Yearly Archives: 2017

3rd April 2017 15:20 – Gummers How

3rd April 2017 15:20 – Gummers How

Team contacted by NWAS, a walker on Gummers How had suffered from an allergic reaction and had fallen ill. Helimed 08 from Blackpool was also tasked. Two team members (plus search dog Fern) were quickly on scene, due to being near the area, and assisted the casualty into the helimed. Remaining team members had a… Continue Reading

2nd April 2017 11:20 – Hugill Fell

2nd April 2017 11:20 – Hugill Fell

Team called by NWAS, a walker had fallen and sustained a head injury on a remote path at Hugill Fell near Staveley. The casualty was treated by the paramedics after which the team stretchered the casualty back to the land ambulance. Continue Reading

26th March 2017 13:18 – Whins Farm

Cumbria Police contacted Kirkby Stephen MRT after walkers had heard what they described as shouts for help close to Whins Farm in the Howgills. As this is located in Kendal’s patch, KSMRT contacted us & relayed the information they had received. Both teams responded & jointly conducted searches around the possible locations. With no signs… Continue Reading

19th March 2017 16:28 – Sedbergh

Team paged by NWAS concerning a water incident with persons trapped in a vehicle close to Sedbergh. Whilst team members were heading to base we received confirmation that the incident was being dealt with by the fire and rescue service. Team was stood down. Continue Reading

4th March 2017 12:55 – Staveley-in-Cartmel

4th March 2017 12:55 – Staveley-in-Cartmel

The team was paged by NWAS, requesting our assistance. A mountain biker had taken a fall at Chapel House Woods, Staveley-in-Cartmel, and they could not access the casualty with the ambulance. As team members arrived on scene, helimed was requested, and the team were able to guide them to a suitable landing site, and stretcher… Continue Reading

22nd February 2017 10:45 – White Moss

Team called by Langdale & Ambleside MRT to assist with a second incident that they were involved with. This one was close to White Moss car park. The casualty was successfully transferred to the awaiting ambulance just as we arrived. Continue Reading

14th February 2017 15:15 – Coniston

With two jobs on at once, our friends at Coniston MRT requested support from other lakes teams including Kendal. Seven team members soon assembled, and made their way to Coniston base to await deployment. As we arrived, we got the news that both casualties had been evacuated by helicopter.  We used our team Land Rover… Continue Reading

2nd January 2017 14:35 – Scout Scar

Team called by NWAS, a walker on Scout Scar had taken a fall whilst out with family. With accurate information, including a good description of the injury, received from those with the casualty we were able to locate them very quickly. The casualty was treated on scene for a suspected broken tibia/fibula then placed on… Continue Reading

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