Yearly Archives: 2019

2019 Incident #11: 7th May 11:41 – Great Tower

Team called by Cumbria Police. A young lad had taken a fall while adventure training in Great Tower Wood. A team member with a DofE group was nearby and helped to initiate the callout and oversee the scene. The lad had suffered a lower leg injury and was treated on scene by ourselves and Paramedics. He was then placed on our stretcher and into Mobile 1 for the short off road journey to the Ambulance.

2019 Incident #10: 28th April 16:54 – Borrowdale

28/04/2019: 16:54hrs: Team called by Kirkby Stephen MRT to assist with a motorcyclist who had crushed his ankle between a rock and his bike on the Breasthigh Rd that runs over Borrowdale. He was treated on scene and transported down in mobile 1 and then transferred to a land ambulance at Tebay. Always good to… Continue Reading

2019 Incident #8: 15th April 13:40 – The Helm

Team called by Cumbria police after receiving reports of a walker close to Underhelm Wood (The Helm) having a fall and suffering from chest and shoulder pains. We located the casualty and after assessment of injuries they were placed in a vacuum mattress and stretchered down to an awaiting land ambulance. We did however manage… Continue Reading

2019 Incident #5: 11th March 20:20 – Whitbarrow

Team called by Cumbria Police, a walker had been reported overdue by a concerned family member. We were informed of the walker’s route which was on Whitbarrow Scar. Just as we were departing from base we received the good news that the walker was safely back at their vehicle. Continue Reading

2019 Incident #2: 12th January 11:50 – Hampsfell

Team called by Cumbria Police. A walker had slipped not far from the Hospice memorial on Hampsfell. Team responded and also contacted Duddon and Furness team who responded with extra hands in the event of a carry off. The casualty was treated on site for a suspected fractured humerus and fortunately was able to slowly… Continue Reading

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