Incidents — Callout

Seatallen – Sat 27th Jun 2015 – Callout 28 in 2015

Our third callout of the day was to deal assist a fell runner who had fallen some 70 metres near the summit of Seatallan. Since we were already committed to the Great Gable incident, Duddon and Furness MRT dealt with this one for us. The casualty was located with the help of SARLOC, treated and …

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Great Gable – Sat 27th Jun 2015 – Callout 27 in 2015

The second callout was to a gentleman with a hip injury on Great Gable, above Beck Head. Thanks to Cockermouth Mountain Rescue Team who assisted on the carry to Beck Head and then took the casualty down to Black Sail Hut whilst we descended to Wasdale.

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Lingcove Bridge, Upper Eskdale – Sat 27th Jun 2015 – Callout 26 in 2015

We were called out to a man swimming in the pools near Lingcove Bridge, Eskdale, who suffered a head injury whilst entering the water. NWAA were first on scene and provided casualty care. The team then packaged the casualty for evacuation, then RAF Boulmer winched him aboard and flew him to hospital.

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Scafell Pike – Fri 26th Jun 2015 – Callout 25 in 2015

Team called this afternoon for a walker with a painful leg injury who could no longer walk. The incident occurred near the top of Scafell Pike and given the long carry the Duddon and Furness Mountain Rescue Team also joined the rescue along with a member of the Penrith team who was in the area. …

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Cogra Moss – Tue 23rd Jun 2015 – Callout 24 in 2015

We were asked to support Cockermouth Team on a missing person search. As we arrived at the RV the missing person was found and we stood down.

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Great Gable – Thu 4th Jun 2015 – Callout 23 in 2015 (limited)

The fourth (and final) incident of the night was to a mother and son lost on Great Gable. Again there was no phone reception to gather further information. A search dog and handler were dispatched and the pair were found close to the Gavel Neese intake wall.

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Lingmell – Wed 3rd Jun 2015 – Callout 22 in 2015

The third incident of the evening was to a male walker who had injured his ankle on Lingmell Nose screes. He was stretchered to the road and transferred to an ambulance at Gosforth.

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Burnmoor Tarn – Wed 3rd Jun 2015 – Callout 21 in 2015

The team was called to a walker near Bulatt Bridge, Burnmoor tarn who had a broken ankle. Whilst we were responding the casualty was evacuated by the air ambulance and we were stood down.

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East Buttress, Scafell – Sat 30th May 2015 – Callout 20 in 2015

We were called by the Police about 2 walkers who were stuck in Mickledore Chimney on Scafell East Buttress. A small team was sent to extricate them from the crag. As we were walking up reports came from passing walkers that someone had fallen in the Mickledore area. Given the potential seriousness of a fall …

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Mickledore, Scafell Pike – Thu 28th May 2015 – Callout 19 in 2015 (limited)

We were made aware of an injured dog that had been found by a member of the public near to the Mickledore stretcher box. A team member who was on the fell was soon on scene and a small team was dispatched to bring the dog down. Fortunately it was well behaved and able to …

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