Lynmouth, Devon

Personal belongings were found by a member of the public which lead to a prolonged search by Coastguard, RNLI and Police resources.  Exmoor SRT joined the search on Sunday to check woodland near to the missing person’s car, nothing of interest was located and enquiries were continued.

Minehead, Somerset

Avon and Somerset Police had cause to be concerned about 33 year old lady.  She was located during the Team's deployment.

Bideford, Devon

Devon and Cornwall Police launched an immediate search for a 10 year old boy in an area to the west of Bideford.  The Team's assistance was requested but fortunately the boy was found some way from where he was last seen before the Team started searching.

Bicknoller Post, Quantock Hills, Somerset

The Team were called to assistance the Ambulance Service with a fallen horse rider. The Team's assistance was in the event not required.

Trout Hill, Exmoor, Somerset

The South West Ambulance Hazardous Area Response Team asked for ESRT assistance with the evacuation of a casualty who had fallen from his horse.  The Team rendezvoused with the Ambulance, however the casualty was able to make his own way to the roadside where he was treated by the ambulance service.

Taunton, Somerset

Avon and Somerset Police asked ESRT to search the Vivary park area of Taunton for a 91 year old male.  He had being reported missing from his home nearby earlier in the evening.  The gentleman was found on a nearby street, confused but otherwise safe.

Ilfracombe, Devon

Police had concerns for a missing male in the North Devon area.  Whilst the Police were assembling resources for a physical search he was located by enquiries some miles away.

Holford, Somerset

The Team were asked to assist the Avon and Somerset Police with the recovery of a deceased person from woodland on the Quantock Hills

North Devon

Heavy snow caused problems on the A39 and A361.  The Team carried out welfare checks but no assistance was required and the Highways agency kept the routes open as snow eased later in the evening.

West Down, Nr Ilfracombe North Devon

Police alerted the Team to a missing vulnerable adult in a rural area of North Devon, the missing person was wearing unsuitable clothing for the weather conditions.  The gentleman was located about 90 minutes after the team were called out.

Dunkery Beacon, Somerset

ESRT joined the South West Ambulance HART Team assisting a 56 year old lady who had fallen on the path at Dunkery Beacon.  The lady was evacuated to the roadside by stretcher and taken to hospital by ambulance.

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