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

2019 Incident #13: 31st May 15:09 – Kentmere

2019 Incident #13: 31st May 15:09 – Kentmere

Team called by Cumbria Police. A mountain biker had taken a tumble close to the Nook on the Garburn Pass. Helimed 08 was also tasked to the scene. The casualty was treated on scene for a penetration injury to his thigh. Once the casualty was stable he was flown to hospital. Continue Reading

2019 Incident #12: 22nd May 10:30 – Grey Crag

2019 Incident #12: 22nd May 10:30 – Grey Crag

Team called by Cumbria Police. A fell walker had slipped whilst enjoying a walk near Grey Crag on Sleddale Fell. He had sustained a knee injury and was unable to continue. Team ascended via Sadgill and the casualty was soon found. It was decided that the best way down would be to head towards the… Continue Reading

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.… Continue Reading

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

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