Callout Archive:

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.

27 / 10 / 2019

18 ASSAR was called to Goblin Combe, North Somerset to assist an injured climber. The callout lasted 29mins.

12 / 10 / 2019

17 ASSAR was called by the police to assist in searching for a missing person in Worlebury Woods, Weston-super-Mare. The missing person was located outside our search area and the team was stood down. The callout lasted 6hr 8mins.

05 / 10 / 2019

16 ASSAR was called out to Cheddar Gorge to assist the ambulance service. The callout lasted 1hr 28mins.

19 / 09 / 2019

15 The team were called out to help find a missing person in the Ebbor Gorge area of the Mendip Hills. The missing person was located deceased. The callout, spread over two days lasted 15hrs and 1 min.

30 / 08 / 2019

14 The team were called out to Cheddar Gorge to assist the ambulance service. The callout lasted 2hrs 50mins.

29 / 08 / 2019

13 The team were called out to the Portishead area. The missing person was found deceased and recovered to the roadside by the team.

10 / 08 / 2019

12 ASSAR was put on standby for 2omins and then stood down.

08 / 08 / 2019

ASSAR was called to Cheddar Gorge to assist a casualty off steep ground. The callout lasted 24mins.

04 / 08 / 2019

ASSAR was called to Cheddar Gorge to assist the ambulance service with a stretcher carry on steep ground. The callout lasted 1hr 26mins

25 / 07 / 2019

ASSARs technical rescue team was called out to Cheddar Gorge, the callout lasted 2hr 21mins

11 / 06 / 2019

08 The Great Western Ambulance Service requested support with moving a casualty with a broken leg in Ebbor Gorge to a waiting ambulance, the team’s technical element was put on standby at 14:45 then called out at 14:55 with the confirmed location. On arrival the casualty was being just about to be loaded into the ambulance. The team was stood down at 15:42.

05 / 06 / 2019

07 ASC log no. 571 The police contacted the team with an early request to help with a search for a vulnerable elderly person in Bath. The team was put on standby at 18:48. The police’s initial search plan proved effective and the missing person was located resulting in the team being stood down at 19:43.

12 / 05 / 2019

06 ASC Log no 0665 The team’s technical rescue element was put on standby at 16:39 following initial report of an elderly male fallen down a cliff and was unconscious. As other emergency services arrived on scene the casualty was found to be in a more accessible place and was able to moved easily. The team was stood down at 16:52.

11 / 05 / 2019

05 ASC Log no. X ASSAR was contacted by Avon & Somerset Police to request possible support in the search for a high risk missing person in Weston-super-Mare resulting in the team being put on standby at 11:53. As discussion progressed with the police it was determined they need air search capability and required civil air patrol. The team was stood down at 13:48.

04 / 04 / 2019

04 ASC Log no. ASSAR technical rescue element was directly requested by the police rope access team to assist with a high risk missing person search of cliffs near Aust. The team was called out at 15.58. Team members deployed with the police rope access team while other emergency services had been searching coastal areas. Nothing was found and the team was stood down at 17.36 while the police investigation continues.

03 / 04 / 2019

03 ASC Log no. 114 ASSARs incident controllers were contacted at 02.52 by the police with an early warning for a possible high risk missing person search at first light. The police made contact again at 04.57 confirming the missing male had been located safe and well and no further action was required.

28 / 02 / 2019

02 ASC Log no. 719 The police requested the assistance of ASSAR following concerns for a high risk missing person in Cheddar Gorge with the team going on standby at 19.05 and then being called out at 19.18. Along with other emergency services in the gorge search teams from ASSAR deployed along the cliff tops. A deceased male was located on the cliffs by the Fire and Rescue Service. The team was stood down at 23.12.