Major Dartmoor rescue exercise

Sunday, March 21st, 2021 8:51am

By Radio Exe News

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First training session for months

Emergency services have joined Dartmoor Search and Rescue volunteers – an emergency service in its own right – on the first major exercise on Dartmoor for some time.

The pandemic has reduced normal training patters, but without regular exercises, the danger is that an uncoordinated approach to real-life incidents costs lives.

Coronavirus hasn’t stopped people going missing, or having life-crises such as depression. This large exercise is designed to make finding people who in trouble on Dartmoor easier.

The film report is from BBC Spotlight.

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