Incidents

Wastwater Screes – Mon 26th Jul 2004 – Callout 25 in 2004

Call from Workington Police at about 1630 hrs requesting assistance – a 46yr old woman from the Bolton area had apparently traveled to Wasdale with the intention of committing suicide. She had used a mobile phone to inform her care worker in Bolton, who in turn contacted the Police in this area. Indications suggested her …

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Scar Lathing, Upper Eskdale – Thu 22nd Jul 2004 – Callout 24 in 2004

Call from Workington Police requesting rescue of a 45 yr old man who had collapsed near Scarlathing, Upper Eskdale. He was suffering from a medical/viral condition and had been lapsing in and out of consciousness. When the ‘999’ call came through to the police, an RAF rescue helicopter had been requested. The casualty was airlifted …

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Brantrake, Eskdale – Fri 16th Jul 2004 – Callout 23 in 2004

Call from Workington Police regarding an incident on Brantrake Crag, Eskdale. A 29 year old male climber had fallen on Central crack, Linbeck. This climb is HVS with a 5a start and he had fallen off before he could place his first protection, landing badly and fracturing his left ankle. Around 14 team members carried …

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