search and rescue team


: a group of people trained to find and help lost people

Examples of search and rescue team in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The search and rescue team, along with West Yellowstone police, Hebgen Basin Rural Fire personnel and Gallatin County deputies, were dispatched, officials said. Paloma Chavez, Sacramento Bee, 2 Feb. 2024 Goudreau said the search for Myers’s body involved working with the Maryland-National Capital Park Police search and rescue team, searching more than 320 acres of land and using dive teams to search bodies of water in the Fort Washington area. Jasmine Hilton, Washington Post, 5 Jan. 2024 The long rescue mission saw the search and rescue team return to its base in Bishop hours later, finally signing out at 4 a.m. local time. Marlene Lenthang, NBC News, 11 Dec. 2023 With the bright red parachutes easily visible, the search and rescue team found one capsule some 24 km from main road 12. Discover Magazine, 17 Nov. 2023 According to the outlet, the private search and rescue team has looked through 95% of the lake with the assistance of divers and drones. Brenton Blanchet, Peoplemag, 6 Nov. 2023 Law enforcement along with search and rescue team members responded to the area and took the person to a helicopter waiting nearby. Melissa Alonso, CNN, 10 Sep. 2023 The agency is providing temporary housing or financial assistance to those impacted, as well as deploying 300 FEMA employees and 140 search and rescue team members to assist residents. Carly Thomas, The Hollywood Reporter, 15 Aug. 2023 The rescue involved a total of 21 people, including four engines, six patrols, and one urban search and rescue team. Brian Brant, Peoplemag, 4 Sep. 2023 See More

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“Search and rescue team.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Feb. 2024.

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