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Red Pike – Mon 14th Sep 2009 – Callout 70 in 2009

Paged by the police for an injured walker on Red Pike. Details were gathered on the male walker in his fifties who was actually on Wind Gap near Red Pike. He had fallen and dislocated his shoulder. In addition to a previous medical history issue he had a dislocated shoulder. With analgesia administered, his shoulder was eased back in. 20 team members attended and he was stretchered back down to Wasdale Head where he was taken by road ambulance to West Cumberland Hospital in Whitehaven. Incident closed at 11.30 p.m.

Incident Type
Location Red Pike
Injuries

Incident started at 17:55 and ended at 23:30 making 5.6 hrs in total. There were 20 Wasdale team members involved and the incident occured at NY 16900 11662 (705m). Total man hours: 112

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