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Illgill Head – Thu 26th Oct 2017 – Callout 95 in 2017

Thursday evening saw the ream called again after someone reported seeing a torch light plashing SOS above the Wasdale Head campsite. A local team member had already headed up the hill to investigate and soon reported back to the Team Leader there was a female with a broken ankle near the Ill Gill Head intake wall.
The team was mobilised and soon on scene. Once the patient was treated she was loaded into the stretcher and taken down to the awaiting ambulance.

Incident Type
Location Illgill Head

Incident started at 20:31 and ended at 23:43 making 3.2 hrs in total. There were 19 Wasdale team members involved and the incident occured at NY18110609 (242m). Total man hours: 61

Permanent link to this article: https://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/illgill-head-thu-26th-oct-2017/