Incident Number : 30
Date:14th September 2020
Location: Kings Nympton
Callout Time: 17:40
18 Team Members – 1
2 Landrovers
1 Swift water rescue equipment trailer
1 Control Van



The team was called out to assist with the search of a missing 19 year old male who had last been seen swimming in a river at Kings Nympton, near Chulmleigh.

Our team, along with teams from

Exmoor Search & Rescue Team, Chulmleigh Fire Station, South Molton Fire Station
Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service
South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust, Devon Air Ambulance Trust and Devon & Cornwall Police searched the river, river banks and the surrounding fields. The search eventually resulted in him being located in the river at 22:45.
Our thoughts are with the family and friends during this difficult time.
Resources deployed from the team:
18 x Team members (including 6 swift water technicians)
1 x Control van
2 x Landrover
1 x Swift-water rescue equipment trailer