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[26] RESCUE – Ding Dong mine, 25/09/2018 17:20 hrs

For a team that is more often than not busy with search jobs, it’s been great for us to have forged a better working relationship with SWAST (South West Ambulance Service) recently. Our third casualty evacuation of the summer saw … Continue reading

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[25] SEARCH – Ashton, 17/09/2018 05:50 hrs

During the early hours of the morning we were alerted to an ongoing investigation into a young male missing ‘near Penzance’. Having come from out of county, it wasn’t initially clear where he was missing from, but further Police investigations … Continue reading

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[23] SEARCH – Hayle, 22/08/2018 20:55 hrs

Early evening team search managers were alerted to an ongoing search for a despondent male in the Hayle area. As further information came to light, high-priority search areas in the Hayle Towans were identified and the full-team were called-out, including … Continue reading

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[22] MINE SEARCH – Lanner, 20/08/2018

As part of an ongoing Police investigation, the Mines Section were requested to drop a shaft in the Lanner area, reported to be just 30-40 feet deep. Two team search managers were joined by five members of the Mines Section, … Continue reading

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[21] STAND-BY – Constantine, 13/08/2018 19:40 hrs

Team search managers were contacted by Devon and Cornwall Police to discuss search options following reports of calls for help coming from a valley near Constantine. Immediate actions were discussed and it was decided that police dog teams should be … Continue reading

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[20] SEARCH – Newquay, 04/08/2018 19:00 hrs

Hot on the heels of yesterday’s rescue, the team were called out this evening to reports of a missing seven-year-old child near Newquay. Whilst holidaying with her family, the girl had walked off from the campsite and couldn’t be immediately … Continue reading

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[19] RESCUE – Golitha Falls, 03/08/2018 14:35

For the second time this summer, the team were called called out by the police at the request of the ambulance service to carry out the evacuation of a casualty at Golitha Falls on the edge of Bodmin Moor. The … Continue reading

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