Incidents

Eskdale – Wed 29th Jul 2009 – Callout 48 in 2009

Callout from Ambulance Control for male who had fallen into the river at Boot Eskdale. The male had sustained a bang to the head and had been unconscious. A number of agencies were called out to this potential swift water incident. A Wasdale MRT member from Eskdale attended directly and administered first aid. The remainder …

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Unknown Location – Mon 27th Jul 2009 – Alert

The police received a ‘999’ call from the wife of an overdue walker who had set off from Wasdale. The team leader gathered details and decided to hold back until 6.00 p.m. to give the walker time to turn up. He was picked up safe and on Hardknott Pass. No further action required. Incident closed. …

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Green How, Scafell – Sun 26th Jul 2009 – Callout 47 in 2009

Call from the police regarding two missing walkers. The walkers reported themselves lost on Scafell Pike and 15 Wasdale team members plus a including a SARDA (lakes) search dog from the Wasdale team spent to night searching routes on the mountain but no one was found. /p>

Following on from the previous night, an extensive …

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Piers Gill, Scafell Pike – Thu 23rd Jul 2009 – Callout 46 in 2009 (limited)

The police received a ‘999’ call from a female lost walker on Scafell Pike with children aged 6 and 8. The group were from Knutsford. The Team Leader was able to talk the lost person and established that they were on the left side of Piers Gill in low cloud with little visibility. They were …

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Unknown Location – Thu 23rd Jul 2009 – Callout 45 in 2009

Called out assist Keswick and Langdale MRTs to search for a DoE group walking from Wasdale to Langdale via Sprinkling Tarn. The group were located safe and well by a SARDA Lakes search dog from Keswick MRT in upper Eskdale below Esk Hause in the early afternoon. 15 Wasdale team members attended.

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Styhead Path, Great Gable – Sun 19th Jul 2009 – Callout 44 in 2009

The police received a ‘999’ call from a mobile phone from a Chinese male and female walker who were lost on Scafell Pike with an injured knee. They had ascended Scafell Pike from Langdale earlier that day, leaving at 11:00 hrs When the Deputy Team Leader was talking to them to try and establish their …

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Scafell Pike – Wed 15th Jul 2009 – Alert

The team were paged by the police regarding some missing persons on Scafell Pike. The Team leader investigated the call. The missing persons turned up safe and well at 8:50 hrs and the incident was closed with no requirement for the team to be mobilised.

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Little Narrowcove, Upper Eskdale – Sun 12th Jul 2009 – Callout 43 in 2009

Whilst the team were attending incident 47, a second call came through from the police to attend a male walker in his 50s who had fallen on the path in Little Narrow Cove, Upper Eskdale and received a fractured / dislocated shoulder. The man was treated on scene for a dislocated shoulder which was put …

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Kirkfell – Sun 12th Jul 2009 – Callout 42 in 2009

‘999’ call from a male walker who was reported as crag fast on Kirk Fell Crags. The team were already on their way out for a crag training full day practice so attended quickly. 8 team members were involved. Whilst approaching Blacksail on their way to Kirk Fell Crags, the team received a second callout …

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Scafell Pike – Sat 11th Jul 2009 – Alert

Search for a two 30 yr old missing walkers on Scafell Pike. Whilst the team were assessing whether to go out or not the missing persons turned up safe and well. Torrential rain hit Cumbria that evening. Incident closed at 10.31 p.m. with no further action necessary.

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