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Thursday, 02 July 2020 11:26

Walkers in trouble near Avon Dam

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Callout xx/2020 - Avon dam/Shipley Bridge, 18:35 1st July 2020 At approximately 18:35 the teams Search Managers were contacted by Devon & Cornwall Police, to say two females and a dog were stuck in rocks in a steep valley North of Avon Dam. At 18:50, a full team call out was initiated, this led to our regular Wednesday night training being cancelled and the team instantly switching from a training mode, to a full scale search and rescue incident. Team members were dispatched to a known location and the two casualties were found very quickly. Luckily they were not in…
Wednesday, 24 June 2020 16:05

Missing person - Woodland Nr. Ashburton

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Callout xx/2020 - Woodland Nr. Ashburton, 17:50 23rd June 2020 At approximately 17:50 hrs, DSRT Ashburton was called out to look for an 83 yr old high risk male in the hamlet of Woodland, near Ashburton. A team of 6 members was dispatched along with a search dog team from D&C Police to an area of wooded copse. It was during the search of the copse that the missing person was found. A second stretcher team was also dispatched to assist. The casualty was stabilised and treated at the scene by a team doctor. He was then taken to Torbay…
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