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Callouts 2009 - 14

Tuesday, 10 July 2012 13:25

Walker with ankle injury rescued from Redlake

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Walker with ankle injury rescued from Redlake

The team were called out today to evacuate a female walker with an ankle injury from Redlake on the south of Dartmoor National Park.

The team Land Rover was able to reach the walker and evacuate her safely.

Evacuation of unconscious casualty from Sittaford Moorgate

Callout Team called to assist the North Dartmoor team with an unconscious casualty at Sittaford Moor Gate.

The Devon Air ambulance evacuated and the team were stood down.

Wednesday, 25 July 2012 13:21

Male with head injury evacuated from Spitchwick

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Male with head injury evacuated from Spitchwick

Callout to Spitchwick to assist South West Ambulance Trust with evacuation of a male with a head injury

Friday, 03 August 2012 13:19

Scouts reported missing on Dartmoor

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Scouts reported missing on Dartmoor

The team were put on alert at 07:56am then called out at 10:05am to assist the Plymouth team in searching for a group of Scouts who had gone missing.

Scouts were found safe and well in the Peat Cot area and our team were stood down at 11:02am

Tuesday, 07 August 2012 13:18

Berkshire teenager rescued from Shipley Bridge

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Berkshire teenager rescued from Shipley Bridge

The team were called at 16:24 to rescue a teenage female casualty from Berkshire who had injured her leg around Ryder’s Rock’s near Shipley Bridge.

The girl, who was on a Duke of Edinburgh’s Award expedition, suffered serious leg injuries in an accident at Shipley Bridge, near South Brent, and was evacuated to hospital. We wish her a speedy recovery

Friday, 10 August 2012 13:16

Tomb stoning injury at Spitchwick

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Tomb stoning injury at Spitchwick

Callout to Deeper Marsh Spitchwick as a male had injured himself whilst ‘tomb-stoning’. The male was airlifted to hospital with an ankle injury.

Search for elderly lady missing in Cockington Torquay

Devon and Cornwall Police were alerted when carers called on Mrs Street at about 6pm. The last possible sighting of Mrs Street was around 1.30-1.45pm in the Occombe Farm shop at Preston.

A Police spokesman said “We are treating Mrs Street as high risk due to medical conditions and have had officers supported by the Police helicopter, Coastguard and Dartmoor Rescue Group involved in the search.”

Dartmoor Search and Rescue Ashburton searched overnight with help from the Plymouth team as well as a SARDA SW search dog.

UPDATE: 13th Aug 2012 14:55 from DC Police.

Margaret Street has been found safe and well just after 14:15 today. Police and Ambulance crews were on scene. All 4 of the Dartmoor Rescue Group (Ashburton, Plymouth, Tavistock & North Dartmoor) were involved overnight and today, as well as 4 dog teams and their handlers from SARDA SW.

Police officers became concerned for the safety of the 76-year-old who was reported missing from her home in Torquay on Sunday 12 August. A police spokesman said: “We would like to thank the public for their support and help in finding her safe.”

Monday, 20 August 2012 13:12

A slip causes broken ankle at Haytor

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A slip causes broken ankle at Haytor

We assisted the land ambulance crew in the evacuation to the hospital of a 70-year-old female who had slipped and sustained a suspected broken ankle whilst out walking around Haytor.

Saturday, 25 August 2012 13:11

Injury at Spitchwick

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Injury at Spitchwick

Called out at 11.30am to pick up an injured male at Spitchwick. Stood down at 11.45am as he had been evacuated by helicopter.

Saturday, 08 September 2012 13:08

Callout for missing person in Totnes

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Callout for missing person in Totnes

The team were called out at 11:20 to assist Police with a search for a missing male in Totnes on Saturday, searching woodland around the area. We managed to turn out around 15 from the team plus cover the Moor 2 Sea cycle race at Ashburton. The team searched throughout the day and were stood down at 18:57

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