Yearly Archives: 2020

2020 Incident #17: 12th June 11:08 – Low Wood

The team was paged by NWAS to an incident next to the river near Low Wood Caravan park. We arrived on scene shortly before a helimed crew, and were able to treat the casualty, who had fallen from the path onto rocks near the river. The casualty was stretchered to an attending land ambulance.

2020 Incident #12: 6th May 14:09 – Dalton Crags

The team was called by NWAS to aid a mountain biker who had fallen and injured his shoulder. We deployed a number of team members to RV near the scene, while helimed was also tasked. While the assembled team members stood by, a team doctor was able to assist the helimed crew in treating the… Continue Reading

2020 Incident #10: 21st March 10:19 – Kentmere

The team was paged by Cumbria Police. A fell runner had reported incurring a lower leg injury in Kentmere. On contacting the runner, we found out that they had encountered some walkers, and were able to make their own way off with their assistance, so we stood down. Continue Reading

2020 Incident #8: 13th March 15:35 – Winder Fell

Team called by Cumbria Police, a female walker had slipped whilst on Winder Fell and sustained a suspected ankle fracture. she was stretchered down safely to an awaiting NWAS ambulance which was waiting for us in Sedbergh. It was good to work alongside Kirkby Stephen MRT who responded to our request for assistance. Continue Reading

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