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Scafell Pike – Fri 12th Oct 2001 – Callout 23 in 2001

Call from the Police to attend a walker with a broken ankle by Lingmel Ghyll. The retired gentleman had slipped in Lord’s rake and twisted his ankle but managed to walk down assisted by a fellow walker. The advance team met him at the bottom of Brown Tongue and assisted him off the fell with a team member either side. Stretcher was not required although it was taken on the hill.All team members back at Millforge by 1930 hrs.

Incident Type
Location Scafell Pike
Injuries

Incident started at 18:10 and ended at 19:30 making 1.3 hrs in total.

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