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Little Narrowcove, Upper Eskdale – Sun 12th Jul 2009 – Callout 43 in 2009

Whilst the team were attending incident 47, a second call came through from the police to attend a male walker in his 50s who had fallen on the path in Little Narrow Cove, Upper Eskdale and received a fractured / dislocated shoulder. The man was treated on scene for a dislocated shoulder which was put back in by the team doctors on scene. He was then packaged in a vacuum mattress and carried out on a stretcher. Around 20 Wasdale team members attended the incident supported by 20 team members from Cockermouth MRT. Incident closed at around 6.00 p.m.

Incident Type
Location Little Narrowcove, Upper Eskdale
Other Agencies
Injuries

Incident started at 12:27 and ended at 18:00 making 5.6 hrs in total. There were 20 Wasdale team members involved and the incident occured at NY 22602 06694 (453m). Total man hours: 112

Permanent link to this article: http://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/callout-48-in-2009/