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Scafell Pike – Fri 21st Aug 2009 – Alert

‘999’ call from the police. Handled by the Team leader. A call from a male walker on his mobile who said he was lost and needed mountain rescue but then the signal went. With no further details it was decided to wait. At 01:59 hrs another call came into the police from a father of a different male who was on Scafell Pike and needed support. Car registration details were checked and it was decided to wait until the morning before taking action. At midday the group of male walkers managed to find their own way off the mountain and the incident was stood down.

Incident Type
Location Scafell Pike

Incident started at 22:14 and ended at 12:00 making 13.8 hrs in total. There was 1 Wasdale team member involved. Total man hours: 14

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