Incidents

Corridor Route, Scafell Pike – Tue 23rd Dec 2003 – Callout 51 in 2003

The team were called by the police to respond to a call from the Borrowdale YHA. A male walker in his late 30s had set off from Seathwaite at 0900 hrs that morning to climb Scafell Pike and had not returned. Wasdale, Keswick, Duddon & Furness plus six SARDA dog handlers were called out to …

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Mitredale – Sat 6th Dec 2003 – Callout 50 in 2003

The team were called to respond to a ‘999’ call and rescue a local male hunt follower who had collapsed whilst following the local hunt, high on the fells above Mitredale. When the team arrived on scene, his fellow colleagues had been trying hard for some time to revive him but had been unsuccessful. The …

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Lingmell – Mon 1st Dec 2003 – Callout 49 in 2003

A number of calls reported to the police regarding 6 flashing lights on Lingmel (distress signal). Very windy evening. A small group was sent out to investigate but no further lights seen, no cars in car park. Team stood down at 2030 hrs. Well intentioned false alarm. This rescue took place at the same time …

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