Incidents

Unknown Location – Sat 30th May 2009 – Alert

Team called out by the police to respond to an incident which resolved itself within 15 mins of the call. Incident stood down and no further action necessary.

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Brown Tongue, Scafell Pike – Thu 28th May 2009 – Callout 26 in 2009

Call direct from Ambulance Control regarding a 21yr old male from the Liverpool area who had dislocated his shoulder somewhere on Scafell/Scafell Pike. The informant had mobile reception on scene but wasn’t sure of their exact location. The Team Leader established that they were half way up, on the Brown Tongue path. The casualty’s dislocation …

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Kirkfell – Sun 24th May 2009 – Alert

Report from the Police of 2 members of a walking party who had failed to rendezvous at Beck Head. They were last seen at Black Sail Pass and were intending to walk around the back of Kirk Fell to meet the rest of their party who were walking over Kirk Fell. Details taken but no …

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Napes, Great Gable – Sun 24th May 2009 – Callout 25 in 2009

Call from the police to rescue a 65yr old female sustained head and back injuries, multiple cuts and abrasions in a 20 metres tumble fall in Arrowhead Gulley on Great Gable. Treated on scene by WMRT medics and flown to West Cumbria Hospital by Sea King helicopter from RN Gannet. Steep and constricted location involving …

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Other Location – Fri 22nd May 2009 – Callout 24 in 2009

Call to search for a missing boy in the Moresby area. The boy turned up safe and well as the team were on the way to the incident.

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Unknown Location – Thu 21st May 2009 – Alert

Call via the Police, regarding a family with several children (8-13) lost on Green Gable. Team Leader spoke to them and gave advice which allowed them to follow the correct path back towards Seathwaite. Details passed to Keswick MRT but no further response from WMRT needed.

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Kirkfell – Wed 20th May 2009 – Alert

Request from Police to respond to a call regarding two members of a party reported overdue on Kirk Fell. Their companions had walked their intended route without finding them. No immediate action was taken by the team and the missing persons eventually phoned to say that they were safe and getting a lift back to …

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Wastwater Screes – Sun 17th May 2009 – Callout 23 in 2009

Request from Police to attend an incident on the Screes path – two walkers in difficulty. Female walker in late 20’s had slipped on the Screes path and injured her leg. She was with her partner and a dog. Casualty was splinted and transferred across the lake to a road ambulance and driven to West …

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Broad Crag – Sun 17th May 2009 – Callout 22 in 2009

) Call from the Police regarding a party of six three peakers who had got lost on Scafell Pike. They had left Seathwaite at 7.20 p.m. and been on the summit at 9.50 p.m. but then got disorientated in cloud and darkness as they tried to return. Their description of their location suggested they were …

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Upper Eskdale – Sat 16th May 2009 – Callout 21 in 2009

Call from Police reporting that a male had been found “collapsed” on Scafell. The exact location turned out to be Upper Eskdale. A helicopter from the North East Air Ambulance flew several team members to the location and the casualty was treated and transferred to Team vehicles in the valley. He was then transferred back …

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