York – Sat 26th Dec 2015

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 Read more…

Cumbria – Sat 5th Dec 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 Read more…

Egremont – Thu 30th Aug 2012

The team was called out to assist the Police and Fire and Rescue Service during flash floods in the Egremont, Nethertown and Beckermet area. Our swift water rescue technicians used the team landrovers to access flooded areas and check on local residents.

Other Location – Thu 19th Nov 2009

Team called to assist Cockermouth MRT with the worsening flood situation. The swift water rescue technicians along with the team rescue boat and Landrovers were mobilised and worked with Cockermouth MRT over the following 5 days rescuing and evacuating trapped people in their homes. The team were eventually stood down Read more…

Callout 63 in 2008

Telephone call from Keswick MRT after they had been contacted by Ambulance control (Keswick were already dealing with 3 incidents related to the same event ( Original Mountain Marathon). Female competitor in a team of two had been swept away down the swollen Spouthead Gill where it met with Lingmell Read more…