Callouts

2020 Incident #28: 4th August 15:03 – Sour Howes

The team was paged by Cumbria Police reporting walkers lost in the clag near Sour Howes.

Using Phone Find technology, we were able to pinpoint the position of the walkers, and then talk them back to safety without deploying the team.

2020 Incident #27: 26th July 18:45 – Far Easedale

After a full day swiftwater training we received a request from Langdale Ambleside MRT at 18:45hrs to assist with an incident involving an injured walker. Once the location was confirmed the teams found the casualty and brought them safely down. The team got back to base just after midnight. Continue Reading

2020 Incident #24: 16th July 14:42 – Whitbarrow Scar

Team received calls from both Cumbria Police and NWAS 1 minute apart both reporting incidents on Whitbarrow Scar. A walker had taken a tumble over a stile and received arm and head injuries. Meanwhile her companion had collapsed whilst raising the alarm. With 2 potential casualty sites we requested the assistance of Duddon and Furness… Continue Reading

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