Incidents 2015

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.

Callouts 2015

ID: 15/056
Callout: 31/12/2015 00:34
Stand Down: 31/12/2015 03:20
Station: Beachley
Details: Requested by H.M. Coastguard to launch to report of red distress flares sighted near The Old Town Bridge, Newport City Centre. Lifeboat No-14 Launched at Uskmouth to carry out search pattern upstream to George Street Bridge. Mobile Rescue -10 Carried out bank-search of town dock area in partnership with Chepstow Coastguard team. Additional bank-search carried out from George Street Bridge to Transporter Bridge. Nothing Found.
ID: 15/055
Callout: 16/12/2015 01.30
Stand Down: 16/12/2015 05.15
Station: Beachley
Details: Requested by Gloucestershire Police to assist PolSAR wot search for a missing person in the Dursley area. ISU and search team dispatched to assist along with teams from SARA Tewkesbury. Casualty located and passed to NHS Ambulance.
ID: 15/054
Callout: 06/12/2015 01:13
Stand Down: 06/12/2015 01:48
Station: Beachley
Details: Requested by Gloucestershire Police to assist PolSAR with searching for a missing person in the Red Marley area. ISU and search team mustered but stood down before dispatch as person was located by PolSAR unit.
ID: 15/053
Callout: 27/11/2015 20.16
Stand Down: 27/11/2015 20.45
Station: Beachley
Details: Requested by HM Coastguard and Gwent Police to launch for a person in the River Usk at Newport City Centre. Stood down en route as person was aided by members of the public and recovered to safety by Fire & rescue Teams.
ID: 15/052
Callout: 26/11/2015 08.41
Stand Down: 26/11/2015 09.07
Station: Beachley
Details: Requested by Gwent Police to attend a "Small boat" drifting down the River Usk near Newport City Centre. Stood down en route as vessel was secured by bystanders.
ID: 15/051
Callout: 01/11/2015 08.45
Stand Down: 01/11/2015 12.45
Station: Beachley
Details: Continuation of search from previous night. Person found cold but safe by SARA Team.
ID: 15/050
Callout: 31/10/2015 21.58
Stand Down: 01/11/2015 01.26
Station: Beachley
Details: Requested by Gloucestershire police to assist SARA Tewkesbury and PolSAR with search for missing person in the Tewkesbury area. Incident Support Unit and 8 crew dispatched. Stood down by police to continue search in daylight.
ID: 15/049
Callout: 29/10/2015 21.42
Stand Down: 29/10/2015 22.21
Station: Beachley
Details: Requested by Gloucestershire police to assist SARA Tewkesbury and PolSAR with search for "High Risk" person in the Red Marley area. MRU-10 and Incident Support Unit and 7 crew dispatched together with crews from Newport, and Chepstow. Person located and recovered before our teams had arrived on scene.
ID: 15/048
Callout: 25/10/2015 17:39
Stand Down: 25/10/2015 20:49
Station: Beachley
Details: Tasked by HM Coastguard to assist with a male who had fallen from Wyntours Leap. SARA Lifeboat No-1 launched to stand-by on River Wye at base of cliff whilst Units from HART and Glos FRS extracted casualty and recovered to safety... Rescue 187 from Swansea lifted casualty to hospital.
ID: 15/047
Callout: 25/10/2015 00:17
Stand Down: 25/10/2015 03:40
Station: Beachley
Details: Requested to assist Gloucestershire Police with search for a missing male in the Gloucester area. Incident Support Unit dispatched with Land-SAR team. Searching with units from SARA Tewkesbury. Stood down: search resumed later in day.
ID: 15/046
Callout: 23/10/2015 15:41
Stand Down: 23/10/2015 16:11
Station: Beachley
Details: Requested by HM Coastguard and Gwent police to assist with recovery of injured female fallen from sea wall on to rocks at Goldcliff near Newport. Mobile Rescue Units 1, 10 & 20 dispatched together with Lifeboat Nos 3 & 14. Rush hour traffic conditions in the city delayed deployment of SARA Units. SARA Lifeboat No 1 launched at Beachley to make coastal passage to Goldcliff. Stood down when bystanders and FRS recovered casualty to ambulance.
ID: 15/045
Callout: 11/10/2015 14:45
Stand Down: 11/10/2015 16:32
Station: Beachley
Details: SARA-3 and SARA -5 launched to recover stranded craft from "Black Bedwin Sands". Vessel taken under tow and removed to Beachley Lifeboat slipway.
ID: 15/044
Callout: 11/10/2015 09:11
Stand Down: 11/10/2015 11:30
Station: Beachley
Details: HM Coastguard tasking to small vessel aground on "Black Bedwin Sands". SARA Lifeboats Nos 1 & 3 launched to remove one adult and one child from stranded vessel and return them to safety at Beachley.
ID: 15/043
Callout: 26/09/2015 19:20
Stand Down: 26/09/2015 20:00
Station: Beachley
Details: HM Coastguard tasking to report of a white "Jetstream" vessel drifting in the River Wye near Chepstow Castle. Three persons reported on board. SARA Lifeboat No 1 Launched to recover the disabled vessel which was in danger of being impaled on scaffolding on the "Old Town Bridge" by outgoing tide. Persons recovered to SARA-1 and the craft towed back to Beachley Slipway for recovery.
ID: 15/042
Callout: 13/09/2015 09:10
Stand Down: 13/09/2015 09:20
Station: Beachley
Details: Lifeboat SARA-3 launched on mission to recover large blue barrel - potential hazard to shipping. Barrel passed to HM Coastguard, Chepstow for disposal

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