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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
16.30
21/12/2007
Team callout
16.30 hrs request by Police to search for missing vulnerable male in Blackhall area. Three SARDA dogs deployed alongwith Team search control. Search of coastal fringe alongside HM Coastguard search teams. Nothing found.
17.45
06/12/2007
Team callout
17.45hrs request by Police to assist in search of woodland in Teesdale following reports of screaming. Police helicopter in attendance. Local Team members and 1 SARDA dog deployed. Stood down once concluded this was a false alarm with good intent.
08.30
05/12/2007
Team callout
08.30 consultation with Team leader by Police in respect of search for elderley male MFH- no further action by TWSMRT at this stage.
23.45
19/11/2007
First Responder
First Responder call to 57yrs female with chest pains. Administered Oxygen and carried out observations until arrival of NEAS ambulance.
16.00
17/11/2007
Team callout
16.00 hrs request by Police to search for missing vulnerable girl in Stanley Co Durham. Search commencing when she was located safe several km distance. Team then returned to scheduled all night training exercise in the North Pennines.
02.35
03/11/2007
First Responder
A First Responder call to an 84 year old male with breathing difficulties
13.45
28/10/2007
Team callout
Team member came across an estate car with two male occupants stuck in Stanhope Ford with the river in spate condition. Accessed the ford from far side using 4x4 and attached tow rope. Recovered vehicle and occupants back to Stanhope side to await recovery of their vehicle.
19.04
28/10/2007
Team callout
Team called by police to search for male missing from home in the Durham / Chester Le Street Area. Mobile phone signal used to narrow down search area of missing male. Team stood down to allow police to make further enquiries.
08.00
24/10/2007
Team callout
08.00 hrs Team placed on standby in relation to possible search in Seaham area for missing male. Stood down after person located safe by Police
11.00
12/10/2007
Team callout
11.00 hrs request by Police to recover body of male from difficult ground under Hownsgill Viaduct. 6 Team members completed recovery.
19.30
08/10/2007
Team callout
19.30 hrs request by Police to assist with search dogs in wooded area near Durham City, in relation to ongoing enquiry. Strategy discussed and two Team SARDA dogs deployed. Nothing found.
04.00
30/09/2007
Other
04.00 hrs Team SARDA dog deployed to assist Swaledale MRT in search for missing soldier on exercise. 06.15 hrs Team placed on standy and called out at 07.15 to assist. Stood down almost immediatley when soldier was located safe and well.
20.40
27/09/2007
Team callout
22.40 hrs consultation by Police with Team leader in respect of two young missing children. Children found safe by Police.
19.25
23/09/2007
Team callout
Standby to assist Northumberland search teams. Team not deployed as person located by Police.
01.00
19/09/2007
Other
Two Team SARDA dogs assisted Northumberland National Parks MRT in search in Newcastle area.
19.00
16/09/2007
Team callout
Team member assisted 2 casualties that were involved in a 2 car RTC. Team member carried out Cas Care. Casualties treated for minor injuries.
17.45
16/09/2007
Team callout
Team vehicles with 4 team members travelling back from Team Exercise came across a RTC. Team vehicles positioned to control traffic and 2 young people assisted out of vehicle and kept warm in team vehicle, 3rd casualty immobilised in her vehicle and "C" collar fitted, extracted when county ambulance and Police arrived on scene.
08.30
30/08/2007
First Responder
First Responder call to 85 yrs male with suspected CVA. Administered oxygen and monitored until arrival of NEAS ambulance.
13.00
26/08/2007
Other
2 Team members whilst out training assisted in the rescue of a man cragfast from a steep gully - Red Screes - Honister- Lake District.
01.50
25/08/2007
First Responder
NEAS First Responder call to 72 yrs Male with suspected MI. Administered oxygen and observed until the arrival of NEAS ambulance.
12.30
24/08/2007
Team callout
12.45 hrs request by Police to recover body of male, with gunshot wounds, from a fell side in Weardale.
BBC 21/10/08
13.00
19/08/2007
Team callout
13.00 standby request from Swaledale MRT to assit in search for missing hill party in Tan Hill area. Kirby Stephen MRT also on standy. Two Team SARDA dogs sent ahead. Stooddown when group turned up safe. Weather cold, wet and poor visibility.
20.30
17/08/2007
Other
20.30 hrs two Team SARDA dods deployed to assist Northumberland National Parks MRT in search for missing female. Stood down on arrival as person located.
08.00
06/08/2007
Team callout
Continuing search for missing farmer near Gibside. Canoe Search Team deployed to search River Derwent. Missing person found as part of the wider search operation.
Newcastle Journal 7/8/2007
20.35
05/08/2007
Team callout
Consultatation with police as to the best way to gain access to the top of Cauldren Snout and the Damm Wall. Two elderly walkers had become seperated whilst trying to raise help as their dog had injured itself.
20.00
05/08/2007
Team callout
Team requested to help North of Tyne and Northumberland National Parks Mountain Rescue Teams in search for missing farmer near Gibside, Burnopfield.
17.00
02/08/2007
Other
Team SARDA dog requested to help in Search in Northumberland
22.00
17/07/2007
Other
23.00 hrs two Team SARDA dogs deployed to assist Northumberland NP MRT and North of Tyne SRT in search for elderly male missing in Tyne and Wear.
18.15
15/07/2007
Team callout
Team members returning from exercise assisted driver and passengers stuck at Stanhope Ford, Co Durham.
16.15
12/07/2007
Team callout
16.15 hs request by Police to search for mising vulnerable male in the Peterlee area. Steep gorges and wooded Denes. two Team SARDA dogs deployed, with support from Police helicopter. Search about to commence when person located safe by Police outside of area.
11.45
10/07/2007
Team callout
11.45 hrs brief standby to assist Northumberland National Park MRT and North Of Tyne SRT in search from missing male. Team not deployed as person located.
20.35
06/07/2007
Team callout
20.35 hrs Request by Police for assistance following report of a 13 year old girl lost and distressed in steep wooded ravines of Castle Eden Dene. Team placed on standby, SARDA dog en route when Police helicopter located girl.
00.40
01/07/2007
Team callout
0130hrs Request by Police to assist in search for a vulnerable teenager from the Chester Le Street area. Missing person found in South Shields as the SARDA handler was commencing his search.
03.15
24/06/2007
Team callout
03.15 hrs. Urban rescue request by Police to assist in evacuation of an injured male from scaffolding. Fire service and ambulance in attendance. Casualty evacuated onto attending Fire Service Arial Ladder Platform.
23.55
18/06/2007
Other
23.55 hrs brief standby to assist NNPMRT with SARDA dogs in search for missing vulnerable male in Northumberland. No further involvement.
03.40
17/06/2007
First Responder
First Responder call to suspected Heart attack. Treatment administered until North East Ambulance Service arrived.
03.45
16/06/2007
First Responder
First Responder call to 75 year old male with breathing difficulties. Oxygen administered, handed over to NEAS.
07.30
16/06/2007
Team callout
07.30 hrs continuation of search for missing soldier. Search involved NESRA MRT Teams with the support of military and the Police. Team SARDA dogs also attended. Body of soldier located by a Teesdale and Weardale SMRT search group.
BBC 16/6/07 This is the Northeast 16/6/07
Mirror 16/6/07
Sunday Sun 17/6/07
The Northern Echo 17/06/07
BBC 18/6/07
11.00
15/06/2007
Team callout
12.15 hrs request by Swaledale MRT to assist in search for 17 year old soldier missing in swollen stream. Search of flood corridor and surrounding terrain.SARDA dogs, RAF Leeming MRT and RAF helicopters also deployed alongside military and Police. Search stood down at 22.00 hrs to recommence at first light.
Sky News 15/6/07
09.30
11/06/2007
Team callout
09.30 hrs request by Police to search for missing vulnerable male in the Shildon, Brusselton Woods area. Two Team SARDA dogs deployed with Team support and assisted by Police helicopter and Police resources. Nothing found.
20.00
26/05/2007
Other
Team search dogs put on standby to assist NNPMRT & NoT for an on going search at Alnwick Gardens in Northumberland for a missing 70 yr old felmale. The missing woman was found safe SARDA handlers were being briefed.
16.15
20/05/2007
Team callout
Northumbria police via NNPMRT/NOTSRT requested Teesdale to be on stand-by then called to assist in a missing person search in Chopwell woods. TWSMRT were training with RAF Helicopter in Teesdale, and a search group and SARDA dog were flown to search area. RAF conducted arial search. As ground searches commenced - the missing person was located by Police outside of search area.
18.15
06/05/2007
Team callout
Team on standby by Police following report of a male having fallen from High Force waterfall. Local Team members on scene along with rope rescue group, but full Team not deployed. Body recovered the following day by Police Underwater Unit.
ThisIsTheNorthEast 7/5/07
BBC 7/5/07
BBC 7/5/07
BBC 8/5/07 BBC 2/8/07
23.00
11/04/2007
Other
Search Dog Skye & Handler responded to call out via SARDA to assist North Of Tyne & Northumbland National Parks Mountain Rescue Team for Missing Male from the Washington Town area (Tyne & Wear). Missing person found outside initial search area.
18.15
25/03/2007
Team callout
18.15 hrs request to assist Cleveland Search and Rescue Team in search for missing person on the North Yorks Moors. 14 Team members and two Team SARDA dogs attended. Missing person located by Team early in search.
23.15
22/03/2007
Team callout
23.25 hrs as Team were returning to Base following previous call-out, request by Police to search for a missing vulnerable male in the Darlington area. Open ground and urbam search. Asssited by Police helicopter and one Team SARDA dog. Stood down at 03.00 hrs . Nothing found. Missing man idenfied as patient in hospital the following morning.
16.30
22/03/2007
Team callout
16.30 hrs request by Police to search for vulnerable male missing from nursing home in the Seaham area. Search open ground and urban areas, assited by Police helicopter and 2 Team SARDA dogs. Stood down at 23.00 hrs when person found safe outside of search area.
09.15
10/03/2007
Team callout
09.15 hrs - brief Standby in relation to missing teenager in Durham. Turned up safe and well.
17.00
15/02/2007
Team callout
Team member gave immediate care to a person who collapsed whilst on a train journey
19.30
10/02/2007
Team callout
19.30 hrs request by Police to locate several drivers reporting as snowbound on a moorland road in NW Durham. Team members located 9 persons including an 8 week old baby, caught in drifting snow. Team SARDA dog Skye located two of the vehicles. Baby and mother evacuated by Team, before rest of vehicles dug out by road clearing equipement.
BBC 12/02/07
Northern Echo 12/02/07
Bounty.com 14/2/07<>
08.00
10/02/2007
Team callout
08.00 hrs two Team members en route to Team training came across a car and driver stuck in white out conditions. Assistance given and escorted off hills to clear roads.
06.30
06/02/2007
First Responder
Team member attended a First Responder call to an 82yrs female with chest pains. Monitored condition until arrival of NEAS ambulance. Patient was taken to Darlington Memorial Hospital.
15.30
03/02/2007
Team callout
15.30 hrs standby and consulation with Police in relation to a missing person. Team stood down after two hours following further information.
03.15
31/01/2007
Team callout
03.15 hrs request to assist Swaledale Mountain Rescue Team in search for missing vulnerable elderly male in Yorkshire Dales. Team search group and search dog Holly attended at first light. Missing person found by member of the public outside immediate search area.
15.00
27/01/2007
Team callout
55 Year old climber, whilst descending from the summit of Aconcague to Basecamp slipped and fell off the ice bridge into a cravasse. Team member assisted to recover the uninjured climber before the situation worstened.
13.00
12/01/2007
Team callout
52 Year old climber,after descending from the summit of Aconcagua became exhausted and hyperthermic whilst trying to recover outside of a tent at Basecamp. Fluids, food and warmth administered until the climber was cared for by friends.
13.00
05/01/2007
Team callout
Team members recovered sheep from cragfast location on river Tees near Barnard Castle. Request from Fire Service.
06.30
13/12/2006
Team callout
06.30 hrs request by Police to assist in search for missing vulnerable 14 year old girl in the Chilton area of County Durham. Search of woodland by Team and two SARDA dogs proved negative. Asssited by Police helicopter. Girl later turned up safe well outside of 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
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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