Incidents — Muncaster Fell

Muncaster Fell – Tue 11th Jun 2019 – Callout 21 in 2019

Weather : Clear

Team called this afternoon to support NWAS with a cyclist who’d become unwell whilst on the Eskdale trail. First responders and paramedics were already on scene. The team carried the casualty the short distance to the waiting ambulance.

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Muncaster Fell – Sun 27th Aug 2017 – Callout 68 in 2017 (limited)

We were called by Police about a group of 4 walkers reporting themselves lost on Muncaster Fell. Using sarloc their position was established and then a small team diverted from the way back from the previous incident and helped walk them off the hill.

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Muncaster Fell – Mon 28th Dec 2015 – Alert

We were contacted by Police (via Keswick Team) about reports of flashing lights seen near Muncaster Fell in Eskdale. On further investigation these turned out to be a Christmas Tree. Well Intentioned False Alarm.

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Muncaster Fell – Mon 29th Apr 2013 – Callout 19 in 2013

The team was called out to Muncaster Fell to attend a collapsed fell walker on a Duke of Edinburgh Award expedition. She was treated for exhaustion and stretchered from the fell.

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Muncaster Fell – Mon 9th Jul 2012 – Callout 40 in 2012 (limited)

The team were contacted by the police to assist a lost pair of walkers on Muncaster Fell. Their location was determined using their smartphone and a limited callout was made to guide them off the fell.

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Muncaster Fell – Mon 9th Jul 2007 – Callout 30 in 2007

Call from Workington Police, passing on a request from Ambulance Control. An informant was at Forge Farm,Eskdale, reporting a 78yr old male with a heart attack on Muncaster Fell. One of the Deputy Team Leaders had also received the same call out via First Responders and was already on his way to the farm. He …

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Muncaster Fell – Mon 14th May 2007 – Callout 20 in 2007

The team were paged by the police to try and find a local lady in her early 70s who had been walking with her daughter on Muncaster Fell and become separated. The last time she had been seen was near the summit at 2.15 p.m. The lady was a mild sufferer of Alzheimer – 20 …

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Muncaster Fell – Mon 14th May 2007 – Callout 19 in 2007

The police paged the team to rescue a local farmer who had come off his quad bike and broken his leg up on Muncaster Fell. The Air Ambulance had also been called to the incident. 15 team members attended the rescue. The air ambulance managed to get to the farmers location before the team arrived. …

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Muncaster Fell – Tue 14th Sep 2004 – Callout 35 in 2004 (limited)

Workington Police paged the team to respond to a call for help from an elderly married couple who were lost on Muncaster Fell at Ross’s Camp (The large slab that forms a table). The weather was windy with heavy rain showers. The couple in their early sixties, were on holiday in Keswick from Essex. They …

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Muncaster Fell – Sun 10th Aug 2003 – Callout 32 in 2003

Pager request from the Police to respond to a mobile phone call for help from two walkers who were lost on Muncaster Fell. Although they could see the valley bottom, they were off the path, unnerved and needed help. The team were mustered and groups sent in from both the west and east ends of …

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