Incidents

Eskdale – Sat 23rd Mar 2013 – Callout 13 in 2013 (limited)

The team were asked to check on two elderly brothers in Eskdale. We went to check and their neighbours had both dug out the lane and checked on them by the time we reached them.

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Corney Fell – Sat 23rd Mar 2013 – Callout 12 in 2013 (limited)

The team was called to attend an elderly woman at her home off the Corney Fell road. The nearest a vehicle could reach was the junction with the A595 and reaching the house involved a three mile round trip through very challenging conditions. See the video below for a better idea!

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Broad Oak – Fri 22nd Mar 2013 – Callout 11 in 2013 (limited)

The team was called out for a coach stuck in drifts at Waberthwaite. The team headed back and the driver and six passengers and coach removed to Ravenglass. Five members for an hour and a half

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Eskdale – Fri 22nd Mar 2013 – Callout 10 in 2013 (limited)

The team was asked to help two carers reach a elderly lady in Eskdale. We transported them in and then brought both the carers and lady back.

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Broad Oak – Fri 22nd Mar 2013 – Callout 9 in 2013

The team was called out to assist stranded motorists on the A595 in the south of our area. With the help of Cockermouth MRT we transported eleven people safety. The photos below show the exceptional conditions. Meanwhile Duddon and Furness MRT assisted by Kendal and Coniston were working from the southern end of the blocked …

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Mickledore, Scafell Pike – Sat 9th Mar 2013 – Alert

We were contacted by Police regarding a single walker who was lost in the Scafell Pike area. We located him at Mickledore and provided directions off the mountain. After some time we were recontacted by Police as the walker was still on the fells. Eventually he managed to make his own way off the mountain …

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Pikes Crag, Scafell Pike – Mon 4th Mar 2013 – Callout 8 in 2013

The team was contacted to assist a male who had become stuck in the gully adjacent to Pikes Crag. The team responded and climbed to his location. Once on scene the team secured the casualty and then lowered him to safer ground.

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