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Kirkfell – Sun 12th Jul 2009 – Callout 42 in 2009

‘999’ call from a male walker who was reported as crag fast on Kirk Fell Crags. The team were already on their way out for a crag training full day practice so attended quickly. 8 team members were involved. Whilst approaching Blacksail on their way to Kirk Fell Crags, the team received a second callout for a male in his 50s who had a suspected broken collar bone in Little Narrow Cove, Upper Eskdale. 6 team members turned round and ran back down for this second more urgent incident. Cockermouth MRT were asked to support the two Wasdale MRT who completed the crag fast incident and then also made their way to the Eskdale incident. Incident closed around 12.00 p.m.

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Incident started at 09:58 and ended at 12:00 making 2 hrs in total. There were 8 Wasdale team members involved and the incident occured at NY 19287 11160 (581m). Total man hours: 16

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/callout-47-in-2009/