Eastern Ontario Search & Rescue Teams Came Together for Joint Training Exercise!
Landon Bay – Landon Bay, east of Gananoque on the 1000 Islands Parkway saw Search & Rescue Teams from around the region participating in a regional search & rescue training exercise on Saturday.
The 2nd Annual Eastern Region SAREX involved members from the Ontario Search & Rescue Volunteer Association, Rideau Ground Search & Rescue, Sauvetage Benevole Outaouais – Ottawa Volunteer Search & Rescue, the Ottawa Valley Search & Rescue Dog Association and Thousand Islands Ground Search and Rescue (TIGSAR) team which also play host to the exercise along with Parks Canada.
There was a specific training scenario used during Saturday morning’s search & rescue training.
In the afternoon there was a demonstration of a water rescue/recovery by K9 units from the Ottawa Valley Search & Rescue Dog Association.
The Thousand Islands Ground Search and Rescue team train locally once a month and as well is out in the community promoting the team.
If you are interested in joining the Thousand Islands Ground Search and Rescue team please e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or want more information please visit: http://www.tigsar.ca/