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Donation to SAR adds to rope rescue resources



ENHANCED CAPABILITY: Klickitat Search and Rescue added to their equipment inventory thanks to donations from Iberdrola Renewables Inc. and Big Horn Wind Plant of Bickleton. Pictured are: (back row, l-r) Linda Czajka, Rick Sexton, Jim Ross, Jane Lee, plus Big Horn employees Don Molnar, Bonnie Bradley, and Doug Bradley. Front row: Jeff King, SAR coordinator, Al Barrigar, Dave Satterwhite, Tim Hardin, Dorothy Miller, and Dick Rogers.

Klickitat County Search and Rescue was the recipient of a substantial donation from Iberdrola Renewables, Inc., Big Horn Wind Plant of Bickleton.  The donation enabled the Technical Rope Rescue Team to purchase and upgrade much needed equipment.

At the presentation of the check, members of the Rope Rescue Team displayed and explained the different items purchased. Items on display were two swivels, a Croll ascender, two Petzl's helmets, an MPD (multiple purpose device for raising and lowering), several large rope bags and a Purcell bag.

Currently, the KCSAR Rope Rescue Team has 19 members. Their goal is to provide a well-equipped rescue response team to assist lost and injured individual...

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