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Latest Incident:
20/05/18
While on exercise in Hamsterley Forest the Team was called to assist with a 52 year old male who had fallen from his mountain bike at speed while nego...
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The Team have been involved with 47 callouts in the past 12 months. Summary details with time and date are shown below. A map summarising callouts in the past 12 months may be found here (this is generated as a pdf document - acrobat can be downloaded here if required). Alternatively a more advanced version is avaialble here.

Previous years callouts can be found here: 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010
2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000
1999 1996 1995 1994 1993 1992 1991 1990
1989 1988 1987 1986 1985 1984 1983 1982 1981
1979 1978 1977 1976 1974 1972 1970
1969 1968
Please note: Online callout records before November 1999 are incomplete - we are in the process of digitalising earlier years but it is slow process and we're all busy people!

Date
Callout number
Nature Description Online Links
12.35
20/05/2018
16
Team callout
While on exercise in Hamsterley Forest the Team was called to assist with a 52 year old male who had fallen from his mountain bike at speed while negotiating a corner. He was assessed and treated by team members qualified in extended skills casualty care before being forwarded to hospital.
07.00
04/05/2018
15
Team callout
Team called to rescue a 9 month old Labrador puppy (called Riley) which had slipped down a very steep bank above the River Tees at Cotherstone. The team lowered 2 team members to the dog and after a quick check over put him into a large bag to safely lower him to the bottom of the bank. After a more extensive check by our senior dog handler we confirmed Riley seemed none the worse for his adventure and was safely returned to his grateful owner.
21.h0
21/04/2018
14
Team callout
On Saturday night the team spent a number of hours searching for an elderly gentleman missing from home in Chester or Street. He was not found that night but fortunately as the team prepared to go out again on Sunday morning he was found safe and well by the police.
15.30
15/04/2018
13
Team callout
Team called on Sunday afternoon to an elderly walker collapsed on the Pennine Way south of Middleton in Teesdale. The casualty and the remainder of his party were transported off the fell, a distance of approx 1.5km and handed over to ambulance personnel.
13.30
18/03/2018
12
Team callout
The team were called to assist NEAS with carrying a walker with a broken leg across farmland to the ambulance. 8 team members assisted with the evacuation.
17.00
02/03/2018
11
Team callout
Team called to assist an off duty Northumbrian police officer who's personal vehicle had got stuck in the snow. Vehicle winched to safety.
09.00
02/03/2018
10
Team callout
Team involved in a major rescue effort to locate and evacuate a lorry driver who had followed his satnav across a high Pennine route between Middleton in Teesdale and Alston. His lorry had become stuff 48 hours earlier and there was increasing concern for his well being. The rescue included helicopters, snow blowers with the driver finally being reached by a local farmer using a tracked quad bike.
07.00
01/03/2018
9
Team callout
Team continue to work with both the North East Ambulance Service, Durham Police and others providing first aid at Road Traffic Accidents, treating and transporting emergencies to hospital and transferring dialysis patients from remote home to major hospitals for treatment.
09.00
01/03/2018
8
Team callout
Team called in the early hours to search for missing female in the West Pelton area. Missing person vulnerable because of extreme temperatures. Fortunately the missing female was located at a friends house before the Team deployed.
09.00
28/02/2018
7
Team callout
Team called to assist NEAS from lunch time due to adverse weather conditions. All 3 vehicles treating casualties and ferrying patients to and from hospitals.
17.00
10/02/2018
6
Team callout
Team put on standby to assist with the evacuation of an injured walker in Castle Eden Dene. Team stood down when assistance not required.
17.15
28/01/2018
5
Team callout
Search for a male missing from his home address in Darlington. As we were searching he was found out of the search area in a city by the Police.
09.00
22/01/2018
4
Team callout
Team called to continue search for missing male in Easington area. A body was found on the beach by family members while Cleveland and Teesdale Teams were briefing prior to commencing their search of the beach.
22.00
21/01/2018
3
Team callout
Team called late in the evening to assist with search for missing 60 year old male in Easington Colliery area. The team searched for a number of hours into the early hours of the following morning covering Hawthorne Dene, while the Coastguard searched the coastal area and the coastguard helicopter covered the open ground and coastal fringe in the vicinity.
14.00
21/01/2018
2
Team callout
Elderly gentleman who hiking part of the Pennine way with his companions, felt unwell with reduced level of consciousness. His companions rang the ambulance service, who due to the remote location and winter conditions called out the team. The gentleman was located, assessed by the team casualty carers and evacuated to a road ambulance.
22.30
11/01/2018
1
Team callout
Team called to search for despondent female whose last know position was her home address in Seaham. Team was just about to start searching the urban fringes around her home when she turned up at a police station in Newcastle.
Archive: 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010
2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000
1999 1996 1995 1994 1993 1992 1991 1990
1989 1988 1987 1986 1985 1984 1983 1982 1981
1979 1978 1977 1976 1974 1972 1970
1969 1968
Please note: Online callout records before November 1999 are incomplete - we are in the process of digitalising earlier years but it is slow process and we're all busy people!

 

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