Incidents

Unknown Location – Mon 27th Mar 2006 – Callout 9 in 2006

Following a ‘999’ call to the police the team were called out to rescue a 16 year old student in a party of seven who had collapsed with stomach pains and was feeling unwell and could not walk. The group had traveled up to the Lake District at the weekend from the Leicester …

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Other Location – Mon 13th Mar 2006 – Callout 8 in 2006

The team leader was called by the police to investigate and possibly rescue the occupants of five snow bound cars on the Cold Fell road which runs between Calderbridge and Ennerdale Bridge. Although the police and local radio had put out weather warnings of more snow that afternoon, a number of Sellafield workers …

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Other Location – Sun 12th Mar 2006 – Callout 7 in 2006

The team leader was called by the police to rescue the occupants of five stranded vehicles on the A595 road between Waberthwaite and Bootle. A snow plough was also blocked in with a digger working its way towards the stranded cars from the south. The team had already put themselves on standby due to the …

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Scafell Pike – Sat 4th Mar 2006 – Alert

The team leader was called by the police following a report of three overdue walkers. The three lads in their early 30’s had set off from Seathwaite to climb Scafell Pike and had not returned by nightfall. Their father at Seathwaite had raised the alarm. Although their were full winter conditions on the Pike and …

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