  16. August 26, 2013 – SAR Activation in Mills River, NC

  17. August 29, 2013 – SAR Activation in Inman, SC

  18. September 2, 2013 – SAR Activation in Hendersonville, NC

  19. September 15, 2013 – SAR Activation in Henderson, NC

  20. September 17, 2013– SAR Activation in Flat Rock, NC

  21. January 12, 2014 - SAR Activation – Chesnee, SC

  22. January 31, 2014 - February 1 - SAR Activation - Laurens

  23. February 7, 2014 - SAR Activation - Southern Spartanburg, SC

  24. February 8, 2014 - SAR Activation - Laurens, SC

  25. March 26, 2014 - SAR Activation  - Boiling Springs, SC

  26. April 1, 2014 - SAR Activation  – Cowpens, SC

  27. April 23, 2014 - SAR Activation – Campobello, SC

  28. May 22, 2014 - SAR Activation – Spartanburg, SC

  29. June 15, 2014 - SAR Activation – Springfield

  30. August 28, 2014 - SAR Activation – Robbinsville, NC

  31. October 18, 2014 - SAR Activation - Greenwood, SC

  32. November 20, 2014 - SAR Activation – Brevard, NC

  33. April 10, 2015 - SAR Activation – Inman, SC

  34. May 4, 2015 - SAR Activation - Woodruff, SC

  35. May 5-6, 2015 - SAR Activation - Spartanburg, SC

  36. July 5, 2015 - SAR Activation – Marshall, NC

  37. September 21, 2015 - SAR Activation - Cold Mountain, NC

  38. February 12, 2016 - SAR Activation - Oconee, SC

  39. March 1, 2016 - SAR Activation - Cashiers NC

  40. April 4-6, 2016 - SAR Activation - Mills River NC

  41. June 4, 2016 - Conestee Activation - Greenville SC

  42. June 5, 2016 - Chester Activation - Chester, SC

  43. June 23, 2016 -Linville Activation - Avery NC

  44. August 6, 2016 -Lake Russell Search - Abbeville, SC

  45. October 26, 2016 - SAR Activation - Rutherfordton NC

  46. December 18, 2016 - SAR Activation - Greenville, SC

  47. January 22, 2017 - SAR Activation - Wellford SC

  48. January 28, 2017 - SAR Activation - Wellford SC

  49. February 1. 2017 - SAR Activation - Woodruff SC

  50. May 18, 2017 - SAR Activation - Moore, SC

  51. June 2, 2017 - SAR Activation - Robbinsville NC

  52. June 15, 2017 - SAR Activation - Mills River NC

  53. July 29, 2017 - SAR Activations - Mills River NC

With 53 activation's since 2008, and 42 since 2013, we are growing in experience and have formed a very strong nucleus for our SAR program. 

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