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Wastwater Screes – Thu 14th Jun 2007 – Callout 23 in 2007

Team paged by police to attend a rescue on the Screes path. Casualty was a 74 year old lady from Liverpool who had taken a short tumble fall on the Screes path, suffering a bump on the head and bruising her back. She had walked across the boulder field before calling for help. She was given analgesia and then assisted to walk to boat (20yards), ferried across Wastwater to Cross walls and then given lift back to her car in Eskdale.There were 18 team members on the rescue including the boat squad. The incident was closed at 3.15p.m.

The boat setting off across the lake

The boat setting off across the lake

Incident Type
Location Wastwater Screes
Injuries ,

Incident started at 12:15 and ended at 15:15 making 3 hrs in total. There were 18 Wasdale team members involved and the incident occured at NY157 050 (112m). Total man hours: 54

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