State Emergency Service Volunteers have beed deployed to a land and air search operation in the Pilbara. SES Volunteers are assisting Police in a land and air search for a missing prospector. The 65 year old man was reported missing yesterday afternoon after he failed to return to the Nunyerry Mine in Chichester, near Tom Price. Four SES volunteers from Tom Price and two career Fire and Rescue firefighters from Tom Price will be ssisting WA Police with the land search in rugged terrain. One volunteer from the Port Hedland SES unit has also been mobilised as an air observer.
Teams will assist with the search until the missing man is located or nightfall.