Incidents

Great End – Sun 27th Nov 2005 – Callout 50 in 2005

The team leader was called by Workington Police regarding a ‘999’ call from two walkers, husband and wife, who were lost on their return to Seathwaite from the summit of Scafell Pike. There location was given as somewhere high on the tops, above the snowline, on rocky sloping ground and they could see the lights …

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Wastwater – Fri 25th Nov 2005 – Alert

The deputy team leader was contacted regarding a report of flashing lights on the Wastwater. There was significant confusion as to what the incident was since the Police, when contacted, had no record of the incident. The ‘999’ had been put through to the Coastguard who had then passed the information onto one of the …

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Great Gable – Sat 12th Nov 2005 – Callout 49 in 2005

The team was called out by Ambulance Control following a ‘999’ on a mobile. A group of four walkers, two female and two male in their early forties, one suffering from a medical condition had set off from Borrowdale earlier that day to climb Great Gable. They had lost the path on the way up …

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Throstlegarth, Upper Eskdale – Wed 9th Nov 2005 – Callout 48 in 2005 (limited)

The team leader was called by the Langdale and Ambleside team leader for assistance with a rescue. A married couple from Settle, in their early forties, had set off from Three Shires Stone to climb Crinkle Crags. They had become disorientated and were somewhere on the Eskdale side. Although the weather was reasonable and they …

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Hardknott Pass – Sat 5th Nov 2005 – Callout 47 in 2005

The team were called to respond to a call involving a 60 year old man who had collapsed with chest pains at Hardknott Fort, Eskdale. The man was a local farmer. When the team arrived on scene there was already an ambulance in attendance and an Air Ambulance, North West Air Ambulance from Blackpool. The …

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