Callouts 2014

This list includes a subset of emergency services (999) callouts. Normally all of these have come via the Coastguard, Police, Fire and Rescue or Ambulance Service. Any incidents we deal with on event safety cover are not included here.

IDCalloutStand DownStationDetails
14/08928/12/2014 13:4128/12/2014 14:30BeachleyTasked by HM Coastguard to assist Gwent Fire & Rescue Service with recovery of a dog reported to be stranded at low-tide on a mud-bank on the River Usk near Caerleon. SARA Lifeboat-14 launched to stand-by at Newport Town Bridge. SARA Rescueboat-5 deployed to stand-by at Careleon. Stood down when animal pulled itself through reeds to firm ground.
14/08827/12/2014 11:4527/12/2014 12:12BeachleyTasked by HM Coastguard to attend a vessel reported to be adrift on the River Usk. One person reported to be on-board. Stood down when report received that Gwent Fire & Rescue Service had the vessel on-tow.
14/08716/12/2014 19:0916/12/2014 20:19BeachleyRequested by Gwent Police to provide security to emergency services attending a person proposing to jump into the River Wye from the Old Town Bridge at Chepstow. SARA Lifeboat No-3 launched. Stood down when person was taken into police custody.
14/08612/12/2014 23:3213/12/2014 00:27BeachleyRequested by Gwent Police to provide security to emergency services attending a male proposing to jump into the River Usk from the "Millennium Bridge" in Newport City Centre. Lifeboats SARA-3 and SARA-14 despatched to launch at Uskmouth. Stood down when person was taken into police custody.
14/08530/11/2014 19:4730/11/2014 21:10BeachleyHM Coastguard requested launch to report of a person alleged to have fallen from the M48 Severn Estuary bridge. Owing to existing low tide conditions SARA Lifeboat No-3 was launched to carry out detailed search of the area. Nothing was found.
14/08422/11/2014 01:5622/11/2014 08:05BeachleyRequested by Gloucestershire Police to provide assistance in searching for an elderly man reported to be missing in Evanlode near Morton-in-the-Marsh. Mobile Rescue Units 2 and 14 despatched with Mountain Rescue teams. (SARA Tewkesbury teams also deployed). Poor weather conditions (rain and thick fog) hampered search efforts during the night. The man was found at dawn by a local farmer and passed to ambulance service for treatment for hypothermia.
14/08322/11/2014 01:5622/11/2014 08:05TewkesburyRequested by Gloucestershire Police to provide assistance in searching for an elderly man reported to be missing in Evanlode near Morton-in-the-Marsh. Mobile Rescue Units 11 and 12 despatched with Mountain Rescue teams. (SARA Beachley teams also deployed). Poor weather conditions (rain and thick fog) hampered search efforts during the night. The man was found at dawn by a local farmer and passed to ambulance service for treatment for hypothermia.
14/08213/11/2014 20:2013/11/2014 21:35BeachleyRequested by Gwent Police to assist with a search for a person reported missing from the Tutshill area of Chepstow; possibility of falling from one of the M48 Bridges over the River Wye or the Severn Estuary. Information received indicated that person was in the Beachley Peninsular area. Sara Lifeboats Nos 1 and 3 launched to carry out searches of all possible areas. Two Land-SAR teams dispatched to search Beachley Headland. Searches called off when person was located by police.
14/08129/10/2014 15:0429/10/2014 18:35TewkesburyTo follow.
14/08029/10/2014 15:0429/10/2014 18:35BeachleyRequest from Gloucestershire Police to assist PolSAR with search for a missing person in the Coleford area of the Forest of Dean. Mobile rescue units Nos-2 & 14 were dispatched with Land-SAR teams to RV with team from SARA Tewkesbury. Action stood down by police when search parameters were downgraded.
14/07921/10/2014 18:1521/10/2014 19:50BeachleySARA Lifeboat No-1 launched for a continuation of the Missing person (yesterday) search of high-tide zones and pill areas between M4 Bridge and Sharpness Old Dock.
14/07820/10/2014 13:1020/10/2014 16:10BeachleyRequested by Gwent Police to aid in search for missing person believed to have fallen from the M48 Bridge over the Estuary earlier in the day. SARA Lifeboats Nos 1 & 3 launched to carry out detailed (Keyhole) coastal searches of both English and Welsh coastlines. Nothing found, stood down by police.
14/07719/10/2014 13:4919/10/2014 14:59BeachleyTasked by HM Coastguard to report of a person missing from or near the M4 motorway bridge over the Severn Estuary. SARA Lifeboats Nos 1 & 3 launched to carry out detailed search including the Severn Beach area. Stood down when the person was located by Gloucestershire Police.
14/07604/10/2014 13:5004/10/2014 15:38BeachleySARA Inshore Lifeboats Nos 1 and 3 launched to re-float and recover vessel stranded in Chapel Rock area on previous night. Tow was successful and the craft was secured at Beachley Lifeboat Slipway.
14/07503/10/2014 20:3203/10/2014 21:15BeachleyRequested by Gloucestershire police to assist with search for 42 yr old male missing from Chepstow. Person was found by Gwent police team.
14/07403/10/2014 18:4103/10/2014 20:32BeachleyInformant advised of vessel aground near Chappel Rock in the Severn Estuary. Yacht skipper made his way ashore through mud after abandoning the craft which was sinking following a collision with the Hen and Chickens rocks at Beachley. Inshore Lifeboat SARA-3 "Swiftandbold" launched to secure vessel as gale-force winds threatened any recovery during the night.
14/07316/09/2014 13:4516/09/2014 13:57BeachleyRequested by Gwent Police to stand by for a launch to provide security cover to a person proposing to leap from the M4 Severn Estuary bridge. Station brought to readiness. Inshore Lifeboat SARA-1 "Joe Harris" readied on slipway. Stood down when person was taken into police custody.
14/07215/09/2014 23:1915/09/2014 23:38BeachleyRequested by Avon & Somerset police to launch to provide security cover to a person proposing to leap from the M48 Severn Estuary bridge. Inshore Lifeboat SARA-1 "Joe Harris" was launched and waited beneath the bridge. The person was taken into police custody on the bridge.
14/07107/09/2014 18:0507/09/2014 18:14BeachleyTasked by Gwent police to assist with search for elderly missing person in the Tintern area of Monmouthshire. Teams were stood down before departing as the person was located by police searchers.
14/07031/07/2014 21:1801/08/2014 03:00BeachleyRequested by Gloucestershire police to assist PolSAR units with search of Westonbirt Arboretum near Tetbury for missing elderly male. MRU-2 and MRU-14 despatched with Land-search Teams from Chepstow. Teams from SARA Tewkesbury also despatched. Intensive searches of forested areas found nothing.
14/06929/07/2014 19:3029/07/2014 20:10BeachleyRequested by Gwent Police to assist SWFRS with search in the River Usk near Newport for a man seen to fall into the river from the M4 motorway bridge near the Brynglas tunnels. MRU-2, MRU-1 and Lifeboat No-3 despatched with Lifeboat crews and Swift-water Rescue teams from Chepstow and Newport. Casualty located and recovered by SWFRS team from Malpas.
14/06827/07/2014 19:2727/07/2014 21:35BeachleyRequested by Gwent Police to search for a woman reported to have disappeared in the River Monnow at Skenfrith Castle. MRU-2, MRU-1 and Rescueboat-5 despatched with Swift-water Rescue teams from Chepstow, Monmouth and Newport. Casualty located, recovered to river bank and transferred to NHS HART ambulance team. Fire & Rescue Service teams from Newport Monmouth and Hereford & Worcester also in attendance.
14/06724/07/201424/07/2014TewkesburyMore soon.
14/06624/07/2014 15:1524/07/2014 18:05BeachleyRequested by Gwent Police to assist with the search for a woman believed missing in the River Monnow at Monmouth. MRU-2, MRU-1 and Rescueboat-5 despatched with Swift-water Rescue teams from Chepstow. S&R Teams from SARA Tewkesbury also involved with searches. Nothing found.
14/06519/07/2014 12:3019/07/2014 13:02BeachleyAssistance requested by Gwent police to assists with a land and river search for a missing person in the Caerleon area. Land , SRY and Boat crews despatched together with Mobile Rescue Units Nos 10 and 14. Inshore Lifeboat No-3 also despatched.
"Missing person" located by police.
14/06410/07/2014 17:1010/07/2014 18:04BeachleyRequested by Gwent police to incident at Newport city centre where a person was threatening to jump from the old town bridge into the River Usk.
Mobile Rescue Unit No 10 and Inshore Lifeboat SARA-3 tasked to scene where they stood by to assist Fire Service.
Person was taken into police custody.
14/06325/06/2014 16:2125/06/2014 18:30TewkesburyRequested by Gloucestershire Police to assist with search for a missing 25yr old male in the Robinswood Hill area. Beachley and Tewkesbury teams briefed and deployed to search areas. Stood down when police received additional information as to location of missing person.
14/06225/06/2014 16:2125/06/2014 18:30BeachleyRequested by Gloucestershire Police to assist with search for a missing 25yr old male in the Robinswood Hill area. Beachley and Tewkesbury teams briefed and deployed to search areas. Stood down when police received additional information as to location of missing person.
14/06123/06/2014 10:5623/06/2014 11:43BeachleyRequested by Gloucestershire Fire & Rescue through HM Coastguard to assist with recovery of a male climber who had fallen at Symonds Yat. Mobile Rescue Units 1 & 2 despatched with Mountain Rescue Teams. On arrival (11:31) a GFRS rope-rescue team were setting up and air ambulance had been requested. With crew also tasked to a whole-day training session with NHS Southwestern Paramedic HART teams SARA teams stood by for a short while to assist if necessary before being released to
return to Beachley.
14/06022/06/2014 19:1022/06/2014SharpnessRequested by HM Coastguard to search for a Microlight reported to have come down into the Severn Estuary near Sharpness.
14/05922/06/2014 16:2522/06/2014 17:50TewkesburyRequested by Gloucestershire Police & Beachley Station to assist PolSA teams with search for missing 13yr old female in the Cinderford area. Mobile 11 and Mobile 12 with Rescue 17 despatched with 6 Mountain Rescue Crew including a Search Manager. Person located by police patrol.
14/05822/06/2014 16:0622/06/2014 17:50BeachleyRequested by Gloucestershire police to assist PolSAR teams with search for missing 13yr old female in the Cinderford area. Mobile Rescue Units 1 & 2 despatched with Mountain Rescue teams. Person located by police patrol.
14/05717/06/2014 22:3117/06/2014 22:56BeachleyRequested by Gwent police to search for overdue canoeist in Brockweir area of River Wye. Canoeist was nearly 3hrs late for arrival with friends.
14/05612/06/2014 08:4012/06/2014 09:40BeachleySARA launch in response to telephone call from the owner to vessel adrift in Wye estuary. SARA Lifeboat No-1 ferried the owner to the boat where he started the engine and returned to moorings in Chepstow accompanied by lifeboat.
14/05511/06/2014 20:3011/06/2014 22:06BeachleyRequested by HM Coastguard to investigate what appeared to be a
yellow Kayak adrift near the Aust end of the M48 Bridge over the Severn Estuary. SARA Lifeboat No-1 launched to scene: recovered a large RC Model aircraft. Aircraft was towed to the Beachley Lifeboat slipway and stored until reclaimed by grateful owner next day.
14/05411/06/2014 20:1911/06/2014 22:30BeachleyRequested by HM Coastguard to assist disabled cabin cruiser in the mouth of the River Wye. SARA Lifeboat No-1 launched to assist. Vessel restarted engines and self recovered to Beachley Lifeboat slipway.
14/05306/06/2014 18:2106/06/2014 20:11BeachleyRequested by Gwent police to assist with person reported to be in
the water of a tributary (Nant Dyar)of the River Wye at the Clydach Gorge near Abergavenny. Rescue unit No-1 and rescue-boat-5 with crew plus Swift-water rescue team arrived just as person taken into custody.
14/05203/06/2014 19:0903/06/2014 19:35BeachleyRequested by Gwent police to launch to assist with a person proposing to jump from the old railway bridge at Monmouth into the River Wye. Rescue unit No-10 and rescue-boat-5 with crew were stood down en-route when person was taken into police custody.
14/05130/05/2014 19:5530/05/2014 20:38BeachleyRequested by Gwent police to a person who had fallen from the cliff at Castle Wood near Chepstow Comprehensive School onto the riverside. SARA Lifeboat-1 launched, 28yr old Male with leg injuries recovered from the base of the cliff, transported to Beachley lifeboat slipway and transferred to NHS ambulance.
14/05030/05/2014 15:1030/05/2014 16:03TewkesburyTasked to assist GFRS to a boat reported to be sinking in the River Severn near Tirley with one person on board. Mobile 11 and SARA 11 were mobilised with 4 crew. GFRS arrived on scene and were able to quickly assess and make the boat safe. SARA Crews stood down.
14/04925/05/2014 10:0525/05/2014 12:37BeachleyRequested by HM Coastguard to assist fishing vessel "Aquilla" in difficulties with engine failure. approx 1Km off Portishead.
SARA Lifeboat No-1 launched, secured distressed vessel and towed to Beachley Lifeboat Slipway. 2 Lives saved.
14/04824/05/201424/05/2014TewkesburyRequested to tow a narrow boat from Tewkesbury to Upton following a mechanical failure.
14/04710/04/2014 17:1910/04/2014 21:37BeachleyRecalled to Redbrook area to assist NHS Ambulance crew with "carry-out" of person located earlier in the day. Mountain Rescue Teams responded and transferred casualty to NHS ambulance.
14/04610/04/2014 14:1910/04/2014 15:54TewkesburyTasked to assist Beachley with misper search. Mobile 12 and land search crew were mobilised, and sent to scene. The team were stood down while at control when misper was located.
14/04510/04/2014 12:0010/04/2014 15:54BeachleyRequested by Gloucestershire police to assist with search for a missing Male in the Redbrook area of the River Wye. Mobile Rescue Unit-10 and RESCUE BOAT-5 deployed. Mountain Rescue Team searched areas in conjunction with PolSAR units. Person located. SARA stood down by police.
14/04409/04/2014 17:4709/04/2014 18:32TewkesburyTasked by GFRS to reports of a person in the water in the Mill Avon near Lower Lode Lane. Mobile 11 and SARA 11 were mobilised from Gloucestershire Water Rescue Centre and the team located the casualty who Police were currently trying to access. SARA's water rescue technicians were able to effect a tethered swim rescue. The casualty was then transferred to the ambulance service with the assistance GFRS, GlosPOL and SARA crews.
14/04307/04/2014 09:3807/04/2014 10:07TewkesburyTasked by Gwent Police to provide a boat team for continued search of missing 78 year old woman, Mobile 11 and SARA 11 along with 3 crew were sent from Gloucestershire Water Rescue Centre, the team stood down on route when the misper was found by PolSA.
14/04207/04/2014 02:2007/04/2014 02:34TewkesburyTasked to assist Beachley with additional bank search crew. Team stood down en-route.
14/04107/04/2014 00:0606/04/2014 03:05BeachleyRequested by Gwent police to search River Wye and environs for a Woman believed missing in the Wye Stone area near Monmouth. Mobile Rescue Unit-10 and RESCUE BOAT-5 deployed. Mountain Rescue Teams searched river banks and adjacent fields. RESCUE-5 Launched to carry out water search as far as possible upstream of
Monmouth town. Nothing was found. SARDA Dog-Search teams and additional crews from SARA Tewkesbury requested
but stood down en-route.
14/04005/04/2014 18:1405/04/2014 20:25BeachleyCalled by HM Coastguard and Gwent police to assist with person proposing to jump from "Millennium Bridge" Newport city centre. SARA Liaison team to "Newport Riverside" stand by with Gwent FRS & police control. MRU 10 and SARA Lifeboat-3 despatched to Uskmouth. SARA-3 launched to stand by at SDR bridge with SWFRS teams until person recovered into police custody.
14/03927/03/2014 05:5127/03/2014 06:24BeachleyCalled by Gwent police to assist Gwent FRS with a person seen to jump from "Town Bridge" Newport. SARA Liaison team to stand by with police at "Newport Riverside". MRU 10 and SARA Lifeboat-3 despatched to launch at Uskmouth. Rescue team stood down en route as casualty recovered from water by Gwent FRS.
14/03819/03/2014 17:5219/03/2014 19:15BeachleyCalled by Gwent police to assist with person proposing to jump from top structure of "Transporter Bridge" Newport. SARA Liaison team to stand by with Gwent FRS rope team & police contol. MRU 10 and SARA Lifeboat-3 despatched to Uskmouth. SARA-3 launched to stand by at SDR bridge with Gwent FRS Boat until person recovered into police custody.
14/03719/03/2014 00:3919/03/2014 01:45BeachleyCalled by Gwent police to assist with person proposing to jump from "Millennium Bridge" Newport city centre. SARA Liaison team to stand by with Gwent FRS & Police. MRU 10 and SARA Lifeboat-3 despatched to Uskmouth. Stood by with Gwent FRS Boat Boat until person recovered into police custody.
14/03615/03/2014 00:5615/03/2014 01:18TewkesburyTasked by GFRS to person in water at Tewkesbury marina. Sara mobile 11 and Sara Rescue 11 turned out with three crew. Person rescued by throw line from bank and crews stood down.
14/03513/03/2014 01:1013/03/2014 06:30TewkesburyTewkesbury, along with crew from Sharpness and Beachley were tasked to Dursely by Gloucestershire Police to search for a missing woman in the early hours of the morning. Assisted by GFRS personnel from Dursely. Misper located after she phoned family.
14/03413/03/2014 01:1013/03/2014 06:30BeachleyMobile units 1 & 2 despatched with Mountain Rescue team. Joined with teams from SARA Sharpness and SARA Tewkesbury following a request from Gloucestershire police to search for a missing person in the Dursley area of Gloucestershire. Areas of woodland and golf course searched in thick fog. Stood down when person was found safe and well.
14/03306/03/2014 17:2506/03/2014 21:00BeachleyRequested by Gwent police to assist Gwent and Gloucestershire fire & rescue crews with recovery of a body from the River Wye near Bigswier Bridge, Monmouth. Rescue boat-5 and SRT teams deployed. Stood down due to difficulties with recovery from a dangerous location.
14/03206/03/2014 13:5206/03/2014 19:48TewkesburyTasked by West Mercia Police along with Wyre Forest Rescue Station to search for a missing person in Pershore. The search involved a boat-based and land-based search of an area around Old Bridge and the River Avon. The missing person was located by SARA crews.
14/03101/03/2014 12:0001/03/2014 15:20BeachleyCoordinated pre-planned "keyhole" search of the Usk Estuary and riverbed in Newport for missing person. Detailed search of river from Alexandra Dock to S.D.R. Bridge by Swiftwater rescue teams and Rescue boat No5. Nothing found.
14/03018/02/2014 14:0518/02/2014 18:30TewkesburyTasked by GFRS to assist residents at Sandhurst Lane who needed to access flooded properties. 5 water rescue technicians attend with MRU11 and Sara Rescue 11. Residents assisted, access to area assessed and reported, and bulk fuel spillage assessed and reported to EA to further action.
14/02916/02/2014 14:3016/02/2014 15:57TewkesburySara Rescue 16 and 17 transported flood-isolated residents from the Lower Lode area of Tewkesbury and provided onward transport in MRU12.
14/02816/02/2014 11:4516/02/2014 14:30TewkesburySARA Rescue 16 and 17 tasked to the Haw Bridge / Tirley area to deliver welfare parcels to flood-isolated residents. 1 resident visited who had missed previous welfare deliveries. 2 residents were evacuated by request and in accordance with a joint operation being undertaken by parish council flood warden and the Army. Sara evacuated the residents by boat and delivered to 10 Company REME who carried them to Tirley through flood water in a specialist vehicle.
14/02716/02/2014 09:2016/02/2014 11:30TewkesburySARA Rescue 11 and 17 and MRU11 and 12 tasked to Apperley to check on welfare of flood-isolated residents and to deliver welfare parcels.
14/02616/02/2014 09:2016/02/2014 11:15TewkesburySARA Rescue 16, MRU3 and 2 crew tasked to the Yew Tree Inn and other river properties to check welfare of residents.
14/02515/02/2014 14:1615/02/2014 19:00TewkesburyTasked to attend the Haw Bridge area near Tewkesbury to provide welfare parcels from Tewkesbury Borough Council for flood-isolated residents. 8 water rescue technicians attended with 2 Sara rescue boats and the water rescue team from GFRS Tewkesbury in a coordinated joint operation.
14/02415/02/2014 09:0015/02/2014 12:45TewkesburyTasked to provide welfare and sandbags to the flood-isolated Lower Lode Inn near Tewkesbury. 9 water rescue technicians attended with 3 rescue boats.
14/02314/02/2014 13:5014/02/2014 19:40TewkesburyTasked to carry out welfare checks in the Forthampton and Lower Lode areas of Tewkesbury. Two water rescue teams provided welfare and sandbags to the Lower Lode Inn. Additional resources requested and scheduled for revisit 15/02/14. Assessment of location carried out to enable further assistance. One male who was preparing to wade out in extremely poor weather conditions was evacuated.
14/02213/02/2014 09:0013/02/2014 20:58TewkesburyTasked by GFRS to various emergency responses in Chaceley near Tewkesbury. Welfare and emergency supplies transported to isolated residents at the Yew Tree Inn. Sandbags provided to two flooded properties along with postal deliveries. Local flooded residents visited for welfare checks and access/egress from properties assessed. A barn with 98 sheep in lamb were protected from flooding by sandbag defences and pumping systems which were transported to incident ground by boat. Six water rescue technicians attended with MRU3, MRU11, MRU12, Sara 11 and Sara 17 and worked with firefighters from GFRS Gloucester, Newent, Winchcombe and Moreton.
14/02112/02/2014 18:0012/02/2014 18:35Wyre ForestTasked to assist with evacuation of Care home in Callow End, which had lost all power. Stood down on route after Power Company arrival on scene.
14/02012/02/2014 14:5312/02/2014 17:22TewkesburyTasked by GFRS to provide welfare support to flooded residents in Chaceley. Tasking ongoing and incident to be reopened 0900 13/02/14.
14/01912/02/2014 10:4612/02/2014 13:20Wyre ForestTasked by HWFRS to evacuate 2 persons and one dog from the Lock Keepers cottages at Holt Heath on the river Severn. Boat rescue required and access due to high flow very difficult. Access was gained via fields with depths of water at least 2m. Both persons and dog rescued successfully.
14/01811/02/2014 13:1611/02/2014 17:01TewkesburyTwo water rescue teams from Tewkesbury and Sharpness attended flooded residents in Tirley near Tewkesbury. A total of ten water rescue technicians attended and delivered food parcels to residents cut-off by flood water in the Haw Bridge area. One resident requiring ongoing medical attention was assessed and arrangements made for planned evacuation with NHS supervisors.
14/01711/02/2014 12:0011/02/2014 13:16TewkesburyTasked to flooded residents on Sandhurst Lane. Transported Gloucestershire County Councils liaison officer to The Willows site.
14/01611/02/2014 10:3711/02/2014 17:01SharpnessTasked to assist Tewkesbury & GFRS.
14/01511/02/2014 09:5211/02/2014 12:00TewkesburyTasked by GFRS to their control area at Sandhurst Lane near Gloucester. A water rescue team from Tewkesbury was sent to evacuate a flooded resident at Maisemore. Access from that side of the river was not possible and the tasking was diverted to our colleagues at GFRS Tewkesbury who carried out a successful rescue.
14/01410/02/2014 10:4010/02/2014 18:12TewkesburyRequested by GFRS to attend Sandhurst Lane near Gloucester for numerous taskings to provide assistance to flooded local residents along with GFRS Gloucester. 8 specialist rescue technicians attended with MRU11, MRU3, Sara 11 and Sara 17. A total of 7 people were rescued along with 3 dogs. A nurse was also transported by boat with medical oxygen to a patient. Sara crew also assisted with transporting sandbags to a flooded resident. Some local residents were transported to and from their homes along with a liaison officer from Gloucestershire County Council.
14/01310/02/2014 10:2110/02/2014 12:31TewkesburyWater rescue team mobilised to Upton-upon-Severn to residents requiring evacuation. Team stood down before deployment.
14/01209/02/2014 09:0009/02/2014 14:15TewkesburyThree water rescue teams carried out welfare checks in the following areas in and around Tewkesbury including: Forthampton, Lower Lode including the Lower Lode Inn, the Yew Tree Inn, the Coal House, Haw Bridge Inn, Riverside Inn, Chaceley Stock, Deerhurst, Apperley, Tirley, Walton Cardiff, Natton, Twyning and Uckinghall. A total of 12 water rescue technicians used three boats and vehicles to access flood-isolated residents, some of which have been surrounded by flooding for over five weeks. Our partners at GFRS also carried out welfare checks and assisted locals in Sandhurst, Maisemore and Ashleworth in a coordinated operation.
14/01108/02/2014 09:0708/02/2014 12:57TewkesburyA water rescue team was launched to carry out welfare checks in the Forthampton area of Tewkesbury including the Lower Lode Inn. All residents found to be well despite having been isolated by floodwater for some weeks.
14/01001/02/2014 15:1601/02/2014 17:39TewkesburyAt 15:16 Sara and GFRS received a request from Swansea Coastguard to launch to a capsized boat near Tewkesbury. Sara Tewkesbury was also tasked by GFRS control along with GFRS Tewkesbury and Gloucester water rescue teams to the incident, along with air support from HM Coastguard. Six Sara crew attended with MRU11, SARA 11, MRU3 and SARA 17. A joint operation was carried out by Sara and GFRS with two persons rescued from floodwater near the Yew Tree Inn in Chaceley, Tewkesbury, and passed to SWAS for immediate hospitalisation. A third person was found ashore and treated by SWAS HART team after being reached by boat by Sara/GFRS.
14/00930/01/2014 16:0730/01/2014 17:15BeachleyRequested by Gwent police to assist with body recovery near St Julians on the River Usk. Mobile Rescue Unit-10 and Lifeboat SARA-3 despatched together with 8 rescue crew.
Swift-water rescue team satisfactorily completed the recovery.
14/00827/01/2014 09:3227/01/2014 10:09TewkesburyTasked by GFRS to persons in vehicle in floodwater at Wormington near Evesham. MRU11 and SARA11 attended with 5 water rescue crew to assist the water rescue team from Tewkesbury GFRS. Persons carried to safety and crews stood down.
14/00720/01/2014 09:0920/01/2014 17:38BeachleyTasked by Gloucestershire Constabulary to carry out search of an area of the Forest of Dean. Beachley station worked with sister station Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire Constabulary, GCRG, MCRO and SARDA.
14/00620/01/2014 09:0920/01/2014 17:38TewkesburyTasked by Gloucestershire Constabulary to carry out search of an area of the Forest of Dean. Tewkesbury station worked with sister station Beachley, Gloucestershire Constabulary, GCRG, MCRO and SARDA.
14/00520/01/2014 03:2320/01/2014 04:22TewkesburyTasked by GFRS to reports of persons in the water at Tewkesbury Sailing Club. MRU11 and SARA 11 attended with 3 crew. MRU3 and SARA 17 attended with 4 crew. Search carried out of area, nothing found, crews stood down.
14/00406/01/2014 23:1306/01/2014 23:38BeachleyRequested by Gwent police to assist with search of the River Wye. Possible missing person from Chepstow.Person found safe and well on land.
14/00304/01/2014 15:3004/01/2014 15:45BeachleySARA Response to dinghy reported drifting off Beachley area. SARA-3 launched to recover. No persons on board. Boat towed to Beachley Lifeboat slipway.
14/00203/01/2014 18:0003/01/2014 21:45BeachleyDeployed to stand-by at Malpas Fire & Rescue Station to asist South Wales FRS with the possible evaccuation of up to 400 homes in the Crindau area of the City. Mobile rescue units 1 & 2 and SARA Rescueboat-5 with 11 Flood rescue crew
14/00103/01/2014 06:5303/01/2014 10:00BeachleyBy prior arrangement with Gwent Police, RV at Newport Police station in preparedness for evaccuation of homes in the Newport City area. Mobile rescue unit-10 and SARA Rescueboat-5 with 10 SRT Flood Rescue Crew