Incidents — RNLI

Kells, Whitehaven – Thu 3rd May 2012 – Callout 22 in 2012

The team was called out to assist the Police with a search in the Kells area near Whitehaven for a missing male. Around 20 team members & 3 Search dogs attended along with the Coast Guard, St Bees lifeboat, Police & Police dogs unit. We stood down at around 2200. The male was found safe …

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St Bees Head – Tue 30th Jun 2009 – Callout 37 in 2009

Request to attend a fallen climber at Sandwith Lighthouse area of the cliffs. Coastguard were also called out along with the RNLI. Around 15 team members attended the incident. A climber in his early late 40s was descending the climbers path along with a group of fellow climbers (including a Wasdale team member) when he …

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Other Location – Sun 28th Jun 2009 – Callout 34 in 2009

Police request to assist in search for missing fisherman, Eskmeals area. Coastguard, Inshore Lifeboats, Police dog and Royal Navy helicopter also involved. The incident was being run from the gun range site by a Police POLSA Officer. 14 Wasdale MRT, including 2 SARDA dogs and handlers, plus a further 6 SARDA dogs and handlers, plus …

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St Bees Head – Sat 5th May 2001 – Callout 6 in 2001

Female reported to have fallen amongst large rocks. Minor head injuries. Coast Guard and RNLI involved. Evacuated from the bottom of the cliffs by inshore rescue boat. Team brought her down from the cliff and transferred her to the boat. Coast Guard were compromised by foot and mouth as they approached the top of the …

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