Eastern Oregon SAR Regional Training held this past weekend

BAKER COUNTY – Eastern Oregon Search and Rescue Regional Training was held this past weekend. 

The training kicked off Friday with a presentation from Life Flight about safely loading patients, demonstrations from FirstNet and a tour of their communications truck, evening drone flights, and the Incident Command Team briefing for their mission on Saturday.

The first training scenario involved members being deployed in the area of Old Auburn and California Gulch.

Saturday’s search was lead by Incident Commanders Brian Belnap and Orson Frates (Malheur County Sheriff’s Office) and Team Leaders Nick Vora (Union County Search and Rescue) and Paige Sully (Wallowa County Search and Rescue). 

The final training scenario took place Sunday and involved a technical rope rescue.

Check out the Baker County Sheriff’s Office Facebook page for photos on the weekends events.