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Latest Incident:
12/08/17
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 t...
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The Team have been involved with 37 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 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
Nature Description Online Links
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.
19.00
29/09/2016
Team callout
Team called by police to search for missing elderly lady with dementia on the outskirts of Durham. The team were stood down while assembling when the missing lady was found by the police.
11.00
27/09/2016
Team callout
Continuation of search for missing Grouse Beater
21.00
25/09/2016
Team callout
16.00
25/09/2016
Team callout
The Team were called by North East Ambulance Service to assist with carrying out a gentleman who had slipped and fallen whilst walking beside the River Tees near Barnard Castle. 8 team members carried the patient in a mountain rescue stretcher for 1 km to the waiting ambulance.
09.00
18/09/2016
Team callout
13.00
18/09/2016
Team callout
09.00
07/09/2016
Team callout
Team called out at lunchtime on Wednesday to search for a young female missing from Ferryhill. As the search was underway assisted by a mountain rescue search dog and handler from Swaledale the young lady was located fit and well outside the search area.
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 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!

 

SEARCH AND RESCUE THROUGHOUT COUNTY DURHAM

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