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Styhead Path, Great Gable – Mon 4th Aug 2003 – Callout 28 in 2003

Call from the Police to rescue a female walker in her 40’s who had stumbled on her descent from Styhead in the Spouthead Beck area and fractured her arm. A good turnout of members and quick response was possible as the team were already mustering for the team practice due to start at 1830 hrs. The lady’s fracture was treated on the fell and she was stretcher carried back to Burnthwaite where she was taken to West Cumberland Hospital in Whitehaven. ;

Incident Type
Location Styhead Path, Great Gable

Incident started at 18:04.

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