Incidents

Unknown Location – Sat 30th Apr 2005 – Alert

The team committee were paged by Workington Police to assist with the search of missing walkers. The Team leader responded to the call and while he was discussing the incident with the police a report came through that the missing people had turned up (10.40pm). The incident was stood down before the team were called …

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Scafell – Fri 29th Apr 2005 – Callout 10 in 2005

The team committee were paged by Whitehaven police regarding a missing person on Scafell. After a period of information gathering and waiting, the team leader called out the team at 10.30 pm to attend for a search. Whilst the team were gathering and vehicles being dispatched, the missing person turned up safe and well. The …

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Wastwater Screes – Tue 26th Apr 2005 – Callout 9 in 2005 (limited)

The Team were called in by the police to rescue an elderly lady and her dog who were stuck on the Screes path opposite the road junction half way along the Lake. A limited callout was put out on the pager system requesting the Boat Squad (group of 4 trained helmsmen/launchers). The lady in her …

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Broad Stand, Scafell – Mon 25th Apr 2005 – Callout 8 in 2005

The Team were called in by the police to respond to an informant on a mobile phone on the top of Scafell Pike who had seen a couple of walkers having difficulties descending Broad Stand. The informant reported that he had heard others walkers shouting up to them “stay where you are until the rescue …

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Scafell – Sat 16th Apr 2005 – Callout 7 in 2005

The Team were called in by Workington Police to search for two missing male walkers in their early twenties who were described as vulnerable. A party of nine had set off from Brotherilkeld with their leader to climb Scafell. After reaching the summit, a navigational error put the group at the top of Broad Stand. …

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Crinkle Crags – Tue 12th Apr 2005 – Callout 6 in 2005

The Team were called in to assist the Langdale and Ambleside MRT and Kendal MRT searching for a lost and injured couple on Crinkle Crags. The LAMRT had been searching since 6.30 pm and it wasn’t until just after the Wasdale Team had deployed that the lost and slightly injured walkers were found. The Wasdale …

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