Incidents — River Ehen

River Ehen – Tue 24th Dec 2013 – Alert

We were called out by Cumbria Police to search the River Ehen for a missing young child. As we were responding thankfully the Police found the girl safe and well.

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River Ehen – Sun 13th Nov 2011 – Callout 70 in 2011

The team assisted Cumbria Police in recovering a body on the river Ehen at Egremont. 18 team members attended.

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River Ehen – Sat 8th Jan 2011 – Callout 2 in 2011 (limited)

The Team was asked by a local farmer to recover one of his sheep from a very steep and muddy bank on the side of the river Ehen. Three team members went to investigate the location. When they arrived the sheep had either freed itself or perished in the river. The incident did not involve …

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River Ehen – Fri 24th Aug 2007 – Callout 43 in 2007

The team were called to help the Police search the River Ehen, Egremont following the discovery of personal items left next the riverbank. Around 15 team members were involved along with a SARDA dog handler and members of the local canoe club. Both sides of the river were scoured upstream and downstream of the location …

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River Ehen – Tue 19th Dec 2006 – Callout 52 in 2006

Request from Cumbria police to assist in the search for a female in her mid thirties, reported missing that morning from the Thornhill area. The team assembled ready to begin the search in fields and footpaths when the call came through from the police that the missing person’s body had been located in the River …

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River Ehen – Wed 11th Jan 2006 – Callout 2 in 2006

The team were paged by Workington police to attend a search for a missing teenage girl who had been swept down the river Ehen at Egremont. The 16 year old girl from Egremont had been walking her dog along the bank of the river Ehen which was in full spate following heavy overnight rain. The …

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