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Unknown Location – Thu 15th Jun 2000 – Callout 17 in 2000

Call from Howard at Wasdale Head. A woman (approx 35 yrs old) had slipped while descending from Ill Ghyll Head, towards Wasdale Head, National Trust car park at Brackenclose. She had either broken or badly sprained her ankle but had managed to get part way down on her own, until her husband felt it better to get further assistance. 13 members attended and carried her down to a waiting Ambulance, for transfer to West Cumberland Hospital. Her left leg was splinted but no analgesic was necessary. The lady was not far bellow the old huts on the Burnmoor Tarn path when we the team reached her. It wasn’t a long carry and members were back at base by about 1930 hrs.

Incident Type
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Incident started at 17:50.

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