Incidents — Birker Fell

Birker Fell – Fri 18th Jan 2019 – Callout 2 in 2019 (limited)

The Team was called out to help our colleagues from Duddon and Furness Mountain Rescue Team recover stranded motorists on Birker Fell. Winter conditions can easily transform fell roads and render them impassable.

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Birker Fell – Sat 4th Feb 2012 – Callout 5 in 2012 (limited)

The team were called out to assist stranded motorists on the Birker Fell road. A limited callout was made and three cars were escorted down safely.

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Birker Fell – Tue 29th Dec 2009 – Callout 96 in 2009 (limited)

‘999’ call from three vehicles stuck on ice on Birker fell road. 10 people were reported to be in difficulty including 4 children under the age of six. The two team landrovers attended and got the cars safely back into the valley bottom. Around 8 team members attended and the incident was closed later that …

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