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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Unknown Location – Tue 30th Nov 2010 – Alert

Call to assist the ambulance service with an elderly patient. In the end the police provided the manpower and the team were not needed. No further action necessary. Incident stood down at 10.15 pm

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Eskdale – Sun 28th Nov 2010 – Callout 70 in 2010

Call to assist the ambulance service for a male in his mid-50s at a hotel in Eskdale who was very unwell, having had a previous serious medical complaint. The road ambulance had not been able to get up the valley. Two landrovers were dispatched in very heavy snow with 8 team members including a …

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Other Location – Sun 28th Nov 2010 – Callout 69 in 2010

Call to assist the ambulance service. Lady in her 40’s with a dislocated knee at Sandwith, near Whitehaven. Due to weather conditions (ice and snow), the crew were unable to get the lady from the farmhouse. 9 team members including 2 team doctors, attended and the lady was stretcher carried 300 m the the ambulance. …

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Great Gable – Sun 21st Nov 2010 – Alert

Call from the police regarding an overdue male walker last seen at Windy Gap, Great Gable trying to make his way back to Honister. His companion had got back to Honister via Moses Trod and the overdue walker had failed to turn up. The incident was passed over to Keswick MRT as the man was …

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Great Gable – Sun 7th Nov 2010 – Callout 68 in 2010

Whilst the team leader was still at the base a further call came in from the Police. The report was a group of 12 on the summit of Great Gable had a 53 yr old male with injuries to both knees. A Sea King helicopter from RAF Boulmer was already in the area following an …

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