We were alerted by Cumbria Police about a dog which appeared to be in distress on Middle Fell. The caller was concerned that the dog’s owner may have fallen and injured themselves. They were not able to see anyone. After enquiries, it was thought to be a hound dog from the local hound trail group which had been in the area at the time. False alarm with good intent.
Incident started at 12:37 and ended at 17:20 making 4.7 hrs in total. There was 1 Wasdale team member involved and the incident occured at NY 153 065. Total rescuer hours: 4.7