Dartmoor Search and Rescue Team Assists Injured Walker Near Princetown

In a swift response to a call from the police, the Dartmoor Search and Rescue Team Tavistock (DSRT Tavistock) was dispatched to assist an injured walker on the outskirts of Princetown on Saturday night.

Demonstrating their readiness and efficiency, the team arrived on site within 20 minutes to assess the situation.

Upon evaluation, it was determined that the best course of action for evacuating the casualty was to utilise the resources of the Ambulance crew and local Fire Station personnel.

Their 4×4 vehicle was deemed suitable for safely transporting the injured walker from the challenging terrain.

This collaborative effort between DSRT Tavistock, the Ambulance service, and the Fire Station personnel highlights the importance of inter-agency cooperation in ensuring the safety and well-being of individuals in distress.

The quick decision-making and combined resources of the teams involved ensured that the injured walker received the necessary assistance in a timely manner.

The incident serves as a reminder of the risks associated with walking in remote areas and the vital role that search and rescue teams play in providing emergency aid.

DSRT Tavistock continues to be an essential service in the Dartmoor area, ready to respond to those in need with professionalism and care.

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