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Yewbarrow – Sun 10th Aug 2014 – Callout 34 in 2014

Whilst the River Irt incident was ongoing we were contacted again about shouts for help being heard somewhere near the Wasdale Head Inn. A team member went to investigate and saw 2 people up on the Yewbarrrow fell side. On arriving it was apparent a fell runner had taken a significant fall and suffered multiple injuries. The team attended and stretchered the injured man down to an Ambulance. Fell conditions were very difficult due to heavy rain. Incident closed 22:20, 24 WMRT involved.

Incident Type
Location Yewbarrow
Injuries

Incident started at 17:53 and ended at 22:20 making 4.5 hrs in total. There were 24 Wasdale team members involved. Total man hours: 108

Permanent link to this article: https://www.wmrt.org.uk/incidents/yewbarrow-sun-10th-aug-2014/