- 81 in 2020
- Alert — Other
- Other Agencies
- North West Ambulance Service
- major incident
The North West Ambulance service (NWAS) requested support from the whole of the Lake District Mountain Rescue Organisation, as for a while, they were inundated with requests for assistance and a large number of people were awaiting help.
In the event we were not needed, but we would have been available to assist where the ambulance crews were unable to get to their patients, or we would have supported other teams if their response for mountain incidents was adversely affected by helping the ambulance service.
The major incident was stood down at 20.17.
Incident started at 18:18 and ended at 20:17 making 2 hrs in total. There was 1 Wasdale team member involved. Total rescuer hours: 2