Yearly Archives: 2019

2019 Incident #20: 11th August 06:41 – River Kent

Team called by NWAS and Cumpol. Team requested to attend a possible missing person incident on the river Kent near Sedgwick. Due to the nature of the incident we received assistance from both Duddon & Furness MRT and Cave Rescue Organisation who each provided 5 additional SRT trained personell. All 3 emergency services were in attendance… Continue Reading

2019 Incident #19: 4th August 12:08 – Sedbergh

Team called by Cumbria Police, a gentleman out with a walking group, close to Craggstones wood Sedbergh was feeling unwell. Two team members went direct and were able to escort the gentleman down with his walking group. He was assessed by a team Dr and we were able to drive him back to his accommodation… Continue Reading

2019 Incident #17: 3rd July 15:13 – Brigsteer

Team called to assist NWAS with a casualty who had sustained a leg injury whilst walking along a path close to Brigsteer. Some team members were just finishing a talk and visit to Kendal Care Home and were able to respond quickly. The casualty was placed on the NWAS scoop stretcher and carried the short… Continue Reading

2019 Incident #14: 5th June 20:15 – Farleton

Team called by NWAS. A young lad had received a head injury after being hit by a falling rock at Farleton Knott. Paramedics and team members were soon on scene. Due to the location (very steep ground) the stretcher was lowered using our talons and backroping. As a precautionary measure Rescue 936 was despatched from… Continue Reading

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