Incidents

Wastwater – Sat 13th Jul 2019 – Callout 28 in 2019

As we were returning from the Mickledore incident a further call came from NWAS about a swimmer who reported feeling dizzy after getting out of Wast Water. Team was quickly on scene and provided medical treatment before a land ambulance arrived and the casualty was handed over to NWAS paramedics.

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Mickledore, Scafell Pike – Sat 13th Jul 2019 – Callout 27 in 2019

Team called by Police about a walker who was reported to have difficulty breathing whilst descending Scafell Pike via Mickledore. The coastguard helicopter from Prestwick was already in the area after delivering some equipment from a previous incident and was on scene quickly. The casualty was winched aboard for the journey to hospital.

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Wastwater Screes – Sun 7th Jul 2019 – Callout 26 in 2019

Weather : Clear & Sunny

We were called by Police about a group of walkers who’d become stuck whilst walking on the Wasdale Screes path. Team members made their way to the walkers location on foot from the pump house end of the lake to make first contact. The group had split into 2, with …

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Sty Head – Sat 6th Jul 2019 – Callout 25 in 2019

Weather : Clear & Sunny

We were called by Police about an elderly walker who was struggling to make progress whilst descending from Scafell Pike and requested assistance to get off the mountain. The walker had got as far as Sty Head before stopping. On arrival the team assessed the situation and then after a …

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Broad Crag Col, Scafell Pike – Thu 4th Jul 2019 – Callout 24 in 2019

Weather : Cloud above 600m

 

Team called this afternoon for a walker who’d slipped whilst descending from Scafell Pike summit towards Broad Crag Col and injured their upper arm. In view of the location high on the mountain the Duddon and Furness Mountain Rescue Team were called as was the Coastguard helicopter from Prestwick. …

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