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Brown Tongue, Scafell Pike – Sun 20th Jul 2008 – Callout 43 in 2008

As the team were about to leave from the broken leg incident below, Wasdale Base advised the team of another incident, this time involving a 70yr old male from Cheshire. He had some medical history and had collapsed and was unable to walk. His location was just above the Brown Tongue stream crossing, on the path. He was indeed unable to walk and needed a stretcher carry to Brackenclose, where he was transferred to West Cumberland Hospital by ambulance. 14 team members attended on the fell. Incident closed at about 9.00 p.m.

Incident Type
Location Brown Tongue, Scafell Pike
Injuries

Incident started at 18:05 and ended at 21:00 making 2.9 hrs in total. There were 14 Wasdale team members involved and the incident occured at NY19535 07455 (318m). Total man hours: 41

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