Massasauga SAR

Area Serviced

 

All counties in the Greater Rochester area, DEC Region 8.  Willing to respond anywhere in New York State.

Activation

 

Monroe County 911. If calling from outside of Monroe County, (585) 528-2222 OR call the Field Officer (see below).

Skills

 

Search Managers,  Searcher I/Crew Bosses, (2) NASAR SARTECH II, Grid Searchers with DEC Basic Wildlands. NYSFEDSAR Operational K9 Units (Air Scent, HRDLand & Crime Scene and Water Recovery), IPWDA Certified K9 Article/EvidenceSearch.  Team is certified Child Abduction Response Team (C.A.R.T., US DOJ)with Ontario County Sheriff.

Equipment

 

All supplies necessary to carry out a grid search. Command and Communications trailer, laptop PC, printer/scanner/copier.   GPSs for searcher teams, including two for K9's .   2kw generator.

Radios

 

VHF hand held radios and two Base/Mobile radios with VSAR, DEC, VTAC, and repeater frequencies.  Power supply, portable antenna, 100 feet coax cable.

Medical

 

All members minimum -Basic First Aid and CPR, some members Wilderness First Aid, Wilderness FirstResponder, Paramedic/PA.  Stocked BLS bag, SKED Rescue Stretcher w/OregonSpine Splint

Technical

 

(2) Swiftwater Rescue Operations (Awareness),  Rescue PFD's and throwbags.

Maps

 

Digital maps for all of New York State - Terrain Navigator Pro

Additional

 

www.msartny.org

   

Contact Information

 

Massasauga SAR
PO Box 24751
Rochester, NY 14624-0751

   

President
Timothy Groth
11 Curtisdale lane
Hamlin NY 14464
(585) 964-5302  (H)
(585) 752-9098  (C)
EMail:sardog70@yahoo.com
EMail:Tim.Groth@msartny.org

Vice President 
Marc Hessler
6019 Chili-Riga Center Road
Churchville, NY 14428
585-293-3827 (H)
518-748-9581 (C)
EMail: marc.hessler.52@gmail.com
EMail:Marc.Hessler@msartny.org

 
   

Field officer / K-9 Officer
Kathryn Bamford
68 LaSalle Parkway
Victor, NY 14564
(585) 704-0859 (C)
(585) 223-5920 (W)
EMail: kbamford@prodigy.net
EMail:Kathryn.Bamford@msartny.org

  

 


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