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    Callout 07/2019 - Pynes Hill / Ludwell valley, Exeter 00:56 9th March 2019 Overnight we have been in Exeter alongside our colleagues at North Dartmoor Search and Resuce, assisting Devon and Cornwall Police, to locate a male which they are concerned for his wellbeing. Concern had been rasied by a member of the public earlier in the evening when they disturbed the male who seemed intent on taking his own life. The alarm was rasied he after ran off. Police officers, dog units and a Police helicopter were used alongside Ashburton and Okehampton Dartmoor Search and Rescue Teams but without…
    Sunday, 24 February 2019 10:52

    Camper sustains a head injury.

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    Callout 05/2019 - Harford Moorgate, 01:27 24th February 2019 Our team of volunteers had an early start this morning with a callout at 01:27 to locate and evacuate a camper with a head injury from Piles Copse near Harford Moor Gate. A small group of campers spending the evening at Piles Copse had some unplanned excitement when one of the group sustained a head injury. in response to the group calling the ambulance service to report the incident, a team of paramedics, Police officers  and DSRT Ashburton team volunteers were dispatched to the RV at Harford Moor Gate on the moor to the…
    Tuesday, 12 February 2019 23:15

    Stood down on route to Penn Inn Newton Abbot

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    Callout 04/2019 - Penn Inn, Newton Abbot 20:44 12th February 2019 Tuesday evening and the team were called to assist in the search for a middle aged male missing in the Penn Inn area of Newton Abbot. Fortunately as our volunteers, including our water rescue sepcialists, were on their way to the RV to begin the search, the missing person was located and the team were stood down. Callout 06/2019 - Westpoint, Exeter 00:33 1st March 2019 The team were called at 0033 to assist in the search for a missing 27 year old terminally ill male who had become…
    Friday, 01 February 2019 10:47

    Snow causes 'heavy-metal Jenga' on Haldon Hill.

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    Callout 03/2019 - Haldon Hill, various locations 14:19 31st January 2019 As part of our role in the multi-agency response to snow events on Haldon Hill just outside Exeter, the team responded in preparation for an expected snow event. Bad weather (snow) was expected to hit Haldon Hill between 15:00 and 18:00 on the 31st January. Team search managers were involved with various briefings with the emergency services and Devon County Council emergency planners earlier in the week and placed the team on standby from midday on the 31st. All agencies prime objective was to keep members of the public and their…
    Wednesday, 02 January 2019 11:43

    Two callouts to start 2019

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    Callout 01/2019 - Holwell Tor 17:31 1st January 2019 First callout off the New Year this evening. The team were mobilised following reports of 2 individuals stuck on Holwell Tor unable to descend. Our volunteers were sent to assist. In the meantime the individuals managed to get themselves down but became disorientated in the dark and mist trying to get back to the Houndtor car park. We located and picked them up on the granite railway and following a quick check up from a team Doctor to make sure they were ok, returned them to their car. Callout 02/2019 -…
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