MISAR Callouts & Activities 2010
Date Incident
18/4/10 1130hrs. Call to rowing club launch having lost power and drifting in River Severn, just north of Upton. Mercia 5 undertook a side tow and took the launch into Upton Marina , where Mercia personnel investigated the faulty engine and undertook corrective repairs.
27/28/3/2010 2315hrs Contacted by Dorset Search and Rescue to provide specialist water search support involving a missing person in an area of flooded quarries, just outside of Weymouth. Team arranged for daylight search on the Sunday morning. Search completed by lunch time and crew stood down at 1300hrs
28/2/2010 Another request received to recover two further ponies from frozen local lake. Both drowned ponies rmoved from lake. Operation time 0900 - 1100hrs
19/2/2010 1200hrs contacted by Upton Medical Centre with request to transport Doctors in snow/icy conditions. One Mercia landrover undertook transport duties.
Stood down 15-00hrs
6/2/2010 0900hrs. Request received referance a drowned pony in local lake(caused by frozen ice surface) Crew attended and recovered the pony plus a swan caught on barb wire fence.
Stood down1300hrs
20/1/2010 1100hrs Request received for "sandbags" at Naunton and Uckinghall. Supplies taken in two Mercia landrovers. Stood down 1400hrs
13/1/2010 1000hrs contacted by Upton Medical Centre with request to transport Doctors in "heavy snow" conditions.One Mercia land rover undertook transport duties, including attending Malvern Hospital.
Stood down1450hrs
6/1/2010 0715hrs. Called to assist two families with very young children , cut off by heavy snow at Hanley Swan and no electricity due to power cut, (no heating !!!!!!) Families collected in Mercia landrovers and taken to relations in Upton. Stood down 1000hrs.
A member of the "Independant Lifeboats Association"
Registered Charity No: 1109470
MISAR, Upton Marina, Upton upon Severn, Worcestershire, WR8 0PB
Email: info@merciarescue.org

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