2018 Incident #25: 14th April 14:26 – Paraglider, Howgills

2018 Incident #25: 14th April 14:26 – Paraglider, Howgills

Sometimes you have an accident, only to discover that you are surrounded by dogs and people in red jackets! This is what happened in the Howgills this afternoon as a paraglider received a lower leg injury following a heavy landing. Fortunately, handlers and dogs from Lake District Mountain Rescue Searchdogs were training in the same… Continue Reading

2018 Incident #21: 18 March 01:13 – Further Stuck Vehicles

The team received its fourth page of the evening, this time from Cumbria Police. Another two vehicles were stuck, near Selside, and our aid was requested. We sent two vehicles to the scene and were able to make sure everyone was safe. One vehicle was able to continue their journey, while the team provided the… Continue Reading

2018 Incident #19: 17 March 23:57 – Vehicle stuck in snow

The team was paged by Cumbria Police, asking for our assistance to help free a stranded motorist, just off the Tebay road. Our Mobile 3, finished with duties helping KSMRT on an earlier callout was asked to divert on the way home to assist. They were able to locate the motorists, and transport them to a… Continue Reading

2018 Incident #17: 15 March 20:03 – Stuck Ambulance

The team was paged by NWAS. An ambulance had become stuck in mud near Grange-over-Sands, and we were requested to assist in getting it back on the road. After speaking to NWAS, it became clear that another ambulance had transferred the patient, and local assistance was recovering the stuck one, and so no aid from… Continue Reading

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