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Callouts 2017

Sunday, 11 June 2017 23:35

Top Tor walker injuries ankle in slip

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Top Tor walker injuries ankle in slip

CALLOUT 13:06 11th June 2017

Volunteers at Dartmoor Search and Rescue Ashburton have been called by the Police 8 times in the last week to assist in various call for help incidents. Out of those 8 calls, 4 have resulted in a full team callout with the 4th this afternoon.

Dartmoor Search and Rescue Ashburton called to assist the ambulance service with the evacuation of a lady who had taken a fall to the west of Top Tor, sustaining a lower leg injury in the process.

We were called to assist the ambulance service with the evacuation of a lady who had taken a fall to the west of Top Tor, sustaining a lower leg injury in the process.

Our volunteers were with the casualty in less than 25 minutes from getting the call where we packaged her on to our stretcher, carrying her to Hemsworthy Gate and the waiting land ambulance.

The lady was taken to hospital to have her injury assessed and we hope she is back on her feet again soon.

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