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Incident No: 80 Date: 18th October 2017 Time: 14:17 Location: Scales Fell, Blencathra Incident Details: Another day, another callout...

Incident No: 79 Date: 17th October 2017 Time: 10:08 Location: Sty Head path Incident Details: Wasdale MRT took a call about an exhausted male near Sty Head Stretcher box, who had been out overnight, and discovered by passersby. They raised the alarm from the phone box at Seathwaite Farm,...

Incident No: 78 Date: 15th October 2017 Time: 14:39 Location: Cat Bells Incident Details: A lady walking with her partner, suffered a serious ankle injury, and was unable to weight bear. Given that the Team were shorthanded due to the previous incident, a small team of 5 set off...

Incident No: 77 Date: 15th October 2017 Time: 13:25 Location: Central Fells Incident Details:   A 28 year old male set out to walk up Scafell with his partner, but she decided after a short distance that she would turn back. He continued alone, but as he had started late...

Incident No: 76 Date: 14th October 2017 Time: 12:51 Location: Grains Ghyll Incident Details: A lady walking with two friends, slipped and fell and suffered a serious ankle injury. The Team set off to Seathwaite with two vehicles full of personnel, and checked on the availability of the air...

Incident No: 75 Date: 8th October 2017 Time: 12:11 Location: Raven Crag Thirlmere Incident Details:   An 80 year old lady, walking with group, collapsed at the top of Raven Crag, Thirlmere. Members of the party and passers-by attempted to revive her with cardio-pulmonary resuscitation. The Great North Air Ambulance...

Incident No: 74 Date: 4th October 2017 Time: 11:12 Location: Shepherds Crag - Kransic Crack Incident Details: A climbing group from a local centre reported that a 17 year old lad appeared to have collapsed whilst at the foot of the crag. He had not fallen, and there were no...

Incident No: 73 Date: 30th September 2017 Time: 14:55 Location: Whinlatter Forest (Red Mtn Bike route S) Incident Details: A 38 year old male fell from his mountain bike, and suffered a head injury, in a location which we visit fairly frequently. The Team responded with a single vehicle,...

Incident No: 72 Date: 29th September 2017 Time: 14:24 Location: Base Brown Incident Details: A lady walking with her partner tripped, broke her ankle and was unable to weight bear. The Team, somewhat short-handed, set off to Seathwaite , whilst a local Team member set off up the hill...

Incident No: 71 Date: 16th September 2017 Time: 17:13 Location: Great Gable Incident Details: A gentleman walking with a group fell and banged his head, and suffered an open fracture dislocation of a finger. He was briefly unconscious, and was therefore treated as a high priority. ( This incident originated with...