On Sunday evening we were called to search for a pair of overdue snowmobilers who were riding near the Jack Knife area of eastern Bonneville County. Teams from Bonneville and Lincoln County Wyoming search Sunday night and Monday morning. A helicopter from Teton Wyoming located the individuals and guided them back to Mccoy Creek.
At 6pm on 10/15 we responded to a plane that had crashed in the mountains around Palisades Reservoir near Sheep Creek. A juvenile female was air lifted to EIRMC and the male pilot was pronounced dead on scene. We will be returning tomorrow to recover his body.
On 10/6 at 3:26am, we received a report of a 34 year old hunter lost near Fogg Hill. Teams dispatched and made contact with the individual who was OK and declined any further assistance.
We responded to Bitter Creek near Mccoy Creek for a hunter who had not returned to camp the previous night. About 12 personnel responded with ATVs and motorcycles. A few hours after deploying, the subject returned to camp. He had spent the night on the mountain and walked out during daylight.
Team members spent Saturday and Sunday in Blaine County assisting in the effort to locate Luke Richardson who has been missing since last weekend while hiking in the Sawtooths. He has not yet been found.
Teams responded by motorbike with Swan Valley Fire to assist a lady who sustained injuries on Bear Creek. Life Flight was able to land and transported her out.
Team members responded on 7/18 to Leadore to assist in the search for 2 year old DeOrr Kunz Jr who disappeared last week near Stone Reservoir.
Patrol members who were training on the Snake River responded when a kayaker tipped over just above the Broadway bridge. Idaho Falls Fire Department brought the individual to safety.
At 7pm on 6/19 we responded to Pine Creek Pass area for a motorcyclist who had become stuck. Teton Search and Rescue as well as Air Idaho helped with the search. He was located with no injuries about 11pm near Piney Peak. Teams walked him out via Fleming canyon.
Just before 8pm we responded to Conant Valley for a boat that had overturned. One person remained unaccounted for in the water. Swan Valley Fire Department and Life Flight also responded. Teams looked in the water for a couple hours until darkness prevented any further search. Crews will return in the morning.