Category Archive: Standby’s 2014

Feb 11 2014

On standby to assist in Barnstaple missing person search

The team were placed on standby today to assist Exmoor MRT with a missing person search in the Barnstaple area. At this stage of the missing person enquiry our services are not required and we have been stood down for the time being. Police are asking for the public’s help to locate a 55-year-old man …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.dsrtashburton.org.uk/standby-20140211/

Jan 03 2014

Standby due to predicted poor weather

Immediately following our Newton Abbot callout, our swift water rescue specialists were put on standby to assist the emergency services including Devon and Cornwall Police, Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue, HM Coastguard and sister Mountain Rescue teams across the peninsula. A deep low pressure system along with saturated ground and high winds and Spring …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.dsrtashburton.org.uk/standby-20140103/