Callouts

2018 Incident #5: 16th January 12:00 – Gummer’s How

2018 Incident #5: 16th January 12:00 – Gummer’s How

Team called by NWAS; a walker had taken a fall at the steps on Gummer’s How and received a painful back injury. Casualty was stabilised and treated by paramedics on scene and Kendal team casualty carers. We requested assistance from Duddon and Furness MRT to enable us to keep the carry off as smooth as… Continue Reading

2018 Incident #2: 11th January 13:40 – Kirkby Lonsdale

2018 Incident #2: 11th January 13:40 – Kirkby Lonsdale

Team called by NWAS to what turned out to be a multi agency response in Kirkby Lonsdale. A member of the public had fallen down a steep bank in woodland adjacent to the river Lune. We arrived just as the FRS were successfully bringing the casualty up the banking and we remained on scene to… Continue Reading

31st December 2017 15:20 – A Final Callout for the Year

31st December 2017 15:20 – A Final Callout for the Year

Team called by Cumbria Police: a walker had taken a slip and received a lower leg injury whilst trekking on Wray Crag, Kentmere. Team vehicles were able to get close to the cas site via Stile end. The casualty was treated and stretchered down to the team’s Landrover, then was transported to an awaiting NWAS… Continue Reading

15th December 2017 10:45 – Injured Cyclist

Team called by NWAS concerning an incident with a cyclist on a lane near to Staveley Village. After confirmation that the lane was accessible and the cyclist had only minor injuries the team was stood down en route. Untreated lanes and frozen ground are still proving a hazard around the lakes areas, please take care. Continue Reading

10th December 2017 18:30 – Search

Team notified via Cumbria Police of a search for a missing young vulnerable person located in our area. As the team were arriving at the RV, we received the good news that the young person had been found. Continue Reading

8th November 2017 20:15 – Training Becomes a Callout

8th November 2017 20:15 – Training Becomes a Callout

The team were at base undergoing their annual BLS assessment when we were contacted by Cumbria Police with concerns over a missing vulnerable person. With the information that the person was highly likely to be in the Ghyll Head area we were able to quickly deploy search teams, including the two team searchdogs Cullin and… Continue Reading

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