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Latest Incident:
28/07/16
Team was called to continue the search for a missing elderly male with dementia. The Team searched woodland near the missing mans home in targeted sea...
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The Team have been involved with 25 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: 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
14.00
28/07/2016
Team callout
Team was called to continue the search for a missing elderly male with dementia. The Team searched woodland near the missing mans home in targeted search sectors. He was found in woodland, in a search sector adjacent to the A66, he was stretchered to the A66 and handed over to the Ambulance Service.
23.30
27/07/2016
Team callout
Team called at 23.30 to search for a missing elderly male with dementia. The Team searched through the night covering river banks and woodland near the missing mans home. Nothing round and search stood down pending further inquiries.
21.00
25/07/2016
Team callout
Team involved in a large scale search for a missing 65 year old woman with advanced dementia from Esh Winning. The search was strongly driven by public sightings at Broom Park, Stone Bridge and The Cock of the North, and finally stood down when a member of the public identified the missing lady heading towards Haswell Plough.
09.00
17/07/2016
Team callout
Team asked to search Carrs Nature Reserve for a missing person.
09.00
10/07/2016
Team callout
Team were consulted by Durham Police and went onto standby for a missing person from the Stanhope area. Team stood down after further information from the Police.
17.00
01/07/2016
Team callout
Team called to a female with a head injury near the river Tees above Low Force. NEAS medics found the casualty as team members assembled and assessed and treated the injuries. The Casualty was walked out.
10.00
30/06/2016
Team callout
TWSMRT were called to search for a 31 year old, male missing from his home at Blackhall Colliery since Tuesday. We search areas in the Denes adjacent to his house. Unfortunately nothing was found, and further enquires are on-going by Durham Police.
09.00
25/06/2016
Team callout
A competitor on the Durham Dales challenge walk who had fallen and lacerated his knee was treated.His laceration was cleaned and dressed, and he was advised to attend his local A&E as follow up treatment was required.
09.00
14/06/2016
Team callout
Team called when one of a small group of youths who had been swimming in the pool below High Force waterfall got into trouble and disappeared from sight. The Team searched the water below the waterfall along side the Fire Service supported by the Teams Canoe section. The missing male was found and recovered from the water before being transferred by helicopter to hospital. Unfortunately the male was later pronounced dead.
02.20
14/06/2016
Team callout
Team called to assist with the evacuation of a man who had fallen a considerable distance into a disused quarry on the outskirts of Ferry Hill. The man was carried down some steep step to the ambulance service off road vehicle before being transferred to hospital.
11.00
15/02/2016
Team callout
Team called to search for a vulnerable missing 52 year old male last seen at 18.15 the previous evening. The team cleared lots of pockets of woodland within 1km of the missing persons home address. The search stood down shortly before nightfall when the missing person is believed to have made a financial transaction outside the area. The missing male was safely located overnight.
04.00
11/02/2016
Team callout
Female misper, 67, missing since 4pm previous day near Sacriston. Found out of area while the team was searching woodland areas close to her home.
15.00
05/02/2016
Team callout
09.00
26/01/2016
Team callout
08.00
27/12/2015
Team callout
Assisted North of Tyne MR Team in search for missing 59 year old female in the Ponteland area of Northumberland.
23.00
26/12/2015
Team callout
The team spent 30 plus hours at the flooding in York on Sunday rescuing people from their flooded houses.
13.00
20/12/2015
Team callout
Team called to search for a missing kayaker who had been seen in difficulties by a member of the public on the River Tees in Winston. The team were stood down whilst assembling when the kayaker was confirmed safe and well.
16.00
12/12/2015
Team callout
The Team were asked by the North East Ambulance Service to provide a 4 wheel drive ambulance and crew to assist during a period of heavy snow. We crewed one of our Land Rovers based in the Durham area with a doctor, advanced medic and blue light qualified driver for 24 hours from Saturday afternoon. The Team treated around 20 patients and transported several of them to hospitals in the North East.
16.00
05/12/2015
Team callout
Team assembled in case assistance was required with the floods in Durham or neighboring counties. In the event we were not called upon to take any action and returned to standby at about 22.00 as local river levels peaked.
03.30
28/11/2015
Other
Team went on standby at 03:30am to assist in the search of a missing male near the River Gaunless in Bishop Auckland. The misper was found safe and well and the team was stood down without callout.
09.00
19/09/2015
Team callout
The Team were asked to support the continuing large scale North Pennine search in the Crossby Ravenstone area for a missing female with Alzheimers who had taken her dog for a walk two days early and not been seen since. A body and the missing dog (who was unhurt) were found by the Team near the M6 - just over 4km from her home.
14.30
18/09/2015
Team callout
14.30
18/09/2015
Team callout
02.00
13/09/2015
Team callout
Call to assist Penrith MRT to search for missing male hiker on Cross Fell who had got lost. Team stood down when Penrith found the walker.
18.00
04/08/2015
Team callout
Team called to search for a pair of poorly equipped paddlers, paddling on the river Tees from Croft near Darlington. The missing persons were reported as 2 hours overdue. The Team were stood down whilst assembling when the missing paddlers turned up safe and well.
Archive: 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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