Callout Archive:

18 / 04 / 2021

03 During ASSAR technical rope rescue training in Cheddar Gorge it became clear that a tourist was in distress on the slopes. Team members quickly deployed to assist the person to a safer location.

06 / 03 / 2021

02 ASC Log no 0252 The police requested the team’s assistance in an ongoing search for a vulnerable missing elderly male in Worlebury, Weston-super-Mare. The team was called out at 14.24. While the team were en route the missing person was found safe and well by police. Stood down at 14.57.

31 / 01 / 2021

01 ASC Log no: 375 31/1/21 – 1/2/21 Following growing concerns for a missing person from Bristol AS Police asked ASSAR for assistance in searching Stockhill Forest on the Mendip Hills. The team were called out at 8:18. Four search parties were deployed during difficult wintry conditions, they searched throughout the day until 16:00. The team resumed the search at 11:00 the following day and were stood down at 16:18 pending further information from the police.

28 / 11 / 2020

13 ASC Log No. 1017 The team was put on standby at 15:16 after a missing elderly male hadn’t returned home and his car had been located in Badminton, South Gloucestershire. A full callout was sent at 15:22. Four teams were despatched into the surrounding countryside in conjunction with police officers, police dog and supported by their drone unit. The missing male was located by a police team deceased in a field. ASSAR was stood down at 18:56. Our thoughts are with the family and we wish them well during this difficult time.

16 / 10 / 2020

12 ASC Log no. 0326 Avon and Somerset Police contacted the team to help with a vulnerable male on cliffs in Avon Gorge. The team was called out at 13:50 but stood down en route as the male was safely in the care of the police, the team was stood down at 14:04.

27 / 09 / 2020

11 The team was requested to help in the ongoing search for a missing Bath University student. The team was put on standby at 07:55 and subsequently called out at 08:01. A large, steep section of woodland with quarries needed to be searched, 3 teams deployed into these areas but no find was made. The team was stood down at 15:22.

26 / 09 / 2020

10 ASC Log no. Avon & Somerset Police contacted the team to help search for a vulnerable high risk female near Street. The team was put on standby 20:34 and called out at 21:04. The search teams were tasked with working through a woodland, the missing female was located in the woods by team members and escorted safely to the other emergency services. The team was stood down at 00:26.

25 / 09 / 2020

09 ASC Log no. 0960 The team were called to assist the ambulance service with a young male mountain biker who had injured himself in Rowberrow Forest. The team was called out at 20:06. The teams medics protected him from the environment, stabilised him and moved him to the ambulance and was stood down at 22:15.

20 / 09 / 2020

08 ASC Log no. 0389 The team was called to Cheddar Gorge to assist a female safely from steep terrain. The team was called out at 13:01 and was stood down at 14:37.

15 / 08 / 2020

07 The team was called out to Cheddar Gorge to help two people who had become stuck on steep terrain. The team was called out at 17:27. The people were secured and then escorted safely to the road by team members and the team was stood down at 20:34.

19 / 07 / 2020

06 ASC Log no. 406. While ASSARs technical rescue team were training a missing young male’s car was discovered near the quarry. The rest of the team was put on standby at 13:44 and called out at 13:51. Teams searched the quarry and surrounding woodlands. The missing male was found safely by police outside the search areas. Stand down at 18:51.

20 / 05 / 2020

05 ASC Log no 866. At 21:06 the team was put on standby to assist the police in a search for a missing vulnerable male on the Blackdown Hills, the team was called out at 21:14. Search teams located the male, sadly deceased, and was stood down at 00:10.

20 / 05 / 2020

04 ASC Log no. 0235. At 14:05 the team was put on standby to help the police in the search for a missing female north of Bristol. The team was called out at 14:24, teams were tasked with searching a large wooded area. A search team located the lady and assisted her back to the police and ambulance service. The team was stood down at 18:58.

20 / 03 / 2020

03 ASC Log no. 583 The team were called to assist the police in Bath searching for a vulnerable missing male, the team was put on standby at 19:50 and called out at 20:07 but then stood down at 20:26 as the missing person had been found.

16 / 01 / 2020

02 ASC Log no. 937 Avon & Somerset Police contacted ASSAR to help in the search for a vulnerable missing female in the Wedmore area. The team were put on standby at 00:40, then called out at 01:06. Specialist search teams were on the ground until being stood down at 05:46.

ASSAR was asked to carry on the search and the team was put on standby at 09:51 and called out at 09:59. The female was found on a lane in the area by police and the team stood down at 10:37.

09 / 01 / 2020

Callout 01: ASC log no. 0587 The team were called to assist the ambulance service with moving an injured forester down a steep path in poor weather conditions on the Mendip Hills. The team was put on standby at 14:54, called out at 15:12 and stood down at 17:00.

20 / 12 / 2019

22 ASSAR was called to Henstridge to assist in the search for a vulnerable missing person. No find was made and the team was stood down. The callout lasted 6hr 47 mins.

09 / 12 / 2019

21 The team was called to Peasedown St. John to assist in the search for a young vulnerable missing person. The missing person was located and the team stood down. The callout lasted 3hrs 3mins.

20 / 11 / 2019

20 ASSAR was called to assist in the search for a vulnerable missing person near Cromhall. The callout lasted 4hr 54mins.

15 / 11 / 2019

19 ASSAR was called to the Avon Gorge to assist other emergency services with a potentially vulnerable person. The team was stood down en route. The callout lasted 29mins.