Search and Rescue

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Overview
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:
1. June 29, 2008 - Missing Person
2. December 28, 2008 - Missing Person
3. March 17-18, 2009 - Missing Person Search
4. August 21, 2009 - Missing Person
5. September 16, 2010 - Missing Person - Downtown Spartanburg, SC
6. May 4, 2011 - Missing Person - Inman, SC
7. November 6, 2011 - Missing Person - Chesnee, SC
8. December 16-17, 2011 - Missing Person
9. October 21, 2012 – Missing Person Activation
10. October 22, 2012 – Missing Person 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 - Missing Person Search – Chesnee, SC
22. January 31, 2014 - February 1 - Missing Person Search
23. February 7, 2014 - Missing Person Activation - Southern Spartanburg, SC
24. February 8, 2014 - Missing Person Search - Laurens, SC
25. March 26, 2014 - Missing Person notification - Boiling Springs, SC
26. April 1, 2014 - Missing Person Activation – Cowpens, SC
27. April 23, 2014 - Missing Person Activation – Campobello, SC
28. May 22, 2014 - Missing Person Activation – Spartanburg, SC
29. June 15, 2014 - Missing Person Activation – Springfield
30. August 28, 2014 - Missing Person Search – Robbinsville, NC
31. October 18, 2014 - Missing Person Search - Greenwood, SC
32. November 20, 2014 - Missing Person Activation – Brevard, NC
33. April 10, 2015 - Missing Person Activation – Inman, SC
34. May 4, 2015 - Missing Person Activation - Woodruff, SC
35. May 5-6, 2015 - Missing Person Activation - Spartanburg, SC
36. July 5, 2015 - Missing Person Activation – Marshall, NC
37. September 21, 2015 - Missing Person - Cold Mountain, NC

With 37 activation's since 2008, and 27 since 2013, we are growing in experience and have formed a very strong nucleus for our SAR program. Anyone official government agency wishing to request our services can do so by contacting 864-595-5368.