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CALLOUTS
 
Latest Incident:
20/10/17



 

The Team have been involved with 45 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: 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
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
Nature Description Online Links
16.02
20/10/2017
Team callout
01.00
13/10/2017
Other
Team called by the police to attempt phone lock on vulnerable missing males phone in the Quarrington Hill area in the small hours of the morning. The missing person did not respond to the message from the Team. Agreed to await further information before escalating the search.
09.00
10/10/2017
Team callout
Team dogs briefly on standby to assist in search for vulnerable male who's medication had been found near a wood. The missing male was found by the police during the initial investigations and the Team stood down.
11.15
08/10/2017
Team callout
Team put on standby to assist with search for missing female in Shildon area. Team stood down once her presence outside our area was established.
19.00
29/09/2017
Team callout
Team called to advise police on vulnerable male missing from his home in Consett. After discussion the team deployed to search the footpaths between the missing persons home and the caves at Hownsgill. Missing person found by team members, treated for injuries, handed over to NEAS for transportation to hospital.
09.00
26/09/2017
Team callout
Multi-agency search for a high risk elderly gentleman with dementia. Serach centred arround his home address and this last known position. He was spotted from the air by the Police helicopter, and recovered from his position, checked and taken to UHND as a precaution.
20.45
25/09/2017
Team callout
Team called in the early hours by police to advise on missing male in Durham City area. Due to missing mans last known position being in urban area agreed to review in the morning once further evidence was gathered.
16.00
17/09/2017
Team callout
The Team were briefly called out while return from our days training to look for a missing male in the Dipton area. The vulnerable missing male had last been seen at Dipton Scout Hut and had subsequently told the police that he could hear a road. He was found by the police very shortly after we were called. Six team members, two trainees and three team vehicles responded.
12.00
13/09/2017
Team callout
Team called to six canoists reported as overdue and who's canoe had been seen floating down the river upside down. The team were stood down about 45 minutes later when the group were found safe and well by the police helicopter.
09.00
11/09/2017
Team callout
Team called by police to search for a missing male in the Leadgate area. The 45 year old male was found after about an hour a shirt distance outside the initial search area.
07.30
10/09/2017
Team callout
Team called to assist North of Tyne MRT in search for missing 12 year old. Team stood down while assembling when girl found safe and well.
13.00
31/08/2017
Team callout
The team were called to help search for a missing woman in the Leadgate Area. The vulnerable lady in her mid forties had left home about 11am the previous day. During searches a potential sighting was identified however nothing was found and the search stood down at 22.30 to await more information from the police.
09.00
27/08/2017
Team callout
Assistance to the ambulance service to extract an injured mountain biker in Hamsterley Forrest, who was then transferred to the GNAAS helicopter and flown to James Cook Hospital.
09.00
25/08/2017
Team callout
Team called to search for four children reported missing in Hamsterly Forest. Despite being stood down within one minute of being called 3 Team members were already responding (although not on scene!)
06.00
23/08/2017
Team callout
Team called by police shortly before 6am to help in the search for a vulnerable male in his 40s last seen in Peter Lee heading towards Castle Eden Dene. The Team searched some of the Dene before being stood down when the missing male was located by family members outside the search area.
10.25
12/08/2017
Team callout
The team were called to assist NEAS with the evacuation of an injured farmer from the fells above Westgate. The ambulance crews managed to evacuate the patient to their ambulance just as the team were arriving on scene.
17.45
02/08/2017
Team callout
The Team was called out on Wednesday evening to search for a missing vulnerable male thought to be in the Pelaw woods area of Durham City. 10 Team members searched until dark, nothing found. Police are continuing inquiries.
11.31
02/08/2017
Team callout
10 Team members and a MR search dog from Cleveland MRT searched for vulnerable man in Edmondsley area on Tuesday afternoon. The gentleman returned home and was treated by Team medics before arrival of ambulance.
09.00
22/07/2017
Team callout
Team searched into the early hours for a lady missing from northern Darlington. As the team assembled a report came in of a confirmed sighting in Barmpton. The team searched in and around all the footpaths and accessible tracks within 1km of this sighting including some open ground. The Team stood down at about 1.30am to await more information.
09.00
20/07/2017
Team callout
Fourteen Mountain Rescue Volunteers from Teesdale and Weardale Search and Mountain Rescue Team supported by four dog handlers (and their dogs) from Yorkshire and Northumberland search for 12 hours today for a 65 year old female missing from her home in Peter Lee. The Team searched both the parkland within the Town and the steep and overgrown ground within Castle Eden Dene. No sign of the missing lady was found and the police are continuing to review all the evidence to lead further enquiries.
19.00
16/07/2017
Team callout
Team called out Saturday evening to search for vulnerable male missing in Consett area. Team stood down after 4hrs. Person found by Police some hours later in house.
22.00
26/06/2017
Team callout
Team briefly on standby to assist Cleveland MRT with search for missing lady. Stood down before deploying after missing lady was found and further help no longer needed.
13.30
17/06/2017
Team callout
Search for a male missing from home after consultation with Durham Police who were concerned for his welfare.
18.30
11/06/2017
Team callout
Team called to evacuate a male walker who had collapsed near the River Tees a mile or so below Cauldron Snout Waterfall. Further information continued to come in as the team assembled with some police officers and local farmers reaching the casualty first. While the casualty was capable of walking very slowly because of the very difficult terrain he was stretched to the team vehicle before being transferred to a NEAS ambulance. Weather conditions deteriorated while the team were out concluding in heavy rain driven by high winds.
23.45
14/05/2017
Team callout
Team were called out at 23.45 to search for a vulnerable male in the Stanley area of County Durham. As the search was commencing the missing person returned to his home.
01.30
14/05/2017
Team callout
The police called the team having had a phone call from a young lady who had become lost in Hamsterley forest driving back from an event. She has taken a wrong turning and found herself at a locked gate in the forest not knowing where she was or how to get back. We were able to talk to her and she gave us a good description of her surroundings and three team members were then able to locate her and accompany her back in the team land rover.
23.45
07/05/2017
Team callout
Team called late on Sunday night to search for a missing Female who's car had reported its self as crashed but the driver who was thought to be in a vulnerable state was missing. The car was near the River Wear in Willington. As the team assembled the missing female arrived safely at a friends house and the search was stood down.
12.30
07/05/2017
Team callout
Team members were in Hamsterley Forest as part if ongoing development work and assisted Mountain biker with deep laceration to leg after a fall. Taken to hospital by ambulance.
01.30
04/05/2017
Team callout
Team called to search for despondent male last seen on railway at Chester-Le-Street station. Search manager met with police to determine search strategy when missing male arrived safely at partners house in Chester-Le-Street.
21.00
18/04/2017
Team callout
The Team searched farmland, river banks and woodland around Durham City for about 5 hours after being called to search for a missing 29 year old female. Despite the extensive search nothing was found and there were no further sightings. After checking all the open ground within 1km of the last confirmed sighting the Team stood down to await further information, at which point the search will recommence if appropriate.
18.00
16/04/2017
Team callout
Team called to to locate and evacuate a party of 4 army cadets and their instructor after reports one of the party was ill. Located at given grid reference and walked off the hill. Location south of Maize Beck between Cow Green reservoir and High Cup Nick. Cold and wet. Evacuation completed by 23.00 hrs. Kirkby Stephen MRT also involved.
09.30
12/03/2017
Team callout
Team called to search for a vulnerable elderly male with dementia who had left his home in New Brancepeth at some point overnight. The missing male was located near the Arnison Centre in Durham by the police as the team assembled.
16.45
09/03/2017
Team callout
Team called to assist NEAS with evacuation of a casualty with a lower leg injury from Oakenshaw nature reserve. Team stood down while on route to incident as evacuation had been completed.
12.52
25/02/2017
Team callout
Callout to assist NEAS with the carryout of an injured mountain biker in Hamsterley Forest. As team were responding members of the public assisted the ambulance service and the Team were stood down.
09.00
07/02/2017
Team callout
team called out to search for a male missing from Forrest in Teesdale. Fortunately he was found before the team deployed.
10.00
04/02/2017
Team callout
08.00
21/01/2017
Team callout
Called out on Saturday morning to assist Cleveland Mountain Rescue Team who had been searching for a vulnerable male missing in the Clay Bank area of the Cleveland Hills. The missing person was found at around 09:30 and treated by mountain rescue personnel before being taken by helicopter to hospital.
09.00
08/01/2017
Team callout
The team deployed to assist our colleagues in Swaledale Mountain Rescue team in a search for a male missing after camping at the Tan Hill Inn. He was found in a designated search sector, fit and well.
03.00
26/12/2016
Team callout
Team called to search for missing vulnerable 82 year old male at 3am on Boxing Day. Team assembling in Chester le Street when the person was found by a member of the public.
17.30
21/12/2016
Team callout
Team called by the North East Ambulance service to search for a missing lady with an injured leg in the Mickleton Area. The Team were stood down after about 15 minutes when the missing ladies family had found her and driven her back to their house using the families quad bike.
15.00
03/12/2016
Team callout
The team were called out to search Hamsterley Forest for a missing male. 17 team members responded and two search dogs. Fortunately he was found safe and well not long after night fall.
18.15
25/11/2016
Team callout
TWSMRT were called by Durham Police to search for a high risk missing male. The area identified was Long Newton, as the team were travelling to the RV point the missper was found by the Police.
17.00
13/11/2016
Team callout
Team called to search for a missing 80 year old man who had left home earlier that day and had not returned. The Team searched a number of open and wooded areas around Stanley in wet and cold conditions. The Team stood down at about 2300 as police followed up on a sighting some distance from Stanley. The missing man was found safe and well in the early hours of the morning by the police.
02.0h
04/11/2016
Team callout
On Friday night the team were called to look for an elderly lady who had gone missing in the Darlington area. Fortunately she was found safe and well as the team were starting to assemble.
22.00
01/11/2016
Team callout
Team called by the police to search for vulnerable missing 81 year old female last seen near Darlington. The missing lady was found by the police helicopter minutes after the original request for assistance and before the Team deployed.
Archive: 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
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!

 

SEARCH AND RESCUE THROUGHOUT COUNTY DURHAM

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