Callouts 2014

Heasley Mill, Devon

The abandoned car of a man missing from Taunton was found in a remote lane by a farmer near Heasley Mill in North Devon.  The man had been missing since the morning of 1st October.


The Team along with Police teams, the Police helicopter, a Police dog and the Devon and Somerset Fire Service search dog searched areas near his car.  Through the afternoon information was received that widened the possible search areas.  At 17.30 a gamekeeper sighted the missing man in woodland outside of the original search areas.  ESRT gave immediate care until the SWAS ambulance and the Police helicopter with paramedic arrived.  The man was evacuated firstly by stretcher and the ESRT Land Rover to the SWAS ambulance.