Call from the Police to respond to a ‘999’ mobile phone call from a local man who was lost somewhere on the fells above Eskdale in the Blea Tarn area. When questioned he advised that he could see a large tarn with a house by it (suspected to be Burnmoor Tarn). He had set off from the Fisherground campsite. After waiting a short time to see if he could make his own way down, a limited call out was instigated. The man was found and the incident was stood down at 10.00 p.m.
Incident started at 19:22 and ended at 22:00 making 2.6 hrs in total. Incident occured at NY1782 0351 (altitude 323 m).