Incidents

Eskdale – Thu 30th May 2013 – Callout 24 in 2013

The team was called out to assist a man who had sustained an injury whilst using an axe to cut wood. A team doctor worked with paramedics to stabilise the injury before the team stretched them to the waiting ambulance.

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Wasdale – Tue 28th May 2013 – Alert

The team was contacted about some missing walkers between Scafell and Honister. Whilst enquires were being made the group turned up safe and well.

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Scafell Pike – Sat 25th May 2013 – Callout 23 in 2013

Whilst responding to the incident at Boot in Eskdale, the team were asked to attend a woman with a suspected fractured femur near the summit of Scafell Pike. Duddon and Furness MRT were asked to cover the Boot incident while 13 Wasdale team members ascended Scafell Pike via Mickledore. Due to the serious nature of …

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Eskdale – Sat 25th May 2013 – Callout 22 in 2013

The team was called out to assist The Ambulance Service recover a casualty with a lower leg injury from the fell near Boot. As the team was mobilising a second call came in for another incident on the a summit of Scafell Pike. Duddon and Furness dealt with the Boot incident allowing us to divert …

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Upper Eskdale – Sat 18th May 2013 – Alert

We were contacted about a group lost in Upper Eskdale. Communication was difficult but within an hour the group phoned to say they were safe and well in Eskdale.

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Scafell Pike – Sat 18th May 2013 – Alert

The team was contacted by Cumbria Police regarding a group of 19 people attempting the 3 peaks challenge who had fallen overdue. It turned out that they were taking longer than expected. False alarm with good intent.

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Scafell Pike – Fri 10th May 2013 – Alert

The team was called by Cumbria Police at 14:02 to assist a group who had become lost on Scafell Pike. As the Team Leader was making enquiries the lost group met up with another group who escorted them off the Mountain.

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Lingmell – Sun 5th May 2013 – Callout 21 in 2013 (limited)

We were contacted by the Police about a family of 4 who had become lost on their descent of Scafell Pike. After speaking with them on the phone it was likely they were in the rough ground between Piers & Straight Gill on the north side of Lingmell. A limited callout was initiated to locate …

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