Butte County, Ca–The Butte County Sheriff’s Search and Rescue Unit, an all-volunteer auxiliary unit of the Butte County Sheriff’s Office is very pleased to announce that their new Command Trailer and Tow Vehicle are now “IN SERVICE”. The team has scheduled a formal dedication ceremony on Friday, February 23, 2018, from 12pm to 2pm. Light refreshments will be provided, team members will be available to provide tours of the new equipment, and a brief dedication ceremony will be held at 1:30 pm to formally thank the many donors and suppliers that helped make this state of the art Command trailer a reality. The ceremony will be held at the lower parking area of the Sheriff’s Administration building, located at 5 Gillick Way, in Oroville
Butte County Search and Rescue Volunteers are on call 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Team members respond to many different types of incidents, including searches for lost or missing persons, technical/over the edge rescues, air rescues, swift water and dive rescues, mountain and remote area rescues, wildland fire and flood evacuations, as well as providing technical assistance to local law enforcement agencies.