Incidents

Other Location – Fri 31st Dec 2010 – Callout 74 in 2010

Callout to support Cockermouth MRT in the extended search for the missing lady who disappeared before Xmas. Six teams were involved during the day but the missing person was not found. 10 Wasdale MRT members were involved. Incident support closed later that day.

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Wastwater Screes – Fri 24th Dec 2010 – Alert

Call from the Police to answer a ‘999’ call for help from a male and female walker who were stuck on the Screes path alongside Wastwater by the boulder field. The team leader advised on their position and persuaded them to walk in the right direction. They managed to walk off the fell to safety …

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Great Gable – Mon 20th Dec 2010 – Callout 73 in 2010

Call from the Police to respond to a ‘999’ call from a fallen walker on Great Gable. He was located high on the mountain above White Napes to the west of Westmoreland Crags with a reported dislocated knee. Temperatures were well below freezing. Chains were required to get the team landrovers up the valley. …

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Other Location – Fri 3rd Dec 2010 – Callout 72 in 2010

Call to assist the ambulance service following a car accident near the golf club in Whitehaven. The Ambulance could not get to the area due to the heavy snow. Two team members living locally managed to get to the crashed car although when they arrived, the vehicle had already been left by the driver who …

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Other Location – Fri 3rd Dec 2010 – Callout 71 in 2010 (limited)

‘999’ call came into the police from a driver who was stuck in snow. The male and female were initially reported as been stuck on the slip road to the Wasdale YHA. The team leader questioned the situation and the police agreed that there was little advantage in tasking the team and subsequently withdrew the …

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