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[12] RESCUE COVER – Bodmin Moor Ten Tors, 20/05/2018 08:30 hrs

The East Section of CSRT provided its annual rescue support to the Bodmin Moor Ten Tors event organised by Bodmin Lions. We provided assistance and evacuation of two walkers with a lower leg injury and the effects of not taking … Continue reading

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[10] SEARCH – Wadebridge, 02/05/2018 13:25 hrs

Devon and Cornwall Police called the team to assist with a high risk missing person near Egloshayle. The 90 year old missing lady had not been seen since the previous evening and was believed to be suffering with dementia. Police … Continue reading

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[9] STAND BY – St Gennys, nr. Crackington Haven, 01/05/2018 12:23 hrs

The team were placed on standby for a high risk missing person in St Gennys. The police were still carrying out basic enquiries and establishing required search areas. Shortly after we received confirmation that the missing person had been located … Continue reading

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[8] MINE INCIDENT – St Ives, 28/04/2018 19:39 hrs

A slightly unusual call out. The police had contacted the team for advice after a mineshaft had opened up in a residential car park. There was a concern that the shaft may cause a safety issue for nearby residents or … Continue reading

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[7] SEARCH – St Ives, 02/04/2018 17:25 hrs

An urgent call out for a 7 year old female who was missing in St Ives after becoming separated from her family. Working with HM Coastguard and Devon and Cornwall Police, the female was thankfully located by police whilst the … Continue reading

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[5] SEARCH – Lamorna, 10/03/2018 23:16 hrs

CSRT received a request from D+C Police to assist a 54 year old male who was cold and lost near Lamorna. The original call had come from the ambulance service who were unable to locate him, and with concerns mounting … Continue reading

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[4] STAND BY – Cornwall, 02/03/2018 11:31 hrs

With hundreds of outstanding incidents for the ambulance service due to an exceptional number of calls and difficulties in reaching patients, all 6 mountain rescue teams in the region were requested to go to active stand by by Devon and … Continue reading

Posted in 2018, Call Outs