Incidents

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.

Latest Callouts

ID: 17/022
Callout: 12/03/2017 19:40
Stand Down: 12/03/2017 20:45
Station: Beachley
Details: Requested by Avon & Somerset police and by UK Coastguard to assist with reports of person on the service gantry of the M48 Bridge over the River Wye.
SARA Lifeboat-1 “Jim Hewitt” launched to area. Stood by whilst SWAS HART Medic and police negotiated with person.
Stood down on scene when person recovered to safety by Fire & Rescue Service.
ID: 17/021
Callout: 19/02/2017 01:16
Stand Down: 19/02/2017 02:01
Station: Beachley
Details: Tasked by UK Coastguard to “Stand By” following reports of two persons on the support tower of the M48 Severn Estuary Bridge.
SARA Lifeboat-1 “Jim Hewitt” relied in water at slipway.
Stood down when two persons taken into police custody
ID: 17/020
Callout: 14/02/2017 13:27
Stand Down: 14/02/2017 13:56
Station: Newport
Details: Requested by Gwent Fire & Rescue to assist with person reported to be “in the water” near the Town Bridge in the River Usk, Newport City Centre.
SARA Rescue-19 and Mobile Rescue Unit 1 dispatched to launch at Uskmouth.
Stood down when Call determined to be a hoax.
ID: 17/019
Callout: 13/02/2017 01:04
Stand Down: 13/02/2017 03:40
Station: Newport
Details: Tasked by UK Coastguard to assist with reports of person falling from George Street Bridge into the River Usk, Newport City Centre.
SARA Rescue-19 and Mobile Rescue Unit 1 dispatched to launch at Uskmouth.
Stood down when nothing found. Possible hoax call.
ID: 17/018
Callout: 12/02/2017 09:15
Stand Down: 12/02/2017 17:58
Station: Beachley
Details: Continuation of search from previous day. Relocated to Newnham area. Stood down when missing person located and passed to NHS ambulance crews.

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