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Latest Incident:
17/06/24
The Team were called shortly before 1am to assist with locating a male who had called 999 saying he was walking the Pennine Way and was cold, wet and ...
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The Team have been involved with 19 callouts so far this calender year. Summary details with time and date are shown below.

Previous years callouts can be found here:
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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
00.40
17/06/2024
19
Team callout
The Team were called shortly before 1am to assist with locating a male who had called 999 saying he was walking the Pennine Way and was cold, wet and stuck before the call dropped and could not be reconnected. The Team took the available information and indentified a small number of locations to initially search. The male was located and brought down to a safe location.
17.30
03/06/2024
18
Team callout
The team were called to assist Kirby Stephen team for an open leg fracture. The original call came via NWAS. A helicopter was sent from Blackpool. The helicopter initially couldn’t find the casualty. However, once located airlifted the casualty to their car at CowGreen.
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18/05/2024
17
Team callout
Whilst on a weekend training trip in the lake district, the team were asked to attend to an injured 13 year old at the head of Piers Gill, on the corridor route up Scafell Pike. The team provided medical care whilst team members from Wasdale MRT ascended the fell to bring a stretcher and essential kit. The casualty was stretchered down to Wasdale head and transferred to the care of a road ambulance crew. We wish the casualty a speedy recovery and thank Wasdale MRT for their help and hospitality.
14.30
04/05/2024
16
Team callout
Team called by the police to assist with the search for a vulnerable male last seen entering an area of woodland near Towlaw. 10 team members and two team dogs searched for a number of hours. The search was suspended when the missing male contacted his mother. The missing male was later found safe in a property near by.
15.00
03/05/2024
15
Team callout
Team called by the police to assist with a search near West Cornforth for a male who had been missing for 48 hours following an assault. The man was found by the police as the team assembled.
18.40
16/04/2024
14
Team callout
The team were called by the Police, Fire and Ambulance services to alert us to a child who had fallen in the water at Middleham Quarry. The Team were put on standby to await an update from the other emrgency services who were already on scene. The Team were stood down a few minutes later when it became clear our assistance would not be requried.
16.23
06/04/2024
13
Team callout
Team called by NEAS to a lady with an injured ankle in the vicinity of Abbey Bridge over the Tees near Barnard Castle. The Team packaged the casualty and transported her to the road side for transfer to a NEAS ambulance.
16.00
31/03/2024
12
Team callout
NEAS requested the team's assistance to help extract a lady who had fallen by a river near St Johns Chapel and hurt her back. The Team helped with packaging the casualty and transporting the casualty. In all 11 team members were involved in the rescue.
15.15
24/03/2024
11
Team callout
The team were asked to assist NEAS with the extraction of a casualty who had fallen from a quad bike in woods near South Hetton. The casualty was packaged on our stretcher and taken to the waiting ambulance.
12.45
22/03/2024
10
Team callout
Team called to assist the police with a search for a vulnerable male in the area of Woodham Golf Course. The male was found by the police as the Team assembled.
09.30
10/03/2024
9
Team callout
Team called by Durham Police to search and area of woodland on the outskirts of Murton for a vulnerable male. The team were stood down shortly after deployment when the missing male was found by the police outside the immediate search area.
09.00
29/02/2024
8
Team callout
The Team were called to a potental missing person below Newton Cap viaduct. While establishing the facts of the case it quickly transpired the incident related to a person working on the bridge and there was no missing person and the Team stood down.
08.42
31/01/2024
7
Team callout
Team called by NEAS to assist with the evacuation of a male found by a dog walker next to the river Derwent near Allensford. Team assisted with stretcher carry to NEAS ambulance with the assistance of the Great North Air Ambulance team.
13.48
30/01/2024
6
Team callout
Team called by NEAS to a patient with an injured knee located to the south of the river Tees near High Force. Seven Team members responded and wheeled the casualty back a little over mile to the ambulance.
12.45
29/01/2024
5
Team callout
At 1245 this afternoon, we were contacted by CDDFRS about a possibility that someone had jumped from Newton Cap Viaduct into the River Wear. We placed the hill and canoe team on standby while we gathered more information. Our team leader went to the site and was informed that it was a false alarm. The fire service then asked for us to stand down at 1315.
09.00
06/12/2023
4
Team callout
Team searched farm land near Willington
09.00
03/12/2023
3
Team callout
The Canoe Team again searched the section of river from above Willington down to Durham in response to the missing male from Willington. A large and assorted range of clothes were recover from the river and passed on to the police for future checks. The river levels were much lower than on previous searches which allowed access to areas that were previously inaccessible however the conditions were very cold with heavy snow on the banks and occasional river ice.
12.45
02/12/2023
2
Team callout
Team called by NEAS to a female walker with a broken ankle. Team stood down after reaching the reported location before discovering the wrong location had been passed to the team. The lady was then rescued by Penrith who were better placed to access the true location of the casualty.
17.00
01/12/2023
1
Team callout
Team called to assist Fire, Police and Ambulance service with the evacuation of a female found near Tudhoe.
Archive: 2024 2023 2022 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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