Callouts

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 to attract some inquisitive locals, who seemed more interested in what our packs contained.

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

2018 Incident #64: 30th December 17:00 – Kentmere

2018 Incident #64: 30th December 17:00 – Kentmere

Team called by Cumbria Police after concerns for a walker who had become benighted on a section of the Kentmere Horseshoe. With limited information available, due to network coverage, they also called Langdale & Ambleside MRT as both the teams border run along the summit. With both teams deployed, Kendal searchdog Fern, with Handler Dave,… Continue Reading

2018 Incident #63: 24th December 13:30 – Cautley Spout

2018 Incident #63: 24th December 13:30 – Cautley Spout

Team called by Cumbria Police, a fell walker had slipped and received a lower leg injury whilst at the summit of Cautley Spout. This location is covered by both ourselves and Kirkby Stephen MRT. We contacted them and they also sent some members to assist. It is always good when different MR teams get to… Continue Reading

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