Incidents

Muncaster Castle – Sat 23rd Jul 2011 – Alert

Called out by North West Ambulance service to assist their crew with an injured tourist who had stumbled at Muncaster castle and sustained a head injury. Whilst the team leader was gathering details a further call came in to advise that assistance was no longer required and the team was stood down.

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Pikes Crag, Scafell Pike – Mon 18th Jul 2011 – Alert

Paged by Cumbria Police to rescue a group of four walkers from Oldham who said they were lost on Pulpit Rock, Scafell Pike  in cloud that had descended on them.  Whilst the team leader was assessing the details a further call came in from the Police to say that the cloud had now lifted and …

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Great Moss, Upper Eskdale – Sat 16th Jul 2011 – Callout 46 in 2011 (limited)

‘999’ call came in to Cumbria Police from a male walker who was lost in low cloud on descent from Scafell Pike. The man in his 30’s had been with a group of ten who were out on a stag weekend when he was left behind on the summit of the Pike with no equipment, …

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Brown Tongue, Scafell Pike – Thu 14th Jul 2011 – Callout 45 in 2011

‘Call passed onto Cumbria Police from North West Ambulance service who had received the ‘999’ call and dispatched a road ambulance.  Report from the police was that a male had fallen off Scafell Pike.  When details were gathered it transpired that the male walker had fallen on Scafell Pike whilst walking down the main Brown …

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Esk Buttress, Upper Eskdale – Sat 9th Jul 2011 – Callout 44 in 2011

Call came in from Cumbria Police regarding two rock climbers who had failed to return at 6.30 p.m.  They had been climbing on Esk Buttress.  The team Leader waited until 10.35 before doing a full callout.  As seems to regularly happen, once the full team had been called out the two climbers inevitably turned up …

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Scafell Pike – Fri 8th Jul 2011 – Callout 43 in 2011 (limited)

Call came in from Cumbria Police regarding a ‘999’call from two ladies who reported they were lost on Scafell Pike and next to a cliff edge.  The Team leader was unable to make contact with the two ladies on the mobile number as their phone had been switched off.  No further action was taken as …

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Green How, Scafell – Sat 2nd Jul 2011 – Callout 42 in 2011

Team called to the help of a male walker in his 40’s. The group of four plus dog had climbed Scafell that day from Boot where they were camping. One of the male walkers had sustained an injury to his knee and was unable to make any further progress down the hill. 19 team members …

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Rakes Progress, Scafell – Sat 2nd Jul 2011 – Callout 41 in 2011

Whilst the team were dealing with the broad stand incident, another incident came in from the Police. A 22 year old male climber had fallen on Scafell Crags. He was in a group of three who were heading for a rock climb on Scafell Crags. They were on the approach scamble …

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Broad Stand, Scafell – Sat 2nd Jul 2011 – Callout 40 in 2011

Call from Police for a 62 year man who had taken a 30m fall off Broad Stand on Scafell. He sustained major injuries and was in a critical condition. Team members were flown up to the area in an Air Ambulance whilst the Paramedic remained on scene. The air ambulance had been dispatched immediately and …

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