Out on a shout backing up Padstow Coastguard along with Padstow Lifeboat StationSouth West Ambulance ServiceCornwall Air Ambulance medics to a teen who had fallen 80ft down cliff at Trevone.
A complex cliff rescue, Padstow team lowered a rope rescue technician with a critical care paramedic to casualty closely followed by a Coastguard technician who is also a critical care Paramedic. The casualty was stablilised then brought up on a rescue stretcher. The male was extremely lucky and believed not life threatening injuries. He was then transported to hospital by Coastguard Rescue 924 helicopter; fantastic teamwork.
2018 – Shout 29
Date: June 10, 2018
Team paged to back up Padstow Coastguard with Newquay lifeboat stationBristow GroupRescue924 and RNLI Lifeguards from Mawgan Porth to a family of 3 Including a 15 month old baby cut off by tide at Bedruthan Steps.
Family were winched to safety, then given medical treatment for minor cuts & cold by SAR paramedic & Coastguard team.
A very lucky family, great teamwork!
2018 – Shout 28
Date: June 8, 2018
Team paged with a report of a surfer overdue. As team were assembling, we received a further report they had been located safe & well.
If you are taking part in any activity on the coast like surfing or kayaking for example please ensure someone knows where you are & the time due back. If delayed (maybe it is going off and you are on the brink of catching that sweet barrel!) update your contact that you are delayed.
2018 – Shout 27
Date: May 26, 2018
Team paged to assist South West Ambulance Service & Cornwall Air Ambulance medics with casualty who had fallen 10-20 ft onto rocks at Fistral Beach.
Minor injuries & after assessment by medics the casualty walked out with assistance.
Congratulations to new team member Tom on his first shout!
2018 – Shout 26
Date: May 25, 2018
Team paged to join our colleagues from Newquay lifeboat station & Padstow Coastguard to Bedruthan Steps where it was reported 3 persons were cut off by the tide.
After speaking with our informant & searching the coastline we were satisfied the people had made their own way to safety.
2018 – Shout 25
Date: May 20, 2018
Out on a shout for the 2nd time today. Search in Penhale area for missing person, assisted by St Agnes Coastguard Search & Rescue Team team & Rescue924
After 2 hours, info received that male safe away from coast, teams stood down.
Team paged for the second shout of the day. Assisted Cornwall Air Ambulance with casualty at Penpol Creek with leg injury.
Team assisted medics on scene and provided support for casualty & family
2018 – Shout 22
Date: May 14, 2018
Early start for the team, paged to assist Devon and Cornwall Police & South West Ambulance Service with despondent person on cliff in Newquay.
As team arrived person safe with Police & ambulance , team stood down.
2018 – Shout 21
Date: May 12, 2018
Team paged to assist Devon and Cornwall Police search for a vulnerable missing person in Newquay.
A short time later the team diverted along with Newquay RNLI lifeboat station to report of surfer’s in difficulty at Crantock. Both brought to safety by other surfers.
Search continued, no trace found, stood down.
“Back safe at hotel with cast – broken fibula at ankle end – two attempts to set … ouch! Huge thanks to all the crew! You were super efficient and had great banter which has added to our engagement story!!”
“Great job done as usual”
JOAN MACDONALD GRUTE
“Saw you all hard at work yesterday at Little Fistral, thank you for all that you do”
“Your rescue teams do an unbelievable job!”
“RESPECT to our volunteers!”
“Just witnessed the fantastic combined efforts of the RNLI and the Coastguard in a cliff face rescue of a girl stuck ¾’ s the way up”
PETE PT BRUCE
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