Incidents — Lingmell Beck

Lingmell Beck – Sat 18th Aug 2018 – Callout 38 in 2018

We were called by Police about a walker who had sustained an open fracture of the ankle whilst crossing the stream at Lingmell Beck. The injury was initially stabilised by a doctor who was part of their party. Once team members were on scene analgesia was provided and then due to the serious nature of …

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Lingmell Beck – Sat 7th Oct 2017 – Callout 84 in 2017

We were called by Police about a walker who was reported to have slipped and injured their arm somewhere near the crossing on Lingmell Gill. We went to the location indicated and also checked adjacent paths and the Wasdale Head Inn but could not find any trace of the casualty and we stood down. It …

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Lingmell Beck – Sat 9th Sep 2017 – Callout 74 in 2017

Team called this afternoon for a walker who had injured their leg when it got trapped between rocks whilst on the ‘Old Styhead Path’ just beyond the intake wall. The injury was assessed on scene by the team doctor, splinted then the walker was carried to the ambulance at Burnthwaite. The wheel underneath the stretcher …

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Lingmell Beck – Tue 3rd Nov 2015 – Callout 66 in 2015 (limited)

We were called by Police about 2 walkers reporting themselves lost between Lingmell and Sty Head. It was only possible for the walkers to talk to Police via 999 calls on their phone poor signal. Between us and Police we managed to locate the walkers close to Lingmell Beck, which is the river that flows …

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