Incidents

Hollowstones, Scafell Pike – Sun 22nd Jan 2006 – Callout 3 in 2006

The team were paged by Workington police to respond to a ‘999’ call for a 30 year old female walker who had stumbled and fractured her ankle on the path between Brown Tongue and Lingmel Col. She was with her boyfriend who had raised the alarm. The couple were from Burnley. The team leader was …

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River Ehen – Wed 11th Jan 2006 – Callout 2 in 2006

The team were paged by Workington police to attend a search for a missing teenage girl who had been swept down the river Ehen at Egremont. The 16 year old girl from Egremont had been walking her dog along the bank of the river Ehen which was in full spate following heavy overnight rain. The …

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Upper Eskdale – Mon 2nd Jan 2006 – Callout 1 in 2006

The team leader was called by Keswick MRT to assist in the search of a young couple in their twenties from Birmingham who had failed to turn up at their hotel that evening. They had set off from Seathwaite in Borrowdale to climb Scafell Pike via the Corridor route. The summit of the Pike was …

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