19th March 2017 16:28 – Sedbergh

Team paged by NWAS concerning a water incident with persons trapped in a vehicle close to Sedbergh. Whilst team members were heading to base we received confirmation that the incident was being dealt with by the fire and rescue service. Team was stood down. Continue Reading

4th March 2017 12:55 – Staveley-in-Cartmel

4th March 2017 12:55 – Staveley-in-Cartmel

The team was paged by NWAS, requesting our assistance. A mountain biker had taken a fall at Chapel House Woods, Staveley-in-Cartmel, and they could not access the casualty with the ambulance. As team members arrived on scene, helimed was requested, and the team were able to guide them to a suitable landing site, and stretcher… Continue Reading

22nd February 2017 10:45 – White Moss

Team called by Langdale & Ambleside MRT to assist with a second incident that they were involved with. This one was close to White Moss car park. The casualty was successfully transferred to the awaiting ambulance just as we arrived. Continue Reading

14th February 2017 15:15 – Coniston

With two jobs on at once, our friends at Coniston MRT requested support from other lakes teams including Kendal. Seven team members soon assembled, and made their way to Coniston base to await deployment. As we arrived, we got the news that both casualties had been evacuated by helicopter.  We used our team Land Rover… Continue Reading

2nd January 2017 14:35 – Scout Scar

Team called by NWAS, a walker on Scout Scar had taken a fall whilst out with family. With accurate information, including a good description of the injury, received from those with the casualty we were able to locate them very quickly. The casualty was treated on scene for a suspected broken tibia/fibula then placed on… Continue Reading

1st January 2017 16:50 – Kentmere

Team called by Cumbria Police. They had been informed that a young man had taken a fall and received injuries at one of the disused quarries in Kentmere. On the way to Kentmere the first vehicle was stopped by the occupants of a car which had the casualty inside. The casualty was treated and transferred… Continue Reading

30 December 2016 14:20 hrs – Farleton Knott

30 December 2016 14:20 hrs – Farleton Knott

Team called by Cumbria Police, A group of family walkers requested help after a member of their party had slipped and sustained an ankle injury. They were located after we used the SARLOC system which pin pointed them on Holme park fell (Farleton Knott). We treated the casualty and stretchered them down to an awaiting… Continue Reading

29 December 2016 14:20 hrs – Sadgill Farm

Team paged by Cumbria Police. A walker had called them after hearing calls for help north of Sadgill farm in Longsleddale. As the team were en route we heard news that the person requiring assistance had managed to self rescue from a crag that they were exploring. We thanked the walker who had made the… Continue Reading

27 December 2016 15:30 hrs – Craggy Plantation

27 December 2016 15:30 hrs – Craggy Plantation

Team called by Cumbria Police, a walker at Craggy Plantation had slipped and could not weight bear on their ankle. Luckily the informant was a team member so ourselves and NWAS were able to locate the casualty swiftly. After treatment, and a short carry, the casualty was soon in the land ambulance. Continue Reading

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