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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/

Jan 18 2015

Team Call Out – Brixham

At 01:47 on Saturday 17th January, Dartmoor Search and Rescue Team Ashburton were called out to search for a high risk missing person in the Brixham area.

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.dsrtashburton.org.uk/callout-20150117/

Jan 09 2014

Exmouth search, body found.

A full team callout was initiated at 01:31 this morning following a request by Devon & Cornwall Police to search inland areas for a vulnerable female missing person in the Orcombe / Straight Point area of Exmouth, Devon. Police, Exmouth Coastguard, Exmouth RNLI Inshore Lifeboat, the Police Helicopter and a Search and Rescue Helicopter from RMB Chivenor had …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.dsrtashburton.org.uk/20140109/

Oct 31 2013

Full team callout to search for missing child

At 22:20 a full team callout was issued to assist Devon and Cornwall Police with  a missing person search around Abbotskerswell. A child had gone missing from his bed at around 21:15 Fortunately shortly after the call was raised the child was found safe and well and the team were stood down at 23:12. Press report …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.dsrtashburton.org.uk/callout-20131031/

Sep 18 2013

Missing pensioner found safe and well

Devon and Cornwall Police were concerned for a pensioner who went missing around 4pm on Tuesday 17th September. Around 03:30 on the 18th, a full team callout was issued to assist the Police and HM Coastguard with a search for the gentleman around his home address in the Brixham / Churston Ferrers area of Torbay. …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.dsrtashburton.org.uk/callout-20130918/

Aug 02 2013

Sponsor our Vertical Ten Tors challenge

Vertical Ten Tors Challenge on 15th September 2013 We are very lucky as our volunteers are a generous bunch. Not only do they give up a lot of their time to callouts, team training and fundraising events, but they also come up with their own sponsorship schemes to help raise money in support of the …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.dsrtashburton.org.uk/vtt-launch/

Jul 28 2013

Callout: Missing 83 year old Exeter pensioner

At 8am this morning the team were called, along with North Dartmoor and SARDA search dog teams, to assist in a search for a high risk missing person on the outskirts of Exeter. The ground included a mix of environments including urban streets, parkland and woodland with areas of dense bramble, nettles and scrub.

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.dsrtashburton.org.uk/callout-20130728/

Jul 26 2013

Runner collapses at the Haytor Heller

 On Saturday 20th July we provided radio support to the Haytor Hellor road running race. This event organised by Teignbridge Trotters, takes a challenging 6 mile off route running route round the Haytor area in the south east of Dartmoor. During the event team members attended to a runner who had collapsed with heat exhaustion. After 1st aid was administered on-site he was evacuated to Torbay …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.dsrtashburton.org.uk/runner-collapses-at-the-haytor-heller/

Jul 12 2013

Callout: Tragic incident at Haytor

A woman and a five-year-old boy die The team were called to assist the emergency services with a tragic incident at Haytor. A woman and a five-year-old boy died falling between 80-100ft (24-30m) at Haytor. A force spokesman said no formal identification has taken place but officers had begun a murder inquiry. Police added that nobody else …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.dsrtashburton.org.uk/callout-20130712/

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