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Eskdale – Wed 29th Jul 2009 – Callout 48 in 2009

Callout from Ambulance Control for male who had fallen into the river at Boot Eskdale. The male had sustained a bang to the head and had been unconscious. A number of agencies were called out to this potential swift water incident. A Wasdale MRT member from Eskdale attended directly and administered first aid. The remainder of the team (16) were stood down as the casualty was able to get to the ambulance. Incident closed at 4.30 p.m.

Incident Type
Location Eskdale

Incident started at 15:08 and ended at 16:30 making 1.4 hrs in total. There were 17 Wasdale team members involved and the incident occured at NY 1768 0184 (185m). Total man hours: 24

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