Team called by Police about a walker who sustained a lower leg injury whilst descending Scafell Pike, in the region of the stream crossing on the brown tongue path. The walker’s injury was stabilised on scene then they were evacuated to an ambulance for the journey to hospital.
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Team called by Police about a party of 3 walkers who’d become separated whilst walking on Scafell Pike. One of the party had managed to make it off the hill and was concerned about his 2 companions. While the team leader was making enquiries the other 2 walkers returned and the incident was stood down.
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Police contacted the team after being alerted by the family of walkers who were overdue after a day on Scafell Pike. SMS sent to overdue persons mobile requesting they contact the team leader when message received. As the TL was gathering details from the informant and about to request a search to the car park …
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We were called by Police about 2 walkers who had become lost whilst descending Scafell. While the team leader was discussing options with then they saw walkers ahead so headed after them.
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We were called by Police about a group of 3 walkers who had spent an unscheduled night out on Scafell Pike and were now requesting help to get off the mountain. It was initially difficult to locate them due to difficulty getting a phone signal. Later they were located with the help of Sarloc and …
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The team was asked to search Blengdale for a missing person and their vehicle. A limited callout searched the requested area.
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The team was tasked by Cumbria Police to search for a missing person. The team searched the area around Wha House Farm in Eskdale whilst Duddon and Furness MRT searched Cockley Beck and Hardknott Pass. Nothing was found and the team stood down.
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We were called by Keswick Team to assist them with an ongoing rescue on Great End. Not long after we had mobilised we were stood down as there was much more certainty in the local and condition of the casualties and Keswick Team were confident they could deal with the rescue.
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We were called by Police to assist with the search for a missing person in Whitehaven where we joined with colleagues from the Police, Whitehaven Coastguard Team and the S-92 Helicopter from Prestwick. Fortunately the missing person was found safe & well some distance away and we stood down.
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