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We were passed details of an incident in Eskdale by Duddon & Furness team who’d originally taken the call. A man in his 60s had broken his ankle whilst walking on Fell End, the ground above Diamond Crag in Eskdale. A team doctor got on scene early and was able to give analgesia and splint the limb after which the injured man was carried down the fell to the waiting ambulance. 17 team members involved plus 1 from Duddon and Furness. Incident closed 14:30.

Incident started at 12:00 and ended at 14:30 making 2.5 hrs in total. There were 17 Wasdale team members involved and the incident occured at NY 153 008 (altitude 177 m). Total rescuer hours: 43