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[24] MINE RESCUE – St Just, 24/09/2017 13:04 hrs

Just after midday the team were contacted by Devon and Cornwall Police to assist in the rescue of a 50-year-old walker who had fallen through and 15m down into a mine near Cot Valley, St Just. The walker had sustained … Continue reading

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[23] SEARCH – Redruth, 06/09/2017 20:10 hrs

Early evening, team search managers were requested to advise the police in the ongoing search for a missing 40-year-old despondent female in the Redruth area. After discussing the various search options available, west section members were called out to search … Continue reading

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[22] SEARCH – Penryn, 17/08/2017 01:44 hrs

Early morning the team were called-out to search for a despondent 25-year-old male, missing in the Penryn area since late evening. With Cornwall Fire and Rescue Service searching the banks of the Penryn River and Coastguard helicopter Rescue 924 on … Continue reading

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[20] STANDBY – St Columb Minor, 05/08/2017 22:58 hrs

The team were put on standby at the weekend to search for a 71-year-old female with dementia, missing since early evening in the St Columb Minor area. As further details were being taken and a search plan formulated, the elderly … Continue reading

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[19] SEARCH – Lanhydrock, 30/07/2017 17:17 hrs

In typical Cornish weather of sunshine and torrential rain, the team were called to assist in the search for a missing 55-year-old male in the Lanhydrock area. As team members were gathering at the RV ready to deploy, the missing … Continue reading

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[18] STANDBY – North Hill, 22/07/2017 22:26 hrs

Last night the team were called-out by Devon & Cornwall Police to assist in the search for a missing 32-year-old male in the North Hill area south of Launceston. Further police checks were required before the team could be tasked … Continue reading

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[17] SEARCH – Tehidy Woods, 15/06/2017 17:22 hrs

The team’s busy week continued, with the fifth call-out coming just 26 minutes after the last! With some of the team heading to Minions to assist with the cas-evac, controllers in the west of the county were alerted to a … Continue reading

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