Cambridgeshire Search and Rescue

Cambridgeshire Search and Rescue

Charity information

Cambridgeshire Search and Rescue

Cambridgeshire Search and Rescue (CamSAR) provides trained volunteer search and rescue technicians to Cambridgeshire Constabulary in the search and recovery of vulnerable missing persons.

Founded 2006

  • Mission statement

    CamSAR also provides Category Two Response to the East of England Ambulance Service Trust (EEAST) and Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Services (CFRS) along with Civil Contingency Support services to the Emergency Planning departments of various local authorities in Cambridgeshire.
    Available 24 hours a day 365 days a year, the team is equipped to reach even the farthest parts of the county within an hour. All of our volunteers are trained to national standards in comprehensive Search and Rescue techniques and those skills are extended by further training in other relevant subjects such as first aid, navigation and communications to name but a few.
    CamSAR are also able to deploy various specialist resources including a kayak and mountain bike unit and individual team specialists such as paramedics and trackers. The team also utilises its own radio communications equipment making CamSAR completely self sufficient.
    Team Sections are located in Burwell, Littleport, March and Sawtry.

  • Aims

    Cambridgeshire Search and Rescue aims to:

    • CamSAR works with all emergency services to relieve the suffering of vulnerable missing persons, or those in need of rescue.
  • Overview

    Established: August 2006

    Registered Charity Number: 1118622

    Board members: 9

    Volunteers: 40

    Phone number: 01223 968850

    Address: County HQ March Fire Station Wisbech Road March Cambs PE15 8ED

    View charity accounts on the Charity Commission website
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