Incidents — Burnmoor

Burnmoor, Eskdale – Mon 24th Oct 2011 – Callout 66 in 2011

The team were contacted by the Police for a female fell walker who had sustained a broken leg in the Burnmoor tarn area. One member of the family group of five had needed to descended to Boot some 45 minutes away to raise the alarm as there was no mobile phone signal in this particular location.

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Burnmoor, Eskdale – Tue 30th Jun 2009 – Callout 38 in 2009

Call came in from the police regarding a missing 80yr old lady walker along with her daughter in her late 50s and three dogs. They had set off from Hollins Campsite at 7:30 hrs that morning to climb Scafell or Scafell Pike and had not returned. 19 Wasdale team members along with 7 SARDA search …

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Burnmoor, Eskdale – Thu 3rd Jul 2008 – Callout 35 in 2008

The team was called to a lady in Eskdale near Burnmoor Tarn who had become progressively unwell during the day and was now unable to walk. Due to her location and one interpretation of her symptoms being due a serious condition the Great North Air Ambulance was requested to evacuate her to hospital. She was …

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Burnmoor, Eskdale – Sun 19th Aug 2007 – Callout 41 in 2007

The team were paged by the police to respond to a call from informants at Boot, Eskdale. A 60 years old lady had sprained her ankle about half a mile above Boot on the main path to Burnmoor Tarn. She was reported to be feeling quite faint. Whist team members approached from the Burnmoor end …

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