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Millom – Sat 30th Sep 2017 – Callout 81 in 2017 (limited)

We were called by our colleagues in Duddon Team to support them and a wider Lake District MR response to flooding in Millom. A ‘Cloud Burst’ had travelled through the town and a number of properties were flooded. In view of the possible size of the incident the regional incident management arrangements were stood up and a coordination centre established at Cockermouth MR base. Five Wasdale Swift Water Rescue Technicians and a driver went to Millom but the incident was winding down by the time we arrived.

Incident Type
Location Millom
Other Agencies ,

Incident started at 11:25 and ended at 14:00 making 2.6 hrs in total. There were 6 Wasdale team members involved and the incident occured at SD172 802. Total man hours: 16

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