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Latest Incident:
03/12/16
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 ...
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The Team have been involved with 33 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
01.3h
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
28/09/2016
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
26/09/2016
Team callout
Continuation of search for missing Grouse Beater
21.00
25/09/2016
Team callout
16.00
24/09/2016
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
17/09/2016
Team callout
13.00
17/09/2016
Team callout
09.00
06/09/2016
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.
01.00
13/08/2016
Team callout
Team called at 1am to search for a missing 56 year old male who had gone out for an evening stroll and not returned four hours later. The missing male returned safe and well of his own accord as the team assembled.
11.00
30/07/2016
Team callout
Search for a high risk 29 year old female missing from her home address in Stanley since 1800hrs.,Saturday evening. As the team assembled to continue the search, the missper was found outside the original search areas. She was transferred to hospital by ambulance for assessment and treatment.
09.00
29/07/2016
Team callout
Search for a high risk 29 year old female missing from her home address in Stanley since 1800hrs.,Saturday evening.
14.00
27/07/2016
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
26/07/2016
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
24/07/2016
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
16/07/2016
Team callout
Team asked to search Carrs Nature Reserve for a missing person.
09.00
09/07/2016
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
30/06/2016
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
29/06/2016
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
24/06/2016
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
13/06/2016
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
13/06/2016
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.
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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