Incidents

Muncaster Fell – Mon 28th Dec 2015 – Alert

We were contacted by Police (via Keswick Team) about reports of flashing lights seen near Muncaster Fell in Eskdale. On further investigation these turned out to be a Christmas Tree. Well Intentioned False Alarm.

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York – Sat 26th Dec 2015 – Callout 74 in 2015 (limited)

The team was asked to support national flood response efforts first in Lancashire, then York with Swift Water Rescue Technicians during Boxing Day and the early part of Sun 27th. There was also a presence in our base through much of both days first ready to respond to any issues in Cumbria as the regional …

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Eskdale – Sat 19th Dec 2015 – Callout 73 in 2015 (limited)

The team was called to help Police recover the scene after an RTC in Eskdale. Incident closed 16:00, 12 WMRT involved.

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Cumbria – Sat 5th Dec 2015 – Callout 72 in 2015

Mountain Rescue Response to Flooding In Cumbria

Mountain Rescue Teams in Cumbria come together during major incidents to pool their resources. During the county wide flooding in early December the west of the county was fortunately less badly affected and the Wasdale team took on the role of helping to coordinate the response elsewhere as …

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Ill Crag – Thu 3rd Dec 2015 – Callout 71 in 2015

We were alerted by the ARCC that a distress beacon had been triggered in the Ill Crag area of Scafell Pike. Soon afterwards we were also alerted by Police providing some further information regarding a walker requesting help, although the nature of the problem was not known. A Seaking helicopter from HMS Gannet had been …

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