Category Archives: Search and Rescue

Search and rescue teams are used for accessing remote casulaties and helping locating missing people.

P737 WGG is a Mercedes Benz Sprinter van …

P737 WGG is a Mercedes Benz Sprinter van that is used by Trossachs SAR team in Scotland. It was donated by Strathclyde Fire & Rescue after being removed from front line services with them. It can carry up to eight search and rescue dogs and is used at incidents across Strathcylde and at major incidents anywhere in Scotland.
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NK03 AXJ is an Iveco van used as a mobile control …

NK03 AXJ is an Iveco van used as a mobile control unit by the Teesdale and Weardale Search and Rescue Team. The side door provides access to the control area where there is room for two controllers and five personnel. Additionally, the awning can be extend to provide a weatherproof tem briefing room or to provide multi casualty care.
The rear of the van is used for storage of equipment an is separate to the control area. It hold a variety of medical, climbing ,search and rescue equipment as well as a generator for power and a compressor to extend the vehicles communication mast which is fitted to the right hand side of the van.
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R496 MKO This Iveco Daily is also used by Sebev…

R496 MKO This Iveco Daily is also used by Sebev. It is an Incident Control Unit which is fitted with a hydraulic mast, internal control area with radios and computer mapping system. The rear compartment holds rescue equipment including fire extinguishers, medical equipment, life jackets, generator, cones and more. It is liveried in red and yellow battenburg markings.
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This picture shows members of Trossachs Search …

This picture shows members of Trossachs Search & Rescue Team in an eight-wheeled off-road vehicle. Even the SAR dogs have matching hi-viz orange overalls.
Here is the team Landrover in the sort of terrain it is designed for. In the foreground is a team member and canine assistant. The team are not mountain rescue personnel but carry out most of their work at low level and at disaster-type incidents.
G263 EOL A close-up shot of the team G-reg Landrover. There is lots of space to carry personnel and equipment in the vehicles, on the roof and even on the front bumper. Thanks to Trossachs SAR for supplying these three pictures.
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