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Author: Mick Guy

Incident No: 40 Date: 19th June 2017 Time: 20.08 Location: Langstrath - Foot of Stake Pass Incident Details:  A 59 year old male, walking with a companion on a very hot day, succumbed to the heat, and became semi-conscious. The Team mobilised swiftly with the first vehicle being away...

Incident No: 39 Date: 16th June 2017 Time: 16:20 Location: Foule Crag, Blencathra Incident Details:  A young couple left their campsite at Troutbeck, and climbed Blencathra via Halls Fell Ridge. Their intended route was to descend via Scales Fell, but in the thick mist, they managed to overshoot, and...

Incident No: 38 Date: 15th June 2017 Time: 15:43 Location: Little Man, Skiddaw Incident Details: A lady walking with her partner, was blown over, twisted her knee and was unable to weight bear. The Team set off to Applethwaite with two vehicles full of personnel. In the meantime, the couple...

Incident No: 37 Date: 9th June 2017 Time: 07:27 Location: Walla Crag Incident Details: A fell runner out for an early run, reported that he had heard shouts for help in the area of Cat Ghyll or Walla Crag. The Team mobilised,  with three search dogs, and proceeded to search...

Incident No: 36 Date: 30th May 2017 Time: 13:28 Location: Quayfoot Buttress, Borrowdale Incident Details: A lady walking with her partner on the path below Quayfoot Buttress, fell and broke her wrist badly. The Team was swiftly mobilised, and a Landrover with 5 personnel was away in 15 minutes....

Incident No: 35 Date: 19th May 2017 Time: 11:16 Location: Haystacks Incident Details:  This call originated with Cockermouth MRT who were very short of personnel, and called Keswick for assistance with a fallen walker on Haystacks. Whilst one of their Team members was en route, he came across a...

Incident No: 34 Date: 17th May 2017 Time: 18:45 Location: Great Wood, Borrowdale Incident Details: The Police alerted the Team that a young lady walking on her own in the Walla Crag area, had become lost in the wood, and had tumbled off a steep path, fortunately without hurting...

Incident No: 33 Date: 14th May 2017 Time: 15:50 Location: Coledale nr Braithwaite Incident Details: A 64 year old lady walking an organised group, slipped and suffered a serious ankle injury. The Team set off to Braithwaite with two vehicles full of personnel, but was then confronted by a...

Incident No: 32 Date: 13th May 2017 Time: 14.06 Location: Blencathra - Sharp Edge Incident Details: Two 19 year old males requested assistance after they got off route on Sharp Edge and became cragfast, with one of them in a very precarious position. The Team responded swiftly, with the...

Incident No: 31 Date: 7th May 2017 Time: 15:56 Location: Whinlatter Forest Incident Details:   A 15 year old boy crashed his mountain bike, suffering multiple injuries. The Team were swiftly on scene, followed by an NWAS paramedic car, and further Team personnel. Once the casualty had been assessed, and initial...