Incidents — Other Location

Other Location – Sun 22nd Jun 2014 – Callout 23 in 2014

The team was contacted by the Duddon & Furness Team Leader to assist in a search for a missing lady in the Millom area. As the team were responding, thankfully, the missing lady was found safe and well by the Duddon & Furness team. This incident happened shortly after we had finished the previous incident …

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Other Location – Wed 8th Jan 2014 – Alert

We were asked to help the ambulance service reach a patient in an inaccessible location. One team doctor attended the casualty who did not require any further assistance.

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Other Location – Sat 6th Oct 2012 – Alert

All of the Lake district teams were asked to assist in the search for April Jones in North Wales by the Welsh Constabulary. We were stood down on the Saturday evening when enough manpower was obtained from nearer teams.

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Other Location – Fri 31st Dec 2010 – Callout 74 in 2010

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.

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Other Location – Fri 3rd Dec 2010 – Callout 72 in 2010

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 left by the driver who …

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Other Location – Fri 3rd Dec 2010 – Callout 71 in 2010 (limited)

‘999’ call came into the police from a driver who was stuck in snow. The male and female were initially reported as been stuck on the slip road to the Wasdale YHA. The team leader questioned the situation and the police agreed that there was little advantage in tasking the team and subsequently withdrew the …

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Other Location – Sun 28th Nov 2010 – Callout 69 in 2010

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 300 m the the ambulance. …

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Other Location – Sat 17th Jul 2010 – Callout 32 in 2010

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 MRT spent the day looking …

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Other Location – Wed 2nd Jun 2010 – Callout 25 in 2010

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 to support Wasdale MRT. Searches …

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Other Location – Sun 23rd May 2010 – Alert

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 turned up safe and well …

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