Callouts

23rd September 2017 18:32 – Sedbergh

23rd September 2017 18:32 – Sedbergh

Team called by NWAS. A walker had fallen an estimated 30-40ft down a steep embankment whilst walking along a path by Sedbergh Golf club and close to the River Dee. Injuries assessed and treated included Pelvic, Shoulder and Lower leg. These type of injuries meant a carefully planned vacuum mattress/stretcher extraction from a difficult location,… Continue Reading

7th September 2017 15:35 – Far Easedale

Team called by Langdale & Ambleside MRT. They were dealing with a casualty with the potential of a long carry off down from Far Easedale. Fortunately Helimed 58 became available and managed to lift the casualty off. Team stood down by L&A once confirmation that the casualties walking partners were making steady progress down the… Continue Reading

3rd September 2017 23:35 – Kentmere

Team called by Cumbria Police. Two walkers had been attempting the Wainwright memorial path route and one had become fatigued during the latter stages. They split up with one attempting to get aid. With very limited initial information we deployed two teams, one via Kentmere Reservoir and one along the Garburn pass via Dodds Reservoir.… Continue Reading

2nd September 2017 13:30 – Longsleddale

2nd September 2017 13:30 – Longsleddale

Team called by Cumbria Police. A walker on a family day out had stumbled and sustained a lower arm injury whilst out walking along near Grey crag (Longsleddale). The injury was treated by the team and the casualty was more than happy to walk down the fell with a friendly shoulder to lean on. The… Continue Reading

1st-3rd September 2017 – Natland

1st-3rd September 2017 – Natland

At 16:25hrs, the team received a request from Cumbria Police to search for a missing person in the area of the River Kent near Natland. Swift water trained personnel from our team, along with assistance from Duddon and Furness MRT conducted bankside searches, whilst searchdog Fern covered the wooded areas. Team stood down as darkness… Continue Reading

31st August 2017 09:35 – Cartmel

31st August 2017 09:35 – Cartmel

Team called by NWAS to assist with an elderly person who had fallen on a remote path and sustained a knee injury. Seeing that the location – Cartmel – was bordering the area of Duddon and Furness MRT, both teams deployed enough personnel to ensure a safe stretcher carry to the awaiting land ambulance. Continue Reading

13th August 2017 18:50 – Rossett Gill

13th August 2017 18:50 – Rossett Gill

Team responded to a request from Langdale and Ambleside MRT for assistance in a lengthy carry off at Rossett Ghyll. The casualty had a suspected broken ankle and was stretchered down to one of L&A vehicles before being transferred to a land ambulance at Langdales base. Continue Reading

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