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Sep 10 2017

Unwell person on Offa’s Dyke near Chirk

The Team was asked to assist the Welsh Ambulance Service to recover a male casualty suffering from severe chest pains, from a difficult to reach location close to the Offa’s Dyke Path near Chirk.  There was a possibility that the casualty’s condition could deteriorate and become a medical emergency, and an Air-Ambulance helicopter was requested.  …

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Aug 29 2017

Assistance to Ogwen Valley Mountain Rescue Organisation

Our neighbouring team, Ogwen Valley Mountain Rescue Organisation, requested our assistance with what was shaping up to be a long and protracted stretcher carry on the Carneddau.  The casualty was a man suffering from what was potentially a serious medical condition – a helicopter evacuation was the preferred option but low cloud ruled this out.  …

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Aug 07 2017

Injured youth near Wrexham

NEWSAR was requested to assist the Welsh Ambulance Service to extract an injured teenager from a difficult to access location near Wrexham.  The young male had sustained a leg injury, and initial reports suggested that he was partly in a river.  Team members attended the scene and assisted the ambulance crew.  Water-recovery equipment was deployed …

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Aug 06 2017

Dog Rescue from mine near Llyn Vyrnwy

Dyfed Powys Police requested Team assistance to rescue a dog from the shaft of a disused mine near Llyn Vyrnwy.  NEWSAR worked with Mid & West Wales Fire and Rescue, North Wales Cave Rescue and South Wales Cave Rescue to bring sheepdog ‘Jim’ back to the surface – back on safe ground ‘Jim’ was checked …

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