Incidents — Whitehaven

Stanley Pond, Whitehaven – Sun 27th May 2018 – Callout 24 in 2018

We were called by NWAS about a runner on an ultramarathon event who was reported to have ‘collapsed’ at Stanley Tarn, near to the Mirehouse Estate in Whitehaven. A First Responder was first on the scene and provided medical care to the runner. A farmer then used their quad bike to ferry the runner to …

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Whitehaven – Wed 4th Jan 2017 – Callout 1 in 2017

We were called by Police to assist with the search for a missing person in Whitehaven where we joined with colleagues from the Police, Whitehaven Coastguard Team and the S-92 Helicopter from Prestwick. Fortunately the missing person was found safe & well some distance away and we stood down.

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Kells, Whitehaven – Sat 13th Aug 2016 – Callout 47 in 2016

Team called out this morning to assist NWAS with a casualty suffering chest pains on the old Marchon Site. The team deployed and assisted NWAS in carrying the patient to a land ambulance.

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Whitehaven – Fri 9th Jan 2015 – Callout 4 in 2015

The Team was called out by Cumbria Police on the morning of the 9th of January to assist in the search for a missing local man. The team searched the steep ground area of Castle Park in Whitehaven. Nothing was found and the Police continued with their enquiries.

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Whitehaven – Wed 7th Jan 2015 – Callout 3 in 2015

The team was called out by Cumbria Police to assist in a search for a local missing man. The team deployed Swiftwater Rescue Technicians to search the Pow Beck area of Whitehaven. Nothing was found and the Police continue with their search. Duddon & Furness MRT kindly assisted us.

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Whitehaven – Fri 25th Jan 2013 – Callout 4 in 2013 (limited)

The team was called by North West Ambulance Service to assist them at West Cumberland Hospital due to heavy snow.The team mobilised two Landrovers and transferred patients to and from the hospital. We also assisted Cumbria Police with a number of stuck cars. Excellent agency working with NWAS, WCH and Cumbria Constabulary. 7 team members …

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Kells, Whitehaven – Thu 3rd May 2012 – Callout 22 in 2012

The team was called out to assist the Police with a search in the Kells area near Whitehaven for a missing male. Around 20 team members & 3 Search dogs attended along with the Coast Guard, St Bees lifeboat, Police & Police dogs unit. We stood down at around 2200. The male was found safe …

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