42 in 2020
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The team were called by a gentleman who had sustained an ankle injury. Despite extensive searching, no-one was found with an injury, and no-one the team spoke to had seen anyone who was struggling to walk. The team were then informed that he had walked out to the pump house at the other end of the lake. The team were then stood down along with the land ambulance that was making it’s way down the very crowded valley road.

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Incident started at 14:11 and ended at 16:26 making 2.3 hrs in total. There were 12 Wasdale team members involved and the incident occured at NY1716 0636. Total rescuer hours: 28