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The Team have been involved with 38 callouts in the past 12 months. Summary details with time and date are shown below.

Previous years callouts can be found here:
2021 2020
2019 2018 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
Callout number
Nature Description Online Links
15.00
01/07/2021
38
Team callout
The Team were called by NEAS to rescue a mountain biker who'd crashed in Hamsterly Forest injuring his head and shoulder. The team packaged the man and carried him about 200m to the NEAS ambulance.
22.30
29/06/2021
37
Team callout
Assisting the police with a search consultation for a vulnerable missing person.
19.30
29/06/2021
36
Team callout
The Team were called by NEAS to assist with the evacuation of a female with an ankle injury near the river Derwent. The lady was wheeled on a team stretcher about half a mile to the ambulance.
20.20
12/06/2021
35
Team callout
The team were called to assist North East Ambulance Service to transport an incapacitated male on the outskirts of Durham. Team members assisted NEAS HART team with the extraction of the patient to a NEAS vehicle.
19.00
07/06/2021
34
Team callout
The Team were called by Durham Police to search for a vulnerable male missing from his home in Stanley. A number of local wooded areas were identified and soon after searching commenced a body was found by one of the 5 search dogs deployed by the Team.
22.00
31/05/2021
33
Team callout
Assisting the police with a search consultation for a vulnerable missing person.
18.31
30/05/2021
32
Team callout
Request for assistance from Kirkby Stephen MRT in search for missing walker believed to be on Mickle Fell. Initially involving TWSMRT search managers then Team called out just before missing walker located.
13.10
30/05/2021
31
Team callout
Team called at 13.10 by NEAS Control to an ambulance assist for an elderly lady who had fallen and injured her hip an the north side of Burnhope Reservoir. 8 Team members attended, treated the casualty and transported her to the RV at the car park where she was handed over to NEAS Ambulance.
23.10
23/05/2021
30
Team callout
At 11pm the Team were called out by Durham Constabulary to assist with the search for 3 hikers who were overdue. The 3 ladies set off from Middleton-In-Teesdale in the morning and were due home by 5pm. Team members and search dogs searched through the night along the hikers planned route, in driving rain and wind. The ladies had managed to take shelter in a remote barn overnight due to one of the hikers injuring her ankle. Thankfully as a search group were finishing their sectors, the missing hikers were located. Swaledale Mountain Rescue Team, Cleveland Mountain Rescue Team, Royal Air Force Mountain Rescue Service and Mountain Rescue Search Dogs England were also in the process of deploying to assist with the search when teh ladies were found.
13.00
16/05/2021
29
Team callout
The team were called out by NEAS shortly after 1pm to assist with a lady who had slipped whilst walking injuring her ankle. The team treated the casualty before extracting her to a near by ambulance.
23.30
14/05/2021
28
Team callout
Team called to assist NEAS and DDFRS to rescue a male who had slipped in the vicinity of Hownsgill late on a Friday evening. Team stood down shortly after arriving on scene when no longer required.
09.00
10/05/2021
27
Team callout
Assisting the police with a search consultation for a vulnerable missing person
09.10
07/05/2021
26
Team callout
Assisting the police with a search consultation for a vulnerable missing person
00.30
05/05/2021
25
Team callout
Assisting the police with a search consultation for a vulnerable missing person.
01.30
04/05/2021
24
Team callout
We were contacted by Durham Police at 01:30 to assist with a search for a vulnerable person in the Deerness Valley Woodland area. As the Team were starting to deploy to the location the missing person was located safe and well and the Team stood down.
20.00
02/05/2021
23
Team callout
Assisting the police with a search consultation for a vulnerable missing person.
17.15
01/05/2021
22
Team callout
Assisting the police with a search consultation for a vulnerable missing person.
12.00
30/04/2021
21
Team callout
Just after lunch the Team were contacted by Durham & Darlington Fire & Rescue informing us of an incident at a disused mine at Middleton In Teesdale where two people were stuck in a shaft inside the abandoned lead mine. As part of a pre-prepared plan with Fire & Rescue we asked for the assistance of Cumbria Ore Mines Rescue Unit - COMRU. One member of the party was soon brought to the surface by Fire & Rescue. A COMRU member was lowered 15m down a shaft and assisted by members of Fire & Rescue Rope Rescue team and a HART (Hazardous Area Response Team) paramedic, from North East Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust, raised the casualty to the top of the shaft. After being medically checked, the casualty was assisted out of the level to the surface.
09.00
26/04/2021
20
Team callout
Assisted North East Ambulance Service with the recovery of a patient near Blanchland
19.56
25/04/2021
19
Other
Assisting the police with a search consultation for a vulnerable missing person.
10.32
25/04/2021
18
Team callout
Team asked for advice from Police about a person missing near Cow Green Reservoir. No response from Team at this stage.
12.45
24/04/2021
17
Team callout
The Team were called by NEAS to help with the treatment and evacuation of a female with an lower leg injury near Hetton. The first team member on scene treated the injured lady while the Team arranged evacuation using our wheeled stretcher about one mile to the nearest road, where the patient was handed over to the NEAS ambulance.
00.41
18/04/2021
16
Team callout
Assisting the police with a search consultation for a vulnerable missing person.
03.50
15/04/2021
15
Team callout
At 03:50 this morning the team were called out by Durham Police to assist with the search for a missing person in the Hawthorn Dene area. The team called in extra help from neighbouring teams and a total of 50 personnel deployed to search along with the coast guard. Unfortunately, the missing person was not located in our search area and police investigations continue.
19.00
14/04/2021
14
Team callout
At 19:00 the team were contacted by Durham Police to send a PhoneFind to a vulnerable missing person in Durham City.
14.00
07/04/2021
13
Team callout
The Team were called to a male with a leg injury near a track in the High Pennines above Hamsterley Forest. The casualty's location was confirmed via SarLoc and the injured man was picked up by a police 4x4 and transported to a NEAS Ambulance as the Team assembled.
09.00
05/04/2021
12
Team callout
Assisting the police with a search consultation for a vulnerable missing person.
12.20
01/04/2021
11
Team callout
Shortly after 12pm today the team were called out by NEAS to assist with an hiker who fell and injured herself in Castle Eden Dene. The team doctor along side NEAS treated the patient and the team extracted her to the nearby ambulance.
15.30
31/03/2021
10
Team callout
The team were called on Wednesday afternoon to help North East Ambulance Service to find, treat and evacuate a man with a shoulder injury near Hamsterley Forest. Some team members set up a simple rope system to protect the patient whilst team medics worked with NEAS HART paramedics to treat the patient. The patient was assisted to walk out of the incident site to a nearby ambulance for onward transport to hospital.
17.00
20/03/2021
9
Team callout
The Team were asked to search for a despondent male seen on CCTV entering Wharlton park in Durham. The park, an din particualr the surrounding search and wooded banks were searched by 3 dog teams. The missing male was located by the police as a direct result of team enquiries.
11.32
14/03/2021
8
Team callout
The team were called by North East Ambulance Service at 1130 today to assist with locating and treating an injured mountain biker at Hamsterley Forest. The injured person was located, treated by NEAS and evacuated in a NEAS ambulance.
15.00
11/02/2021
7
Team callout
The team were contacted by Durham police to assist with the extraction of 3 motorists stranded in snow and ice. The team remained on standby whilst the police attempted to make contact with the motorists. The police managed to extract and the team stood down.
23.00
15/01/2021
6
Team callout
The team were contacted by Durham Police to assist with the search of a high risk missing person in the Wheatley Hill area. As the team were searching, the missing person made his way home, cold but uninjured. The team deployed 11 team members and 1 search dog.
11.30
09/01/2021
5
Team callout
Team called to evacuate a male who has slipped on ice in the Bishop Middleham area and injured his leg. 13 team members helped with packaging the casualty, moving him to the team land rover and transfering him to a NEAS ambulance.
16.30
01/01/2021
4
Team callout
The team were contacted by Durham Police to assist with a potential search for a missing child in Hamsterly Forest. As the team were preparing to deploy, the child was located safe and well.
09.00
30/12/2020
3
Team callout
We were contacted by Durham Police to stand by for a potential search for a missing child near Derwent. Thankfully, the child was located safe and well and the team were not required to assist.
09.00
30/12/2020
2
Team callout
We were contacted by NEAS this afternoon to assist with a male who had slipped, fracturing his ankle. The team quickly deployed and working alongside HART, extracted the patient to a near by ambulance.
16.22
28/12/2020
1
Team callout
The team were called out this afternoon by NEAS to assist with a casualty who slipped down a steep embankment whilst out walking. The team assessed and treated the casualty before extracting him to the visitor centre in Hamsterley Forest.
Archive: 2021 2020
2019 2018 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!

 

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