Initially placed on stand by, the team was later called out to the Roche area and deployed 25 team members to search for a 79 year old high risk missing male. Despite extensive searches, assisted by three SARDA search dogs and team members from neighbouring teams from Tavistock and Plymouth, the search was concluded at about 22:30 hours without a find. He was located the following morning 23 miles away by a member of the public, having walked to Davidstow!
Second call out of the day this time to assist police searching woodland and countryside for a missing male. Located by police dog within woodland and taken to safety.
Call to search for an 85-year-old man missing since early evening. Found fit and well by the team in undergrowth and escorted back to home address.
Call to evacuate a walker who had requested assistance after he had fallen unconscious on the moor for some time.
Another call out to the North Cliffs area this time to assist police and coastguard teams in the search for a 40 year old missing male after personal belongings were found on the cliff top. Police enquiries indicated he may be at risk of harm. Nothing found.
A thorough search of the shoreline and surrounding moorland was carried out by team members and a SARDA search dog in to the early hours after a small terrier dog had been found running loose with a lead still attached. Fearing that the owner may have got in to difficulty in the area the police called on the team and also a police helicopter, however there was nothing found.
Team members were called to search rural countryside areas for a missing 91 year old female with severe dementia. Assisted by two police dogs, a SARDA dog and a police helicopter, we were stood down early in to the search after she was located by a member of the public outside of the search area safe and well.
The team were called to assist with a major search involving police, coastguard, ambulance service and lifeboat resources as well as a helicopter from RNAS Culdrose and another from the police.
Despite some extremely intensive searches in Tehidy Woods, the Towans and surrounding countryside and coastline, the missing male was not located and police enquiries are continuing.
The mine rescue team were called by the police and fire and rescue service to assist with the rescue of a person from a mineshaft in the Poldice Valley near Twelveheads. One mine explorer in a group of three was unable to climb out of a mineshaft and was hauled out by CFRS uninjured. He was checked by ambulance staff who were also in attendance.
As the team had been deployed all day at St Austell, this incident was passed to DSRT Tavistock who attended and located an 86 year old missing male with dementia. He was evacuated by stretcher to an ambulance. Assisted by HM Coastguard.
Two hasty teams were deployed to make initial searches in the St Austell area for a despondent 74 year old missing male. The full team was then later retasked to check woodlands and ponds in the Charlestown area. Police enquiries continue.
Search to assist police with a search for a missing female believed to be in the sand dunes near Phillack. Eventually located through mobile phone contact with female. HM Coastguard also attended.
Assist police with a search for an elderly missing person last seen at 1800 hrs. Located by police through enquiries.
Team called to search for a despondent male in the RSPB Nature Reserve. Located by police outside of search area unharmed.
The team were asked to assist with a search for the occupant of an abandoned car. There were concerns for the welfare of the driver. Located by police dog handler prior to full call out, and taken to Derriford Hospital.