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Category Archive: Callouts

Aug 12 2017

Multiple agencies in search for lost walkers

CALLOUT 08:02 12TH AUGUST 2017 Multi-agency search for two lost walkers near Postbridge involves all four Dartmoor Rescue teams. The team were called out this morning along with our colleagues at Plymouth, to continue a search operation that had been underway since yesterday evening involving the Dartmoor teams at Tavistock and Okehampton. Two walkers who …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.dsrtashburton.org.uk/multiple-agencies-in-search-for-lost-walkers/

Aug 09 2017

Overnight search in Budleigh Salterton

CALLOUT 02:10 9th August 2017 The team have been out overnight assisting Devon and Cornwall Police with a search for a missing person at Budleigh Salterton alongside the RNLI and HM Coastguard. The lady was reported missing yesterday evening and following initial Police investigations, the team were called out to assist with the search. We …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.dsrtashburton.org.uk/overnight-search-in-budleigh-salterton/

Jul 05 2017

Concern for lady with dementia in Torquay

CALLOUT: 18:36 The team were called out to assist Devon and Cornwall Police with the search for an elderly lady with dementia who had gone missing in Torquay earlier in the day. The lady was last seen near the Babbacombe Cliff Railway and our volunteers plus Torbay Coastguard were deployed to cover areas around the cliffs radiating out …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.dsrtashburton.org.uk/concern-for-lady-with-dementia-in-torquay/

Jun 24 2017

Cause for concern at Kennick Reservoir

On Friday evening the team were called to assist Devon and Cornwall Police with a suspicious scene at Kennick Reservoir between Hennock and Christow. The scene was suspicious in that it gave concern that a member of the public may have been injured in the area and hence a search was required to check nobody required …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.dsrtashburton.org.uk/cause-for-concern-at-kennick-reservoir/

Jun 11 2017

4th callout in less than a week

The team have been called by the Police 8 times in the last week to assist in various incidents. Out of those 8 calls, 4 have resulted in a full team callout with the 4th this afternoon. We were called to assist the ambulance service with the evacuation of a lady who had taken a …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.dsrtashburton.org.uk/4th-callout-in-less-than-a-week/

Jun 09 2017

Search for high risk 45 year old female at the Double Locks

We were called by Devon and Cornwall Police on Thursday 8th June at 23.10 to assist in searching for a high risk missing person in the Double Locks area of Exeter. Alongside our colleagues from North Dartmoor SRT, Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Urban Search teams, SARDA and police dog units we were tasked …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.dsrtashburton.org.uk/call-out-8th-june-double-locks-exeter/

Jun 07 2017

7th June, second call out of the day.

After finishing in the early hours of June 7th, the team were called again late that afternoon for a high risk missing person in the Berry Head area. We were tasked to search the cliffs, the Berry and the forts together with the more inaccessible areas along the cliff tops and inland. High gusting winds …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.dsrtashburton.org.uk/6th-june-second-call-out-of-the-day/

Jun 07 2017

Concern for high risk missing person in Dawlish

On Tuesday 6th June the team were called by Devon and Cornwall Police to the Dawlish area to search for a high risk missing person. The search encompassed nearby farms and woodland areas and continued across the cliffs and railway lines; the team together with coastguard rescue and the MCA helicopter searched until the early …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.dsrtashburton.org.uk/call-out-high-risk-mister-dawlish/

May 29 2017

Haven Banks search for missing 24 year old

The team were called out at 01:50 this morning to assist Devon and Cornwall Police with a search in the Haven Banks area of Exeter. We were joined by North Dartmoor Search and Rescue Team and worked alongside Devon & Somerset Fire & Rescue Service until being stood down at 06:45. The investigation into Dex Johnston’s …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.dsrtashburton.org.uk/haven-banks-search-for-missing-24-year-old/

May 23 2017

Multi-agency search for vulnerable male across Torbay.

The team were called out on Monday evening to Torquay to search for a vulnerable male who had gone missing earlier in the day and the Police were concerned for his welfare. Our team of volunteers searched scrubland and park areas around the Willows and Broomhill Way retail parks. for over 3 hours. The Police had …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.dsrtashburton.org.uk/multi-agency-search-for-vulnerable-male-across-torbay/

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