We received a call from the police to say flashing lights had been reported on the Wasdale Screes in the boulder field area. A limited search of the Screes path from both ends of the lake was made, using the boat and a foot party. Nothing was found and the incident was closed at 19.45. False alarm with good intent. 6 team members involved.
Incident started at 17:30 and ended at 19:45 making 2.3 hrs in total. There were 6 Wasdale team members involved. Total rescuer hours: 14