2010 incident 83

Callout to support Cockermouth MRT in the extended search for the missing lady who disappeared before Xmas. Six teams were involved during the day but the missing person was not found. 10 Wasdale MRT members were involved. Incident support closed later that day.

2010 incident 80

Call to assist the ambulance service following a car accident near the golf club in Whitehaven. The Ambulance could not get to the area due to the heavy snow. Two team members living locally managed to get to the crashed car although when they arrived, the vehicle had already been Read more…

2010 incident 78

Call to assist the ambulance service. Lady in her 40’s with a dislocated knee at Sandwith, near Whitehaven. Due to weather conditions (ice and snow), the crew were unable to get the lady from the farmhouse. 9 team members including 2 team doctors, attended and the lady was stretcher carried Read more…

2010 incident 41

Team were called out by the police to carry out searches in the Cleator, Longlands Lake area for a male in his early 50’s who had been missing for 3 days. Around fifteen team members from Wasdale MRT, supported by four SARDA (Lakes) search dogs and members of the Cockermouth Read more…

2010 incident 34

Team called out by Police to assist with the search operations following the fatal shootings in Cumbria. Around 200 MRT members from across Cumbria, South Scotland, North East England and North West England were called in to assist Wasdale. Search dogs from as far away as Glencoe were brought in Read more…

2010 incident 30(a)

Call came in from Cumbria Police for a heads up on a male at risk. He had arrived in the Wasdale area, made contact with people back home and was at risk. A second call came in from the police at 2.30 p.m. to advise that the missing person had Read more…

2010 incident 14(a)

Telephone call from an informant at the Wasdale head Hotel. Overdue walkers who were experienced and well equipped. The team leader decided to wait until later that evening before taking action. At 9.00 p.m. a call came in from the missing persons who were located above Langstraff. The incident was Read more…

2010 incident 12(a)

999′ call from a male walker who had become lost descending from Great Gable. Contact with the walker could not be made however it was clear that he was already low down in the Ennerdale valley on his way towards the Blacksail Hut. The incident was handed over to Cockermouth Read more…

Other Location – Thu 19th Nov 2009

Team called to assist Cockermouth MRT with the worsening flood situation. The swift water rescue technicians along with the team rescue boat and Landrovers were mobilised and worked with Cockermouth MRT over the following 5 days rescuing and evacuating trapped people in their homes. The team were eventually stood down Read more…

Callout 91 in 2009

A WMRT / SARDA dog handler was asked to assist Keswick MRT with a search for a lost group of 9 on Allen Crags after Langdale Ambleside MRT had searched for the group near Esk Hause with no success. Wasdale MRT base was manned to support the dog handler and Read more…

Callout 86 in 2009

Called by Cockermouth MRT who had been out since 2:30 hrs that morning to support them in a search for an Epileptic. The search had already involved SARDA search dogs and a helicopter. Wasdale team deployed in vehicles but were stood down on arrival at Cockermouth as the missing person Read more…

Alert in 2009

A group of four 16-17 year old DoE doing gold award reported a female member of their party as cold and potentially hypothermic near Scafell Pike. It was established that they were actually near Allencrags Gill at the head of Langstrath. They had full camping gear. Deputy team leader established Read more…

Callout 38 in 2009

Police request to assist in search for missing fisherman, Eskmeals area. Coastguard, Inshore Lifeboats, Police dog and Royal Navy helicopter also involved. The incident was being run from the gun range site by a Police POLSA Officer. 14 Wasdale MRT, including 2 SARDA dogs and handlers, plus a further 6 Read more…

Callout 35 in 2009

Ambulance service requested assistance to transport a lady with a broken ankle from fields near Clint’s quarry. Land rover used to transport casualty across field to waiting ambulance.

Callout 21 in 2009

The team were called out to a fallen rider in the Wilton area. The male rider was competing in the Spring Charity ride when he fell off on the course towards Uldale farm, from Wilton. A local man managed to drive his landrover close to the scene and brought the Read more…