We were called by Police about concerns arising from 2 dogs seen and heard persistently barking in an area of ground below Blea Tarn, overlooking Boot in Eskdale. Three team members went to investigate but were not able to find the dogs or any persons or belongings associated with them and with no reports of missing people in the area we stood down considering the incident a false alarm with good intent.
Incident started at 09:29 and ended at 13:15 making 3.8 hrs in total. There were 4 Wasdale team members involved and the incident occured at NY171012 (altitude 191 m). Total rescuer hours: 15