42 in 2007
Muncaster Fell
Other Agencies

Call from Workington Police, passing on a request from Ambulance Control. An informant was at Forge Farm,Eskdale, reporting a 78yr old male with a heart attack on Muncaster Fell. One of the Deputy Team Leaders had also received the same call out via First Responders and was already on his way to the farm. He was therefore on scene very quickly. The casualty location was initially given as near the Eskdale end of Muncaster but he was actually nearer the Castle end of the fell. Team members assisted Air Ambulance crew to treat and carry the casualty ashort distance to where the helicopter could land on. He was then flown to West Cumberland Hospital for further treatment. Team members escorted several of the casualty’s family from the fell andreturned to base, closing the log around 6.00 p.m.

Incident started at 15:50 and ended at 18:00 making 2.2 hrs in total. Incident occured at SD1212 9864 (altitude 189 m).