Incidents

Blea Tarn, Eskdale – Sat 24th Oct 2015 – Callout 62 in 2015

We were called by NWAS about a male walker who had injured his lower leg / ankle whilst walking next to Blea Tarn in Eskdale. He was treated on scene by a team doctor then carried down in the stretcher to a waiting ambulance. Incident closed 18:30. 10 WMRT involved.

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Piers Gill, Scafell Pike – Fri 23rd Oct 2015 – Alert

We were called by Police about a group of 5 walkers who reported themselves lost whilst walking on Scafell Pike. Using SARLOC and speaking with the party the team leader determined they were in the ground between Piers Gill and Lingmell and gave them directions back to the wall where they met another party who …

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Piers Gill, Scafell Pike – Fri 23rd Oct 2015 – Callout 61 in 2015 (limited)

We were called by Police about a group of 3 walkers who reported themselves lost whilst walking on Scafell Pike. Using Sarloc and speaking with the party the team leader determined they were near the head of Piers Gill. They were given directions to get back to the path and a small team went onto …

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Green How, Scafell – Sat 17th Oct 2015 – Callout 60 in 2015 (limited)

We were called by Police about 2 walkers and a dog who reported themselves lost after an attempt to climb Scafell Pike. After some discussions with the team leader and scouting by another team member looking for lights it was determined the lost people were on Green How on Scafell. A small team was then …

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Eskdale – Wed 14th Oct 2015 – Callout 59 in 2015

We were called by NWAS to assist with a casualty with a medical problem in near Boot in Eskdale. Before we arrived NWAS paramedics and first responders managed to move the casualty into the ambulance and we stood down.

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Scafell Pike – Mon 5th Oct 2015 – Alert

The team was contacted about a pair of walkers who may have been overdue from Scafell Pike. They were given time to turn up, which they did.

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Cleator Moor – Sat 3rd Oct 2015 – Callout 58 in 2015

The team was called out to search for a missing person in the Cleator Moor area. We were stood down whilst on our way.

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Wastwater Screes – Sat 3rd Oct 2015 – Callout 57 in 2015 (limited)

The team was called out to help 2 walkers who had become stuck on the Wasdale Screes path. They were helped back to their car with the aid of the new team boat, this being the first time it has been used on a rescue.

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Pillar – Fri 2nd Oct 2015 – Alert

We were contacted by Police about a walker reported overdue from a trip to Pillar. She arrived back under her own steam before we needed to make any response.

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Eskdale – Thu 1st Oct 2015 – Callout 56 in 2015

We were called by NWAS about a male suffering from chest pain near to Boot in Eskdale. We responded but just before arriving were notified paramedics were already on scene and able to deal with the incident so we stood down. 12 WMRT involved.

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