Incidents — Callout

Scafell Pike – Sat 31st Oct 2015 – Callout 64 in 2015

As we were returning from the Langdale assist we received a 999 from a female who was lost somewhere on Scafell Pike with an 11 year old male. A large search was organised, including asking Duddon and Furness MRT to cover Upper Eskdale. The team located them near Lingmell Beck and walked them back to …

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Gimmer Crag, Langdale – Sat 31st Oct 2015 – Callout 63 in 2015

We provided some support to Langdale MRT (who were having a VERY busy day) on Gimmer Crag with a seriously injured female casualty, thankfully as we arrived the helicopter managed to evacuate the patient.

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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 – 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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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.

Short video clip of the Wasdale Screes …

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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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Greta Gill, Scafell Pike – Sun 20th Sep 2015 – Callout 55 in 2015

We were called by Police for a walker with a leg injury. Initially this was believed to be near Sty Head Tarn and the Keswick team were also called. A further 999 call was made by a member of the public which helped to place the incident nearer to Piers Gill. The injured walker and …

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